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: 
85.4.10
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 5.2 cm, L: 7.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
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".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Guggenheim, M. Robert, Former Collection
Jokelson, Paul (d. 2002), Former Collection
Norweb, Mrs. R. Henry Jr., Former Collection
Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd, Source
1985-03-22
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