Paperweight with Concentric Mushroom

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Concentric Mushroom

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Concentric Mushroom
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.3.171
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.3 cm, Diam (max): 7.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1848
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Concentric Mushroom. Colorless lead glass, enclosing polychrome millefiori canes; cut. Domed, circular shape, enclosing "mushroom" of multi- colored millefiori canes arranged in concentric circles, outer row of red, white and blue canes with one odd cane inscribed "SL/1848"; circular bubble and torsade of a filigree cane with salmon-colored spiral threads encircling an opaque-white multi-ply spiral tape; concave base with cut star at center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, pp. 158-159, P33; BIB# 35679