Paperweight Plaque

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Paperweight Plaque
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Overall H: 4.5 cm, L: 14 cm, W: 9.1 cm
On Display
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Gift of Arthur Rubloff and Ellen D. Sharpe, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Paperweight Plaque. Colorless and polychrome non-lead glass; lampworked, encased, cut, etched. Rectangular, flat, rounded corners enclosing a lampworked bouquet of thirteen multi-petaled flowers, including red-orange with yellow and blue stamens, pale yellow with pink and blue stamens, brilliant blue with yellow and blue stamens, red-pink with yellow and blue stamens, and purple-brown with yellow and blue stamens; scattered green leaves; twisted green stems tied with a pink ribbon.
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
Rubloff, Arthur, Source
Kaplan, Leo (d. 2013), Source
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 164, P45; BIB# 35679
A Collector's Guide to Paperweights (1990) illustrated, p. 87; BIB# 98767
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #12; BIB# 34353
Russian Paperweights and Letter Seals? (1984-10) pp. 900-903, ill. p. 900;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1983 (1984) illustrated, pp. 6, 14; BIB# AI97139
Recent Important Acquisitions, 26 (1984) illustrated, pp. 144-145, #25; BIB# AI13534
Paperweights for Collectors (1975) pp. 83, 84, fig. 184; BIB# 19066
The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights (1969) pp. 244-245, fig. 121-122; BIB# 27188
Glass Paperweights of the Bergstrom Art Center (1969) pp. 124, 125, #591; BIB# 27597