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paperweight
  • Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
    active 1756–present
  • paperweight, 1917
  • Where object was made: France
  • ceramic, molding, glazing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 x 11.6 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 1 9/16 x 4 9/16 x 3 9/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.2953
Description

Ceramic paperweight that is rectangular at the bottom and then tapers up to an oval at the top. On the top is an image of a cannon and on one side is a red cross.
Made by the "Atelier de Moulage des Soldats blessés aux yeux"