Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.94
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 7.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, pink, white, green lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori, lampwork. Domed, circular form, enclosing a translucent white mum with feathery petals, with bird, green leaves and stem; on a double-spiral white and pink lattice background; polished concave base, inscribed "393" in yellow paint.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1955
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955
Category: 
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
Title Unknown (Brandeis University)
Venue(s)
Brandeis University 1962-09 through 1962-12
 
Title Unknown (Strathmore Museum)
Venue(s)
Strathmont Museum 1959 through 1959
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 161, P39; BIB# 35679
A Collector's Guide to Paperweights (1990) illustrated, Fig. 2, p. 18 (lower right); BIB# 98767
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 69, 149, #198; BIB# 20097