Orange Carpet Ground Paperweight

Object Name: 
Orange Carpet Ground Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Orange Carpet Ground Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.170
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, Diam: 7.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1848
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Orange Carpet Ground Paperweight. Colorless, red, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori; fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased. Paperweight, spaced concentric millefiori canes, including animal silhouettes, on a "carpet" ground of red and white millefiori canes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Kramer, Arthur L., Former Collection
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860
 
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, p. 197; BIB# 128671
The Encyclopedia of Glass (2001) illustrated, p. 162; BIB# 69319
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 45, bottom row, left; BIB# 35681
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, pp. 146-147, P5; BIB# 35679
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860 (1990) illustrated, #56, ill.; BIB# 33477
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #3; BIB# 34353
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) pp. 32, 126, #18; BIB# 20097