Paperweight with Biblical Scene

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Biblical Scene

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Biblical Scene
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.128
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm; Base Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead (?) glass; blown, cut; cast, painted metal; turned stone. Pinchbeck paperweight, the low faceted dome enclosing a biblical scene painted in naturalistic colors on a turned alabaster foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1978-12-30
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