Paperweight with Millefiori Mushroom

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Paperweight with Millefiori Mushroom

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Paperweight with Millefiori Mushroom
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Overall H: 5.2 cm, Diam: 8.1 cm
On Display
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Bequest of Clara S. Peck
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Paperweight with Millefiori Mushroom. Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori, cut. Domed, circular form, enclosing a mushroom of millefiori canes arranged in concentric rings, with a white and pale blue cane at the center, encircled by a ring of coral and white canes, a ring of green and white stardust and whorl canes, a ring of blue and green canes, a ring of red, white, and blue canes, and a ring of white, red and yellow canes at the outside, with one purple cane inscribed "SL/1848" set into the outer ring; encircled at the base by a blue and white double series filigree twist torsade; polished pontil with cut star; two paper labels, one inscribed "5", the other inscribed "279." in ink.
Peck, Clara S., Source