Paperweight with Red Currants

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Red Currants

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Red Currants
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.3 cm, Diam: 7.2 cm
On Display
about 1850-1870
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Red Currants. Colorless, opaque white, red, green, yellow non-lead glasses; lampworked elements. Domed, circular shape, enclosing a bunch of small red fruit clustered on a pendant stem, on a green branch, with five turquoise blue-green leaves; on an opaque white ground; polished concave pontil mark.
Jokelson, Paul (d. 2002), Former Collection
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
Dunlop Collection, Source
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source