Paperweight with Double-Cased Overlay

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Double-Cased Overlay

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Double-Cased Overlay
Accession Number: 
78.4.156
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.8 cm, Diam: 5.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1960-1970
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Double-Cased Overlay. Colorless, red, white, pink, polychrome non-lead glasses; fused murrine; flameworked, double-cased overlay; cut. Paperweight, enclosing spaced millefiori canes on a pale pink ground, double overlay (dark red over white) with cut circular facets on the top and sides.
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit