Paperweight with Eiffel Tower

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Eiffel Tower

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Eiffel Tower
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.3.32
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.9 cm, Diam: 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1895
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur Rubloff
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glasses; millefiori canes, engraved. Domed, circular shape, enclosing millefiori canes arranged in two interlaced trefoils of blue-red-and-white canes and yellow-white-and-red canes; in the center, a green- white-and-red star cane encircled by a ring of green-blue-and- white canes; engraved on the sides of the weight in script "J. W. Shepp" and "Eiffel Tower/August 25th. 1895"; polished concave pontil mark on the bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Eckels, The Don, Source
1985-05-13
Rubloff, Arthur, Source
1985-05-13
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