Two Ducks and a Swan in a Pond

Title: 
Two Ducks and a Swan in a Pond

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Title: 
Two Ducks and a Swan in a Pond
Accession Number: 
64.3.81
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm, Diam: 7.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight, "Two Ducks and a Swan in a Pond". Colorless, green, white, polychrome lead glass; blown, lampworked, cut. Domed, hollow, circular form, with a large cut circular facet on top and six on the side; enclosing lampworked figures of two striped ducks and a white swan in between, the swan and one duck facing in the same direction, one duck in the opposite direction; resting on a flat base with mottled green and white rim; cut, rounded base with cut star on the underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1964-03-18
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1964-07-13
Giannini, Dona Emilia Panella, Former Collection
Category: 
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
 
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860 (1990) illustrated, #33, ill.; BIB# 33477
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) pp. 103, 134, #79; BIB# 20097
Antique Glass Paperweights from France (1968) pl. 15, #96; BIB# 25444
Fine French Paperweights and Latticino Glass (Sotheby's Sale) (1964-07-13) #187;