Paperweight: fruit

Object Number: 
1965.292
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.
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).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group