A Crystal Tribute

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Object Name: 
A Crystal Tribute
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm, Diam: 8 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of The Honorable Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight, "A Crystal Tribute". Colorless lead glass; flameworked and cased; enclosing multi-colored lampworked elements. Domed, circular form enclosing eight floral sprays, arranged in a ring of seven around one; the first letters of each flower spell out the name "HOUGHTON" (Heart flowers, Orange, U-shaped floral vine, Gardenia, Heart flowers, Tulips, Orange, Narcissus); tiny millefiori cane inscribed "DT" at the side; polished concave base.
Tarsitano, Debbie (American, b. 1955), Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Povestea Obictelor: Prespapierul din sticla (2007-01) illustrated, p. 97, right; BIB# AI98015
A Tribute to Ambassador Amory Houghton (1981) p. 45; BIB# AI6410