Paperweight with Daniel Webster Portrait

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Daniel Webster Portrait

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Daniel Webster Portrait
Accession Number: 
Overall Diam: 5.2 cm, L: 7.3 cm
On Display
about 1852
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast, cut. Flat, hexagonal form; polished flat face, sides, and bottom; the to and bottom rims chamfered; concave matte portrait of a man facing sinister impressed on the underside, with impressed matte inscription "WEBSTER" below; circular paper label on the side, printed in red "20 MAR '61" and in black "159".
Guggenheim, M. Robert, Former Collection
Jokelson, Paul (d. 2002), Former Collection
Norweb, Mrs. R. Henry Jr., Former Collection
Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd, Source