Paperweight with Strawberry

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Strawberry

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Strawberry
Accession Number: 
83.3.140
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.7 cm, Diam (max): 7.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1850-1880
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Strawberry. Colorless, red, white, green, yellow lead glasses; paperweight, lampwork. Domed, circular form, enclosing a strawberry plant, with five-petaled white flower with yellow-speckled stamens formed using a white "stardust" cane, with straight green sepals; on a green-edged tan stem; two red berries with yellow seeds hang from spindly greenish stems; two emerald-green three- lobed leaves; polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1983-05-20
Category: 
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
A Collector's Guide to Paperweights (1990) illustrated, Fig. 6, p. 19 (lower right); BIB# 98767
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #18; BIB# 34353
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1983 (1984) p. 6;
The Clara S. Peck Collection (1984) illustrated, p. 4, fig. 3;
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) pp. 95, 164, #299; BIB# 20097
One Hundred of the Most Important Paperweights (1966) pp. 170-171; BIB# 28610