Paperweight with Cross

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Cross

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Cross
Accession Number: 
72.4.196
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm, Diam (max): 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1852-1874
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; enclosing yellow, green and white lampworked elements and millefiori canes; cut. Domed, circular shape; cut concave facets over all of top and sides; enclosing a cross formed of overlapping yellow petals, with white, blue and red millefiori cane at center, assembled on green bars (visible on underside); double spiral white "filigree" ground; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source