Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.113
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent turquoise blue, opaque white, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori, overlay, cut. Domed, circular form, with blue-on-white double overlay, with six cut concave oval facets on the sides, a circular concave facet on the top, and a ring of small concave circular facets around the base; enclosing colorful millefiori canes arranged in two intersecting trefoil loops, with single millefiori canes in the loops and in the center; polished concave base; inscribed "252" in black ink on the bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-07-21
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1978-07-21
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