Paperweight with Rose

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Rose

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Rose
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall Diam: 7.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, lampworked, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a bouquet of four flowers, with a multi-petaled pink rose and bud at the center, a black-dotted yellow "wheat flower" at the upper right, a purple and yellow pansy above, and a blue and white primrose and bud at the left, the latter three flowers with white and red star and whorl millefiori cane centers; with green stems and leaves; polished concave base with cut star.
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection