Atlantic City Paperweight

Object Name: 
Atlantic City Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Atlantic City Paperweight
Accession Number: 
2003.4.43
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7 cm, Diam: 8.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2003
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Gentile Glass Company, Star City, West Virginia
Primary Description: 
Colorless; transparent blue glass and opaque red. Paperweight has a blue ground with patterened air bubbles, above which floats "ATLANTIC CITY" arched over an image of the 1/2 sun over water and a female figure "swimming" along the bottom.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Atlantic City
Provenance: 
Gentile Glass Company, Inc., Former Collection
2003-04-25
Category: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
GENTILE GLASS STAR CITY, WV
Stamp
Stamp On bottom of paperweight. Text in round format above and below image of glass worker with pontil and tool on table.