Shot Glass with Paperweight Base

Object Name: 
Shot Glass with Paperweight Base

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Object Name: 
Shot Glass with Paperweight Base
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 10.5 cm; Rim Diam: 5.7 cm
Not on Display
about 1930
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless, pink, green and white lead glass; blown, millefiori, paperweight technique. Colorless bell-shaped bowl mounted on a small, domed paperweight base, enclosing concentric rings of millefiori canes: a large red, white and green "pastry-mold" cane at the center, encircled by a ring of green and white canes, a ring of orange and white canes, and a ring of pink and white canes; flat base with rough pontil mark.
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection