Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.134
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, dark red, green lead glasses; paperweight, lampwork. Domed, circular form, enclosing a lampworked mottled dark red coiled serpent, resting on a bed of green and silvery "sand"; polished concave base; inscribed "401" in yellow paint on the bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
1955
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955
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