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Accession Number: 
72.2.24
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm, Diam (max): 9.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; enclosing red, yellow and white millefiori canes and filigree twists. Domed, circular shape; enclosing an array of red and white filigree twists, arrayed horizontally, and forming eight cells, in which large millefiori canes are placed, central one with a white silhouette of a rabbit; polished pontil mark.
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Provenance: 
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Former Collection
1972-09-19
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