Lion Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Lion Paperweight
Accession Number: 
78.4.69
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.6 cm, W: 7.2 cm, L: 14.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1876
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed. Pressed paperweight in the form of a reclining lion on a scalloped base; inscribed "GILLINDER & SON/CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION PHILADELPHIA 1876."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1978-12-30
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 248; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 291, #1140; BIB# 30457