Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.3.68
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm, Diam: 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1848
Primary Description: 
Colorless and polychrome non-lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular shape enclosing spaced polychrome millefiori canes, including silhouette canes, and a large blue, dark green and white cane inscribed "j/1848"; set on a ground composed of scrambled short lengths of white, red, and blue filigree rods; polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Spink & Sons, Ltd., Source
1982-07-06
Category: 
Fine Glass Paperweights (Christie's Sale) (1982-06-25) lot #61; BIB# 8123