James Gillinder & Sons (American, 1860-1930s). <em>Paperweight, Figure of a Lion</em>, ca. 1876. Glass, 2 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. (7.3 x 6.7 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.228. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.228.jpg)

Paperweight, Figure of a Lion

Artist:James Gillinder & Sons

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1876

Dimensions: 2 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. (7.3 x 6.7 x 14 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.228

Image: 40.228.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Frosted, colorless pressed glass paperweight in shape of a lion. Oblong base with fluted sides surmounted by lion seated on all fours on grassy ground. CONDITION: Fair; few small chips around edge of base and on underside; dirt all over, especially in crevices.

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