Paperweight with Man and Woman

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Man and Woman

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Man and Woman
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.122
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.3 cm, Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1847
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glasses; millefiori, paperweight. Domed, circular shape, enclosing a domed cushion of millefiori canes, with a large red and white cane at the center with black silhouettes of a man and a woman, encircled by rings of millefiori canes, including a ring of pale violet canes, a ring of red and white canes with square centers, a ring of red, green and white canes, a ring of red and white canes, a ring of blue and green canes, and a ring of green and yellow canes at the outside, drawn together to a point on the underside; one white and blue cane in the outer row inscribed "SL/1847"; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1956
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1956
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