A rare Clichy three-dimentional bouquet paperweight, circa 1850
Lot 114
An exceptional Clichy three-dimensional bouquet paperweight, circa 1850
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 14,170) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare Clichy three-dimentional bouquet paperweight, circa 1850
An exceptional Clichy three-dimensional bouquet paperweight, circa 1850
Formed of six full-blown flowers and ten buds, the short stems tied with a pink thread, the central pansy flanked by various simple five- and six-petalled flowers with cane centres, the flowers gently raised in relief above a bed of different leaves, 8.3cm diam, 6.3cm high

Footnotes

  • A similarly-composed example was in the collection of the New-York Historical Society sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 January 1995, lot 313.
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