Paperweight with Butterfly

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Butterfly

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Butterfly
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.2.52
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6 cm, Diam: 9.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1950-1960
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Butterfly. Colorless, dark green, white, red-orange, orange lead glasses; fused murrine; flameworked and cased. Paperweight, enclosing a butterfly with green, white and orange millefiori wings encircled with a ring of similar millefiori canes alternating with radial lengths of white filigree rods, on an olive-green ground.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
H-468
Inscription
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit