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Accession Number: 
56.3.198
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; enclosing polychrome millefiori canes. Domed, circular form, enclosing seven rings of canes, arranged with one blue/white/red ring at center, enclosing a single red/ green/white cane; six rings surrounding the central ring, three of white/green, each encircling a white/red cane, three of red/ white canes, each surrounding a white/blue cane; concave, polished base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1956
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1956
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