Dimensions:W: 7.5cm (3")H: 12.5cm (4.9")D: 5.5cm (2.2")
A desk ornament or paperweight, made to advertise the Carborundum Company of Trafford Park, Manchester in approximately the 1920s. It is in the form of a bust of a Native American Indian. Carborumdum made sharpening stones and grinding wheels out of Silicon carbide, and this piece seems to be made of a similar material. It has a patinated finish to make it look like bronze. On the back are the company details, while on the front is the product slogan "Hardest & Sharpest". The base is covered with felt.
Condition : There is a small chip to the bottom edge.
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