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Millefiori Hammer and Nails

Peter McDougall (Scottish, b.1947) and Perthshire Paperweights1998

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

This one-of-a-kind set created with crushed glass millefiori canes includes a hammer, screwdriver, nails and screws. The juxtaposition between the fragility of the medium with the perceived strength and durability of its subject are a testament to the creative minds of Perthshire artists.

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  • Title: Millefiori Hammer and Nails
  • Creator: Peter McDougall (Scottish, b.1947), Perthshire Paperweights
  • Date: 1998
  • Physical Dimensions: w3.75 x h11.5 in. (overall)
  • Type: Whimsey
  • External Link: Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass
  • Medium: Hot sculpted crushed glass millefiori, wood base
  • Object ID: GL 2005.2.91
  • Credit Line: Gift of Gary McClanahan

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