Paperweight with Snake

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Snake

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Snake
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.56
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Snake. Colorless, green, brown lead glass, unfused silica (?); lampworked; furnace-worked and cased. Domed, circular form, enclosing a curled mottled brown and green serpent, with beady black and white eyes, resting on a bed of mottled tan, brown, grey and greenish "sand"; polished pontil mark; two paper labels, one inscribed "2" in ink, the other "332." in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1956-01-21
to
1983-05-20
Gimbels, Former Collection
1956-01-21
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit