Paperweight with Jasper Ground

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Jasper Ground

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Jasper Ground
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.177
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.7 cm, Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Jasper Ground. Colorless, light green, polychrome non-lead (?) glass; fused murrine, furnace-worked and cased. Paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a granular "jasper carpet" of light green and white particles, with five circular disks of millefiori set in, all with central yellow and white canes, but with red and blue canes, red and white canes, pink and white canes, red, white, and blue canes, and green and white canes encircling them; green, yellow and white star cane at the center; five pink and white canes on the outer edge; small pontil scar on the underside; paper label inscribed "68" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1958-01-21
to
1983-05-20
Cassell Galleries, Former Collection
1958-01-21
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit