Paperweight, white underlay

Object Number: 
1965.437
Date: 
1845-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on various labels affixed to base: "610a", "L.266. / 2.77", "65. / 610", [etc.]
Description: 
Colorless lead glass paperweight with internal millefiori garland design; flatterned sphere, with red canes in groups enclosed in sodden snow around a central large ruffled white cane; perimeter of blue-lined cogged canes drawing under to the center of the base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group