Miniature paperweight seal

Object Number: 
1965.455
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 7.3 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
etched: on seal end: "Kramer, Smolensk [transliterated from Cyrillic]" etched: on seal end: "C. N." or "C.W." handwritten in ink: on paper label affixed to side of paperweight: "L.42[?] / 3.78" handwritten in ink: on paper label affixed to seal end: "6
Description: 
Colorless lead glass miniature paperweight seal with hexagonal top joined to faceted, knopped stem with a wafer of opaque white glass; top contains five pale yellow, blue, maroon, orange, and white flowers around a central crimson and white flower; seal end inscribed with Cyrillic letters and Gothic initials.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group