Millefiori Paperweight

Object Name: 
Millefiori Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Millefiori Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.143
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm, Diam (max): 7.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Millefiori Canes. Glass; fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased. Ground, enclosing scattered millefiori canes and filigree rods including several silhouette canes and one inscribed "POB/1845".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Worlds within: The Evolution of the Paperweight (2007-01) illustrated, p. 2;
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) pp. 26, 124, #2; BIB# 20097