Paperweight with Flower

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flower

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flower
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Overall H: 5.3 cm, Diam: 7.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Flower. Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, lampwork, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a circular flower with cupped red petals on the outside, and five-lobed white cupped petals on the inside, with yellow star stamens, on a green stem, with red bud, and eight ribbed green leaves; encircled by a ring of canes, alternating blue and white and red and white; set into a "lacy" bed of opaque white twist filigree; polished pontil mark; paper label inscribed "104" in ink.
Peck, Clara S., Source
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860 (1990) illustrated, #19, ill.; BIB# 33477
The Clara S. Peck Collection (1984) p. 2, fig. 1, lower left;
Antique French Paperweights (1955) illustrated, p. 31, #B30; BIB# 19563