Paperweight with Flowers

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.7 cm, Diam: 7.9 cm
On Display
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Flowers. Colorless, polychrome lead glasses; paperweight, lampwork. Domed, circular form, enclosing a bouquet of three flowers with millefiori centers and matching buds: on the left a pale blue flower, above, or pink-and-white striped flower, and on the right, a purple striped flower, with light green leaves; the stems tied with a ribbed pink ribbon; polished pontil mark; paper label inscribed "146" in ink.
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
Jokelson, Paul (d. 2002), Former Collection
James Graham and Sons, Former Collection
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, pp. 152-153, P21; BIB# 35679
The Clara S. Peck Collection (1984) illustrated, p. 3, fig. 2; BIB# AI13749
The Clara Peck Collection (1983) illustrated, p. 3 (fig. 2); BIB# AI11335
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 77, 142, #144; BIB# 20097
Antique French Paperweights (1955) illustrated, p. 98, #C184; BIB# 19563