Portrait Paperweight

Object Name: 
Portrait Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Portrait Paperweight
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 9.2 cm
On Display
about 1900
Primary Description: 
Colorless and opaque white non-lead glass; paperweight, enameled, printed. Domed, circular form enclosing a domed circular white plaque bearing an oval photographic bust-length portrait of a young man, wearing a coat, vest and soft tie; flanked by multi-colored sprays of pink roses and blue-and- yellow forget-me-nots at either side; inscribed (printed) "Made by/ALBERT GRAESER/Pittsburgh, Pa." on the underside of the plaque; rough-ground flat base.
Henry, Mrs. James T., Source
American Glass (1948) (1948) p. 413; BIB# 25297