Paperweight: fruit

Object Number: 
1965.248
Date: 
1845-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 4.8 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper labels affixed to base: "60" and "65. / 347"
Description: 
Colorless lead glass paperweight in the shape of a flattened sphere with flat base; internal motif of red, orange, and green fruit and green leaves in funnel-shaped latticinio basket.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group