Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Accession Number: 
54.4.37
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 7.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1852-1880
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, white, polychrome lead glasses; paperweight, lampworked, millefiori, cut. Domed, circular shape, with four joined facets on top and cut fans between; four sets of four intersecting facets on the sides, alternating with pairs of joined circular facets; enclosing a lampworked posy nosegay, the three flowers formed of millefiori canes; encircled by two rings of millefiori canes, one pink and white, the outer polychrome; and a white double-spiral filigree background; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954-06-01
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