Perthshire Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Encased Overlay and Yellow Flower
Title: 
Perthshire Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.2.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.1 cm, Diam: 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1978
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Encased Overlay and Yellow Flower. Colorless, green, white, orange, pink lead glasses; flameworked; fused murrine; furnace-worked; double-cased overlay; cut. Domed, circular shape, of colorless glass; transparent light green overlay with large cut circular facet on top, and twelve oval facets on the sides, arranged in two alternating rows of six, each; encasing a double overlay, green over white, cut in a pattern of intersecting arcs and oval windows; encasing a pink and white spiral-striped cushion, with a lampworked multi-petaled flower and bud on top, with yellow-orange petals, millefiori cane inscribed "P" in the center of the flower, with green leaves and stem; polished flat base, with polished concave pontil mark; rectangular paper sticker with rounded corners, printed "PERTHSHIRE / PAPERWEIGHTS / CRIEFF / SCOTLAND" and "PP" trademark; white millefiori cane in the bottom, with blue inscription "1978 / P".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Perthshire Paperweights, Source
1978-05-04
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21