Lilac Bouquet Orb with Honeybee and Ant

Title: 
Lilac Bouquet Orb with Honeybee and Ant

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Title: 
Lilac Bouquet Orb with Honeybee and Ant
Accession Number: 
2009.4.80
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam (max): 9.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
2005
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Primary Description: 
Colorless and multi-colored glass; flameworked and cased. Colorless paperweight with an interior scene of a lilac branch with green and orange leaves, purple and white blossoms, an ant, and a bee.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stankard, Paul (American, b. 1943), Source
2009-08-04
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
P. Stankard
signature
In bottom of paperweight. White Cane slice tucked into the end of a green shoot. Text in script.
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Venue(s)
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass 2017-04-08 through 2018-02-17
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Venue(s)
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