Newel Post Finial

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Object Name: 
Newel Post Finial
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
72.4.213
Dimensions: 
H: 14.7 cm, D (max.): 9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1855-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; enclosing polychrome millefiori canes; cut. Faceted spherical shape; enclosing concentric rings of pink, blue, white and turquoise cane arranged in concentric rings; mounted on tapered panel-cut stem; rough-ground ring and cylindrical shank at bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source