Historical obelisk: Cleopatra's Needle
Overall: 15 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 38.4 x 8.9 x 8.6 cm )
Patinated lead model of the "Cleopatra's needle obelisk in Central Park, New York City, NY.
Gift of Mr. Townsend Lawrence
inscribed: base of obelisk: "ANTIQUE LEAD No 25./WALTER B. LAWRENCE"
inscribed: proper right side of base insert: "Copyright 1881 by Henry H. Goringe"
inscribed: proper left side of insert, bottom of base: "TIFFANY & CO., NY"
inscribed: insert in bottom of base has translation of hieroglyph inscription on piece
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.