Paperweight with Flowers

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.173
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori, lampworked, cut, stained. Domed, circular form, with large cut circular facet on top and six circular facets on the side; enclosing a spray of five millefiori "flowers" with green leaves and stems, encircled by a ring of canes, white and pink canes alternating with yellow, blue and white canes; cut cross-hatched base, stained amber.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1956-06-18
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1956
Kramer, Arthur L., Former Collection
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