Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.153
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6 cm, Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass, enclosing white, yellow, and green lampworked elements and millefiori canes. Domed, circular form; enclosing a multi-petaled circular white flower with a yellow and white cane center; eight green ribbed leaves and stem, one white bud, top center; encircled by a single ring of millefiori canes, alternating blue/white and red/white canes; concave, star-cut base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954-06-01
Category: 
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #8; BIB# 34353