Paperweight with Butterfly

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Butterfly

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Butterfly
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.66
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.7 cm, Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Butterfly. Colorless, opaque white, blue, red, green lead glass; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing millefiori canes arranged in concentric circles: a series of spaced red and white canes containing green butterfly silhouettes, a ring of red, white and blue arrow canes, and a central large cane with red and white cogwheel canes surrounding a band of green shamrocks, and a central red and white cogwheel; on a "lacy" bed of short lengths of opaque white twist filigree; polished pontil mark; paper labels inscribed "BACCARAT/IRISH Ex. 1848" and another inscribed "13" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1955-01-01
to
1983-05-20
Arthur Ackermann & Son, Inc., Former Collection
1955-01-01
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