Paperweight with Sulphide of Benjamin Franklin

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Benjamin Franklin

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Benjamin Franklin
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Accession Number: 
83.3.65
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.2 cm, Diam: 6.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent green lead glass; paperweight, sulphide. Domed, circular form, enclosing a molded profile portrait of Benjamin Franklin, facing left, inscribed "Franklin" in blue script on the shoulder; set onto a transparent light blue ground; polished pontil mark, with paper label inscribed "12" in ink.
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Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1983-05-20
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