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Paperweight: fruit

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25 750
Title:
Paperweight: fruit
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 7 cm )
Date End: 
1 880
Description: 
Blown glass paperweight in the form of a reddish pear fused to a colorless, circular ("cookie") base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.751
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).
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
1860
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group