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Paperweight

Paperweight
Title
Paperweight
Date 
1850-1870
Medium 
Glass, textile, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 3.5 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Colorless lead glass paperweight; circular shape with colored lithographic portrait of a woman affixed to base and visible through rounded top; base is covered in black textile to which is affixed a green paper label with "JENNY LIND" inscribed in gold.
Credit Line 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Object Number 
1945.308
Marks 
printed: on paper label affixed to reverse: "JENNY LIND"
Provenance 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group