Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Accession Number: 
65.4.51
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 8.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of George D. Macbeth
Primary Description: 
Colorless, translucent white non-lead glasses; paperweight; encased, printed plaque. Domed, circular shape, enclosing a circular plaque of translucent white glass, printed in black, a double ring near the edge, inscribed within "GEO. A. MACBETH COMPANY,/PITTSBURG, PA., U.S.A." in a circle, and "Pearl Glass/ and Pearl Top/Lamp Chimneys." within, with linear ornaments above and below; polished, flat bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Macbeth, George D., Source
1965
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 252; BIB# 22375
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 447, fig. 504; BIB# 19272