Paperweight with Mushroom

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Mushroom

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Mushroom
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Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.74
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori, cut. Domed, pentagonal form, with cut circular window on top and five circular facets on the side; enclosing a mushroom with striped pink and white sides, and millefiori canes arranged in concentric rings on top, around a central pink-and-green rose cane at the center; the rings of canes including a ring of purple, green and red canes, encircled by a ring of green and pink canes, a ring of blue and green canes alternating with white and red canes, a ring of pink canes, and a ring of green "moss" canes; polished concave base with cut petals.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955-12-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1955
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