Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
70.4.75
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1970
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Primary Description: 
Colorless, purple, polychrome non-lead glasses; paperweight, lampwork, millefiori, cut. Domed, circular shape, with cut circular facet on top and five oval facets on the sides; enclosing a bouquet with white calla lily, a blue flower and four small yellow and black millefiori flowers; green stems and leaves; thick translucent purple layer at the base; polished, concave bottom.
Provenance: 
Whittemore, Francis Dyer, Jr., Source
1970
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