Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
62.3.64
Dimensions: 
Base W: 6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1960
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque white, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori, filigree, etched. Domed, circular form, enclosing a cushion of white filigree rods ("muslin" ground) with colorful millefiori rods arranged in concentric spaced rings, around a central cane; polished, flat base with acid-etched circular trademark, "BACCARAT/FRANCE" and a decanter, wineglass and beaker.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schnell Antiques, Former Collection
1962
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