Paperweight with Flowers

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.3.25
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.9 cm, W: 7.8 cm, D: 8.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1889
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast, cut, enameled, engraved. Low, domed shape, with polished concave circular facet on top, engraved (script) "Tour Eiffel/M H Spier/Paris/le 2 Novembre 1889"; six cut circular concave facets on the side; enameled red, blue, purple and yellow flowers and green leaves on the base; backed with white enamel, on the concave, polished base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1985-03-22
Kaplan, Leo, Source
1985-03-22
Category: 
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860 (1990) illustrated, #35, ill.; BIB# 33477