Apple Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Apple Paperweight
Accession Number: 
2001.4.23
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.7 cm, W: 8 cm, D: 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1852-1872
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Anthony in honor of her great-grandfather, Francois Pierre
Primary Description: 
Red, yellow, colorless glass; lampworked, blown and cased; hollow spherical form colored to look like an apple with a slice of green in indentation near top and pulled stem pointing down and attached to applied flat colorless base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Anthony, Elizabeth (Mrs. David), Source
2001-06-26
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Hot glass, cool entertainment (2006-11-16) illustrated
The Fancy Paperweights of the New England Glass Company (2006-10) illustrated, pp. 132-139, esp. p. 132;