Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Accession Number: 
54.3.184
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Colorless, pink, white, green lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori, lampwork. Domed, circular form, enclosing a floral nosegay, the three flowers formed from millefiori canes (one, a pink and white "Clichy" rose); green leaves and curved green stem; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954-06-01
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