Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.75
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 cm, Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, yellow, pink, white, blue lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing six oval loops of pink, white and blue millefiori canes arranged around a large white and red star cane; on a bright yellow, white-lined, background; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1955
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955
Category: 
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, pp. 158-159, P32; BIB# 35679