Paperweight with Upright Bouquet

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Upright Bouquet

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Upright Bouquet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.90
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.1 cm, Diam: 8.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Upright Bouquet. Colorless, blue, pink, white, polychrome lead glasses; lampworked, fused murrine; furnace-worked; double-cased overlay; cut. Domed, circular form, encasing a triple overlay (dark blue over white over transparent salmon-pink) with cut circular windows, one large window on top, encircled by a ring of seven smaller windows, and with seven on the sides; enclosing a small upright bouquet with red, white, and blue lampworked flowers and two millefiori flowers, and green leaves; polished, concave base with cut star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1955
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) pp. 89, 151, #215; BIB# 20097
The Paperweight Collection of the Honorable Amory Houghton (1978) cover;
The Great Paperweight Show at Corning (1978) pp. 28-29, fig. 4;