Paperweight with Roses and Filigree

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Roses and Filigree

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Roses and Filigree
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.4 cm, Diam: 8.4 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Roses and Filigree. Colorless, opaque white, polychrome lead glass; fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased; paperweight, millefiori canes arranged in two spaced concentric circles around a central pink and green "rose" cane; the outer row of large canes including a pink and green, a yellow, and a white and purple "rose" cane; the canes separated by short lengths of opaque white filigree twists, backed by parallel lengths of filigree twists, polished pontil mark; paper label, inscribed "98" in ink.
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
Lyons, Louis, Former Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass (1995) illustrated, pp. 28-30; p. 28, Fig. 32; BIB# 26765
Antique French Paperweights (1955) illustrated, p. 116, #C217; BIB# 19563