Paperweight

Object Number: 
1948.397
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 3 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: below portrait: "HENRY CLAY"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group