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H; 1.7 cm, D: 2 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of John E. Gooderham
Primary Description: 
Button. Colorless, white, blue non-lead glass, metal; fused murrine; furnace-worked; double-cased overlay; cut. Domed circular shape, with pale lavender and white double overlay, with cut circular window on top, and five oval windows alternating with narrow oval cuts on the sides; enclosing millefiori canes, with a purple- and -white "J" signature cane in the center, encircled by six millefiori canes, a ring of gold aventurine, and an outer ring of millefiori canes; pontil (?) scar on back, with brass wire loop in the center.
Gooderham, John E. (Canadian, 1930-2007), Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit