Narcissus Stone

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Title: 
Narcissus Stone
Accession Number: 
2006.4.115
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6 cm, W: 8 cm, D: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
2006
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ayotte Family
Primary Description: 
Colorless and multi-colored glass; flame-worked, cased, cut, polished. Irregular shape paperweight, cased in red, and cut to colorless on the front. The colorless panel reveals a bouquet of flowers on the interior of the weight.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Ayotte Glass, Source
2008-08-27
Category: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
M. Ayotte / 2006
signature
Pencil On underside of weight. in script
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2006 (2007) p. 18;
Worlds Within: Creating an Exhibit at the Corning Museum of Glass (2006-11) illustrated, p. 9;