Canrobert Paperweight

Object Name: 
Canrobert Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Canrobert Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.116
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 7.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1858
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
"Canrobert" Paperweight. Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a closely-packed array of miscellaneous millefiori canes, including one blue-notched- rimmed white cane inscribed within "BACCARAT/21 AVRIL/1858" and a laurel branch; polished concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1955
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955-12-30
Category: 
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
 
Paperweights (1996-05) illustrated, p. 8;
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 146, P4; BIB# 35679
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860 (1990) illustrated, #53; BIB# 33477
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) pp. 27, 125, #10; BIB# 20097
The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights (1969) p. 52, fig. 14A; BIB# 27188