Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.180
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1953
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth. Colorless, turquoise, green, white, red lead glass; fused murrine; encased sulphide; furnace-worked; cut on a turquoise blue ground, encircled with a ring of millefiori canes; circular facets on the top and sides.
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