Crown Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Crown Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.104
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1846-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Crown Paperweight. Colorless, polychrome lead glasses; Fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased. Blown, filigree, millefiori. Hollow, domed, circular form, enclosing lengths of filigree rods, including red-white-and-green twists and blue-yellow-and- white twists alternating with white twists, arranged in radial pattern, emanating from a central millefiori cane on top, and pulled together at the bottom; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1955
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
A Collector's Guide to Paperweights (1990) illustrated, Fig. 5, p. 19 (lower left); BIB# 98767