Paperweight Egg

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Object Name: 
Paperweight Egg
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.130
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm, Diam: 4.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Polychrome lead glass; blown. Rounded, egg-shaped object, the sides composed of jumbled lengths of colored rods and "filigree" twists, drawn together at top and bottom; the smaller end polished; paper label inscribed "110" in ink on the side.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1983-05-20
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