Overall: 2 x 3 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 7.9 cm )
Lead glass paperweight of flattened spherical shape enclosing sulphide profile portrait of George Washington above a deep cobalt blue over white ground.
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
This paperweight was made either by Baccharat or Clichy (see "Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Society," p. 168).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.