Paperweight with Shamrocks

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Shamrocks

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Shamrocks
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.188
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm, Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Shamrocks. Colorless, polychrome lead glass; paperweight, enclosing spaced, concentric rings of millefiori rods, with a cluster of green shamrocks near the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-04-17
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
1957-07-02
to
1978-04-17
Lindon, Maurice, Former Collection
1957-07-02
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