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Advertising/Landauer paperweight

Object Number: 
1939.401
Date: 
1885-1890
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on top of base panel: "JAMES WILLIAMSON & CO. / SCOTCH / IRON [within outline of pig] / AMERICAN / 63 Wall Street, New York." printed: on edge of base panel: ". . . BARNES & ABRAMS CO., SYRACUSE, N.Y."
Description: 
Colorless glass paperweight; rectangular with rounded corners; "JAMES WILLIAMSON & CO.," business address, and image of a pig with "IRON" inscribed on side printed on top of base panel and visible through top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group