Paperweight with Quatrefoil Garland on Muslin

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Quatrefoil Garland on Muslin

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Quatrefoil Garland on Muslin
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam (max): 8 cm
On Display
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Quatrefoil Garland on Muslin. Colorless, polychrome lead glasses; fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased; cut. Paperweight, enclosing a quatrefoil garland of pink and blue millefiori canes, with blue and yellow canes in the loops, and a pink rose at the center; on a "muslin" ground; four large circular facets, separated by deep vertical flutes, and a circular window on the top.
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit