Paperweight with Rose and Royal Crown

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Rose and Royal Crown

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Rose and Royal Crown
Accession Number: 
55.3.73
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.9 cm, Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1851
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, millefiori, engraved. Domed, circular form, enclosing millefiori canes arranged in spaced concentric circles around a central large pink and white rose cane; polished, flat base, with polished engraving of a royal crown above the conjoined monogram "VA" and "LONDRES/1851".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955-12-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
1955-12-30
Hallam, C. R., Former Collection
Category: 
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
Clichy Paperweights: Classics of the Nineteenth Century (2020) illustrated, p. 40 (fig. 40);
A Pride of Paperweights (1978-08) pp. 134-135, ill.;
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 29, 135, #88; BIB# 20097
The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights (1969) pp. 40-41, ill. 8; BIB# 27188