Paperweight with Dog

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Dog

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Dog
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.161
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4 cm, Diam: 8.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glasses; paperweight, lampworked, cut. Low, domed, circular form, with large, shallow, circular facet cut on top; enclosing a lampworked depiction of a white dog, with black markings, long ears, and long, bushy tail; standing on a domed ground formed of amethyst, yellow, and green striations, with green grass at the right; against a green and white "jasper" background; encircled by a blue and white "filigree" torsade; polished, flat base; paper label inscribed "157" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1967-01-23
to
1983-05-20
Lyons, Louis, Former Collection
1967-01-23
Category: 
The Clara S. Peck Collection (1984) illustrated, p. 12, fig. 13, top left; BIB# AI13749
The Clara Peck Collection (1983) illustrated, p. 12 (fig. 13, top left); BIB# AI11335