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Paperweight

Paperweight
Title
Paperweight
Date 
1850-1870
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 3 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Colorless lead glass plaque paperweight; hexagonal shape with beveled top edge and acid-finished profile portrait of a man pressed intaglio into base; "HENRY CLAY" inscribed below portrait.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1948.397
Marks 
pressed: below portrait: "HENRY CLAY"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group