Paperweight with Iridescent Finish

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Iridescent Finish

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Iridescent Finish
Accession Number: 
74.4.106
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1973
Credit Line: 
Gift of L. H. Selman Ltd.
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Iridescent Finish. Opaque silver nitrate glass with silver-blue iridescent finish; off-hand formed; blown, applied decoration, iridized, furnace-worked and cased. Flattened spherical-shape; opaque copper carbonate red and opaque orange hooked threading having three pulls upward and three pulls downward; three circular opaque red tessera with iridescent blue stars in center marvered in atop three downward pulls; ground and polished base; scratch-engraved inscription on base: "Lundberg 12/73".
Department: 
Provenance: 
L. H. Selman Ltd., Source
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit