Paperweight with Poinsettia

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Poinsettia

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Poinsettia
Accession Number: 
83.4.59
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.4 cm, Diam: 5.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1852-1880
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Colorless, red, green, white lead glasses; paperweight, lampwork. Domed, circular form, enclosing a lampworked flower with seven white-striped red flowers, with greenish aventurine spots, above seven blue-striped red petals; central red, white, blue and aventurine millefiori cane; ribbed green leaves and stem; polished pontil mark; paper label inscribed "11." in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1983-05-20
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
Arte de vidriocontemporaneo usando el soplete (2006) illustrated, p. 22, top left;
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #7; BIB# 34353
The Clara S. Peck Collection (1984) illustrated, p. 6, fig. 5;
Flower Pictures in Glass (1979-12) illustrated, p. 223;