A Baccarat faceted 'Ducks in a Pond' paperweight, circa 1850 PLEASE CONTACT THE VENDOR IF THE ESTIMATE NEEDS TO BE ADJUSTED circa 1850
Lot 134
A Baccarat faceted 'Ducks on a Pond' paperweight, circa 1850
Sold for £10,625 (US$ 17,848) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Baccarat faceted 'Ducks on a Pond' paperweight, circa 1850
The hollow interior set with three naturalistically modelled coloured lampwork ducks in a line above a clear glass ground surrounded by a border of green and white jasper to simmulate algae, cut with a top window and six side printies, star-cut base, 5.4cm high, 8.1cm diameter

Footnotes

  • A related Ducks on a Pond paperweight was sold in these rooms 16 December 2009, lot 264. Another example of this very distinctive class of paperweight is in the Corning Museum of Glass, illustrated by Paul Hollister, Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights (1969), fig.58 and by Paul Jokelson, Antique French Paperweights (1955), p.23, pl.5
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