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Paperweight: fruit

Paperweight: fruit
Title
Paperweight: fruit
Date 
1860-1880
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 3 in. ( 6.4 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Blown glass paperweight in the form of a red apple fused to a colorless, circular ("cookie") base.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Object Number 
1965.292
Gallery Label 
Paperweights of this type were a specialty of the New England Glass Company (see "Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Society," p. 127).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group