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Antique American "Remember the Maine" White Frit on Colorful Ground

Dimensions: 3" Diameter & 1-7/8" Tall

Makers Mark: unsigned

Provenance: Unavailable  

Condition: A few faint bruises on the outer circumference of the dome and minor marks to the upper surface with expected shelf wear to the base.  Please see photos and let us know if you need any additional assistance.  

Dating to the turn of the 19th century similar frit paperweights were made in the American Mid-west. This example is executed in all white frit over a speckled orange and yellow ground featuring a detailed image of the ship titled Remember the Maine Feb 15 98".