Paperweight

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1912

GUSN

GUSN-11069

Description

Molded flat glass paperweight, or semi-spherical form with flat base and concave center, clear glass containing stencilled inscription, "HOME SWEET HOME" surrounding a humble home/yard scene in opaque white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paperweights
flint glass
glass (material)
incising
opaque white glass
molding (forming)
Glass
Molded
Incised
PAPERWEIGHT

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.418