Paperweight with Flowers

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.114
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, Diam: 7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, white, pink, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, lampworked, overlay, cut. Domed, circular form, encasing a double overlay of white over pink, with one cut circular window on top and six on the side; enclosing an upright floral bouquet, with a large white lampworked flower with crimped petals and red and yellow center on top, and red and blue and two millefiori flowers on the sides, amid numerous green leaves, polished concave base with cut star.
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. 89, 151, #214; BIB# 20097