Paperweight with Lattice Basket

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Lattice Basket

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Lattice Basket
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
63.3.36
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm, Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Lattice Basket. Colorless, white, polychrome lead glass; lampworked, millefiori: fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased. Domed, circular form, enclosing a basket with double-spiral opaque white sides, a red and white filigree bail handle, with blue and white millefiori canes at the attachments, and white an upright floral bouquet, with a large red flower with ringed blue and yellow center on top, and six other flowers at the sides, amid numerous ribbed green leaves; polished concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1963-06-13
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1963-06-13
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
 
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) pp. 91, 152, #223; BIB# 20097
The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights (1969) col. fig. 41; BIB# 27188
Important French paperweights, the property of Paul Jokelson, Esq. of Scarsdale, NY (1963-05-20) #29;