Paperweight with Primrose

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Primrose

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Primrose
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.3.84
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.1 cm, Diam (max): 6.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; enclosing pink, white and green lampworked elements, cut. Domed, circular shape; enclosing pink-and-white, six-petaled flower ("primrose"), a pink swirl and white star cane at center; eleven green ribbed leaves, green stems; concave, star-cut base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source
Category: 
Fine French Paperweights (Sotheby's Sale) (1968-02-05) lot 107;