Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Accession Number: 
88.6.44
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8 cm, W: 8.3 cm, D: 3.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1960-1980
Credit Line: 
Gift from Estate of Zachary Taylor
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque red, yellow, blue, and white non-lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori, trailed, ground. Slightly domed, circular form, made to stand upright on the edge; ground flat on one edge, ground flat on the back; rectangular millefiori canes with red and white veins arranged in a radiating pattern, with interspersed blue, yellow and white "eyes", to suggest the tail of a peacock; scrambled yellow, white, red and blue canes behind a molded, raised "neck" on the front, with applied red "head" and three radial yellow projections extending from the head; oval paper sticker on the back, printed "MADE / IN CHINA".
Provenance: 
Taylor Estate, Zachary, Source
1988-02-08
Category: 
Inscription: 
MADE / IN / CHINA
label
on back