Paperweight with Star

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Star

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Star
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.134
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.7 cm, Diam: 8.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1910-1935
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue, white and red lead glasses; millefiori, paperweight, enclosing a very large red, white, blue and green starred and pastry star and pastry mold cane at the center and over end, with a ring of large millefiori canes on a speckled blue ground.
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1978-12-30
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