Paperweight with Mushroom

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Mushroom

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Mushroom
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.89
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue, opaque white, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori, overlay, cut, gilt. Domed, circular form, turquoise blue over white overlay, with the remains of gilt scrolls on the surface; one cut circular facet window on top and five on the side; enclosing a concentric millefiori mushroom, with a turquoise and dark blue cane at the center, encircled by a ring of red canes, a ring of white canes, a ring of blue and green canes, a ring of pink canes, and a ring of white canes; cut concave base with cut star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1955
Kramer, Arthur L., Former Collection
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955-12-30
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