Paperweight

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1885-1900

GUSN

GUSN-11766

Description

Of oblong form of uncolored glass with a flat top and a slightly recessed bottom. Inside it is a print of a landscape with a pond in the forground and a fountain and a three story mill building to the left. There are sloping grassy banks with trees to the middle and to the right. It is set into the bottom recess to be seen fron the paperweight top. The print is backed with honeycomb diaper embossed black paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paperweights
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
photographs
scenes (depictions)
Glass
Unidentified Paper
photographic print
Landscape
Scenic
PAPERWEIGHT

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 x 4 x 2.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1147