Swirl Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Swirl Paperweight
Accession Number: 
72.3.157
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm, Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1846-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Primary Description: 
Swirl Paperweight. Colorless, purple and white non-lead (?) glasses; enclosing a green, white and red millefiori cane; fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased. Domed, circular shape; enclosing a swirled ground of alternating purple and white rods; millefiori cane at center; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source
1972
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Masterpieces of European and American Glass
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1981-10 through 1981-11