Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.175
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, turquoise blue, white polychrome lead glasses; paperweight, encased overlay, lampwork, cut. Domed, circular form, encasing a double overlay (turquoise blue on white) with circular windows (large window on top, six smaller windows in a ring around it); enclosing an upright floral bouquet, with large red flower in the center, smaller orange, white and blue lampworked flowers and three millefiori flowers amid the foliage at the side; polished, concave base, inscribed "4.3175" in red paint.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954-06-01
Category: 
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 90, 152, #218; BIB# 20097