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Paperweight: M.13-1977

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Wiener Werkstätte




Rectangular, black slate paperweight decorated with a red flower within a zigzag border

Black slate inlaid with steel and cloisonné enamel. Rectangular with chamfered border of steel enamelled with black zigzags and white triangles. The centre decorated with a red flower with yellow centre and green and white leaves. The base covered in beige suede printed 'WIENER / WERK / STATTE'.


History note: Not known before donor

Legal notes

Given by Miss Doreen Lewisohn

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.0 cm
Length: 7.0 cm
Width: 4.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Vienna ⪼ Austria

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977-11-28) by Lewisohn, Doreen


20th Century, Early
Production date: AD 1912

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel steel

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Maker's inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.13-1977
Primary reference Number: 156367
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 September 2012 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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