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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
56.3.110
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 cm, Diam: 8.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, blue, pink, white, green lead glass; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a six-loop garland of alternating pink and white millefiori canes, with green-and- pink canes within the loops, blue, pink and white canes outside, and with a white, green and red cane at the center; on a brilliant blue ground with white inner lining; polished concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1956-06-18
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
1956
Kramer, Arthur L., Former Collection
Category: 
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
Paperweights (1996-05) illustrated, p. 9; BIB# AI4309
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 155, P25; BIB# 35679
A Collector's Guide to Paperweights (1990) illustrated, Fig. 5, p. 17 (lower left); BIB# 98767
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #5; BIB# 34353
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 53, 138, #113; BIB# 20097