A Crystal Tribute

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Title: 
A Crystal Tribute
Accession Number: 
81.4.118
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm, Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1981
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of The Honorable Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight, "A Crystal Tribute". Colorless lead glass; flameworked and cased; enclosing multi-colored lampworked elements. Domed, circular form enclosing eight floral sprays, arranged in a ring of seven around one; the first letters of each flower spell out the name "HOUGHTON" (Heart flowers, Orange, U-shaped floral vine, Gardenia, Heart flowers, Tulips, Orange, Narcissus); tiny millefiori cane inscribed "DT" at the side; polished concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tarsitano, Debbie ((American, b. 1955)), Source
Category: 
Color: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
A Tribute to Ambassador Amory Houghton (1981) p. 45;