Paperweight with Millefiori C-Garlands

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Millefiori C-Garlands

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Millefiori C-Garlands
Accession Number: 
78.3.111
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.9 cm, Diam: 7.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1846-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Millefiori C-Garlands. Colorless, blue, polychrome lead glasses; fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased; paperweight, enclosing three close concentric millefiori rings (one of pink roses), encircled by six C-scrolls on a brilliant blue ground.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
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
 
A Pride of Paperweights (1978-08) illustrated, pp. 134-135, ill.;
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) pp. 53, 138, #114; BIB# 20097