Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.77
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.9 cm, Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1848
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing millefiori canes arranged in concentric rings, with a central ribbed white cane containing purple silhouette figures of two dancing "devils"; encircled by a ring of pink, white, and green canes containing white silhouettes of dancing "devils", a ring of pink and white canes, a ring of ribbed white and red canes, a ring of green, blue, and white canes, a ring of green, blue and pink canes, with two canes inscribed "SL" and "1848" inserted; with a ring of blue overlaid white rods at the outside, which are brought together at the base; polished pontil mark; paper label inscribed "29." in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1949-11-23
to
1983-05-20
C. W. Lyon Inc., Former Collection
1949-11-23
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