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Paperweight

Object Number: 
1965.135
Date: 
1845-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on lower edge of sulphide: "Lafayette"
Description: 
Lead glass paperweight of flattened spherical shape enclosing sulphide profile portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette on a rose ground.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group