Paperweight with Orchid on Base

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Orchid on Base

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Orchid on Base
Accession Number: 
85.4.79
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 cm, Diam: 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1985
Credit Line: 
Gift of Paul J. Stankard
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Orchid on Base. Colorless, yellow-green, red, brown, green non-lead glasses; lampwork, paperweight. (a) Domed, circular form, enclosing a naturalistic branch of orchid (Cymbidium) flowers, in green, cream and red, arching from a plant with speckled green leaves and pseudo bulbs, which are attached to a forked branch, with mottled green moss on one branch; circular "millefiori" cane inserted into the side, composed of a dark purple "S" on a white background; scratched inscription "A004 1985" alongside; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stankard, Paul ((American, b. 1943)), Source
1985-09-12
Category: 
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #24; BIB# 34353