Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.2.20
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1970
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, polychrome non-lead glass; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a variety of millefiori canes arranged in concentric circles, around a purple and white cane at the center: a ring of lavender and white canes, a ring of amber canes, a ring of lavender canes, a ring of green canes, a ring of lavender canes, a ring of yellow canes, with blue and white twists arranged radially, intersecting the outer four rings of canes; set onto a mottled purple ground; printed paper label inscribed "PERTHSHIRE / PAPERWEIGHTS / CRIEFF / SCOTLAND" and interlaced double P monogram; paper label inscribed "172" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Former Collection
1983-05-20
Category: 
Inscription: 
172
Paper Label
Base
PERTHSHIRE / PAPERWEIGHTS / CRIEFF / SCOTLAND
Paper Label
Base
Paperweights for Collectors (1975) pp. 117-125, figs. 239, 240, 257; BIB# 19066