Paperweight with Strawberries

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Strawberries

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Strawberries
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.103
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.2 cm, Diam (max): 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Strawberries. Colorless, red, green lead glass; paperweight, lampworked, furnace-worked and cased; cut. Domed, circular form, enclosing a large red strawberry, a smaller pink strawberry, and a small green strawberry, on green stems, with seven green leaves; polished concave base with cut star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1955-12-30
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1955-12-30
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
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
Mrs. Applewhaite-Abbott (1993) illustrated, p. 14;
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 149, P13; BIB# 35679
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860 (1990) illustrated, #20; BIB# 33477
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #17; BIB# 34353
Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows (1978) illustrated, pp. 95, 133, #72; BIB# 20097
The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights (1969) p. 71, fig. 50, col. fig. 16; BIB# 27188
Notes on a Terminology for French Paperweights (1955) p. 15, #23;