Victorian Glass Paperweight, Gillinder & Sons
(Item: PAPERWEIGHT, HAND)
Victorian Glass Paperweight by Gillinder & Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This firm was established in 1871 and exhibited at the International Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, PA, 1876.
The frosted hand holds a clear glass paper weight within which is a turtle whose limbs move. Excellent condition except for a very small flake shown in one of the pictures ~4-3/8" long.