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Catalog Number 08.0005.029
Object Name Paperweight
Title Swedish Commemorative Paperweight
Description .01 Crystal paperweight
.02 Case

.01 Lead crystal, stand on two fee. Edge is pebbled. Deep engraving of a two-story building. Three of the windows have 24 carat gold paint on them. Stickers on the back read: "24 carat gold", "28% full lead crystal", "Ziad Kiswanson, Selected collection, by Presens, Handmade in Sweden." Very heavy. Etched in the bottom is "Presens, Sweden, 28151."

.02 Black leatherette, hinged top, clasp.Stamped in gold "Selected Gifts by Presens, Sweden," with a wineglass inside of a heart. Lined with foam.
Collection Gifts to the NIH Director: Elias Zerhouni
Accession number 08.0005
Caption Swedish Commemorative Paperweight
Catalog date 2010-05-14
Catalog type History
Provenance Ziad Kiswanson is the manager at Presens, Sweden and designed this paperweight.
Year Range from 1999
Year Range to 2008
Number of images 2
Updated 2017-09-07
Condition Excellent
People Zerhouni, Elias