Paperweight with Interlaced Millefiori Garlands

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Interlaced Millefiori Garlands

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Interlaced Millefiori Garlands
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.117
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm, Diam: 8.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1846-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Interlaced Millefiori Garlands. Colorless, polychrome lead glasses; paperweight, fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased; millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a cinquefoil garland of millefiori canes (blue, pink and green, yellow with shamrocks, green and white, and red), with an animal silhouette cane in each lobe (monkey, stag, squirrel, horse, and swan); with a red, green, blue, and white arrowhead cane in the center, surrounded by a ring of stardust canes; set into a "lacy" bed of short lengths of opaque white filigree twists; polished pontil mark; paper label inscribed "87" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1983-05-20
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
 
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, p. 197; BIB# 128671
The Encyclopedia of Glass (2001) illustrated, p. 162; BIB# 69319
The Clara S. Peck Collection (1984) illustrated, p. 8, fig. 8, top left;
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) pp. 49, 127, #27; BIB# 20097