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Object Timeline

1904

  • Work on this object began.

1909

  • Work on this object ended.

1983

  • We acquired this object.

2006

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2020

  • You found it!

Paperweight (USA), 1904–09

This is a Paperweight. It was manufactured by Grueby Faience Company, Revere, Massachusetts and Grueby Pottery. It is dated 1904–09 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is earthenware, glaze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Marcia Goodman and William Goodman. It is credited Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.

  • Vase (USA), ca. 1909–10
  • molded and bronze electroplated semi-porcelain, mold-blown favrile glass.
  • Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.
  • 1984-84-31

Its dimensions are

Overall: H:3.5 x W: 7.5 x D: 10 cm (1 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Impressed: GRUEBY FAIENCE / BOSTON U.S.A., surrounding a lotus blossom

Cite this object as

Paperweight (USA), 1904–09; Manufactured by Grueby Faience Company, Revere, Massachusetts (United States); earthenware, glaze; Overall: H:3.5 x W: 7.5 x D: 10 cm (1 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Gift of Marcia and William Goodman; 1983-88-9

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