Paperweight with Animals

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Animals

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Animals
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
63.3.1
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 10.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1847
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a domed carpet of closely-packed millefiori canes of random designs, including several animal silhouettes, and one "B/1847" cane; polished concave base with a wide band of cut diamonds.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1963
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1963
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