Paperweight with Lattice Basket

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Lattice Basket

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Lattice Basket
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Overall H: 6.2 cm, Diam: 7.8 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Lattice Basket. Colorless, white, polychrome lead glass; lampworked, millefiori: fused murrine; furnace-worked and cased. Domed, circular form, enclosing a basket with double-spiral opaque white sides, a red and white filigree bail handle, with blue and white millefiori canes at the attachments, and white an upright floral bouquet, with a large red flower with ringed blue and yellow center on top, and six other flowers at the sides, amid numerous ribbed green leaves; polished concave base.
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21