Concentric Millefiori Paperweight

Object Name: 
Concentric Millefiori Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Concentric Millefiori Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.2.59
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.3 cm, Diam (max): 7.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1953
Credit Line: 
Gift of James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd.
Primary Description: 
Concentric Millefiori Paperweight. Clear glass with multicolored mosaic glass canes Fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased; cut. Hemispherical weight with concave ground base; sides have five cut medallions, single medallion on top; five circles of blue, white and pink millefiori canes enclosing a central blue cane which bears in white: "E II R 1953".
Department: 
Provenance: 
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd., Source
1953-11-23
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit