Paperweight with Horse

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Horse

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Horse
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm, Diam: 8.7 cm
On Display
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Horse. Colorless, blue, white, red lead glasses; paperweight, engraved, millefiori, cut. Domed, circular form, with a large circular cut facet on top and six windows on the side; enclosing a circular plaque of blue overlaid on white, with engraved depiction of a blue horse jumping over a rock; blue border; encircled by a ring of millefiori canes, alternating red and white, and white and red canes; polished pontil mark; paper labels inscribed "I-" and "138" in ink.
Jokelson, Paul (d. 2002), Former Collection
Peck, Clara S., Source
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 147, P6; BIB# 35679
The Clara S. Peck Collection (1984) illustrated, p. 12, fig. 13, top right;