A fine St Louis patterned millefiori paperweight, mid 19th century
Lot 281
A fine St Louis patterned millefiori paperweight, mid 19th century
Sold for £10,625 (US$ 17,841) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine St Louis patterned millefiori paperweight, mid 19th century
The assorted canes including heraldic crosses arranged in six close millefiori panels divided by six lengths of twisted red and green ribbons around a central arrangement of star canes in blue and white, 8.1cm diam, 4.8cm high (small abrasions)

Footnotes

  • A similar weight was sold in these rooms 9 September 1992, lot 102 and is illustrated by John Sandon, Antique Glass (1999), p.120. Another example with chartreuse-green ribbons was in the Baroness de Bellet Collection sold in these rooms 19 May 2010, lot 30. A related millefiori weight with four panels is illustrated by Paul Hollister and Dwight Lanmon, Paperweights, Flowers which clothe the meadows (1978), p.35, no. 166.
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