Concentric Millefiori Paperweight

Object Name: 
Concentric Millefiori Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Concentric Millefiori Paperweight
Accession Number: 
83.2.23
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.8 cm, Diam: 8.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1848-1860
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Concentric Millefiori Paperweight. Colorless, polychrome lead glass; fused murrine, furnace-worked and cased; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing polychrome millefiori canes arranged in five concentric rings around a central green, white and pink central cane, including pink and white canes, encircled by yellow, white and red canes, blue, green and white canes, opalescent, amber and white canes, and purple and opalescent white canes at the edge; polished pontil mark; paper label inscribed "44" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1983-05-20
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Glass Paperweights of the Bergstrom Art Center (1969) pp. 102-103, pl. 34, #248; BIB# 27597
The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights (1969) fig. 167-169; BIB# 27188