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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.101
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm, Diam: 7.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, green, pink, blue, white, black lead glass; paperweight, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a domed carpet of ribbed green-lined white tubes, with inset millefiori canes, a large, complex pink, blue and white cane at the center, with five silhouette canes surrounded by pink-lined ribbed white tubes spaced around it; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
1955-12-30
Kramer, Arthur L., Former Collection
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955-12-30
Category: 
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 33, 146, #174; BIB# 20097