Paperweight

Paperweight
Title
Paperweight
Date 
1845-1850
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 8.3 x 9.5 cm )
Description 
Spherical paperweight made of colorless lead glass with a double overlay of opaque white and magenta cut with twenty-five graduated punties to reveal a sulphide portrait of the young Queen Victoria; deeply star-cut base.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Object Number 
1965.465
Marks 
handwritten in pencil: on paper labels affixed to base: "# 82" and ".264 / 3.77"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group