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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Accession Number: 
55.3.117
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.9 cm, Diam: 8.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight. Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori, cut. Domed, circular form, with cut polygonal facet on top, hexagonal and pentagonal facets on the side; enclosing a dome of scrambled millefiori canes, including one inscribed "CLICHY" in an arc; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
1955-12-30
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. 26, 135, #86; BIB# 20097