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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.4.56
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.4 cm, W: 7.62 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1900-1940
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, blue, white, pink non-lead glasses; paperweight, frit plate. Domed, circular shape, with a domed bed of transparent dark blue glass at the base, with frit inscription "CATHOLIC BENEVOLENT LEGION" in white, encircling a pink frit heart, anchor, and cross; rough pontil mark on the bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954-06-01
Category: