Fruit Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Fruit Paperweight
Accession Number: 
2001.4.24
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.9 cm, Diam (max): 7.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1852-1872
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Anthony in honor of her great-grandfather, Francois Pierre
Primary Description: 
Fruit Paperweight. Colorless, red, yellow, green, white glass; lampworked; dome shaped weight enclosing an arrangement of fruit in a star shape (five apples, four large leaves between, four cherries and four smaller leaves in center) on a background of crisscrossed white threads, ground and polished ring on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Anthony, Elizabeth (Mrs. David), Source
2001-06-26
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
The Fancy Paperweights of the New England Glass Company (2006-10) illustrated, pp. 132-139, esp. p. 135;