Paperweight with Millefiori Basket or Mushroom

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Millefiori Basket or Mushroom

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Millefiori Basket or Mushroom
Accession Number: 
83.3.173
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm, Diam: 7.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Millefiori Basket or Mushroom. Colorless, opaque white, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a white-staved basket of millefiori canes arranged in concentric rings, with a pink and green "rose" at the center, encircled by purple canes, green "moss" canes, pink canes, blue canes alternating with white canes, and an outer ring of green canes; polished pontil mark; paper label inscribed "159" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1983-05-20
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-03-21 through 2002-09-23