Paperweight

Paperweight
Title
Paperweight
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.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Object Number 
1965.300
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).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group