Paperweight with 3 Ducks in a Pond

Object Name: 
Paperweight with 3 Ducks in a Pond

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with 3 Ducks in a Pond
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.77
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, Diam: 8.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, green, white, polychrome lead glass; blown, lampworked, cut. Domed, hollow, circular form, with a large cut circular facets on top and six on the side; enclosing lampworked figures of three striped ducks, two facing in one direction, one in the opposite direction; resting on a flat base with mottled green and white rim; cut tapered base; polished flat on the underside, with a cut star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955-12-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
1955
Kramer, Arthur L., Former Collection
Category: 
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
 
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860 (1990) illustrated, #32, ill.; BIB# 33477
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 103, 134, #80; BIB# 20097
The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights (1969) p. 76, fig. 58; BIB# 27188