Paperweight with Flowers

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers
Accession Number: 
83.3.163
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 8.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Flowers. Colorless, polychrome lead glasses; paperweight, lampworked, cut. Domed, circular form, with a circular window cut on the top, and six on the side; enclosing a symmetrical floral arrangement, with a white buttercup with yellow stamens at the center; two flowers on opposite sides with petals formed of red and blue pastry-mold canes around star-and-whorl canes, on green stems, with pink buds, and green leaves; and two flowers with petals formed of blue and white "crow's foot" canes around central green and white arrow canes, on green stems, with white buds and green leaves; star-cut base; paper label, inscribed "163" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1983-05-20
Category: 
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 150, P14; BIB# 35679
The Clara S. Peck Collection (1984) illustrated, p. 2, fig. 1, top right; BIB# AI13749
The Clara Peck Collection (1983) illustrated, p. 2 (fig. 1, top right); BIB# AI11335