Paperweight with Geometric Millefiori

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Geometric Millefiori

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Geometric Millefiori
Accession Number: 
83.3.171
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, Diam: 7.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Geometric Millefiori. Colorless, bright blue, polychrome lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing millefiori canes and filigree twists arranged in a geometric pattern: a central coral, white and pale blue cane, with four short lengths of red, blue and white twisted tapes arranged radially; coral and blue canes and white and green canes arranged in angular "C" patterns between these rods, each enclosing a brilliant yellow cane; set into a dark and light turquoise blue background that is backed by opaque white; polished pontil mark; paper label inscribed "#174" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1971-04
to
1983-05-20
Lyons, Louis, Former Collection
1971-04
Category: 
The Clara S. Peck Collection (1984) illustrated, p. 8, fig. 8, lower right; BIB# AI13749
The Clara Peck Collection (1983) illustrated, p. 8 (fig. 8, lower right); BIB# AI11335