Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Accession Number: 
85.4.87
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.8 cm, Diam: 7.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1852-1874
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue, white, red, green lead glasses; blown, filigree, millefiori. Domed, circular, hollow form, with filigree twists arranged vertically on the sides in six bands of three matching twists in each band, three of green-red-and-white twists, spaced by a band of white twists, by a band of pink, blue, and white twists, and a band of blue and white twists, pink and white large millefiori cane on top; polished concave base; oval paper sticker inscribed "114" in blue ballpoint ink on the underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kaplan, Leo (d. 2013), Source
1985-10-31
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1985-10-31
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1985-10-31
The Fancy Paperweights of the New England Glass Company (2006-10) illustrated, pp. 132-139, esp. p. 137;
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 167, P53; BIB# 35679