Paperweight with Fish

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Fish

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Fish
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6 cm, Diam (max): 7.4 cm
On Display
about 1969-1970
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, purple, polychrome non-lead glass; paperweight, lampworked. Domed, circular form, enclosing a spangled red fish with spangled olive-green fins and tail, red spots on its side, and yellow, white and black eyes; swimming above a ground with multi-colored bits of glass and a circular millefiori cane inscribed "PY", on a transparent purple base; rectangular paper label printed "CG / MADE IN SCOTLAND"; polished flat bottom.
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
Houghton, Amory Sr., Former Collection
Paperweight Pals (2012) illustrated, pp. 7-8, 21; BIB# 130749