Paperweight with Pompon

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Pompon

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Pompon
Accession Number: 
55.3.84
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6 cm, Diam: 9.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Pompon. Colorless, red, green, white, yellow lead glass; paperweight, lampworked, cut. Domed, circular form, with one large cut circular facet on top and six on the side; enclosing a cross- shape spray of five pompons, with a large yellow flower at the center, with central green, white and red arrow cane, two white pompons at either side, and two dark red pompons on alternating sides, all on curved green stems with green leaves and orange on white buds; polished concave base with cut star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
1955
Kramer, Arthur L., Former Collection
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955-12-30
Category: 
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
 
A Collector's Guide to Paperweights (1990) illustrated, Fig. 3, p. 19 (top left); BIB# 98767
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860 (1990) illustrated, #38; BIB# 33477
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #11; BIB# 34353
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 75, 131, #61; BIB# 20097
The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights (1969) p. 69, fig. 48; BIB# 27188