Paperweight with Pink Dahlia on Aventurine Ground

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Pink Dahlia on Aventurine Ground

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Pink Dahlia on Aventurine Ground
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
63.3.82
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam (max): 7.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Pink Dahlia on Aventurine Ground. Colorless, green "aventurine", white, pink, yellow-green lead glasses; paperweight, lampworked; fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased; filigree. Domed, circular form, enclosing a lampworked clematis flower with striped pink petals, green leaves and stem; set into a metallic green "aventurine" ground, with a ring of white filigree at the edge; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1963-12-02
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1963-12-02
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit