Paperweight with Flower

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flower

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flower
Accession Number: 
72.3.151
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.2 cm, Diam: 7.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Flower. Colorless non-lead (?) glass; enclosing polychrome lampworked elements. Circular, domed shape; enclosing flower and partially opened bud, with pink and white striped petals; yellow, blue, white and pink millefiori cane at center, on green stems with green leaves; above a double spiral "filigree" ground; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source
Category: 
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
 
Paperweights (1996-05) illustrated, p. 10; BIB# AI4309
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 154, P23; BIB# 35679
A Collector's Guide to Paperweights (1990) illustrated, Fig. 4, p. 19 (top right; BIB# 98767
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #10; BIB# 34353
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 65, 142, #142; BIB# 20097