Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Accession Number: 
72.3.74
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.9 cm, Diam (max): 6.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Web Description: 
c
Department: 
Provenance: 
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless and translucent red non-lead (?) glass; enclosing polychrome millefiori canes. Domed, circular shape; enclosing concentric rings of millefiori canes: a ring of purple and white near center/green, red and white/blue and yellow, interspersed with large red and white canes; green and white cane at center, on a translucent dark red ground; polished, concave base.