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Paperweight

Paperweight
Title
Paperweight
Date 
ca. 1910
Medium 
Glass, silvering, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 10.2 x 7 cm )
Description 
The rectangular clear glass paperweight has a silver mirror on the bottom with a tin insert with a drawing of the wedge shaped skyscraper, the original New York Times tower. Marked: Fire/ German American/ Insurance Company/ New York.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.77
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group