Paperweight with Rose

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Rose

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Rose
Accession Number: 
91.3.92
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 7.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1870-1880
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. R. Henry Norweb, Jr. in memory of The Hon. R. Henry Norweb
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque white, pink and green, transparent blue lead glasses; lampwork, paperweight. Solid, domed, circular form of colorless glass, encasing a multi-petaled pink lampworked rose flower of cup-shaped form, with five pointed green sepals curving around the petals; a green bud at one side, enclosing pink petals; four pincered, ribbed green pointed leaves and a curving stem at the back and sides of the flower; the flower floating slightly above a transparent bright blue layer and an opaque white backing layer; colorless glass bottom; polished concave pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Norweb, Mrs. R. Henry Jr., Source
Category: 
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, p. 31, #31, bottom left; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 34 (1992) illustrated, pp. 140-141, #35; BIB# AI30154
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1991 (1992) illustrated, p. 5; BIB# AI96378
Pantin Paperweight Characteristics Compared (1985-1986) pp. 10-14;
A Pantin Discovery (1981) p. 10, fig. 17; BIB# AI8117
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 80; 163, #289; BIB# 20097