Crown Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Crown Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.3.110
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.3 cm, Diam (max): 7.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1846-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Primary Description: 
Crown Paperweight. Colorless lead glass; enclosing pink, blue and white millefiori cane, and chartreuse-green, blue and white filigree elements; fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased. Hollow, domed circular shape; enclosing a "crown" of alternating twisted white, blue and chartreuse ribbons with opaque white twist filigree rods; millefiori canes at top, 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