Commemorative Corning Museum of Glass Paperweight

Object Name: 
Commemorative Corning Museum of Glass Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Commemorative Corning Museum of Glass Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2012.3.37
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.3 cm, Diam (max): 11.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1978
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dwight and Lorri Lanmon
Primary Description: 
"Commemorative Corning Museum of Glass Paperweight". Colorless, green, red, white, blue, and yellow glass; millefiori technique, cased, cut, engraved. Globular paperweight showing a red, white, and blue millefiori mushroom cased in white and green glass. Center murrine of mushroom shows the Corning Glass Center gloryhole logo in blue and white with red lettering that reads, "SL / 1978". One murrine in second row of murrina shows the letter "L" in blue and white. Millefiori mushroom is viewable through seven circular facets cut in the white and green glass layers. Entire paperweight cased in colorless glass. Paperweight is inscribed, "TO DWIGHT P. LANMON COMMEMORATION EXHIBIT CORNING 1978 SL 1979" along bottom edge.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lanmon, Dwight P., Source
1979
to
2012-09-05
Compagnie des Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Former Collection
1978
to
1979
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
TO DWIGHT P. LANMON COMMEMORATION EXHIBIT CORNING 1978 SL 1979
inscription
Sandblasted along bottom edge
L
inscription
in one murrine in second row of murrina
SL / 1978
inscription
in center murrine