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Scarab Paperweight

1966.927 (RS210624)

Description

Earthenware paperweight with blue glaze molded in the shape of a scarab beetle.

Details

Maker
Grueby Faience Company (Maker)
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"GRUEBY FAIENCE CO. / BOSTON, USA." (impressed)
Location of origin
Boston
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Object type
Written Communication T&E; Writing Accessories
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Paperweight
paperweights
Dimensions
1 x 1 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.927
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
305959

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