Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.85
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1848
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, opaque white, green, and polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a domed "carpet" of green, white and red millefiori canes, with inset millefiori canes arranged in two spaced concentric rings encircling a central cane, including several silhouette canes (goat, stag, dog, horse, rooster, bird, and flower); a signature cane inscribed "B/1848" on the side; polished pontil mark; paper label inscribed "39." in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1946-01-01
to
1983-05-20
Arthur Ackermann & Son, Inc., Former Collection
1946-01-01
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