Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.81
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.6 cm, Diam: 7.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, opaque white, and polychrome lead glass; blown, millefiori. Hollow, domed, circular form, enclosing a crown of "filigree" twists of opaque white alternating with twisted green and red tapes, brought together at top and bottom, and covered at the top with an amber, blue and white millefiori cane; polished pontil mark, with paper label inscribed "33." in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1983-05-20
Category: 
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 45, second row, left; BIB# 35681
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 160, P36; BIB# 35679