Millefiori paperweight

Object Number: 
1965.449
Date: 
1848
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 4.4 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
glass cane: near edge of top: "B / 1848" handwritten in ink: on paper labels affixed to base: "65. / 623" and "623[?]"
Description: 
Colorless lead glass paperweight in the shape of a flattened sphere with slightlly concave base; with spaced millefiori concentric design, upset lace ground, figure canes, and one cane with inscription "B / 1848."
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group