21 April 2010
A CLICHY GLASS PANSY OR VIOLA WEIGHT
Mid 19th century
The flower composed of five dark-purple petals with pale-yellow markings and green stamen center, growing from a tall green stem issuing a bud, a cluster of green leaves at the base
3 in. (7.7 cm.) diameter
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L. Kaplan (ed.), Presse-Papiers Français, Leo Kaplan Ltd., New York, 25 October 1986 and The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, May 1987, no. 53 (exhibition labels).
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