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Accession Number: 
54.3.158
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm, Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; enclosing polychrome millefiori canes, and filigree rods. Domed, circular form, enclosing two interwoven trefoil "garlands" of blue/white and pink/white/green millefiori canes; a large blue/white/red at center, encircled by a ring of orange/white/blue canes; opaque white "upset muslin" ground, drawn toward the center of the base, concave, polished base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954-06-01
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