Hand Cooler Paperweight with Pompons

Object Name: 
Hand Cooler Paperweight with Pompons

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Object Name: 
Hand Cooler Paperweight with Pompons
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.127
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.3 cm, Diam: 6.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Hand Cooler Paperweight with Pompons. Colorless, pink, white, green lead glasses; paperweight, lampworked, cut. Faceted, egg-shaped form, enclosing two pompons, back-to-back, white with yellow stamens on one side, pink with millefiori cane center on the other, with stem, four green leaves, a white bud and a pink bud; two paper labels, inscribed "#100" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1960-04-15
to
1983-05-20
Cross, Frances Clemson, Former Collection
C. W. Lyon Inc., Former Collection
1960-04-15
Category: 
Dance
Venue(s)
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1986-12-17 through 1987-09-06
Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century (2001) illustrated, p. 93, #51; BIB# 68390
Dance (1987) p. 23; BIB# 2400
The Clara S. Peck Collection (1984) illustrated, p. 5, fig. 4, two views; BIB# AI13749
The Clara Peck Collection (1983) illustrated, p. 5 (fig. 4); BIB# AI11335