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sand painting paper weight
  • United States
  • sand painting paper weight, date unknown
  • Where object was made: United States
  • blown glass, gypsum
  • Object Height: 15.2 cm
    Object Height: 6 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6164

Blown glass paper weight in conical shape. Colored powders are visible inside. The figure of a bear is recognizable. The colors are arranged in wood grain pattern. Sealed with gypsum.