Paperweight with Abraham Lincoln

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Abraham Lincoln

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Abraham Lincoln
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
78.4.71
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.8 cm, Diam: 7.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1875-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed, cut, acid-etched. Disk paperweight with the impressed portrait of Lincoln on the underside, acid etched.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show
A Collector's Guide to Paperweights (1990) illustrated, p. 77, top; BIB# 98767
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 294, #1150D; BIB# 30457