Cast-iron paperweight, the flat, rectangular base with a border of stylized acanthus leaves and central raised wreath of laurel leaves, in the middle the bust of the German writer and poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1831).

Paperweight

Bust after a model by Leonhard Posch, After the original by Christian Daniel Rauch, Royal Prussian Iron Foundries , Berlin or Gleiwitz

About 1830