Paperweight

Object Number: 
1945.308
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Glass, textile, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 3.5 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on paper label affixed to reverse: "JENNY LIND"
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
Provenance: 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group