Paperweight with Floral Bouquet

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Floral Bouquet

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Floral Bouquet
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.9 cm, Diam: 9.1 cm
On Display
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Floral Bouquet. Colorless, red, white, blue, purple, green lead glasses; paperweight, lampworked, cut. Domed, circular form, with a large circular window cut in the top, and six on the side; enclosing a floral bouquet, including a white clematis with overlapping striped petals and yellow star honeycomb cane center, two pansies with purple petals above, and white-rimmed blue petals (with white "crows feet") below; a multi-petaled red bud above, and another red bud to its left; two stems, with eleven green leaves; star-cut base; paper label, inscribed "8" in ink.
Jokelson, Paul (d. 2002), Former Collection
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
Gimbels, Former Collection
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860 (1990) illustrated, #37, ill.; BIB# 33477
The Clara S. Peck Collection (1984) illustrated, p.2, fig. 1, top left; BIB# AI13749
The Clara Peck Collection (1983) illustrated, p. 2 (fig. 1, top left); BIB# AI11335