Miniature paperweight seal

Miniature paperweight seal
Title
Miniature paperweight seal
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 7.3 x 4.4 cm )
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
Object Number 
1965.455
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: "65. / 630"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group