Paperweight with Flower

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flower

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flower
Accession Number: 
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue, white, pink, red, green lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori, lampwork. Domed, circular form, enclosing a stylized five-petaled flower, composed of multiple overlay canes (red at the center, with three white overlay layers, and an outer pink layer) formed into heart shapes and arranged around a tiny central red-and-white star cane; five pincered green leaves and short green stem; set into a blue and white "jasper" background; polished, concave base.
Kaplan, Leo (d. 2013), Source