Paperweight with Paper Scenes

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Paper Scenes

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Paper Scenes
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Overall H: 7.3 cm, Diam: 11.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur Rubloff
Primary Description: 
Colorless and opalescent white non-lead glasses; blown, cut, painted paper and vegetable inserts. Hollow, domed cylindrical shape; on flat opalescent base with rounded edges; cut flat top and oval facets at the side; painted paper scene of a church and clock tower, with another long building at the side; a fountain in a grassy square, with people walking around it; a hiker walking in underbrush in the foreground; underneath this scene, at the front, is another, of a castle, with three figures, a hiker and a couple, standing in the foreground; the dome cemented to the base; the inside of the base with painted sky; the underside of the base covered with printed marbled paper.
Rubloff, Arthur, Source