Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.94
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm, Diam: 7.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Colorless, dark red, opaque white, turquoise non-lead glass; paperweight, millefiori, cut. Domed, circular form, with double overlay of dark red over white, with a large circular window cut on top, and five on the side; enclosing a "ball" of chopped white and red filigree, with millefiori canes arranged in concentric rings on top: a red and white cane at the center, red, green and white canes in the first ring, and red and white canes (matching the center cane) in the outer ring, star-cut base; paper label, inscribed "50" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1949-03-01
to
1983-05-20
C. W. Lyon Inc., Former Collection
1949-03-01
Category: 
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 163, P44; BIB# 35679
One Hundred of the Most Important Paperweights (1966) pp. 206-207; BIB# 28610