See more objects with the color darkslategrey darkslategrey black cornflowerblue steelblue or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1905

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2019

  • You found it!

Paperweight (France), ca. 1910–20

This is a paperweight. It was designed by Francois-Emile Décorchemont. It is dated ca. 1910–20 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is molded, colored glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Ann Lanzner and Mr. Harold Lanzner. It is credited Gift of Harold and Ann Lanzner.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 5.6 x 13.8 cm (2 3/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Paperweight (France), ca. 1910–20; Designed by Francois-Emile Décorchemont (1880 – 1971); molded, colored glass; H x diam.: 5.6 x 13.8 cm (2 3/16 x 5 7/16 in.); Gift of Harold and Ann Lanzner; 1994-45-1

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18648847/ |title=Paperweight (France), ca. 1910–20 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=15 October 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>