Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Accession Number: 
55.4.289
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.1 cm, Diam: 8.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, white, pink, blue non-lead glasses; paperweight, frit, cut. Globular, footed shape, with three cut circular concave facets on the sides; enclosing a frit depiction of a white sailboat with pink pennant and blue water; spreading foot with rounded rim; polished pontil mark; inscribed "6" in yellow paint.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1955
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
6
inscription
Painted base