Paperweight with Flowers

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.1 cm, W: 7.1 cm, D: 7 cm
On Display
about 1850-1900
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome non-lead glasses; millefiori canes, cut. Low, domed shape; enclosing a large flower with blue-rimmed white serrated petals, with yellow-and-red center; the flower encircled by a green-rimmed white zig-zag band; the flower ringed by mixed short lengths of green to look like foliage; a ring of small flowers with pink-rimmed white petals and yellow-and-red centers; backed by a cushion of speckled red, green, blue, yellow, and opaque white; surface facet-cut, with a large flat polygon in the center, hexagonal and pentagonal facets on the side; bottom polished flat, with the remains of a rough pontil scar at the center.
Kovacek, Michael, Source
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source