Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Accession Number: 
54.4.36
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1852-1880
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, opaque white, pink, yellow, black, blue lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori, cut. Domed, circular shape, with four cur linked facets on top, with fan cuts between; twelve circular facets arranged in three alternating rows on the sides; enclosing millefiori canes, with a ring of alternating black and yellow millefiori canes arranged around a pink-ribbed cane at the center which is lying on its side; another ring of canes near the edge, with pink canes alternating with black-and-white canes, each incorporating tiny white silhouettes of eagles; flat base rim; polished, concave center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954-06-01
Category: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 255; BIB# 22375