Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.113
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, red, blue, opaque white lead glasses; blown, millefiori, filigree. Domed, hollow, circular shape, enclosing a "crown" of filigree cables arranged vertically around the sides, and meeting at points on the top and bottom; the filigree alternately pairs of intertwined opaque white multi-ply bands or red, white and blue spiral tapes; a red, white and blue complex millefiori cane covers the top meeting point of the filigree twists; polished, concave bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1956
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1956
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