Paperweight with Quatrefoil Garland on Muslin

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Quatrefoil Garland on Muslin

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Quatrefoil Garland on Muslin
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.112
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam (max): 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Quatrefoil Garland on Muslin. Colorless, polychrome lead glasses; fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased; cut. Paperweight, enclosing a quatrefoil garland of pink and blue millefiori canes, with blue and yellow canes in the loops, and a pink rose at the center; on a "muslin" ground; four large circular facets, separated by deep vertical flutes, and a circular window on the top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit