Paperweight with Millefiori Mushroom

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Millefiori Mushroom

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Millefiori Mushroom
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.143
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.6 cm, Diam: 7.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a mushroom made of concentric rings of matching millefiori canes: a central red swirl, blue swirl and greenish star cane, encircled by a ring of red and white stars with blue centers, a ring of white stardust and green swirl canes, a ring of canes matching the central cane, and an outer ring of blue, white, and red canes, with one cane inscribed "SL/1848" inserted; encircled by a double-series opaque white twist torsade at the base; polished pontil mark; paper label inscribed "132." in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1983-05-20
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