Macedoine Hand Cooler

Object Name: 
Macedoine Hand Cooler

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Object Name: 
Macedoine Hand Cooler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.4 cm, Diam (max): 4.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Mushroom. Colorless, and transparent to opaque polychrome glass; fused, applied, pulled, assembled, tooled, cut, molded, ground and polished. Hand cooler with internal decoration of scrambled polychrome canes and cane sections in the shape of an egg; signed and dated by canes "SL" and "1845".
Department: 
Provenance: 
New York Historical Society, Former Collection
1995-01-26
Category: 
Inscription: 
SL 1845
signature
By canes
Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century (2001) illustrated, p. 33, #18; BIB# 68390
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, p. 31, #29, top left; BIB# 65446
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1995 (1996) illustrated, p. 7;
Important Paperweights, The Property of the New-York Historical Society (1995-01-18) lot 168;