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Overall H: 5.8 cm, Diam: 8.2 cm
On Display
about 1845-1855
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Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
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Paperweight. Colorless and transparent red glasses; enclosing polychrome millefiori canes; cut. Domed, circular shape; cased red glass over colorless; with seven cut circular facets, rounded flutes at base; enclosing interlaced trefoils of millefiori canes: green, red and white stars, and yellow, red and white canes, each lobe containing, alternately, pale blue rimmed or yellow rimmed ribbed canes containing black silhouettes of goats and deer, against a white background; circle of white and green canes around a single red, white, blue and green cane, at center; polished, concave base.
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 15 (1973) illustrated, p. 194, #41, second from left; BIB# AI91004