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55.3.144 A
Overall H: 20 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glass; blown, cut, millefiori, engraved. Tall, tapered form, with flared neck rim, waisted neck, rounded shoulders, and tapering sides, to a rounded base; four engraved lines encircle the neck near the rim; the sides decorated with inset spaced millefiori canes, cut circular facets linked with engraved scrolled foliate sprigs, and cut stars; capstan stem above a disk foot with inset spaced millefiori canes; cut elaborate star on the underside.
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Former Collection
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22