Paperweight

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1852-1865

GUSN

GUSN-18449

Description

Pair of bronze paperweights w/ bust of Henry Clay on base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paperweights
bronze (metal)
casting (process)
busts (figures)
Bronze
Slip Cast
Bust
PAPERWEIGHT

Inscription

Painted on front, below bust: ""CLAY"" Pencil on adhesive on bottom of .2: ""From Jane Tucker, Wiscasset/ Head of Henry Clay/ Oct. 9, 1962 1777-1852""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

3.5 x 4.75 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.483.1