Paperweight with Flowers

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers
Accession Number: 
86.4.68
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.2 cm, Diam: 8.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1986
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Flowers. Colorless and polychrome non-lead glasses; Flameworked and cased. Domed, circular shape of colorless glass, enclosing a bouquet of flowers, fruit and foliage, with two sprays of tiny red flowers with yellow stamens, three sprigs with blueberries, and, in the center, a trailing arbutus plant with four pink flowers; inserted circular cane in the side, with a dark brown "S" on white, and incised "B45 1986" at the right side; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
Kaplan, Leo, Source
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit