Blown-Glass Butterfly Paperweight
Sale Price (non-members): $24.99
Sale Price (members): $22.49
Original Price: $40.00
Officially a paperweight, this masterpiece of the glass-blower’s art is really a collectible sculpture whose shimmering iridescent beauty requires the painstaking fusion of many layers. Display this Blown-Glass Butterfly Paperweight and share the beauty. Or let it keep notes, sudokus, even earmarked catalog pages from drifting away. 3.5"h. x 6"l. x 5"w.
While muses for these small treasures inhabit our Butterfly Habitat Garden, their composition is directly inspired by collections in our National Museum of American History and our Freer and Sackler Galleries of Asian art.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.