Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

Paperweight

Paperweight
Title
Paperweight
Date 
1852-1880
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 4.4 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
Lead glass paperweight of flattened spherical shape with hollow-blown crown of alternating red and blue ribbons, red and white filigree rods and twists around a pale aqua central cane; pontil mark on base.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Object Number 
1965.99
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group