Paperweight with 2 Men

Object Name: 
Paperweight with 2 Men

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with 2 Men
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.4.51
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.9 cm, W: 9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1851
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, opaque white plaster-of-Paris (?); cast, cut. Flat, hexagonal form, with cut top surface, cut flat sides; cut flat base with recessed molded overlapping busts of two men, facing right, the recess filled with a white plaster- like substance, varnished on the back; a rectangular paper label attached to the back, inscribed in ball-point "Abbot &/Amos/ Lawrence", and another, oval, paper label inscribed "971" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
L. H. Selman Ltd., Source
1984-05-23
Category: 
A Collector's Guide to Paperweights (1990) illustrated, p. 71, left; BIB# 98767