Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.88
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent green, polychrome lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori, overlay, cut. Domed, circular form, with transparent green overlay, with a ring of six cut facets on the sides, a larger one on the top, and rounded panels near the base; enclosing colorful millefiori canes arranged in two intersecting trefoil loops, with millefiori canes in the loops and in the center; polished, concave base; inscribed "250" in black ink on the bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1955
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955
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