Paperweight with Morning Glory

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Morning Glory

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Morning Glory
Accession Number: 
86.4.46
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.6 cm, Diam: 5.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1980
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Morning Glory. Colorless, white, blue, green, purple non-lead glasses; Flameworked and cased. Domed, circular shape, enclosing a lampworked white trellis with green vine, blue and white morning glory flower and bird, and green leaves; a minute gold foil bee on one leaf; on a translucent dark purple background backed with opaque white; a minute gold foil letter "K" on the back of the white ground, in the center; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kaplan Gallery, Source
1986-05-20
Category: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
"K"
Trademark
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #23; BIB# 34353