Green Ground Quatrefoil Paperweight

Object Name: 
Green Ground Quatrefoil Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Green Ground Quatrefoil Paperweight
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
78.3.181
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1846-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Green Ground Quatrefoil Paperweight. Colorless, dark green, polychrome lead glass; fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased; paperweight, two interlaced quatrefoil garlands of millefiori canes, one purple, one pink, with two concentric rings of canes around a white rose at the center; on a brilliant green ground.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
 
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 51, 139, #119; BIB# 20097