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Summer Auction 2016

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Auction Number 63

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Part I: A ntique Paperweights and R elated Objects

1 Extremely rare, antique Saint Louis 1848 pansy sulphide and carpet ground paperweight. A carpet ground, with six spokes of blue and white canes separating alternating panels of green and pink canes, is interrupted by a central ring of cogs that halos a rare molded sulphide pansy. The silvershining pansy rests above a translucent red angular cushion that descends deep into the design to reveal a white stave basket formed by the central ring’s cane stems. The sulphide includes a thin banner below the blossom that reads “A MOI”, explained in Paul Jokelson, “The Great Sulphide Show”, page 21, figure 50, as the French coded message “think of me”. Signature/date cane. Similar design pictured on page 35 of Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows. Diameter 2 1/2" $22,000—28,000

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2 Excellent antique Clichy cinquefoil millefiori garland on turquoise paperweight. A striking cinquefoil garland of iconic pink and green rose canes, alternating with purple cogs that have red, green and white complex centers, encircles a large central pink cog, with a complex green center, and a ring of red bull’s-eye centered stardust canes. Five simple white pastry molds, with red and yellow flower cores, fill the void between the exterior of each loop. Air pearl accents and opaque turquoise ground. From the Glass Paperweight Foundation Collection. Diameter 3 1/8" $15,000—18,000

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3 3 Antique Bacchus close concentric millefiori and purple basket paperweight. Pastel-colored concentric rings of assorted large cogs, including ogee-tipped ones, cradle in a purple stave basket, dotted with air pearls at the perimeter, to form a rare and stunning design. Rough pontil. Featured and discussed in the 2002 PCA Bulletin article by Bob Hall, Of Bacchus, Terry, and Bob. Diameter 3 5/16" $3,750—4,750

5 Antique Baccarat tri-colored bouquet faceted paperweight. A bouquet, in the colors of the French revolution, has a red-onwhite primrose, with a stardust and bull’s-eye center, on the left and has a white double clematis, with honeycomb center, on the right, which bloom below a cloud of five five-petalled blue forgetme-nots, with stardust and bull’s-eye centers, atop intertwined stems and their green leaves. The bouquet traditionally appears in the literature with the clematis and primrose in reverse position. Clear star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Pictured on page 9 of the 1970 PCA Bulletin with a note from the owner on page 10, “The sharpness of the crystal practically makes the flowers come alive.” From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Chip to top facet and fleabite to side facet. Diameter 3 3/8" $4,500—5,500 www.selman.com

4 Rare antique Pantin strawberry on a stem paperweight. A long green stem, adorned with lush green leaves, arches downward under the weight of a perfectly ripe strawberry growing from its end. Pictured on page 95 of Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Bruise to side and slight surface wear. Diameter 2 5/8" $9,000—12,000

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6 Extremely rare, possibly unique, antique Baccarat twoflower bouquet and millefiori garland paperweight. A small blue forget-me-not blossom, with white notched edges to the petals and a white complex cog center, extends away from an incredible Type I pansy. The pansy has two notched dark purple upper petals, with fascinating white crowsfoot decorations, and three extremely dark green lower arrowhead petals, with white notched edges, around a central white stardust cane, with a central blue bull’s-eye. The pansy is crowned by four spaced green leaves and grows from a stem that supports the other bloom and four more green leaves. The bouquet is encircled by a millefiori border garland of alternating arrowhead canes, with cross cane centers, and stardust/bull’s-eye canes, in the image of the pansy stamen. Clear star-cut ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3 1/8" $4,500—5,500

8 Rare and excellent antique Clichy scattered millefiori on turquoise paperweight. A large central iconic pink and green rose cane is surrounded by a spaced assortment of complex pastry molds and cogs in purple, white, pink, red, blue and green, two white stardust canes centered by red bull’s-eyes and three additional rose canes, one white and green, one fully white and a very rare example in white and purple. Air pearl accents and opaque turquoise ground. Diameter 3 1/16" $5,500—6,500 4

7 Extremely rare, possibly unique, antique Saint Louis clematis bouquet on jasper ground paperweight. Four clematis blossoms, each with a purple match-head center and five variegated amber petals, peak through large green leaves joined at the stem to form a unique bouquet. Blue jasper ground. Diameter 2 15/16" $11,000—13,000

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9 Antique Baccarat “Bouquet de marriage” close concentric millefiori mushroom and torsade paperweight. A stunning complex cane, composed of a red six-pointed star cane encircled by red and white arrow rods, each rimmed in blue, and with an outer ring of red-dotted white stars, is at the apex of a wedding bouquet-inspired carpet ground mushroom. The mushroom has a ring of white stardust canes, with green bull’s-eye centers, then three more concentric rings of white floret cane bundles, each with a green bull’s-eye center, and tapers downward into a white stem. It is encircled by a cobalt blue spiral-encased white latticinio torsade, over clear star-cut ground. Pictured on page 53 of Baccarat Paperweights, Two Centuries of Beauty. Diameter 2 15/16" $9,000—12,000

11 Extremely rare antique Clichy green chequer paperweight. A network of beautiful cadmium green latticinio canes is arranged in a traditional chequer pattern, its voids filled with colorful and varied complex canes. The green latticinio is supported by a layer of white latticinio which, in turn, tops a design of white swirling latticinio that originates at the center of the underside and comes to rest at the weight’s lower periphery. Original sticker of Spink & Son, London, Exhibition May 1972, #240, on the base. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Some bruising to side. Diameter 3 1/8" $3,000—4,000 www.selman.com

10 Antique Bacchus patterned millefiori paperweight. Five spaced circlets of varied complex canes enclose a sixth circlet within their central void. The canes are in red, blue, yellow and green, all used in tandem with white, and include ruffles, sawmills, pastry mold canes and tubes, all set within an opaque white, sodden snow ground. Cobalt blue and white configurations ring the weight’s periphery, spaced in alternation with the circlets, and a cobalt blue and white stave basket cups the design. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Nearly imperceptible surface wear. Diameter 3 3/8" $5,500—6,500

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12 Rare and unique antique Clichy pink clematis on latticinio paperweight. A stunning pink clematis blossom, with seven variegated petals, has an intricate center composed of an outer ring of twelve mint green stamens that borders three concentric ridged rings in purple-over-white, which encircle a central complex red and white cog. The bloom grows from a long curvy stem, with four leaves, where a delicate pink bud, with tendrils, emerges from its own stem, over a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. “Clichy was renowned for its inventive flower portrayals, no two of which are exactly alike.” —The Art of the PaperweightChallenging Tradition. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Chip to side and surface wear. Diameter 2 7/8" $9,000—12,000

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13 Rare antique Baccarat bouquet paperweight. A blue and white buttercup, with a center of white star canes, is flanked by two Type I pansies and crested by a white double clematis with a star honeycomb core. A white companion bud appears nearby and the flowers share a cadmium green network of leaves and stems, over clear star-cut ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/8" $8,000—10,000

14 Rare antique Saint Louis close concentric millefiori with buttercup flower picture cane paperweight. A wonderful example of a 28-point cog buttercup picture cane, its stamen star center in green encircled by seven petals of unusual cross-like canes in white and red, sits at the center of six concentric rings of millefiori canes and provides its petal canes and stamen cane as material for the rings, which are further accompanied by bull’s-eyes, tubes, cogs, six-pointed stars and crosses. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Remnants of bruise visible from the side and chips to base. Diameter 2 15/16" $4,000—5,000 Summer 2016

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15 Antique Clichy dotted pansy and bud paperweight. A single pansy is represented by two purple upper petals, velvety with dew droplets, and three golden yellow lower petals, each tipped with purple, decorated with lines that radiate from the stamen and dotted with purple accents, and has a curly-cue green stamen at the center. It grows atop a green stem that emerges from a profusion of green leaves, accompanied by a trademark drooping purple bud, over clear grid-cut ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Remnants of bruises to the side. Diameter 2 5/8" $2,500—3,500

17 Exceptional antique Baccarat spaced concentric millefiori ruby-flash overlay faceted paperweight. Arrow rods, arranged in a ring, point toward a central cross cane that occupies the center of a dome of spaced concentric rings of cogs, six-pointed stars and bull’s-eyes, florets and star canes in white, red, cobalt blue and green, over clear star-cut ground. Ruby-flash overlay with six and one facets, and twelve vertical finger facets at the base. Pictured on page 8 of the 1970 PCA Bulletin and mentioned on page 10, “Paul Jokelson described this weight some time ago as a ‘rare and perfect ruby flash overlay.’” From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 5/8" $800—1,000 www.selman.com

16 Antique Clichy C-scroll millefiori garlands paperweight. A central arrangement of four concentric rings of complex canes, in pink, white, blue and green, is bordered by six C-shaped millefiori garlands, each different from the next, in pink, blue and green, over translucent cranberry ground. “A unique version of the circular garland motif is found in Clichy “C-scroll” paperweights. These garlands of canes, which are arranged in semi-circles resembling the letter “C”, are considered a signature of the Clichy factory.” —The Art of the Paperweight. Diameter 2 13/16" $3,500—4,500

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18 Rare antique Baccarat 1848 “choufleur” green carpet ground paperweight. Slightly spaced complex canes, each with a central red six-pointed star cane encircled by a ring of six, or occasionally seven, green six-pointed stars, create a cauliflowerlike ground where spaced concentric complex canes and Gridel Silhouette canes rest. These include arrowheads, bull’s-eyes, crosses, quatrefoil and shamrocks that alternate with a rooster, dog, pheasant, horse, squirrel, dove, deer and two butterfly silhouette canes. The carpet ground spacing reveals a colorful interior filigree stuffing, also visible from the base. Signature/date cane. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 11/16" $15,000—18,000

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19 Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly garlanded paperweight. A black-rimmed, deep amethyst latticinio butterfly is framed on either side by rainbow-colored millefiori fore and hind wings, and garlanded by a ring of alternating red and white cog canes, over clear star-cut ground. “These insects dazzle the viewer, the delicate archetypes of a vibrant imagination. The millefiori garland forms a decorative frame of flowers around the colorful insect.” —The Art of the Paperweight - Challenging Tradition. Diameter 3 3/16" $4,000—4,500

20 Antique Saint Louis spaced silhouette canes on pink carpet ground paperweight. A central blue, white and pink complex cane is encircled by a ring of hollow green and white crimped tubes, further encircled by five spaced silhouette canes, each encircled by a similar ring of green and white crimped tubes. The silhouettes include a dancing man, a thin running devil, a dog and two camel canes. These motifs all rest within a dense carpet of hollow pink and white crimped tubes, over clear ground. “Well done carpet grounds are among the loveliest weights.” —Paperweights of The New York Historical Society. Pictured on page 4 of the 1970 PCA Bulletin. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Small bruises and a chip to the side. Diameter 2 13/16" $2,500—3,500 Summer 2016

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21 Antique Baccarat 1847 spaced millefiori with silhouette canes on upset muslin paperweight. A generous array of Gridel silhouette canes, including a deer, a dancing devil, a goat, a pheasant, a dog, an elephant, a rooster, a horse and a clown, is scattered through with flower canes, star canes and complex canes, all of them brilliantly and variously colored atop an elaborate cushion of white upset muslin here and there threaded with rainbow hues and punctuated with a date cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $5,500—6,500

23 Very rare antique Saint Louis concentric millefiori mushroom faceted paperweight. A mushroom, composed of concentric rings of assorted complex canes in cobalt blue, amber, green and white, is centered over translucent amber ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 3/4" $3,500—4,500 www.selman.com

22 Antique Baccarat 1847 close packed millefiori with silhouettes paperweight. The Gridel silhouette canes of a squirrel, a monkey, a white pheasant and a dove are scattered among an assortment of colorful complex millefiori, including six-point stars, honeycombs, arrowheads, trefoils, quatrefoils, shamrocks, fortress, whorls and cog canes, on clear ground. Remnants of a bruise and two small chips on the side. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $4,000—5,000

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24 Rare antique Saint Louis pear on a branch paperweight. A solitary pear, yellow with streaks of amber/red and with a dark dot at the blossom end, grows from a pale brown stem connected to a short brown branch, with three green leaves, over clear ground. “Another rarer design features a single pear, set with leaves, on clear glass.” —The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,200—1,500

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25 Very rare antique Saint Louis flat floral bouquet paperweight. An unusually large pelargonium, with a cluster of six yellow rods encircled by five notched pink petals, each accented with a pair of black lines, centers a bouquet, surrounded by assorted lampwork and millefiori flowers, including four small clematis blossoms, two tulips and buds, in shades of orange, blue, red, pink and white, several slender green leaves and gathered stems, over clear star-cut ground. Pictured in Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Society, page 67. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 15/16" $7,000—9,000

26 Antique Venetian enamel scent bottle, by Giacomo Franchini. Swirling enamel in greens, blues, yellows, pinks, reds and more is enlivened with glittering gold aventurine and populated with a colorful array of portrait canes representing personages of the time. An elaborate brass fitting at the top of the bottle receives a carved brass stopper, and a brass chain with ring is attached at either side. Stopper cork has been damaged and no longer fits tightly in the bottle. Width 1 9/16", height 2 5/16" $1,500—1800 Summer 2016

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27 Excellent antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori magnum honeycomb faceted paperweight. A central pink and white rose is ringed by consecutive cascades of spaced millefiori in light blue, royal blue, pinks and white, including pastry mold canes, star canes and many small white roses. An exceptional garland of alternating pink/green roses and white roses rings the base. Very clean all-over honeycomb faceting. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3 13/16" $2,500—3000

29 Antique Venetian enamel scent bottle, by Giacomo Franchini. A round yellow enamel scent bottle is liberally strewn with silver aventurine and studded with six tiny millefiori canes, randomly spaced throughout the design. A hinged brass stopper crowns the piece which also includes a brass chain with loop. Width 1 9/16", height 2 3/8" $900—1,200 www.selman.com

28 Excellent antique Clichy cinquefoil millefiori garland on upset muslin paperweight. A Clichy trademark white and pink rose cane is surrounded by a cinquefoil garland composed of turquoise, white and red complex canes, with five deep burgundy and green pastry mold canes spaced between the outside of the loops, all on a bed of white upset muslin. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Bruises, one large, to side. Diameter 3" $1,800—2250

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30 Antique Baccarat butterfly and millefiori garland paperweight. A butterfly, with blue eyes, a purple latticinio body and four marbled millefiori wings, hovers over clear melon-cut ground, encircled by a complex millefiori border garland, with dark green, white and red crimped canes, alternating with white cog canes, with tiny red bull’s-eyes and white stars. “The Baccarat butterfly is basic to any advanced collection.”—Paperweights for Collectors. Diameter 3 1/16" $4,500—5,500

white latticinio torsade, bordered by two air-ring inclusions, over clear star-cut ground. Diameter 3" $1,800—2,250

33 Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori paperweight. This colorful arrangement consists of dozens of assorted complex canes, including arrowheads, stardust, trefoils, six-point stars, bull’s-eyes, cogs, fortress and honeycombs, packed randomly together, with scraps of white upset muslin peeking through between them, on clear ground. 31 Antique Baccarat pansy and bud with millefiori garland Diameter 2 9/16" $1,000—1,500 faceted paperweight. A Type III pansy, with two large dark purple 34 Antique Baccarat close concentric millefiori miniature upper petals and three black-striped, purple-tipped, yellow lower paperweight. A central red and white bull’s-eye cane is surrounded petals, has a white stardust/red bull’s-eye cane center. Three spaced by two rings of tiny white star canes, a ring of green and white green sepals emerge from behind the flower, as it grows on a thick arrow millefiori, a ring of Baccarat roses and a border garland of green stem, with a purple and yellow bud and several green leaves. alternating red and white cog canes and white stardust with blue A complex millefiori garland encircles the pansy, with red and white bull’s-eye centers, on clear ground. From the C. Frank Kireker crimped/star canes, alternating with white and red cog/bull’s-eye Collection. Chips to the base and near the base. canes, over clear star-cut ground. Six and one facets. From the Diameter 2" $900—1,200 George Kulles Collection. Three chips on edges of facets. 35 Antique Baccarat scrambled close packed millefiori paperDiameter 3 1/8" $1,800—2,250 weight. A beautiful combination of loosely packed complete or 32 Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori mushroom partially complete millefiori canes of many genres, including arrowpaperweight. The tuft of a mushroom is composed of assorted heads, stardust, bull’s-eyes and pastry molds, in red, green, blue, complex canes, including arrowheads, bull’s-eyes, stardust, six-point white and the occasional purple, lets a ground of white latticinio stars, quatrefoil, trefoil and rods, in blue, red, white and green. twists, with blue, green, red and yellow cores, peak through. The mushroom’s stem is encircled by a cobalt blue spiral-encased Diameter 3 1/4" $2,500—3,500 12 Summer 2016 312-583-1177


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36 Antique Baccarat miniature close packed millefiori paperweight. This charming miniature contains Gridel silhouette canes of a horse, a rooster and a squirrel, scattered among an assortment of colorful complex millefiori, including six-point stars, honeycomb, arrowheads, trefoils, quatrefoils, star bundles, whorls and cogs. Diameter 2" $1,500—1,800 37 Antique Baccarat Type III pansy and a bud paperweight. A large Type III pansy, with two lush purple upper petals and three amber-colored lower petals that are spotted with purple and striped with black, has a white complex star cane nexus with a red bull’s-eye core and a crest of four radiating green leaves. It sits atop a thick, curving stem flanked by a sprig of three leaves on one side and four leaves and a bud on the other. Clear ground. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,200—1,500 38 Antique Baccarat strawberries paperweight. Two dark pink strawberries ripen on opposite ends of a short curved vine, flanked by two clusters of serrated green leaves, three in each cluster, over clear star-cut ground. Diameter 2 11/16" $1,800—2,250

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39 Antique Baccarat 1848 spaced concentric millefiori and silhouettes paperweight. A central complex blue and white moth cane is ringed by two sets of six spaced concentric colorful complex canes and Gridel silhouettes, including arrowheads, bull’s-eyes, pastry molds, a goat, a dog, a rooster, a deer, lovebirds and a pelican, over white upset muslin, with scraps of colored ribbon. Signature/date cane. Small chips to side. Diameter 2 9/16" $1,500—2,000 40 Antique Baccarat spaced concentric millefiori miniature paperweight. A red and white bull’s-eye cane is the focus of two circles of white star canes at the weight’s center. A spaced ring of green cogs ensues and then, again spaced, a ring of white florets with green cores, over clear ground. Diameter 1 13/16" $550—650 41 Antique Baccarat interlacing millefiori garlands turquoise double overlay paperweight. Two interlacing trefoil garlands, one white and one blue, host a complex moth cane ringed by white stardust canes at their central void and another six Gridel canes within each of the peripheral loops, each different from the next. Clear star-cut ground. Turquoise-over-white double overlay. Six and one facets with a ring of twelve printies at the base. Significant cracking to dome and surface wear. Diameter 3 1/4" $700—900

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42 Antique Clichy trefoil millefiori garland on green ground paperweight. Seven complex canes are spaced on an opaque green ground and are surrounded by a trefoil garland of white and red star canes that alternate with blue, white and red canes. The spaced canes are comprised of three different designs. Pictured on page 7 of the 1970 PCA Bulletin. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Annealing crack around the perimeter of the ground and several light bruises to the base and side. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,800—2,250 43 Antique Clichy blue and white swirl miniature paperweight. Radiating counter-clockwise from a sky blue and white center pastry mold cane, latticinio ribbons in an alternating pattern of cerulean blue and white come to rest at the outer edges of the weight, creating a vortex effect. Diameter 2" $1,500—1,800 44 Rare antique Clichy opaline plaque paperweight. A rosecolored clematis, its two tiers of six rounded petals each radiating from a green-rimmed pink nexus, sits atop a short stem flanked by two leaves. Another two leaves flank the bloom and three more fan up from its crest accompanied by a pink bud. Clear oval on beveled opaline block. “The single flowers, pink against a white plaque ... are rare.” —The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights. A similar example can be seen on page 377 of La cristallerie de Clichy. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Length 3 13/16", width 2 11/16", height 1 1/4" $1,500—2,000 14

45 Uncommon antique Clichy close concentric millefiori in green stave basket paperweight. A stardust cane pulls upward towards an air pearl to anchor six concentric rings of various alternating complex canes, most with stars, predominantly in white, blue and red, with accents of green. Completely green uncommon stave basket. Annealing crack to full perimeter of basket and along one stave; surface wear to dome. Diameter 2 11/16" $900—1,200 46 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori on moss ground faceted paperweight. A large and nearly translucent pink and green rose cane is surrounded by two spaced concentric rings of assorted complex canes in shades of blue, pink, purple, red, yellow and white, on a ground of far spread edelweiss-centered translucent green moss canes. A completely white rose cane rests near the border of the design. Top facet and side honeycomb faceting. Diameter 2 1/2" $3,500—4,000 47 Antique Clichy close packed pastel millefiori in stave basket paperweight. An assortement of complex canes in subdued pastel colors, predominantly pink and white with accents of dark blue and purple, is flush with bull’s-eyes and star canes, has an outer border of stardust bull’s-eye canes, sits on a white opaque ground and is held in a green and white stave basket. Short annealing cracks to perimeter of basket and along several staves; one bruise to dome. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200—1,500

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48 Antique Clichy interlacing quatrefoil millefiori paperweight. A pale blue cog cane, closely encircled by six white cog canes and then by twelve red and white cog canes, is framed by two interlacing quatrefoil garlands, one pink and one white, over a translucent forest green ground. Diameter 3 1/16" $3,000—4,000 49 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori miniature faceted paperweight. A central blue pastry mold cane, with a red and white bull’s-eye core, is ringed by eight slightly spaced six-point white stars and then by a spaced garland of five green moss canes alternating with pairs of tiny pink cogs, over clear ground. Five and one facets. Diameter 1 7/8" $600—700 50 Antique Clichy close concentric millefiori with a ring of roses in stave basket miniature paperweight. A green pastry mold, with a minuscule red star center, is ringed by five pink and green cogs followed by a ring of green cogs, a ring of alternating white or blue pastry molds, a fabulous ring of eighteen iconic rose canes and, finally, a border of alternating purple or green complex pastry molds. Pink and white stave basket. Unperceivable surface remnants of bruises. Diameter 1 3/4" $3,500—4,500 www.selman.com

51 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori chequer paperweight. Complex millefiori canes of spectacular colors are arranged in two spaced concentric rings around a central pastry mold and are individually framed by white latticinio twists to create an angular pattern. A beautiful pink and white rose cane is present in the inner ring. Clear ground. Diameter 2 9/16" $900—1,200 52 Antique Clichy close concentric millefiori miniature paperweight. A central white and green Clichy rose is tightly ringed first by eight pink bundle rod canes and then by complex canes alternating between white and royal blue. A ring of green pastry mold canes ensues and then, finally, white pastry mold canes with pink centers. The motif sits atop a blue and white stave basket. Diameter 1 3/4" $3,000—4,000 53 Antique Clichy spaced concentric miniature paperweight. A central green pastry mold is encircled by a ring of six pink pastry molds, further encircled by an outside ring of little white flower canes, every two interrupted by a complex cane of purple and yellow bull’s-eyes. Clear ground. Diameter 1 5/8" $450—550

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54 Antique Saint Louis mauve pansy paperweight. A single flower, with two upper dark mauve petals and three lower light mauve petals, each with a yellow splash and with dark brown stripes radiating from the center, has for stamens a yellow matchhead cane and grows from a short green stem, with three green leaves and one unopened bud, on clear star-cut ground. Diameter 2 9/16" $1,500—2,000 55 Antique Saint Louis nosegay honeycomb faceted paperweight. Four millefiori in white, pink, green and blue are at the center of a traditional Saint Louis nosegay with five crowning leaves and a short curved stem. All-over honeycomb faceting and a round top facet. Diameter 2 1/8" $550—650 56 Antique Saint Louis spaced concentric millefiori on upset muslin paperweight. A large central cane, built from an outer circle of salmon-colored tubes with blue star centers, that surround a ring of pistachio cog canes, with red centers, and a central white cog, with a red interior, centers the design and is encircled by five spaced blue and white complex canes and then by a border garland of alternating red/white and pistachio/white canes, all on a bed of white upset muslin. Diameter 2 9/16" $650—750 16

57 Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet and torsade faceted paperweight. A bouquet is crowned by a large red flower, with a yellow match-head center, that is surrounded by two smaller flowers and two cane flowers, in white, red and blue, and long green leaves, their stems extending to a clear ground. A white spiral-encased white twist torsade, bordered by two air ring inclusions, encircles the bouquet, over clear ground. Six side facets. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,200—1,500 58 Antique Saint Louis hollow egg-shaped end-of-day scramble millefiori hand cooler. A swirling and tumbled arrangement of whole and partial blue, red, gold and green canes, among colorful pieces of filigree and white latticinio scraps, flows from top to bottom to fill the palm with a cooling daydream of color. Diameter 2 1/8", height 2 15/16" $400—500 59 Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet and torsade faceted paperweight. A central bouquet of lampwork and cane flowers in red, white and blue, is surrounded by eight bright green leaves, their stems extending to a clear ground. A red and white spiral torsade, bordered by narrow air-ring inclusions, surrounds the bouquet. Six and one facets. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 3/4" $2,500—3,500

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60 Antique Saint Louis three-colored crown paperweight. A hollow crown contains ruby red and green twisted ribbons, alternating with loosely or tightly wound white latticinio ribbons and ruby and cobalt blue twisted ribbons that emanate from a central red and white complex cane built from stars and rods. Diameter 2 5/16" $1,800—2,250 61 Antique Saint Louis spaced concentric millefiori on blue jasper ground miniature paperweight. Pink tube canes, with pistachio centers and white tubes, with red star cores, form the outer circumference of a central complex cane whose focus is a ring of eight green bull’s-eye canes plus a central one. Five spaced complex canes, predominantly pistachio with blue and white centers, grace the vivid dark blue and white jasper ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 1 5/8" $800—1,000 62 Antique Saint Louis bouquet of fruit in latticinio basket paperweight. An informal arrangement of fruit, with an amber apple, an amber pear, a chartreuse pear, four dark red cherries and spaced green leaves, rests on a double-swirl white latticinio basket. Diameter 2 9/16" $900—1,200

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63 Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet faceted paperweight. An upright bouquet, with a central five-petalled red flower that has a yellow match-head center capped by a bubble, is arranged with blue, white and salmon striped clematis flowers, each with a bubble center, as well as millefiori flowers in yellow, blue and white, and rests on a circular bed of green leaves, on clear ground. Honeycomb facets and top facet. Tiny chips on the points of two facets. Diameter 2 1/8" $900—1,200 64 Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori and silhouettes paperweight. An end-of-day scramble of several colorful whole and partial millefiori canes among pieces of filigree and latticinio, contains silhouette canes of a dog, a horse and a picture cane of a flower, on clear ground. One bruise to the side and minor surface wear. Diameter 2 9/16" $700—900 65 Antique Saint Louis purple dahlia paperweight. The large blossom is composed of a goldenrod and blue cane center, surrounded by five overlapping tiers of purple and red-striped petals. The tips of five spaced green leaves protrude from under the flower, on clear star-cut ground. Surface bruises on the side and minor surface wear. Diameter 2 9/16" $1,800—2,250

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66 Antique Bohemian concentric millefiori paperweight. Five contrasting rings of complex and colorful canes encircle a central purple six-pointed star, with a circumpunct. The inner ring contains bull’s-eye and star canes, followed by a ring of dark blue complex canes, then by an impressive ring of nineteen pink Clichy-type roses, further encircled by stars that inverse the center cane and, finally, by an outer ring of blue cane clusters. Scattered minor surface wear. Diameter 2 3/8" $900—1,200 67 Antique Boston & Sandwich Glass Company fantasy pansy-like weedflower paperweight. Based on a typical pansy construct, two royal blue upper petals and three white lower petals, striped in candy pink, radiate from a central pink and white cross cane. The flower sits atop a thick, short stem flanked by two crenulated green leaves, while a third leaf protrudes from behind the bloom. Clear ground. Diameter 3" $900—1,200 68 Antique New England Glass Company end-of-day scramble paperweight. White and variously colored complex canes lie in a scramble with segments of large tube canes and twists, in a predominance of pink, greens and blue. Some surface wear. Diameter 2 1/2" $400—500

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69 Walsh-Walsh circa 1930 concentric millefiori inkwell with brass stopper. A heavy piece of glass, the floor of this inkwell is embellished by seven rings of assorted canes, the outer-most white with variously colored cores and the inner three in pink, blue and aqua. A pink and white cog cane serves as a center cane and the design is ingeniously reflected in the inner basin of the bottle. A large, imposing and fully-functional hinged brass stopper crests the bottle. Diameter 4 3/16", height 5 3/8" $1,200—1,500 70 Antique New England Glass Company upright bouquet on latticinio swirl paperweight. A central five-petalled white flower, with an orange match-head center, has a blue, a red and a white flower radially placed around it, each of them separated by a complex cane of the same tones and with a dark green leaf on each side. The resulting colorful bouquet sits on a latticinio swirl. Clear ground. One surface scratch nearing the side. Diameter 2 3/4" $650—750 71 Rare antique New England Glass Company star-shaped flower paperweight. The unusual flower has a central complex cane comprised of a cluster of six tiny blue and white heart canes, surrounded by a ring of red and white cog canes. The five corrugated, pointed white petals grow from a short stem with two green leaves, while three additional leaves crown the flower, over clear ground. Diameter 1 15/16" $700—800

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72 Antique Bohemian running stag etching in amber stain faceted paperweight. A large running stag moves across a grassy knoll shared by a leafy tree, all etched into an amber stained ground. Five and one facets. Diameter 3 1/8" $600—700 73 Antique Val Saint Lambert ruby-flash overlay faceted paperweight. A circular top facet and four round side facets, notched across the upper arch, interplay with fancy cutting in both a ruby-flash overlay and clear crystal. Elaborate star cutting to the base. Slight chipping to some cuts. Diameter 3 3/4" $600—700 74 Antique Gillinder molded glass turtle paperweight. A brown metal turtle, with movable legs, head and tail, is suspended within a circular, molded, hollow, clear glass dome. Ribbed edges and green paper base. Diameter 3 1/8" $250—350

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75 Unidentified antique, possibly Bohemian, enameled portrait and rhinestones low-domed paperweights. Two related paperweights, with circular opaque white panels, are enameled with female color portraits, have border garlands of either red or green glass beads and have sides decorated with a frosted pattern dotted with red or green rhinestones, over clear ground. Diameters 3 5/16" $800—1,000 76 Antique Bohemian concentric millefiori on latticinio paperweight. A central red and white complex cane is ringed by seven teal, red and white canes, and by a final ring of spaced millefiori. Large latticinio lace ground. Surface wear and small annealing cracks. Diameter 2 9/16" $500—600 77 Vintage Chinese butterfly and dragonfly with flowers plaque paperweight. Above a field of painted blue flowers here and there studded with a yellow daisy, a yellow butterfly trails an elaborate blue and green dragonfly, over a traditional white plaque ground. Very slight surface wear. Diameter 2 3/8" $120—150

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78 Paul Stankard 2001 flower and insects botanical rectangular sculpture. Two ants and a spider explore the impressive blue bloom that perches at the end of a long stem, decorated with variegated foliage, above tendrils and moss that reveal the word canes “seeds” and “fertile”. A tangled root system funnels down to a mossy floor where earth spirits are camouflaged. Clear ground. Top facet, two opposing window panels, front and back, and two rippled side panels. Signed/dated. Height 5 1/2", width 2 15/16", depth 2 11/16" $8,000—10,000 79 Paul Stankard 1985 “Arbutus Bouquet” pink, blue and red blossoms paperweight. Three pale pink trailing arbutus flowers center a bouquet topped by a sprig of small red flowers, which is flanked by two stems of blue forget-me-nots, and accompanied by buds and assorted green leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $2,500—3,500 80 Paul Stankard triple Saint Anthony’s fire blossoms paperweight. Three red St. Anthony’s fire blossoms connect on a vine, with several small red buds and green leaves, and allow the escape of two black leafy seeds that blow away into the wind. Pale blue sky ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $800—1,000 20

81 Paul Stankard 1974 “Red Plantain” paperweight. Three stalks of red plantain and five chartreuse leaves grow on slender stems with trailing brown roots, over white ground. Edition #13 of a limited edition of 50. Signature cane. Signed/dated. See Paul J. Stankard: Homage to Nature, p. 50. From the Diorio Collection. Diameter 2 9/16" $900—1,200 82 Paul Stankard 1980 white “Apple Blossoms” and pink buds paperweight. Two branches of white apple blossoms and pale pink buds bloom over clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $2,000—3,000 83 Paul Stankard 1986 experimental coronet on blue ground paperweight. A single yellow coronet bloom, with companion bud, rises from a long stem shared by the occasional bladed leaf, exposed roots completing the design, over translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $2,000—3,000

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84 Delmo Tarsitano spider in a strawberry patch paperweight. A green spider with black legs stands sentry atop a webby nest in a strawberry patch, two ripe strawberries and four white blossoms rimming its domain. Sandy ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 5/8" $2,500—3,000

87 Delmo Tarsitano three strawberries and white blossoms paperweight. A leafy sprig, with three mouthwatering dark red strawberries, gives promise of continued bounty with its three white blossoms. Clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $700—900

85 Delmo Tarsitano blackberry paperweight. A single ripe blackberry perches symmetrically on a leafy sprig with three white blossoms, over clear star-cut ground. Signature cane. Scuff to base. Diameter 3 1/4" $900—1,200

88 Debbie Tarsitano mixed bouquet paperweight. A pansy, with two purple upper petals, three yellow-striped lower petals, a center of yellow stamens and a halo of green leaves, nestles in a bouquet with a clematis flower, with five blue gold-speckled petals, and a pink Clichy-type rose, with blue sepals, over clear star-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 5/16" $700—900

86 Debbie Tarsitano primrose with bud faceted paperweight. A primrose, with five mauve petals edged in yellow and having a cluster of purple stamens with a tiny yellow central tuft, grows on a long branching stem, with green leaves, sepals and one opening bud, over clear star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $800—1,000

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89 Debbie Tarsitano red flower and bud paperweight. A triple-tiered scarlet red flower, with delicate white lines accenting each petal and with lemon yellow stamens in the center, grows on a gently curving stem with one yellow opening bud, green leaves and sepals, over star-cut clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $800—1,000

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90 Rick Ayotte 1993 “Wind Rush” paperweight. Two Japanese anemones, one red and one white, each have a brilliant yellow tuft of stamens and are clustered into a bouquet, with a red companion bud, sprays of small red and white blossoms and variegated leaves, on opaque black ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,500—1,800 91 Rick Ayotte 2006 “Enchantment” carnations and lilies bouquet paperweight. The bouquet consists of multi-tiered carnations, in purple, pink and white, surrounded by pale pink calla lilies, pink summer lilies, sprays of small apricot-colored flowers, buds and assorted green leaves, on clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $1,500—1,800 92 Rick Ayotte 1989 plum bouquet paperweight. Three deep purple plums hang beneath a trio of white blossoms, each with a shock of scarlet stamens at its center. The blossoms and plums rest against a bed of long, pointed green leaves, some darker and some lighter, over clear ground. Edition #34 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,500—1,800

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93 Rick Ayotte 1987 “Poinsettia Bouquet” Christmas paperweight. Red and white poinsettia blossoms, red holly berries, pine needles and pine cones, create a festive arrangement, designed in 1986. Clear ground. Edition #46 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 11/16" $1,500—1,800 94 Rick Ayotte 2005 “Blue Poppy Bouquet on Blue Flash” paperweight. The stunning dimensional arrangement consists of multi-tiered dark blue poppies, blue buds, white lily-of-thevalley flowers, small orange flowers and dark green leaves, on translucent cobalt blue ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $1,500—1,800 95 Rick Ayotte 1988 Artist Proof two magnolia blossoms paperweight. Two pink magnolia blooms, each with a thick cluster of deep gold stamens at its center, grow on either side of a dark green curving stem shared with seven pointed leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $1,200—1,800

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96 Rick Ayotte 2003 “Sweet Release” hummingbirds and orchids paperweight. A pair of starthroat hummingbirds hovers near white and red cymbidium orchids, with leaves and roots, over clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,200—1,800 97 Rick Ayotte 1988 “Belted Kingfisher with Lady’s-slipper Orchids and Flower Garden” paperweight. A belted kingfisher perches majestically atop a mossy stump with a cluster of yellow crocus at its base and two pink lady’s-slipper orchids at its side, on clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,800—2,250 98 Rick Ayotte 1981 “Redheaded Woodpecker in Oak Tree” faceted paperweight. A bit of thick oak trunk sports a tuft of leaves and acorn from its upper left-hand corner, a large red-headed woodpecker clinging to its right-hand side and the protruding red head of the woodpecker’s fledgling peeping from the hollow. Clear ground. Five and one facets. Edition #5 of a limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $800—1,000

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99 Rick Ayotte 1979 “Male Goldfinch” petite paperweight. A plump male goldfinch, black-winged and with a little black cap, bellows his feathers on a bare gray branch, over clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 5/8" $500—600 100 Rick Ayotte 1991 starthroat hummingbird miniature paperweight. A starthroat hummingbird, with yellow belly and blue wings, makes a study of an orange mirabilis blossom and colorful surrounding buds and greenery, on clear ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 1/16" $400—500 101 Rick Ayotte 1984 two blue tit birds and red berries paperweight. A yellow-breasted blue tit perches to sing on a choke cherry branch while an acrobatic mate admires the spectacle from under the branch. Clear ground. Edition #27 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $700—800

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102 Rick Ayotte 2006 butterfly and light blue roses magnum glass paperweight. A blue dichroic butterfly rests atop three pale blue and white roses, amidst green leaves, over clear ground. Limited edition of 5. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 3/16" $2,500—3,500

105 Rick Ayotte 2003 four roses bouquet paperweight. Four lush roses, one white, one pink and two yellow, are woven into a bouquet with small buds, sprays of baby’s-breath and variegated leaves, on clear ground. Limited edition of 10. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 3/16" $2,000—2,500

103 Rick Ayotte 1987 “Pansy Bouquet with Ladybugs” paperweight. A black-spotted red ladybug climbs across a bouquet of two mauve pansies, frosted white at the tips, with assorted blue and white flowers, yellow buds and leaves, on clear ground. Edition #1 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,200—1,800

106 Rick Ayotte 1991 three pink roses paperweight. Three multi-tiered pink roses of graduated size display atop a thick bed of dark green leaves threaded with pink and white buds, over clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,800—2,250

104 Rick Ayotte 1985 “Cottontail in Spring Garden” rabbit, blossoms and butterfly paperweight. A pert-eared cottontail pauses in a flowering meadow of clover, daisies and green, while behind him a scarlet butterfly alights atop a stem of dwarf pin cherries. Edition #6 of a limited edition of 75. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200—1,800

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107 Rick Ayotte 1989 “Pink Cabbage Rose” miniature paperweight. The piece contains an upright, dimensional, light pink cabbage rose, with dark green leaves, on clear ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2" $600—700

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109 Victor Trabucco 1994 yellow swallowtail butterfly with cocoon upright magnum paperweight. In this depiction of the metamorphosis of a caterpillar, a green caterpillar, with little black feet, hangs from a leaf that belongs to a cluster of pink blossoms as he prepares his cocoon in the image of the one that hangs next to him. The result is a magnificent yellow swallowtail butterfly that hovers above the caterpillar’s leaf. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Height 3 13/16" $1,500—1,800 110 Victor Trabucco 1996 peach and blooms paperweight. A multi-tiered pink peach blossom and a companion bud are undeterred by the growing presence of a peach, as they aspire to also become fruit. They grow on a branch, with twisting leaves, that rests on a white upset muslin ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $900—1,200 111 Victor Trabucco 2002 pink rose bouquet on upset muslin super magnum faceted paperweight. A multi-tiered shaded satin pink rose is haloed by sprigs of pink knotweeds, rust-colored and purple bell flowers and green leaves to form a delicate bouquet that sits on a bed of white upset muslin. Top facet and four rows of diamond side facets. Signed/dated. Diameter 5 1/8" $1,500—1,800 26

112 Victor Trabucco 1994 raspberries and blossoms magnum paperweight. Three ripe red raspberries share a forking, twisting, woody stem with a single open white blossom, two companion buds and carefully shaded green leaves to complete the design. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $1,200—1,500 113 Victor Trabucco 1987 pink rose bouquet magnum faceted paperweight. A large multi-tiered rose, with satin pink petals, is surrounded by four light blue bellflowers, two light pink flowers, four white blossoms, yellow berries and buds amidst green leaves, stems and tendrils. Clear ground. Two rows of seven and nine uneven angular facets. Signature cane. Signed/dated. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 4 5/8" $1,500—1,800 114 Victor Trabucco 1999 berries and blossoms on upset muslin super magnum paperweight. Nine blueberries, two multi-tiered pink and white mottled fruit blossoms, with blacktipped yellow stamens, and three lilac colored berry sprays entwine symmetrically with delicately shaded and furled green leaves over a bed of dense white upset muslin. A beautiful and impressive example. Signed/dated. Diameter 5 1/8" $3,500—4,500

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115 Ray Banford blue iris bouquet in gingham-cut yellow overlay basket paperweight. A three-dimensional bouquet of shaded blue iris blossoms, with buds and dark green leaves, floats over clear diamond-cut ground, within a yellow-over-white double overlay. The piece is cut to resemble a basket, with two oblong side facets and gingham-cutting around the lower half. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $900—1,200 116 Bob Banford six flower pansy and clematis bouquet paperweight. A central purple and yellow pansy, on a sturdy stem, supports a halo of five clematis, three in shades of magenta, one white and one blue, with five petals and yellow stamens each, and rests on a bed of green leaves. Clear diamond-cut ground. Signature Cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $900—1,200 117 Bob Banford red clematis with yellow overlay faceted paperweight. A double clematis, with finely pointed red petals and companion buds, is haloed by green leaves and rests on clear star-cut ground, within a yellow-over-white double overlay. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $700—800

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118 Bob Banford three pansies and bud paperweight. Three blue and white pansies, each crested by three green leaves, have two heart-shaped upper petals and three striped lower petals and rise from a tuft of greenery where a colorful tightly-furled corkscrew bud hangs. Clear diamond-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $450—550 119 Bob Banford six flower bouquet faceted paperweight. Five colorful fantasy flowers, each different from the next, form a pyramid around a central pansy, its stamen a delightful flower silhouette cane. Each flower wears a nimbus of green leaves and rises from a single network of leaves and stems. Clear diamondcut ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 3 7/8" $1,500—1,800 120 Bob Banford green satin salamander and spider paperweight. A green satin salamander, with brown and green spots, poises near a leggy spider and a red ladybug that enjoys the shade of a yellow bloom. Mottled sandy ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 11/16" $900—1,200

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121 Ken Rosenfeld 1992 pink rose with two buds on clear ground paperweight. The dimensional flower, with two tiers of cupped pink petals, grows from a stem, with two pink and green buds and striped leaves, on clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $500—600 122 Clinton Smith 2012 yellow sprays with butterfly paperweight. Three lovely sprays of sheathed yellow blossoms, each thickly lining both sides of its sturdy stalk, are framed by opulent green foliage and visited by a beautiful black and yellow butterfly, against clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $600—700 123 Gordon Smith 1985 lady’s-slipper orchid paperweight. A lady’s-slipper, with a magenta labellum and speckled-brown green sepals, rises gracefully, on a curvy stem, from a cluster of two dark green leaves, one of which guides a companion bud. Translucent royal blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $900—1,200

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124 Ken Rosenfeld 1991 tomatoes paperweight. Four juicy red dimensional tomatoes and one green tomato grow on leafy vines. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $700—800 125 Colin Richardson 2011 “Blue Satyrs, Red Tigers” butterflies and lilies paperweight. Two lavender-blue satyr butterflies alight delicately on a stalk of orange tiger lilies with a thick sprig of brilliant blue berries and a tuft of bladed green leaves balancing the design. Butter yellow ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $900—1,200 126 Gordon Smith 1985 Artist Proof orchid and buds paperweight. A lavender and white orchid blooms atop a long curved stem, with three lavender buds and mottled green leaves, on translucent royal blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $1,000—1,500

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127 Gordon Smith 1995 poison dart frog and yellow blooms paperweight. A red and blue poison dart frog rests near yellow flowers and buds, on a light soil covered with dry grass, twigs and pebbles. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,500—1,800

130 Gordon Smith 1999 mermaid paperweight. A mermaid, with curved gray horns and a dark blue tail, rests on a sandy ocean floor near assorted shells, rocks and two translucent iridescent orbs. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,000—1,500

128 Andrew Byers 2003 bouquet paperweight. Five red berries, a green berry, three white flowers, buds and assorted green leaves, encircled by three yellow daisies alternating with three stems of orange azaleas, form a symmetrical design, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,000—1,500

131 Andrew Byers 2002 floral bouquet and blueberries paperweight. Four blueberries intertwine with purple, blue and white blossoms as well as clusters of blue and purple buds, on an arching stem artfully interrupted here and there with a bright green leaf. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,500—1,800

129 Randall Grubb 2002 Bonsai tree paperweight. A bonsai pine tree, bent to one side, grows from green ground. In the background, a snow-capped light brown mountain rises to meet a blue sky. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 13/16" $700—800

132 Randall Grubb 1994 pink hibiscus with buds paperweight. A lovely large pink hibiscus, with deep-ridged petals and a yellow stamen, flourishes at the top of a long leafy curved stem shared by two gracefully twisted pink buds. On clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $500—600

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133 Chris Buzzini 1990 pink orchid and bud paperweight. A large, graceful pink and white striped orchid bloom leans to one side on a long slender stem which is delicately balanced with a companion bud and leaves, all departing from a beige tuber and roots. Clear ground. Edition #34 of a limited edition of 75. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,500—1,800

136 Chris Buzzini 1989 three purple stalks and three white crocus paperweight. Three stalks of purple blossoms and three white crocus blooms, with yellow stamens, are arranged with three long stalks of star-like leaves as well as a woody root, sparsely adorned with five small leaves, over clear ground. Edition #30 of a limited edition of 75. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,000—1,500

134 Chris Buzzini 1989 “Bittersweet Nightshade” bouquet paperweight. Purple flowers, buds, red berries, green berries and green leaves share a dark forking stem, over clear ground. Edition #17 of a limited edition of 75. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,000—1,500

137 Chris Buzzini 1986 pair of yellow buttercups paperweight. Two bright yellow six-petalled buttercup blossoms display their delicate yellow stamens, perched atop green stalks with leaves of different shapes. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $800—1,000

135 Chris Buzzini 1998 Artist Proof arrowhead blooms paperweight. Rising on a slightly curving stem and flanked by two large arrowhead-shaped leaves, two pale yellow blossoms, with bright yellow centers, move upward to a cluster of promising buds, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $900—1,200

138 Chris Buzzini 1989 floral bouquet paperweight. Three lavender-shaded blue blossoms are surrounded by pink bellflowers, yellow mullein, blue heather and assorted green leaves, on clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $900—1,200

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139 Chris Buzzini 1996 Artist Proof “First Figurine” paperweight. An elfin female, with a dark, ribbon-bound pony tail, a scant tunic fashioned out of flower petals and leafy vines clinging to her legs, walks in profile carrying a large pink flower. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $1,200—1,800

142 Chris Buzzini 1988 arching lavender morning glories paperweight. Two open lavender morning glory blooms and three companion buds grow from an arching stem flanked by twisting leaves and outstretched tendrils, on clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,000—1,500

140 Chris Buzzini 1988 uprooted violet paperweight. Two pale purple violets, with yellow stamens and two companion buds, share a beige root system with four apple-green pointed leaves, on clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $900—1,200

143 Chris Buzzini 1986 lady’s-slipper orchid bouquet paperweight. Yellow flowers and sprays of blue buds flank a towering pink lady’s-slipper orchid to form a contrasting bouquet of blooming primary colors with green leaves. Clear ground. Signature/ date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $1,500—1,800

141 Chris Buzzini 1993 Artist Proof lilac and buttercup rectangular paperweight. Four sprays of lovely purple lilac, none completely open, and five yellow buttercups are bound together with leaves and tendrils and set within a rectangular clear encasement, with four wavy sides and two plain beveled windows. Signed/dated. Width 2 5/8", height 2 1/2", depth 2 1/8" $3,500—4,500

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144 Chris Buzzini 1987 Artist Proof three clusters of three azalea blooms paperweight. Three connected brown branches join three clusters of long slander olive green leaves with blooms at their center. Two of the clusters have two opened red azalea blossoms and one red bud. The other cluster, the highest in the design, has three tightly closed buds, one red and two yellow. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $1,000—1,500

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145 Jim D’Onofrio 1999 lizard and skeleton square paperweight. A long and slender blue lizard, with a yellow head, forms a loop with the skeleton of a compatriot whose head rests against the tip of his tail, bits of scattered blue, gray and brown rocks filling the void. The design rests on a floating shelf of sandy beige ground within a square encasement. Signed/dated. Height 2 7/8", width 2 15/16", depth 1 7/8" $800—1,000 146 Jim D’Onofrio 2004 “There Goes Lunch” boy and dogs on a raft paperweight. A boy, poised on his hands and knees, floats on a raft of brown logs between two black and white dogs, while a sandwich, on a piece of white paper, floats near the raft. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $800—1,000 147 Jim D’Onofrio 2007 “Blue Jay and Caterpillar” compound paperweight. An intent blue jay, with outstretched wings and impressive black talons, comes to light near a hapless pale green and yellow caterpillar as it crawls across a brown branch enlivened by two sprigs of leaves and a pink bloom, under a blue sky strewn with a hint of fluffy white clouds. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $800—1,000

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148 Jim D’Onofrio 2007 “Dog and Teddy Bears” compound paperweight. A brown and white dog plays with two yellow toy bears, under blue sky, with scattered white clouds. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $800—1,000 149 Jim D’Onofrio 2001 “Garden’s Delight” rabbit paperweight. Working alone, an intrepid white bunny, with one black ear, considers his options in the midst of a promising batch of varied vegetables, including carrots, turnips, an eggplant, squash, red pepper, radish and a turnip. Forest green ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $800—1,000 150 Jim D’Onofrio 2007 “Equine Bouquet” Arabian horse and flowers paperweight. A gray Arabian horse, with black legs, mane and tail, stands above a bouquet of lavender flowers, pink buds and stems of white knotweed, on clear ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $800—1,000

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151 Mayauel Ward 1997 “Aquarium” sea life black overlay magnum faceted paperweight. A marine scene of three tropical fish swimming amongst several jellyfish, coral, kelp and shells, against a background of iridescent cobalt blue, is revealed through three circular and beveled facets in a thick black overlay. Signed/ dated. Diameter 5" $800—1,000 152 Chris Heilman 1988 “Angel Fish” marine life compound paperweight. A school of angel fish descends upon a beautiful coral reef with pink, blue and green corals interspersed with seaweed and air pearls. Clear background. Signed/dated. Height 4 1/4" $500—600 153 Steven Lundberg Glass Art underwater marine life scene blue seashell sculpture, by Hary. An iridescent blue Turbo seashell conceals the lair of a clown fish in its empty insides, now populated with colorful barnacles, anemones, corals and seaweeds. Scalloped ridged to the clear viewing window. Edition #1 of a limited edition of 3. Signed. Height 4 7/8", width 3 3/4" $4,000—5,000

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154 Satava Art Glass 2007 “Moon Jellyfish” magnum highdomed sculpture. A large dichroic jellyfish, in translucent blue or beige with an aventurine skirt, floats in a clear ocean and appears transfixed with its immobile blue and gold tentacles. Signed/dated. Height 8 3/4" $1,200—1,800 155 Randall Grubb “Octopus” undersea paperweight. A pale lavender octopus, with blue and brown markings, attempts to hide behind wavy blades of green sea grass, on blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $800—1,000 156 Randall Grubb underwater marine life glass column sculpture. A peak into the colorful Great Barrier Reef reveals a purple octopus, a red lobster, orange starfish, lavender jellyfish, a yellow fish, snails, anemones, seaweeds and coral. Small radiating annealing crack near the base of the design. Height 11 1/4", width 3 1/8" $1,500—1,800

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157 Yaffa & Jeff Todd 2014 “Willow” paperweight. A willow tree, with a trunk and branches of twisting variegated grays draped in green, rises from a small green knoll, strewn with three small boulders and eleven bright blue millefiori flowers. Painted glass technique over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $450—550 158 Harold Hacker blue and white swordfish paperweight. An arching blue and white lampwork swordfish, or marlin, leaps above scattered silver stones on clear ground. Diameter 2 9/16" $350—450 159 Correia Art Glass 1986 butterfly frosted compound faceted paperweight. An orange, black and white butterfly hovers above a pale pink hyacinth with green leaves, over a candy pink cushion ground. One display facet to frosted done. Edition #23 of a limited edition of 200. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $400—500

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160 Vandermark 1978 yellow flowers and vines surface design paperweight. Three large butter-yellow flowers, with green centers, grow on a tangle of sinuous blue iridescent vines over a black surface. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $400—500 161 Lundberg Studios 1974 orange flower surface design paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A five-petalled yellow-onorange blossom crowns the center of an iridescent blue surface, streaked with the random clockwise movement of dark vines. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $450—550 162 Bridgeton Studio 1977 three white flowers surface design paperweight. A wide abstract stripe of interweaving vines, in varying shades of green, starts and ends on opposite sides of the weight’s base, cresting a dark blue opaline surface, enlivened by three white flowers. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $250—350

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163 Barry Sautner “Dogwood Flower” insculpture paperweight. A trio of insculpture dogwood flowers, growing against a complex lattice of tree branches, has been precisely sand-blasted into the clear ground. A frosted irregularly textured outer rim surrounds the flowers. Display facet. Tiny chip near edge of design. Diameter 2 15/16" $3,000—4,000

166 James Shaw (2005) “Study #203” laminated cut-glass paperweight. The geometric-shaped piece has alternating gold and red squares on a square base and a tilted front facet. A circular concave facet is centered on the lower part of each of the two black back panels. Height 4 1/8", width 2 5/8" $450—550

164 Barry Sautner rose insculpture paperweight. A realistically rendered rose blossom, cradled by three triangular leaves, is sculpted inside a clear dome. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,800—2,250

167 Pairpoint 1972 pink crimp rose with etched base pedestal paperweight. A large crimp rose, its petals magenta and fading to white at the edges, is cupped within a cage of open green sepals and sits within a clear ground dome that rests atop a clear ground pedestal, its base etched with grape clusters and vines. Edition #171 of a limited edition. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/4", height 4 3/4" $900—1,200

165 Barry Sautner lady’s-slipper orchid insculpture paperweight. Three elegant petals spiral outward from a large hollow labellum sculpted with a staminode at the center. Clear ground. Small chip on the underside of left-hand petal. Diameter 3 1/2" $2,000—2,500

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168 James Shaw 1994 “#86” pink and black mountain geometric-shaped paperweight. A parallelogram, with a tilting top facet, has an angular pink, black and white design in one of its corners, from which fans out four lines on the base to create a reflected view of a floating radiant mountain. Clear ground. Four side facets and one titled top facet. Signed/dated. Height 3 7/8", length 6" $400—500

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169 John Lotton 1988 blue and black vines super magnum paperweight. An inner globe, with an iridescent overlay, is further encased by a similar larger globe to form the blue hued ground of two layers of swirling black vines and white leaves, with blue marbling. Signed/dated. Slight surface scuff. Diameter 8", weight 19 lbs. $700—800 170 Andrew Fote blue, yellow and orange swirl with human inlay orb. A bronze surface inlay features a human figure in an athletic pose, as though climbing above a swirl of blue, yellow and orange that sits on a white swirl cushion. Signed. Diameter 3 1/16" $180—225 171 Peter Raos 2000 “Spring” millefiori flowers low-domed paperweight. Flower canes, in a vivid assortment of colors, fill the surface of a low dome over a black-threaded green ground which hugs the motif in a border garland effect. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $250—350

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172 Charles Lotton 1972 abstract surface design paperweight. Meandering horizontal iridescent swirling rings alternate with eggshell stripes on the surface of an opaque dome. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $200—300 173 Jody Fine 1984 twisted ribbon rolling pin glass sculpture. A twisted black ribbon, ribbed in red aventurine, runs horizontally through a rolling pin-shaped clear glass sculpture, ringed by two matching latticinio spirals. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 3/4", length 14 1/4" $300—400 174 Peter Raos 1998 “Night Jasmine” white blossoms highdomed paperweight. Dainty little millefiori white flowers, with yellow stamens, are scattered around brown vines, circling in a high dome against an opaque blue sky. Signed/dated. Diameter 3", height 3 5/16" $250—350

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175 Lundberg Studios 1985 curling stopper and iridescent rounded inkwell. An iridescent rounded vessel, with radiating surface ridges, resembles a golden pumpkin topped by a translucent, yet iridescent, curlicue stopper that resembles a quill. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4", height 4 1/8" $400—500

177 Steven Lundberg Glass Art 2000 iridescent pulled-feather perfume bottle. An iridescent teal blue feather design, with cobalt blue and gold highlights, is pulled upward in five sections from the base of a slender opalescent perfume bottle. Blue opalescent teardrop stopper matches the footed base. Signed/dated. Height 8 3/8" $500—600 www.selman.com

176 Abelman 1984 iridescent magenta pulled-feather perfume bottle. An iridescent magenta pulled-feather pattern, with a blue and gold outline, decorates the sides of a lipped teardrop clear bottle on a pedestal. Clear teardrop stopper. Signed/dated. Height 5 1/2" $350—450

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178 Paul Ysart close packed millefiori inkwell. A colorful closepack of complex millefiori canes, with an outer border of alternating mauve and turquoise canes, sits on a white ground at the base of the inkwell and is replicated on a smaller scale in the stopper of the bottle. Height 5 7/8", diameter 3 15/16" $800—1,000

181 Paul Ysart shaded pink double clematis over white latticinio crown paperweight. A pink double clematis, its petals darker down the middle and with a white complex cane nexus, grows on a green stem with three leaves and rests on a cushion of alternating white latticinio tube twists. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $600—700

179 Paul Ysart two flower bouquet in white latticinio stave basket paperweight. A bouquet of two partly entwined flowers, one with five pointed blue petals having pink streaks down the middle, a red, pink and white complex cane center and five green sepals, grows on a stem with one opening bud and green leaves. Next to it arching in the opposite direction, on a stem with bud and leaves, is a purple flower with five round petals and a red and white complex cane center. The bouquet floats atop a white latticinio stave basket, a tiny bubble decorating the inner top edge of each latticinio tube. Signature cane. “PY” sticker. Diameter 2 13/16" $600—700

182 Paul Ysart spaced concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. A central green, white and red complex cane rests at the center of three spaced concentric rings of varied millefiori, on translucent cobalt blue ground. Five and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $650—750 183 Paul Ysart double clematis on green paperweight. The flower, with two layers of shaded pink petals and a complex cane center, is encircled by a spaced ring of small bubbles, on opaque green ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $650—750

180 Paul Ysart blue clematis and millefiori garland faceted paperweight. A blue clematis, with an orange and white cog cane core, sits atop a curving stem shared by four ribbed green leaves and is framed by a garland of blue and white complex cog canes, with red centers, over a translucent black ground. Top facet. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $750—850 38

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184 Charles Kaziun Junior young woman in profile silhouette on pink paperweight. Against a black-rimmed, white oval plaque, the black silhouette of a young pony-tailed woman, viewed in profile, is displayed within the context of a gold aventurinespeckled pink-over-white ground. Five millefiori complex canes cup the silhouette on either side. Gold “K” signature. Diameter 2 1/4" $700—800 185 Charles Kaziun Junior morning glory on amethyst paperweight. A blue and white morning glory flower grows on a vine, with a blue bud and three dark green leaves, over translucent amethyst ground. Gold “K” signature. Diameter 2 5/16" $600—700 186 Charles Kaziun III blue flower and buds on vine paperweight. A sinuous vine leads to two twisted blue buds and a blue flower, with prominent yellow stamens and green sepals, decorated with a few more green leaves. On pink and white jasper ground. Silver “K” signature. Diameter 2 1/4" $400—500

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187 Charles Kaziun Junior blue pansy on white ground paperweight. Two heart-shaped cobalt blue petals are accompanied by three blue-rimmed white arrowhead petals and meet at an orange-centered yellow stardust cane nexus to form a delicate pansy that blooms at the end of a short leafy green stem with a companion bud. A gold bee visits on a leaf. Opaque white ground. Gold “K” Signature. Diameter 2 1/4" $400—500 188 Charles Kaziun Junior red lily pedestal miniature paperweight. A fluffy red lily, with six yellow and one orange star cane stamens and four long slender variegated green leaves, is centered on a plane of opaque sky blue and white speckled ground. The motif tilts to one side, over a clear footed pedestal base. Gold “K” signature. Diameter 1 3/8", height 1 11/16" $350—450 189 Charles Kaziun Junior chequer on magenta ground petite paperweight. A chequerboard pattern of nine enclosed squares, formed with gold aventurine lines, hosts six complex canes and three silhouette canes, one per square. The complex canes include numerous stars and tiny hearts, one at the very core of the weight, and the silhouettes are of a four leaf clover, a turtle and a duck. Opaque magenta ground. Two signature canes. Diameter 2 1/8" $600—700

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190 Saint Louis 1992 “Sarah” concentric millefiori paperweight. A stave basket of ten rows of identical pink and white complex canes, with a slightly larger iteration at the center, offers a cohesive design in pattern and color. Edition #87 of a limited edition of 300. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $850—950

193 Saint Louis 1999 “Envol” white dove on blue carpet ground faceted paperweight. A white millefiori dove clutches an olive branch against a carpet of blue and white complex star canes. Six and one facets. Edition #7 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $750—850

191 Saint Louis (1994) “Darling” two orchids on blue paperweight. Two apple green orchids, one fully open and the other only partially, rise from a common stem shared by two large, bladed leaves at the bottom and two small bladed leaves at the top, as well as the occasional tendril, over opaque sky blue ground. Edition #9 of a limited edition of 250. Diameter 3 3/16" $800—1,000

194 Saint Louis 1953 “Couronnement 2-6-53” Queen Elizabeth II coronation sulphide faceted paperweight. A side portrait sulphide of a young Queen Elizabeth II glows above a blue jasper ground. Six and one facets. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $350—450

192 Saint Louis 1995 upright bouquet pyramid-shaped paperweight. The impressive piece contains a multi-tiered upright bouquet, with dozens of assorted lampwork flowers and buds, in shades of pink, yellow and white, on a bed of layered dark green leaves. A complex signature/date cane centers one of the flowers. The arrangement rests in the lower half of a tall glass pyramid, suspended over clear star-cut ground. Edition #31 of a limited edition of 100. Signed/dated. Perimeter 3" x 3", height 7 1/2" $2,500—3,500 40

195 Saint Louis 1995 mother bird and nest faceted paperweight. A vigilant orange mother bird, her wings variegated in blues and grays, watches over a nest with three hungry chicks from their perch in a leafy tree, over an opaque lime green ground. Six and one facets. Edition #48 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,000—1,500

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196 Saint Louis 1982 “Baguier Napoleon III” ring pedestal dish. Atop a clear-encased close concentric millefiori design, with five variously-colored rings encircling a pink and white complex center cane and cupped within a white cog stave basket, a translucent ruby bowl attaches with a clear pedestal and is rimmed with a white latticinio twist torsade. Limited edition of 99. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 4 9/16", height 3 3/4" $1,500—1,800 197 Saint Louis 1985 fruit in a white latticinio basket sculpture. Three-dimensional pears, apples, cherries and plums, on a bed of dark green leaves, rest within a double-swirl white latticinio basket, with a clear-encased white spiral and twist handle. Limited edition of 250. Signature/date cane. Height 2 3/8", length 3 1/4" $1,500—1,800 198 Saint Louis 1992 “Corona” clematis garland low-domed paperweight. A central royal blue clematis floats just under a low dome and is encircled by companion blooms in pink, blue and white, all threaded by a single thin stem shared by green leaves and three pairs of millefiori flowers, forming a garland which is left open at the bottom. The clematis blooms are each brightened with complex white star canes at their centers. Clear star-cut ground. Edition #88 of a limited edition of 300. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $750—850 www.selman.com

199 Saint Louis 1977 close packed millefiori mushroom in a green and white double overlay faceted paperweight. Tiny, colorful and varied millefiori complex canes rise atop a rainbowcolored mushroom stem at the interior of a green-over-white double overlay with a star-cut ground. Five and one facets. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $800—1,000 200 Saint Louis 1999 “Les Demois’ Ailes” butterflies paperweight. Two colorful lampwork butterflies are caged within a lovely orb of white honeycomb circles and drift, at different altitudes, across a luxurious carpet of pale green honeycomb complex canes. Edition #15 of a limited edition of 100. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,800—2,250 201 Saint Louis 1984 “Prunes” purple plums paperweight. A green stem arches slightly upwards, towards two green leaves, against the will of four purple plums weighing it downward as they grow from the branch, each cradled by a green leaf. White ground. Edition #169 of a limited edition of 250. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $550—650

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202 Baccarat 1977 Gridel dancing devil millefiori paperweight. A central red dancing devil silhouette cane is surrounded by patterned millefiori and the other seventeen Gridel canes, on a blue ground. Edition #321 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $600—700 203 Baccarat 1979 Gridel butterfly paperweight. A large central butterfly silhouette cane is surrounded by the other seventeen Gridel silhouettes in pastel-colored canes, which are scattered on a white upset muslin ground. Edition #136 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $600—700 204 Baccarat 1978 Gridel deer patterned millefiori paperweight. A large Gridel deer silhouette cane is centered inside a ring of small white millefiori, a ring of six red and white millefiori squares then ensues, as well as the other seventeen Gridel silhouette canes arranged in threes alongside the squares, all on an opaque yellow ground. Red and white border canes complete the design. Edition #69 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $600—700 42

205 Baccarat pre-1957 close packed millefiori “Church Weight” paperweight. A limited assortment of pastel complex canes lacks zodiac silhouette canes, customarily found in the post-1957 examples that were fashioned after the antique Baccarat 1853 version, indicating an early trial version from before 1957. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3" $650—750 206 Baccarat 1969 concentric millefiori and triangles paperweight. A central salmon-colored complex millefiori cane is encircled by eight hollow blue and white triangles, further encircled by eight rings of complex millefiori in purple and warm colors. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $700—800 207 Baccarat 1976 Mount Rushmore sulphide double overlay faceted paperweight. A cameo of Mount Rushmore commemorates the celebration of the United States Bi-Centennial on translucent blue footed ground with a red-over-white double overlay. Eight and one facets. Edition #82 of a limited edition of 1000. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Dated. Diameter 4 1/8" $450—550

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208 Baccarat 1972 lavender dahlia paperweight. The large dahlia, with a complex cane center, four tiers of lavender petals ridged in white and five spaced green leaves, blooms over translucent blue ground. Edition #183 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $450—550

211 Baccarat 1976 red rose and bud on latticinio paperweight. A large multi-tiered dark red rose, with a red bud, green leaves and stem, blooms over a white double latticinio cushion. Edition #9 of a limited edition of 150. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $600—700

209 Baccarat 1974 pansy and bud paperweight. Reminiscent of the antique design, two large top purple petals meet three lower yellow petals, stripped with three black lines each and tipped with purple, at a white and red pastry mold center to form a pansy that blooms at the end of a long stem next to a companion bud and green leaves. Clear star-cut ground. Edition #164. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3" $450—550

212 Baccarat 1969 striped green snake paperweight. A green snake, with long stripes, coils on a colorful twisted cane rope ground as it studies the outside world. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $550—650

210 Baccarat “Dupont” circlet paperweight. Six millefiori circlets, each with a pink stardust complex cane with a bull’s-eye core at its focus, ring a seventh circlet at the weight’s center, this time of much paler hue. The outer circlets alternate between blue, pink and pale pink. The interior circlet is green. Clear ground. Diameter 2 7/8" $400—500

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213 Baccarat 1970 millefiori butterfly and pink dahlia paperweight. Two pink dahlias, with two tiers of pink petals and central complex canes, perch on green stems with leaves and are approached by a blue millefiori butterfly with a yellow outline. White and pink upset muslin ground. Edition #61 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/ date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $700—800

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214 Parabelle Glass 1997 Artist Proof roses and pansies piedouche paperweight. A large central Clichy-style pink and green rose is ringed first by ten smaller and spaced pink roses and then by eight large spaced pansy canes, alternating between purple and yellow, all over a solid green aventurine ground. A white pedestal stave basket supports the design and has a white and magenta torsade around the base and at the top, bordering the design. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4", height 1 9/16" $2,000—2,500 215 Parabelle Glass 1992 patterned millefiori moss ground paperweight. A Clichy-style rose is at the center of a ring of white complex canes which are then ringed by a spaced ring of twelve more roses. Eight circular clusters of complex canes in various design and color form a final spaced ring at the weight’s border, all set against an edelweiss studded moss ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $1,500—1,800 216 Parabelle Glass 1986 bird silhouette cane concentric millefiori and torsade paperweight. A central red bird silhouette cane is encircled by a ring of small blue stars, followed by three concentric rings of yellow, purple and white flowers, a ring of red cogs and finally held together by a tightly wound blue and white torsade. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $700—900 44

217 Parabelle Glass 1993 concentric millefiori and torsade paperweight. A thick red and white torsade encircles five concentric rings of ever-smaller white cog canes, with red bull’s-eye centers, and presses them towards a central bull’s-eye complex cog cane. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 11/16" $1,000—1,500 218 Parabelle Glass 1991 spaced concentric millefiori paperweight. A blue and white pansy cane is centered by three spaced concentric rings of floret cogs, bull’s-eye pastry molds and complex arrowheads, in cobalt blue, white and red, on clear ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 11/16" $800—1,000 219 Parabelle Glass 1986 interlaced trefoil millefiori garlands paperweight. A pair of interlaced trefoil garlands, one of blue complex canes and one of purple complex canes, encircles a central white Clichy-type rose inside a ring of purple canes, on large white upset muslin. A white Clichy-type rose rests within each of the six loops of the garlands. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $750—850

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220 Parabelle Glass 1996 concentric flower canes on upset muslin paperweight. A large central Clichy-type rose cane, with aventurine green sepals, is ringed by nine smaller iterations of the rose, then by a spaced ring of alternating roses and complex white cogs and by two more spaced rings of alternating maroon pansies and white daisies, either with yellow or green centers, pressed into a white upset muslin ground. Edition #3 of a limited edition of 5. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,500—1,800 221 Parabelle Glass 1992 four-colored crown paperweight. Cascading from a moss cane with a pansy core at the weight’s crest, alternating latticinio twisting ribbons, in white, pink and blue and then red and green, are slightly spaced thus revealing a clear encasement and cupping inward at the base. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $850—950 222 Parabelle Glass 1987 bird silhouette cane concentric millefiori and torsade paperweight. A central bird-in-flight silhouette cane is encircled by a ring of small pink flower canes, followed by four concentric rings of orange, purple, white and pink flowers and, finally, held together by a loosely wound pink and white torsade. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $900—1,200 www.selman.com

223 Parabelle Glass 1998 Artist Proof spaced concentric millefiori over pink paperweight. A large mauve pansy cane is encircled by a ring of smaller mauve pansies, which is surrounded by a spaced ring of assorted Clichy-type roses, alternating between pink, yellow and white. The design is completed by a border garland of red and white complex cog canes, on opaque pink ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,200—1,500 224 Parabelle Glass 1994 spaced concentric millefiori paperweight. A central purple and white pansy cane is the focus of three rings of colorful and spaced assorted complex canes, including a pink and green Clichy-type rose, arrow canes, fortress canes, pastry mold canes and others, on upset white muslin ground. Edition #2 of a limited edition of 10. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 9/16" $1,200—1,500 225 Parabelle Glass 1990 trefoil millefiori garlands paperweight. A pair of interlaced trefoil garlands, one of green cog canes and one of red cog canes, encircles a central cluster of red and green canes, on white upset muslin. A green and red cane rests within each of the six loops of the garlands. Limited edition of 75. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $500—600

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229 Drew Ebelhare and Sue Fox 2013 single pink and white rose on a salmon ground paperweight. A lovely tiered rose, its petals striped in pink and white, presides at the center of an arrangement including two companion buds, three red berries, a purple and white flower and two small purple sprays, all ringed by a spaced circle of white florets and a border garland in heathers and green, over a shaded salmon ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $700—800 230 Drew Ebelhare 1997 close concentric millefiori in a stave basket miniature paperweight. With a central signature cane at their focus, four concentric rings of delicately rendered complex canes, in soft pastels and a fifth in dark purple, are cupped within a white stave basket. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/4" $450—500 231 Drew Ebelhare and Sue Fox 2013 upright bouquet on ruby ground paperweight. A beautiful upright bouquet of fantasy flowers, in a wide range of colors and design, sits atop a bed of Ebelhare’s signature leaf canes, framed within a garland of complex millefiori with a predominance of white, over an opaque ruby ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 11/16" $650—750

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232 Mike Hunter 2011 close concentric millefiori in blue and white stave basket paperweight. A central white and green daisy cane is encircled by a ring of small yellow and white cog canes, then by concentric rings of complex canes in blue and orange, white and red, purple and white and, finally, in pink and white, in a basket of white staves with blue star centers. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $450—550 233 Mike Hunter 2014 patterned millefiori dog silhouette paperweight. A black and white, right facing, dog silhouette crowns a pattern of five clusters of yellow rose canes with green moss canes, alternating with blue and white millefiori canes, all resting in a flat white stave basket. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $500—600 234 Mike Hunter 2014 lattice miniature paperweight. Cascades of latticinio ribbons in white and pink swing in opposite directions from a central butterfly silhouette cane at the weight’s crest. Signed/dated. Diameter 2" $250—350

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235 Mike Hunter 2014 patterned millefiori with a salmon silhouette and daisies paperweight. A central salmon silhouette cane is ringed by five slightly spaced white daisy canes. These daisies, together with five larger spaced daisies, define five triangles, each hosting three complex bundle rod canes in purple and blue. An outer ring of yellow bundle rod canes encloses the design which rests on a flat white stave basket. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $400—500 236 Mike Hunter 2014 patterned millefiori dragonfly and salmon silhouettes paperweight. Seven bands of millefiori canes, one of yellow roses, others of red and blue complex canes, include a row of black and white dragonfly silhouette canes and one of leaping salmon silhouettes, all resting in a flat white stave basket. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $500—600 237 Jim Brown close concentric millefiori in purple stave basket paperweight. Five close concentric rings of different complex cog canes, in white and pale purple tones, encircle a large white cog at the apex and sit atop a mauve floret cane stave basket, resembling a Bacchus design. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed. Diameter 3 3/4" $800—1,000

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238 Whitefriars 1976 Bicentennial “Liberty Bell” commemorative paperweight. A central blue and white Liberty Bell silhouette cane is the focus of four concentric rings of blue and white star canes and, finally, a fifth ring of red canes with blue and white star centers, over clear ground. Five and one facets. “1776 -1976” signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $350—450 239 Vintage Whitefriars close concentric millefiori and air bubbles paperweight. Three rings of yellow and white star canes alternate with two rings of alternating black and white cog canes to create a dome that encircles a central black and white cog cane. In between each ring of canes are small bubbles of air adding sparkle to the design. Diameter 3" $350—450 240 Whitefriars 1973 close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. A central white complex cane is encircled by rings of green, white, blue and red millefiori canes on a clear ground. Five and one facets. Signature/date cane. Small fleabites to edges of two facets. Diameter 2 3/16" $300—400

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241 Whitefriars 1977 “Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee” concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. Produced to commemorate the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the monarch’s accession to the throne of Great Britain, the piece contains a central crown picture cane encircled by five concentric rings of red, blue and white complex millefiori. “1952” and “1977” date canes punctuate the rings next to the crown and an “EIIR” Royal Cypher portrait cane lies directly below the crown. Five and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $400—500 242 Walsh-Walsh concentric millefiori low-domed paperweight. A central red and white cog cane is surrounded by six concentric rings of assorted canes, in red, lavender, blue, green, pink and white, over clear ground. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/4" $200—300 243 Whitefriars “1972 Olympic Games Munich” commemorative faceted paperweight. A clear dome has a white circular inscription on the base that reads, “Olympic Games” and “Munich” around a central image of a torch and the date “1972”. Five and one facets. Edition #202. Signed. Diameter 3 1/16" $200—300

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244 William Manson 1999 yellow marigold on blue ground faceted perfume bottle, by William and William Manson. Two marigolds and two yellow buds bloom on thin brown branches and stems with green leaves, over translucent blue star-cut ground at the base of a clear bottle. Eight interlocking side facets with two rows of small printies near the base. Fluted bottleneck and faceted stopper. Edition #2 of a limited edition of 50. Signature Cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16", height 4 7/8" $550—650 245 William Manson 1980 purple flower on black ground faceted paperweight. A flower with six purple and yellow petals, having blue and white complex cane stamens, blossoms on a green stem with two leaves below it and a duo of leaves to the left. It floats above a border garland of green, white and purple complex canes on an opaque black ground. Five and one facets. Edition #39 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $400—500 246 William Manson 1981 aventurine frog paperweight. A three-dimensional green aventurine frog hops near two upright blossoms, one yellow and one white, with a few littered green leaves, over a blue and white jasper plain. Translucent purple ground. Edition #56 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $350—450 www.selman.com

247 Peter McDougall millefiori flowers bouquet paperweight. Large three-dimensional cobalt blue, yellow, green and purple flowers, formed from impressively complex millefiori cane petals, become a striking bouquet, with yellow and purple buds, amid red and green leaves, on clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $900—1,200 248 Peter McDougall latticinio twists and patterned millefiori faceted paperweight. A central white and blue cane, ringed by blue, green and white complex millefiori, is the focus of nine white latticinio twists, which form panels containing ten colorful complex canes, on opaque red ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $180—225 249 Peter McDougall close packed millefiori mushroom with red overlay faceted paperweight. The tuft of the mushroom, composed of a close packed assortment of colorful complex canes and a signature cane, is encircled by a border of alternating pink and blue millefiori rods that curve inward and down to form a tapered stem. Red-over-white double overlay. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 7/8" $500—600

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250 Lundberg Studio 2003 angelfish and yellow tangs seascape compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A school of six fish, three turquoise angelfish and three bright yellow tangs, travels across a mysterious underwater world with two levels of green seaweed, corals and barnacles. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 15/16" $900—1,200 251 Lundberg Studios 1995 angelfish with seaweed and anemones compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. An aqua angelfish, upon which rides a blue shell, navigates a course through billowy arms of seaweed and a cluster of anemones, over a dark blue crackly ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $300—400 252 Steven Lundberg Glass Art 1998 “Sea Star” starfish and barnacles paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Three starfish, in swirls of warm red and yellow colors, dance amidst colorful barnacles on a translucent aqua surface. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $700—900

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253 Lundberg Studios 2001 pink dogwood garlands over lily pond compound magnum paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A picturesque scene, viewed from above, hides a green lily pad covered blue pond, where floats Clichy-type roses with complex heart cane centers as lotus flowers, revealed through layers of branches of ruffled gray blossoms and pink dogwoods. Signed/ dated. Diameter 5" $700—800 254 Lundberg Studios 1987 beta fish compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A purple beta fish, with swirling lavender fins and tail, floats past green underwater flora and a thicket of pink coral, blue seashells suspended throughout the watery scene. Aqua ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $350—450 255 David Salazar blue iris and stars surface design paperweight. A long-stemmed blue iris grows out of a cluster of sinuous green leaves on a milk white background, with blue stars above and to the left and right. Edition #7 of a limited edition of 85. Signed. Diameter 2 1/2" $180—225

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256 Ronald Hansen dusty pink clematis paperweight. A dusty pink clematis, with round petals and a purple center, grows atop a curved green stem with two leaves on either side. Four additional green leaves crown the blossom, over green ground. Diameter 1 7/8" $180—225 257 Ronald Hansen nosegay paperweight. A central flower, with five black-striped shaded red petals and a blue bull’s-eye stamen, crowns an upright bouquet of undefined blue, orange and yellow flowers that are punctuated by green leaves. Rust-colored ground. Signed. Diameter 2 3/8" $180—225 258 Ronald Hansen snake on a leaf faceted paperweight. A thin striped green snake, with big white eyes, twists across a green leaf in various shades of apple over a forest green ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 1/8" $180—225

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259 Ronald Hansen ruby red clematis faceted paperweight. Five textured ruby red petals, pierced at their center by a millefiori stamen, rise up on a pert stem flanked by two leaves, another four crowning the bloom against an opaque burgundy ground. Six and one facets. Signed. Diameter 2 5/16" $180—225 260 Ronald Hansen multi-colored pansy on pink ground miniature paperweight. A pansy flower, with two maroon and white petals, two blue petals, one blue petal with yellow and red stripes and three green sepals, rests on an opaque pink ground. Diameter 1 3/4" $180—225 261 Ronald Hansen pink clematis faceted paperweight. A dew-dotted light pink clematis, with pointed petals and a blue and red star cog complex center, is haloed by green leaves and grows atop a curved green stem with two leaves on either side. Light blue ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 1 7/8" $180—225

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262 Lundberg Studios 1992 “Worldweight” earth miniature paperweight, created for the 1992 International Paperweight Festival. The continents and seas of the earth are depicted in a color surface design topographically, in blue, green, brown and white. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $300—400

265 Lundberg Studios 2001 yellow wild sundrops paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Six crimped yellow wild sundrop blossoms bloom from a system of brown branches, with green leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $550—650

263 Lundberg Studios 1979 dragonfly surface design paperweight. A red dragonfly rests on the top of an iridescent gold dome, amidst haloed star midges, at the center of brown pulledfeather waves. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $180—225

266 Lundberg Studios 1987 two water lilies compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Two white double-tiered lotus blooms, with pointed ribbed petals and large tufts of yellow stamens, rise above lily pads from a placid pond of translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $800—900

264 Lundberg Studios 1995 “Moth Orchids” compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Four white moth orchids and a bud bloom on a curved stem growing from a cluster of light green leaves, with trailing roots, on black ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $650—750

267 Lundberg Studios 1988 magenta sterling rose miniature paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A magenta sterling rose, with upright multi-tiered ruffled petals and trios of green leaves, blooms over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2" $400—500

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268 Orient & Flume Art Glass Toucan glass sculpture. The three-dimensional black and white toucan has a large red-tipped green beak. Signed. Height 3 3/4" $140—180 269 Orient & Flume Art Glass 1975 red heart surface design paperweight. Stylized vines in green and dark blue wend and meander across an opaque white surface, enlivened here and there with a small red blossom-like heart. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $300—350 270 Orient & Flume Art Glass (1991) Cactus Garden eggshaped surface-design paperweight, by Richard Braley. A yucca plant and several green prickly pear cactus, with orange cactus blossoms, grow from reddish-brown earth, around the glossy brown-speckled blue sides of the piece. Edition #3 of limited edition of 100. Signed. Diameter 2 3/8", height 4 1/16" $600—700

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271 Orient & Flume Art Glass 1983 strawberries and blossom paperweight, by Ed Seaira. A large white strawberry blossom is framed by three trios of serrated green leaves in alternation with three red strawberries. The design floats above an iridescent blue and green cushion. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $250—300 272 Orient & Flume Art Glass 1975 angelfish iridescent blue surface-design miniature paperweight. A white-rimmed dark red angelfish rests at the top of the iridescent cobalt blue weight, which has a light green pulled-feather pattern around the lower half. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/8" $300—400 273 Orient & Flume Art Glass (1990) pansy and buds paperweight, by Greg Held. A blue and white pansy is bordered by a pair of blue buds, on stems with green leaves, over translucent iridescent ground. Edition #4 of limited edition of 250. Signed. Diameter 2 7/8" $300—400

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274 John Deacons 2004 red and white primrose double overlay faceted paperweight. A primrose blossom has five red pointed petals, each with white arcs emitting from a complex star cane nexus, is haloed by four green leaves and blooms from a sturdy stem with a trio of leaves, atop a white latticinio cushion. Top facet, six impressive white decorative facets and two rows of six facets, each in a green-over-white overlay. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 5/16" $400—500 275 “J” Glass concentric millefiori mushroom with double overlay faceted paperweight. A red berry picture cane centers the mushroom, surrounded by four close concentric rings of assorted complex canes, on a tapered blue and white stem. Blueover-white double overlay. Top facet and two rows of alternating side facets. Diameter 3" $400—500 276 John Deacons pink rose in double encased blue-over-white overlay paperweight. A many-tiered pink rose, its petals still cupped into a lush ball, is haloed by five irregularly spaced green leaves and sits atop a short dark stem shared by two more leaves and a companion bud. Clear-encased blue-over-white faceted overlay. Diameter 2 9/16" $600—700 54

277 John Deacons 2001 pompon on latticinio crown pink overlay faceted paperweight. A three-tiered pink pompon, haloed by four dark green leaves and supported by a stem and its trio of leaves, rests on a lacy cushion crown of radial white latticinio ribbons. Scalloped edge top facet and two rows of eight side facets in a translucent pink overlay. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $350—450 278 John Deacons 2008 spaced concentric roses and pansies in a pink-over-white overlay faceted paperweight. A charming design of spaced concentric pansies and Clichy-style roses hugs the top of a translucent ruby ground cushion at the interior of a pink-over-white double overlay. Top facet and five round side facets alternating with two smaller windows. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $400—500 279 “J” Glass patterned millefiori ruby flash overlay faceted paperweight. Six millefiori clusters, with alternating pink and white outer rings encircling a pink and white millefiori flower, surround a central cluster with an outer ring of both pink and white, over clear ground. A translucent ruby flash overlay lends a warm glow to the interior design. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $180—225

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280 John Deacons 2014 black and yellow pansy on purple and white swirl paperweight. A large yellow and black pansy flower, with a white stardust cane at the center, on a short green stem with leaves, lies upon a white and purple swirl cushion. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $300—400 281 John Deacons 1980 bouquet on black ground faceted paperweight. An elegant lampwork upright bouquet, with one large white, purple and yellow flower with a complex cane center, a trio of smaller white flowers with delicate yellow and orange stamens and a pair of yellow daffodil-like blooms, all on green stems with leaves, is arranged on an opaque black ground. Six and one facets. Signature/date cane on base. Diameter 2 7/8" $300—400 282 John Deacons scalloped blue and white flower on latticinio paperweight. A multi-tiered central flower, with an inner tier of white scalloped petals and an outer tier of blue scalloped petals further embellished by green sepals, blooms at the end of a stem with leaves and has at its core a blue complex cane that acts as the center of a latticinio swirl ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $350—450

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283 John Deacons 2005 four-colored crown paperweight. Twists in blue and yellow and in red and green alternate with spiraling white latticinio ribbons and radiate from a pink, blue and white complex cane center. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $350—450 284 John Deacons butterfly on latticinio spokes paperweight. A large pink-bodied butterfly, with blue millefiori upper wings, green millefiori lower wings and black antennae, rests resolutely at the focus of wide alternating pink and white latticinio spokes, on clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $300—350 285 Peter McDougall pink flower and twists crown paperweight. A pink flower, with five sculpted petals and a yellow and white center cane, with a tiny blue star, presides at the crown from where alternating twists of white latticinio and ribbons of blue, white and yellow twists cascade down in a gentle curve, spaced by a crimson red ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $300—400

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290 Perthshire Paperweights concentric millefiori crystal perfume bottle. The base of the bottle has a central “P” signature cane, encircled by several concentric rings of millefiori, on a translucent green ground. The tall clear stopper contains spaced vertical green-colored threads, which match the ground color in the bottle. Diameter 2 3/4", height 4 1/2" $225—300

287 Perthshire Paperweights “State Bird” Eastern bluebird encased double overlay faceted paperweight. A central picture cane of an Eastern bluebird, encircled by concentric complex millefiori, is encased in a blue-over-white faceted double overlay, further encased in faceted clear glass. Top facet and two rows of twelve side printies. Limited edition of 19. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $550—650

291 Perthshire Paperweights 1976 double-layer millefiori cushion faceted paperweight. A hexagon pattern of latticinioencased twists and complex canes, rests on a raised blue cushion ground, which surrounds a central window through which can be seen an arrangement of assorted close packed canes, on the bottom level. Large circular top facet. Limited edition of 295. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 5/8" $550—650

288 Perthshire Paperweights 1982 “Flamingo” in pond faceted paperweight. A pink flamingo poses on one leg, its head reaching downward to a patch of blue pond in which two white water lilies float. Two cattails grow close to shore against a translucent green ground. Top facet. Limited edition of 300; 184 made. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $450—550 289 Perthshire Paperweights (1990-1993) upright blue rose goblet-shaped pedestal paperweight. A blue rose, with loosely open petals that rise from a funnel point in clear ground, fills a goblet-shaped dome at the end of a three-beaded stem and footed base. Six and one facets. Height 5 7/16", top diameter 2 11/16" $450—550

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298 Perthshire Paperweights 1996 flower with radiating twists and patterned millefiori paperweight. A pink lampwork flower is the focus of five radiating orange, purple and white twists, which create five panels containing thirteen colorful complex canes, all ringed by a border garland of purple and white millefiori, on an amethyst ground. Edition #30 of a limited edition of 200. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $450—550 299 Perthshire Paperweights (1986) millefiori over translucent ruby miniature faceted paperweight. A spokes millefiori design surrounds a single “R” cane with a ring of eight complex canes. Eight and one facets. Diameter 2 1/8" $150—200 300 Perthshire Paperweights 1975 spaced millefiori and silhouette canes on upset muslin paperweight. A colorful assortment of complex canes, including a signature/date cane and three silhouette canes of a bird, a penguin and a sailboat, is scattered on a cushion of white upset muslin. Diameter 2 5/8" $350—450 301 Perthshire Paperweights 2000 “End-Of-Day Mushroom” scrambled millefiori faceted paperweight. A mushroom is composed of a pulled scrambled arrangement of whole and partial complex canes, including picture canes of a panda, a crab, a flying bird, a rat and a penguin, that form a spaced ring around a central signature/date cane. Clear star-cut ground. Two rows of five alternating facets and one top facet. Limited edition of 175. Diameter 2 3/4" $450—550

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302 Perthshire Paperweights 1999 flower bouquet and millefiori garlands faceted paperweight. A lampwork bouquet, with three flowers, red berries and green leaves, is encircled by two concentric rings of complex canes, on translucent green ground. Five and one facets. Edition #113 of a limited edition of 200. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $350—450 303 Perthshire Paperweights 1976 “Forget-me-not” millefiori nosegay on latticinio cushion paperweight. A nosegay, with four blue complex millefiori forget-me-nots, slender green leaves and stems, rests on a pale green double-swirl latticinio cushion. Limited edition of 400; 397 made. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $350—450 304 Perthshire Paperweights blue and white flower faceted paperweight. A central lampwork flower, having six blue and white petals, blossoms on a short green stem with two curling leaves and two sepals and is ringed by a border garland of pink and white complex canes. Clear ground. Eight and one facets. Signature cane in center of the flower. Diameter 2 3/8" $250—300 305 Perthshire Paperweights (1982) “Star Pattern” millefiori with honeycomb faceting paperweight. A “P” signature cane rests at the center of purple complex canes arranged in two concentric rings, that are further encircled by one turquoise ring, from which eight evenly spaced triangles of pink canes radiate to form the points of a star. Clear star-cut ground. Top facet and honeycomb side faceting. Limited edition of 300; 237 made. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/4" $300—400 58

306 Perthshire Paperweights (1982) “Double Overlay” bouquet with blue-over-white overlay fancy-cut paperweight. The bouquet, with a large pink flower, two aqua-blue flowers, two opening buds and bright green leaves and stems, floats over clear star-cut ground within a dark blue-over-white double overlay. Flat top facet, six vertical side flutes and fancy-cutting on the sides. Limited edition of 300; 205 made. Signature cane. Diameter 2 11/16" $400—500 307 Perthshire Paperweights 1982 “Millefiori Flower” and garland paperweight. A pointed pentagonal border of spaced canes encircles a garland of blue millefiori canes that rings a green five-petalled flower. Translucent blue ground. Limited edition of 300; 243 made. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $350—450 308 Perthshire Paperweights (1985) “Scottish Broom” flowers on green ground faceted paperweight. Yellow flowers and buds grow on green stems, over translucent green ground. Top facet and three rows of side facets. Limited edition of 350; 227 made. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $400—500 309 Perthshire Paperweights 2000 pink flower and millefiori paperweight. A central pink millefiori flower, with a bud and green leaves, is encircled by a ring of twists and a ring of canes, on cobalt blue ground. Six and one facets. Edition #44 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $300—400

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310 Strathearn close packed millefiori paperweight. Colorful complex canes in a panoply of designs, including cogs, whorls and bull’s-eyes, form a rainbow carpet resting atop a pale teal ground. Rough pontil. Diameter 2 15/16" $180—225

314 Harry Boyer swirling crimp lavender flower marble. Eight thin petals cup three tiers of elongated stamens to form a crimped lavender flower that nestles within six green sepals and swirls into a trailing funnel. Clear ground. Signed. Diameter 2 15/16" $200—250

311 Strathearn 1979 upright blue flower high-domed faceted paperweight. A single dimensional five-petalled blue flower, with an air pearl at its center, springs straight up from the center of three ribbed leaves above a black cushion. Two rows of four offset thumb print windows and a top facet. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 3/8", height 3 9/16" $250—300

315 James Daschbach Art Glass 2005 jellyfish marble. A translucent white jellyfish floats over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/4" $250—300

312 Strathearn patterned millefiori with latticinio tubes paperweight. A central solid white cane, with nuances of blue and green streaking, is ringed by seven blue complex canes from which radiate eight blue and white twisted latticinio tubes to form panels, each containing a small triangular white cane, a larger white and blue cane with a green interior and a pair of white canes with blue centers, on opaque black ground. Diameter 2 1/2" $120—180 313 Strathearn patterned millefiori with latticinio tubes paperweight. A central blue and white complex cog cane is ringed by seven complex canes where eight white latticinio tubes radiate to form eight panels of eight colorful complex millefiori, over clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $300—400

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316 Jesse Taj 2008 red vortex with gold dichroic black exterior marble. Ribbons of dichroic gold and orange swirl against a black background and are visible through a clear opening in a black spatter design covering half of the surface, bordered by trailing orange ribbons. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/4" $150—200 317 Kevin Leopold 2006 “Spiral” double-layer marble. A turquoise and coral spiral interior design is encircled by a band of yellow and turquoise honeycomb. Half of the surface is covered with an ivory, blue, red and yellow abstract design, over charcoal ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 13/16" $140—180

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318 D’Albret 1976 Martin Luther King Junior tricolor sulphide faceted paperweight. A sulphide of King, wearing a white suit and a black tie, is centered on clear sunburst-cut ground. Top facet and vertical side facets. Limited edition of 325. Acid-etched insignia on the base. Dated. Diameter 3" $120—180 319 Schmid, France, 1978 Sister Berta Hummel sulphide faceted paperweight. A white profile of the German-born Berta Hummel, known as Franciscan Sister Maria Innocentia and famous for creating the iconic Hummel figurines, rests above a blue flash footed base with a star-cut ground. Five and one facets. Edition #1282 of an edition of 4000. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $180—225 320 Charles Kaziun Junior orange lily tie tack. An orange lily, with yellow stamens and four white-striped green leaves, is centered atop a white opaque ground, sprinkled with gold aventurine. Silver fastener. Diameter 3/4" $120—180 321 Bobbi Banford purple flower and bud pendant. Against an opaque white ground, a purple flower, with six petals, a yellow core and a halo of six leaves, shares a stem with a companion bud and a single leaf. Signature cane. Gold chain. Diameter 1 3/8" $200—250

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322 Possibly Murano scrambled millefiori vase. An end-of-day scramble of various colorful complex canes has been shaped into an elegant small vase. Signed. Diameter 3", height 4 1/4" $900—1,200 323 Murano colorful end-of-day scramble magnum paperweight. A white complex cog cane crowns the top of a colorful field of large scrambled twists and latticinio tubes that is only punctuated by three large complex cog canes in purple, red and yellow. Minor Surface scratches. Diameter 4 3/16" $600—700 324 Murano close concentric millefiori miniature paperweight. A central red, green and white complex ruffle cane is encircled by a ring of blue and white star canes and a border garland of green, red and white millefiori, on clear ground. “1857” date cane. Diameter 2 1/16" $100—150 325 Possibly Murano scrambled millefiori surface design hand cooler. A surface close packed scramble of colorful millefiori canes is shaped into an egg to cool a lady’s hands. An acid wash creates a matte finish. Diameter 2 1/16", Height 3" $200—250

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326 Caithness Glass 2000 “Mecca Millennium” faceted paperweight, by Wm Morris. Six adjacent garlands of green star canes, with blue and white centers, surround a signature/date cane at the weight’s focus. An abstract nebular form, within a bulb of spaced bubbles, hangs chandelier-like from above. High pointed dome with large single facet to side, on green ground. Edition #48 of a limited edition of 100. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16", height 3 7/8" $250—300 327 Caithness Glass 1982 “Spread of Roses” spaced millefiori cog canes faceted paperweight, by Colin Terris, from the Whitefriars Collection. Colorful millefiori cogs loosely spiral around a central white and blue complex cane of the iconic Whitefriars monk logo, on an opaque black ground. Top facet and six side printies. Edition #190 of a limited edition of 750; 275 made. Whitefriars signature/date cane. Signed. Diameter 2 15/16" $200—250 328 Caithness Glass 1993 “Ocean Wave” high-domed paperweight, by Helen MacDonald and Alastair MacIntosh. An abstract green and white wave motif crowned by a canopy of bubbles including a large central bubble, sits within a frosted glass high dome whose sides have been pressed with undulating waves. Tilted front facet. Edition #87 of a limited edition of 100. Signed. Diameter 3", height 3 1/2" $300—400 329 Caithness Glass (1997) “Stars n Stripes” white stars and swirls compound paperweight, by Helen MacDonald. An inner layer, with blue and white stripe patterns swirling upward opposite each other, is encased by two crimson red stripe patterns that are spaced by clusters of white stars spiraling towards the top of the dome. Clear ground. Signed. Diameter 3 1/8" $200—250 www.selman.com

330 Unidentified, possibly Venetian, close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. A central white tubular cane is encircled by close concentric rings of white, green, blue and red cog canes and varied complex canes, with an outer border of large blue, white and yellow canes, over clear ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 3 1/2" $300—400 331 Unidentified, possibly Chinese, purple lizard surface design with gold accents and latticinio basket magnum paperweight. A large three dimensional purple dragon lizard, with a golden segmented tail, coils at the top of the dome, with a golden decorative motif around the side and a white latticinio basket with an air pearl center near the base, over gold-colored star-cut ground. Diameter 4 5/16" $900—1,200 332 Wheaton Village blue and yellow swirl paperweight. Spaced wedges of blue and yellow festoons depart from the weight’s base, moving upward and curling into a common swirl at the crest. Stamped signed. Diameter 3" $180—225 333 Various used books and catalogs. A small collection of used paperweight publications and resources can be useful for both a new and experienced collector with a penchant for research and history. Items included are: PCA Bulletins 2000, 2003, 2004, Jokelson One Hundred of the Most Important Paperweights, Sotheby’s Jokelson auction 1983 catalog, Nelson American Glass Paperweights and Their Makers and Selman’s auction 59 catalog. $150—200

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L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 63rd Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, Summer 2016  

L.H. Selman 63rd Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, contains pictures, descriptions, and price estimates for all available lots in the aucti...

L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 63rd Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, Summer 2016  

L.H. Selman 63rd Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, contains pictures, descriptions, and price estimates for all available lots in the aucti...