Paperweight with Roses

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Roses

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Roses
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.2 cm, Diam: 8 cm
On Display
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Roses. Colorless, bright blue, polychrome lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing colorful millefiori canes (including pink and white "Clichy" roses) arranged in two interlaced quatrefoil garlands, with a double ring of canes at the center; set into a brilliant blue ground; polished, concave base.
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source