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Paperweight: shape of doorknobs (pair)

Object Number: 
1942.573
Date: 
1845-1850
Medium: 
Glass, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 17.1 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper label affixed to brass: "6. Blair"
Description: 
Joined pair of hollow-blown crown glass doorknobs with brass hardware, each with green and pink twisted ribbons alternating with white filigree and blue and white center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group