Paperweight with Flowers

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Flowers
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
69.3.79
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm, Diam: 7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, green, white, polychrome lead glasses; paperweight, lampwork, encased overlay, cut. Domed, circular form, enclosing a double overlay of green aventurine over white, enclosing an upright floral bouquet, with large red flower in the center, with white, blue, and millefiori flowers among the green leaves on the side; polished, concave base, with cut star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1969-12-29
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
1969
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. 90, 152, #220; BIB# 20097