Paperweight

Object Number: 
1965.300
Date: 
1900-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 14 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass paperweight in the form of a sphere cut with one circular punty on top and four on the sides atop a pedestal consisting of baluster stem and flat pad foot; internal motif of a pink cross and encircling vine with rocks and grass below.
Gallery Label: 
This paperweight may have been made by Michael Kane of Whitall, Tatum & Company (see "Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Society," p. 134).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group