Steuben Glass Hopping Hare Bunny Paperweight

This is an authentic Steuben Glass Hopping Hare Bunny Paperweight. also called a hand cooler. Made in Corning NY Steuben Glassworks, this piece is correctly signed in script on the base bottom edge. In the 18th and 19th centuries, young ladies attending dances employed porcelain, marble, and glass eggs to cool hands, heated by the excitement of the evening. A symbol of springtime's eternal rebirth, the bunny is also a talisman of immortality. This paperweight is made with fine lead crystal for which Steuben is known. This beautiful collectible has no chips, cracks, or scratches. Tall = 2 1/2 inches Long = 3 1/4 inches Wide = 1/1/2 inches Weight = 6.2 ounces
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