A rare Clichy moss-ground flower paperweight, mid 19th century
Lot 117
A rare Clichy moss-ground flower paperweight, mid 19th century
£3,000 - 4,000
US$ 5,000 - 6,700
Lot Details
A rare Clichy moss-ground flower paperweight, mid 19th century
The three-dimensional flower with five pink petals around a blue and white composite centre, on a bed of five pointed leaves, set above a moss ground formed by a carpet of green cluster canes each with a pink and white star centre, 5.6cm diam, 4.3cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: with Boswell and Ware, Dover Street, London. A similar sized Clichy moss-ground weight containing a single flower was sold in these rooms 4 June 2008, lot 451. Because of manufacturing difficulties only a very small number of moss-ground flower weights were produced, mostly of small size
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  1. John Sandon
    Specialist - Glass
    Bonhams
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