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Detail of Lot 9


Summer Auction 2019

Paperweight Price Guide The Property of Various Owners Lots are available for viewing by appointment, or on our website

Initial bids begin Monday, July 8th, 2019 at 9:00 am cst

Last day to place initial bids Monday, July 22nd, 2019 at 5:00 pm cst

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Auction Number 72

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Part I: A ntique Paperweights and R elated Objects 1

1 Rare antique Clichy rose, pansy and thistle bouquet paperweight. A large yellow-centered pink millefiori rose crowns a bouquet along with a sheathed companion bud. It is flanked to the left by a purple and pale yellow pansy, also with a companion bud, and on the right by a pair of rarely seen thistles, each fashioned from a long purple, pink and white complex cane and cupped by a thick green ring of spurs. Each flower tops a leafy green stem, gathered and tied with a narrow pink ribbon, over a clear ground. Similar arrangements of flowers are known, perhaps suggesting a commemoration of the alliance between England, Scotland and France during the 1853-1856 Crimea War. “A thoughtprovoking assembly of blossoms and buds by Clichy, simple at first glance, expresses unrequited love...The minute detail of buds with green sepals and stems, loosely tied with pink ribbon, make this an artful interpretation of a symbolic bouquet.” —Glass Paperweights in the Art Institute of Chicago. Featured on Antiques Roadshow season 24, episode 20, at the Yorkshire Museum, with Fergus Gambon, in 2012. A similar example was sold in LH Selman’s Auction 43 as lot 3. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $25,000—35,000

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2 Rare and unique antique Clichy pink clematis paperweight. A stunning pink clematis blossom, with six variegated petals spaced by thin sepals, has an intricate center composed of an outer ring of nine mint green stamens that borders concentric blue-over-white toothed rings, which encircle a central complex red and white cane. The bloom grows on a long sinuous stem, shared with four leaves and a delicate pink bud. Clear ground. “Clichy was renowned for its inventive flower portrayals, no two of which are exactly alike.” —The Art of the Paperweight: Challenging Tradition. Pictured and discussed in the Daily Herald August 30, 2016, article “Meet the ‘Frankenstein’ of Pretty Paperweights”, by Burt Constable. Fine condition. Diameter 2 15/16"  $8,000—10,000 2

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3 Rare and exceptional antique Bacchus close concentric millefiori paperweight. A central red, yellow and white collared complex cane is encircled by a ring of red and white multi-ruffled canes, followed by a ring of red, white and yellow star canes. Next, a ring of all white multi-ruffled canes is followed by a ring of randomly placed dark blue and white six-point stars, complex cog and three unknown heraldic symbol canes. An outer ring of green and white cog canes is drawn down into a stave basket. “Entirely apart from their rarity, their workmanship entitles them to be included in every collection of any consequence.” —1999 PCA Bulletin. Previously sold in LH Selman’s Auction 47 as lot 3. Good condition. Diameter 3 7/16" $10,000—14,000

4 Antique Bacchus close concentric millefiori paperweight. A large pink and white hollow ruffle cane sits at the center of a ring of green-lined white ruffles, followed by alternating bluelined white ruffles and white floret canes. A pink and white ring of ruffles ensues before a ring of hollow cogs, with alternating green and gray interiors, is pulled downward into a stave basket to cradle the design. Diameter 3 5/16" $6,000—8,000

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5 Antique Bacchus close packed millefiori paperweight. An assortment of complex canes, including ruffles, cogs, crimps and complex canes in red, blue, light green and white, fans upward like an explosion of fireworks. Numerous red six-point star canes are scattered throughout the design, held within a stave basket. Fine condition. Diameter 3" $5,000—7,000 www.selman.com

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6 Rare antique Baccarat “thousand petal” red rose paperweight. An expertly crafted multi-tiered garnet-red rose is crowned by five shaded green leaves as it blooms atop a curved stem, with two additional leaves, over a clear, star-cut ground. Describing the rare Baccarat rose, Paul Hollister wrote, “The realistic features of these three-dimensional flowers are the way the petals remain closed in the center, suggesting a half-opened flower, and the lovely rose coloring, which ranges from softest pink to dusty velvet red.” Diameter 2 1/2" $5,000—7,000

7 Rare antique Baccarat spaced concentric millefiori and Gridel silhouettes carpet ground paperweight. A coral arrowhead and six-point star cane is ringed by very detailed silhouettes of a dog, deer, horse and moth, a red crimp and heart cane and a blue arrowhead cane. A ring of complex millefiori follows, spaced by the exquisite silhouettes of an elephant, dark rooster, fat white rooster, dog, goat and another moth. The canes nestle in a dense carpet of red-centered white stardust canes. Diameter 3 1/8" $8,000—10,000

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8 Antique Baccarat “Bouquet de marriage” close concentric millefiori carpet mushroom and torsade paperweight. A red, white and blue six-point star and arrow rod complex cane sits at the apex of a wedding bouquet-inspired carpet ground of green bull’s-eye-centered white stardust canes, shaped into a mushroom with a tapered stave stem. A blue and white latticinio torsade encircles the base, over a clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 7/8" $7,000—10,000 4

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9 Extremely rare and very fine antique Clichy scrambled millefiori and signature cane paperweight. An array of whole and partial complex canes, such as ruffles, stars, cogs, florets, bull’s-eyes and a bit of rose, flaunts the factory’s spectacular use of colors and is boldly declared their own by a large and complete “CLICHY” signature cane. A generous layer of clear glass magnifies the details unabashedly. “The full “Clichy” signature is quite rare and always appears in the same millefiori cane format and colors, perhaps because only one cane was pulled for it.” —The Dictionary of Paperweight Signature Canes “...cobalt blue is used sparingly, and opaque pink, brilliant deep aquamarine or medium thalo blue (not turquoise), warm cadmium green, ivory, lilac, and deep ruby or deep cherry red are seen in abundance, giving the weights a warmth and richness not found elsewhere. If Baccarat paperweights appear to be seen in shade, Clichy seem to be always in broad sunlight.” —The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights. Diameter 3 3/16" $12,000—16,000

10 Antique Clichy close packed millefiori, roses and signature cane paperweight. Two pink and green roses are joined by a white rose in a varied field of densely packed millefiori of rich colors, including pastry molds, rod bundles, bull’s-eyes, stardust and a “C” signature cane. A basket of alternating turquoise and white staves carries the prairie of flowers. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $6,000—8,000

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11 Rare antique Baccarat 1848 spaced concentric millefiori and Gridel silhouettes carpet ground paperweight. Assorted complex canes, including a flower picture cane, shamrocks and various finely detailed Gridel silhouette canes, rest on a carpet of green, red and white six-point star complex canes. Signature/date cane. “Carpet grounds, usually associated with clustered paperweight designs, are among the most appealing foils for colored and silhouette canes.” —Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows. Previously sold in LH Selman’s Auction 42 as lot 13. Good condition and internal flaw. Diameter 3 1/8" $6,000—8,000 www.selman.com

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12 Very rare antique Saint Louis six-paneled close packed millefiori and twists paperweight. A spectacular assortment of largely unusual complex cog, cross, floret, star and crescent canes includes a turkey silhouette, a complex cane with a Yin and Yang-style center and a fourteen-point ruffled cog with a moon and sun-style center. They are shaped into six triangular panels by red, green and white twists that radiate from a central blue and white complex floret cane with a 28-point cog at the center. From the Bonham’s “Fine European Ceramics & Glass” auction, 12 December 2012, lot 281. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $12,000—15,000

13 Antique Saint Louis close concentric millefiori mushroom and torsade paperweight. A large complex cog cane’s color scheme of red, white and blue is replicated in three cascading concentric rings of rod bundles and floret complex canes, creating a harmonized mushroom cap. A contrasting ring of green and white cog canes, each with a red and white star center, is pulled downward into a green stave stem for the mushroom. A blue and white twist torsade, with a mercury ring, encircles the base of the stem. Clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 3 5/16" $3,500—4,000 14

14 Antique Saint Louis two-colored crown paperweight. Twisted ribbons of red and green alternate with white doubleswirl latticinio ribbons and cascade into a cambered crown from a large blue, white and red cross, floret and cog complex cane at the apex. Clear, hollow interior. “A Saint Louis specialty.” —The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights. Good condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $5,000—6,000 6

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15 Antique Saint Louis close concentric millefiori and silhouettes paperweight. A “punchinello” silhouette cane, encircled by arrowheads, sits at the center of a large white ruffle cane, with a green interior, and launches a round of dogs who chase their neighbor’s tail counter-clockwise, each encircled by a ring of pink and white cross canes. A ring of white 28-point cog and floret complex canes encircles the canine circus, followed by two slightly spaced rings of blue and green complex canes, all inside a border ring of blue 28-point cogs with pink quartets of cross canes at their centers. The border ring is pulled into a shallow stave basket. Diameter 3 1/4" $5,000—6,000

16 Rare antique Saint Louis close concentric millefiori carpet ground paperweight. Tiers of concentric white 14-point cogs, with pink interiors and blue floret centers, cascade downward into a luxurious carpet from a large pink, red, white, blue and green star and cog complex cane at the apex. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $6,000—8,000

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17 Rare antique Saint Louis close packed millefiori and signature cane paperweight. Honeycomb, arrowhead, floret, bull’s-eye, cross and star complex canes, in blue, pink and white with accents of pistachio-green, are visited by a few red dancing devils, all densely sprinkled on the surface of an opaque yellow, blue and white cushion that is occasionally revealed between the canes. A thin layer of clear glass covers the design. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $5,000—6,000 www.selman.com

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18 Rare antique Baccarat upright bouquet faceted paperweight. A rare blue and white arrow cane type II primrose centers an upright bouquet built upon four tiers of green leaves that are drawn down into a gathered and tapering stem. Framing the primrose are four flowers, two white and two blue, each centered by a complex cane. A spiraling blue and white torsade encircles the base. Clear, star-cut ground. Three tiers of side facets in graduating size and one top facet. “[Upright bouquets] from Baccarat are much rarer, and with few exceptions, much nicer.” —Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $5,000—6,000

19 Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori and Gridel silhouettes paperweight necklace and gold chain. A traditional gathering of classic complex canes, a hunter, his dog and a rooster, in red, white, blue and green, is set in a gold double-tiered cage and looped on a 14-K gold chain. Diameter 2 1/4", weight 6 oz $2,000—3,000

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20 Antique Baccarat patterned millefiori circlets paperweight. Three garlands of red and white ruffle canes each encircle a pink, white and green complex cane and are spaced by three garlands of red, white, blue and green arrowhead canes around a red, white and blue star and arrowhead complex cane. The small circle garlands form a spaced ring around a central garland of red and white ruffles with a white stardust and blue bull’s-eye cane at the center. Clear ground. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,200—1,600 8

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21 Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly and garland on lace faceted paperweight. Floating above a bed of white upset muslin, a butterfly, with a purple latticinio body, spreads two sets of rainbow-colored wings, the fore wings punctuated with blue and white complex canes. A garland of alternating white crimp canes and green floret canes frames the design. Six and one facets. “The Baccarat butterfly is basic to any advanced collection.” —Paperweights for Collectors. From the George Kulles Collection. Good condition and internal flaws. Diameter 3 1/4" $2,000—3,000

22 Fine antique Baccarat pink pompon, buds and millefiori garland faceted paperweight. Delicate concentric C-shaped alveoli, arranged in six radiating tiers, grow in size as they depart from a minuscule yellow stardust cane to form a lush pompon blossom that blooms atop a short curvy stem with two opposing green leaves. Two tightly sheathed pink buds peer from behind the bloom and interrupt a crown of three green leaves. A border garland of alternating red and green complex star canes encircles the flower and is viewed clearly through a top facet with five side facets. Clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 5/16" $2,000—3,000 23

23 Unusual antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly and garland paperweight. A butterfly, with turquoise eyes, an eggplant purple latticinio body and a pair of blue antennae, is adorned with dark complex cross cane upper wings and mottled millefiori lower wings. It is encircled by a garland of blue and white stardust canes, alternating with red arrowhead canes. Clear, star-cut ground. “These insects dazzle the viewer, the delicate archetypes of a vibrant imagination.” —The Art of the Paperweight: Challenging Tradition. Fine condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,600—2,000 www.selman.com

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24 Very rare New England Glass Company parrot on a branch paperweight. A white bird, with an arching blue beak, a yellowcrested head that matches its trailing wing and a mottled pink, blue and green belly, rests in a bed of greenery on a leafy green branch. The leaves are variegated and studded with two rows of bubbles each. Clear ground. For similar examples and discussion, see page 171 of The Boston & Sandwich and New England Glass Companies and page 87 of Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Society. Excellent condition. Diameter 3" $10,000—15,000

25 Rare antique Clichy white flower plaque paperweight. A white flower, with two tiers of six rounded petals radiating from a green-rimmed pink nexus, sits atop a short stem flanked by two grid-textured leaves. Another pair of leaves flanks the bloom and three more fan up from its crest, accompanied by a bud. Clear, oval ground on clear block with mitre-cut border. Pictured and discussed on page 377 of La cristallerie de Clichy. Excellent condition. Length 3 3/4", width 2 11/16", height 1 3/16" $3,000—4,000

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26 Antique Clichy millefiori cinquefoil garland paperweight. A translucent blue-lined white and red complex cog is surrounded by a cinquefoil garland of dark red, blue, green and white complex canes. Each of the garland’s five lobes are spaced by green pastry molds. White upset muslin. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $2,000—3,000 10

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27 Antique Saint-Mandé concentric millefiori and roses paperweight. Canes of blue stars around a central star, over a solid white cane, encircled by blue and white hollow rods, form a border garland around four large white and green roses, each centered by six pink and white hollow tubes. Pink and white complex canes space the roses and a blue star complex cane, ringed in green, sits at the apex. Clear ground. A similar blue star cane is pictured on page 255 of Classic Paperweights from Silesia/Bohemia. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $800—1,000

28 Antique Val Saint Lambert blue overlay fancy-cut faceted paperweight. All-over fancy-cutting in a translucent cobalt blue overlay interplays with four clear side facets, each bordered by a fancy-cut garland. A clear top facet, bordered by a ring of mitre cuts, reveals an elaborate clear, star-cut base. Fine condition. Diameter 3 13/16" $800—1,000

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29 Antique Silesian Riesengebirge Josephinenhutte spaced concentric millefiori and dog silhouette miniature paperweight. Boldly colored millefiori, including a large dog silhouette at the center, are spaced on a cambered cushion of white upset muslin and colorful bits of twists. Clear ground. Excellent condition and internal flaw. Diameter 2 1/4" $2,000—3,000 www.selman.com

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30 Antique Baccarat 1848 close packed millefiori and Gridel silhouettes paperweight. A rich assortment of canes, including sixpoint star, rod bundle, whorl, arrowhead, leaf, honeycomb, trefoil, quatrefoil and shamrock canes, creates a colorful tightly packed carpet where silhouette canes of two dogs, a horse, two pheasants and a rooster, two of which are encircled by complex canes, meander. Bits of white and colored upset muslin occasionally peek out from between the canes. Signature/date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 2 5/8" $2,000—3,000 31 Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori and flower canes paperweight. A slightly scrambled close packed assortment of colorful millefiori, predominantly in red, blue, green and white, includes stardust, arrowhead, trefoil, shamrock, quatrefoil, whorl, bull’s-eye, ruffle, six-point star canes as well as a rose and a rare pompon cane. Short segments of white latticinio and colorful twists peer from between the canes. Diameter 2 11/16" $1,500—2,000 32 Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori and Gridel dog silhouette miniature paperweight. A gathering of complex honeycomb, star, rod bundle, whorl, fortress, trefoil and arrowhead canes, among others, is visited by a dog silhouette, surrounded by a ring of alternating red and green whorls. Clear ground with occasional bits of lace. Pictured on page 10 of The French Connection in Mexico: The Improbable Paperweight Path. Good condition. Diameter 2 1/16" $1,500—2,000 12

33 Antique Baccarat 1848 spaced concentric millefiori and Gridel silhouettes paperweight. An orange complex cane, with a central moth picture cane, is encircled by spaced millefiori and Gridel silhouette canes in three rings, including a dog, horse, deer, goat, rooster, pheasant, pelican, swan, monkey and large complex six-point stars, crimps and arrowheads. The canes rest on a cushion of white upset muslin, with bits of colored filigree. Signature/date cane. From the George Kulles Collection. Good condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $2,000—3,000 34 Antique Baccarat spaced concentric millefiori paperweight. A carnation picture cane graces two spaced concentric rings of complex millefiori with its presence. A red complex cog rests at the apex. White upset muslin ground. Good condition. Diameter 2 11/16" $1,200—1,600 35 Antique Baccarat 1848 spaced concentric millefiori and Gridel silhouettes paperweight. A central trefoil and quatrefoil complex cane is encircled by spaced millefiori and Gridel silhouette canes in two rings, including a goat, huntsman, monkey, squirrel, rooster, lovebirds and complex six-point star and arrowhead canes. The canes rest on a cushion of white upset muslin and bits of blue, green and red filigree. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 3/8" $800—1,000

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36 Antique Baccarat close concentric millefiori paperweight. A central arrowhead cane is encircled by four concentric rings of closely packed millefiori cogs, stardust and florets in red, white, blue and green. Clear ground. Diameter 2 1/2" $500—700 37 Antique Baccarat red and white primrose paperweight. A large flower has a white and red stardust and bull’s-eye cane center encircled by six red and white-striped petals. Five dark crenulated green leaves protrude from behind the primrose, which grows from a long green stem with six additional green leaves, over a clear, star-cut ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Fine condition. Diameter 2 13/16" $2,000—3,000 38 Rare antique Baccarat moth miniature paperweight. A small moth, with splayed pairs of colorful angular wings on each side of its purple body, has two very thin antennae and fragile legs only visible from below. Clear ground. Fine condition. Diameter 2" $3,000—4,000 39 Rare antique Baccarat hybrid anemone miniature paperweight. A fascinating hybrid of the classic anemone and dogrose flower types results in a blue-edged smooth white flower, with pointed petals around a stardust and bull’s-eye center, perhaps in recognition of the famous monk, Gregor Mendel, who studied genetics through hybridization of his pea plants in 1856-1863 Bohemia. www.selman.com

The bloom is haloed by three spaced green leaves and perches atop a short curving stem, flanked by two leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Fine condition. Diameter 1 3/4" $1,200—1,600 40 Antique Baccarat yellow pompon and millefiori garland faceted paperweight. A yellow pompon, its delicate petals made of C-shaped tubes that radiate around a central green arrowhead cane, perches atop a sinuous green stem, flanked by green leaves, and is haloed by four leaves and two red buds. A border garland of alternating arrowhead canes and white cogs surrounds the bloom. Clear, melon-cut ground. Six and one facets. Fair condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,500—2,000 41 Antique Baccarat green snake on pebbly ground paperweight. A green snake, with red and black eyes, coils on a pebbly green and beige ground, flecked with mica. The snake is beautifully rendered with a matte green design dressing his lighter green body. The paperweight is well made, evidenced by the lack of bubbles around the lampwork body. “Reptiles were relatively rare among the animal motifs of the classic period, although they were common symbols of renewal and youth.” —Glass Paperweights in the Art Institute of Chicago. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $3,000—4,000

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42 Antique Clichy interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands and rose paperweight. Pink complex cog canes, each with a pink bull’s-eye center encircled by small green stars, form a trefoil garland that interlaces with a green pastry mold trefoil garland. Their center void is filled with a lush pink and green rose cane, closely encircled by purple pastry molds. White upset muslin cushion ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Fair condition. Diameter 2 13/16" $1,500—2,000 43 Antique Clichy interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands paperweight. A large white and pink multi-layered pastry mold stands at the center of two interlaced millefiori garlands in the shape of trefoils, one of green pastry molds and the other of purple stars around a green bull’s-eye. They rest on an opaque white ground. Pictured on page 7 of the 1970 PCA Bulletin. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Fair condition. Diameter 2 5/8" $1,000—1,500 44 Antique Clichy millefiori cinquefoil garland paperweight. A cinquefoil garland is composed of canes of red bull’s-eyes encircled by green stars and contrasts sharply with an opaque pink ground below. Each of the garland’s lobes is filled with a white pastry mold and spaced by a white stardust cane. A ring of purple pastry molds, around a central white star complex cane, sits at the center of the garland. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Good condition and internal flaw. Diameter 2 5/8" $500—700 14

45 Antique Clichy open concentric pastry mold millefiori low-domed paperweight. A green pastry mold is ringed by six pink cousins and then by twelve purple and green ones, inside a border garland of six more pink but larger pastry molds, spaced by trios of small green ones, each with a center of pink close packed bull’s-eyes. Clear ground. Good condition. Diameter 2 3/8", height 1 1/16" $600—800 46 Antique Clichy open concentric millefiori miniature paperweight. A green pastry mold is ringed by seven pink and green sisters, inside a border garland of larger green pastry molds, each with a pink concentric rod center, spaced by pairs of purple stardust canes. Clear ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Good condition. Diameter 1 13/16" $800—1,000 47 Antique Clichy open concentric millefiori paperweight. A complex cog cane, with sixteen teeth, stands at the center of a ring of white floret canes inside a border garland of six large green pastry molds spaced by pairs of smaller pink ones. Clear ground. Good condition. Diameter 2 11/16" $600—800

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48 Antique Clichy close packed millefiori and roses miniature paperweight. Cog, bull’s-eye, pastry mold, star, arrowhead canes and more, are tightly gathered into a green and white stave basket and are joined by two perfectly placed white rose canes at opposing poles of the perimeter and two more roses at the center. Good condition. Diameter 1 13/16" $2,000—3,000 49 Antique Clichy millefiori chequer with rose faceted paperweight. A red, white and turquoise cog cane sits at the center of two concentric rings of complex canes, including a lush pink and green rose. The canes are divided by cables of white filigree. Two tiers of five circular side facets and one top facet. Fine condition. Diameter 2 9/16" $800—1,000 50 Antique Clichy millefiori nosegay miniature paperweight. A pink cog, with a white floret center, is joined by two pastry molds, one pink and one blue, to form a fragrant nosegay, gathered in a tight budding trio at the intersection of three pointed and bladed green leaves and at the end of a curving stem flanked by two leaves. Clear ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 1/4" $600—800

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51 Antique Clichy Napoleon III sulphide pedestal paperweight. A profile of Napoleon III, nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte, who was president and emperor of France from 1848-1870, floats over a transparent green, footed base, in a clear dome. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/4", height 1 7/8" $1,000—1,500 52 Antique Clichy George Washington sulphide paperweight. A detailed profile of George Washington, signed in blue ink on the underside, sits over a clear ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Fine condition. Diameter 2 9/16" $400—500 53 Antique Clichy pink and white swirl paperweight. Alternating bands of pink and white form a pinwheel design, radiating outward in a counter-clockwise motion from a central green pastry mold cane. Diameter 2 3/16" $700—900

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54 Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori wafer dish. A clear bowl, with a twisted blue and white latticinio rim, is tapered into a clear collar above a base of colorful scattered millefiori with bits of aventurine. From the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries, the wafer dish was an important desk accessory. In the era of sealing wax, prepared wafers of flour and water were used to seal letters and stick sheets of paper together. The moistened wafer was placed under the turn-over of an envelope to glue it down, giving more security than wax alone. Fine condition. Diameter 3 5/16", height 2 7/8" $1,000—1,500 55 Antique Saint Louis 1848 close concentric millefiori paperweight. Five concentric rings of complex millefiori in white and shades of green, salmon and blue, including florets, crosses and cogs, encircle a large green and white cane, inside a white stave basket. Signature/date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 2 7/16" $2,000—3,000 56 Antique Saint Louis close concentric millefiori mushroom faceted paperweight. A large white-rimmed green cog is pulled down to create a cup for a quartet of square pink and white hollow rods. It is encircled by a ring of delicate pink hollow tube arrow head cog canes and a ring of blue cog and pink star canes to form a cambered mushroom cap that sits inside a third ring of ogee-tipped white ruffle canes. The last ring is pulled downward into a stem for the mushroom. Clear ground. Three tiers of circular side facets and one top facet. Fair condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $600—800 16

57 Antique Saint Louis pink pompon faceted paperweight. A pink pompon has tiers of hollow C-shaped cane petals around a very small central millefiori. It is crested by a spaced pair of crenulated green leaves and joined by a companion bud on a forking stem with green leaves. White double-swirl latticinio cushion ground. Six and one facets. Fine condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $1,200—1,600 58 Antique Saint Louis white pompon paperweight. Carefully arranged white and diaphanous C-shaped canes form a lacy pompon whose center is brightened by a small thicket of yellow filaments. The flower sits atop a slightly curving stem flanked by two crenulated green leaves. Two additional green leaves and a companion bud create a spaced fan behind the bloom, over a pink double-swirl latticinio cushion ground. Diameter 2 3/4" $1,000—1,500 59 Antique Saint Louis pink pompon paperweight. Slightly spaced pink and white C-shaped canes form an opulent and angular pompon, punctuated at its core by a very fine yellow filament stamen cane. It sits atop a curving stem, flanked by two leaves, and is crowned by two spaced leaves and a companion bud. White double-swirl latticinio cushion ground. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 1/2" $1,000—1,500

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63 Antique Saint Louis nosegay paperweight. Twin pink, white and blue canes top a large blue and white floret cane at the junction of three green leaves with two small red berries cocked to one side. The bouquet blooms above a green stem, flanked by a pair of leaves. Clear, diamond-cut ground. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/16" $500—600 64 Antique Saint Louis pink pelargonium paperweight. Five notched pink petals, each accented with a pair of short black lines, encircle a yellow, black and green millefiori center to create a classic pelargonium bloom. Five spaced green sepals peer between each petal as they perch atop a green stem with two bladed green leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 3/16" $1,000—1,500 65 Antique Saint Louis concentric millefiori paperweight. A large and very complex pink and white millefiori, with green radiating petals in the center, is encircled by five spaced blue, white and red canes and a border garland of alternating complex canes. Clear ground. Excellent condition and internal flaw. Diameter 2 3/4" $300—400

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66 Post-classic English close concentric millefiori staves paperweight. A large pink-lined white hollow ruffle cane is surrounded by a loosely concentric field of similar but smaller ruffle canes, with green, blue and pink-lined interiors, each of which is pulled downward into a radial-patterned stave basket. Clear, pressed ground. Fair condition. Diameter 3 3/8" $600—800 67 Antique New England Glass Company close concentric millefiori paperweight. Two rings of solid white crimp canes around a central red, white and blue ruffle cane create a large nexus for five concentric rings of bold orange, coral, yellow, blue, green, white and indigo canes. Clear ground. Examples of the blue and of the coral canes appear in figure 4.38 of The New England Glass Company on page 75. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 13/16" $400—600 68 Antique New England Glass Company patterned millefiori paperweight. A central white complex cane is ringed by seven complex canes in pink, white and mint green, then ringed by alternating white complex cog canes and others in ocher and pink, creating a radial-style pattern. Two garlands encircle the design, one white and one mint. Clear ground. Fair condition and rough pontil. Diameter 2 5/8" $500—700 18

69 Rare antique New England Glass Company bi-colored double-tiered flower paperweight. Five blue pointed petals, spaced by pink twisted ribbon cane petals, radiate around a central white-ringed pink cog complex cane. The resulting stunning flower perches atop a green stem with three leaves, over a white double-swirl latticinio cushion ground. See figure 5.75, page 114, of The New England Glass Company for a similar example. Good condition. Diameter 2 9/16" $1,000—1,500 70 Antique New England Glass Company fruit bouquet paperweight. A formal arrangement, with five blushing yellow pears, four small red cherries and several dark green leaves, rests in a white double-swirl latticinio basket. Clear ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Good condition. Diameter 2 11/16" $500—700 71 Antique New England Glass Company upright bouquet faceted paperweight. A central blue complex cane flower is surrounded by three lampwork blossoms, in blue, red and white, each of which is separated by a complex cane in the same tones, sitting atop a bed of dark green crenulated leaves. The bouquet rests on a white double-swirl latticinio basket. Clear ground. Two tiers of eight side facets and one top facet. Fine condition. Diameter 2 1/2" $800—1,000

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75 Antique Boston & Sandwich Glass Company solid-colored weedflower with Lutz rose paperweight. Two upper notched pink petals and three lower notched blue petals form a pansy-like bloom with a white and green Lutz rose cane center. A heavily curved stem and three green leaves supports the bloom, over a clear ground. Good condition. Diameter 2 3/4" $800—1,000 76 Antique Boston & Sandwich Glass Company red poinsettia paperweight. An unusual complex convex Greek Cross cane lies at the center of a red poinsettia, with two tiers of five bubble-studded petals each, growing from a short stem shared by two ribbed green leaves. “A most unusual convex cross...This rare cane stands out, as the normal configuration is concave.” —The Boston & Sandwich and New England Glass Companies, page 105. Clear ground. Excellent condition and internal flaw. Diameter 2 13/16" $800—1,000 77 Antique New England Glass Company double-tiered blue poinsettia paperweight. Two tiers of five blue petals each radiate around a yellow swirl center and sport a halo of three spaced leaves above a short stem, flanked by two more leaves. The resulting blue poinsettia rests in a white double-swirl latticinio basket, over a clear ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Fine condition. Diameter 2 1/2" $700—900

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78 Paul Stankard 2000 blossoms, ant, word cane and root people rectangular paperweight. A beige root person emerges from a tangle of thin brown roots that belongs to a cluster of three light blue flowers, with perky yellow stamens, a seedpod and variegated green leaves. They all share a curling green branch that emerges from a short thick root with the word cane “fertile”. Clear ground. Transparent red laminated border at the base of four sides. Signed/dated. Height 3 7/8", width 2 3/8" $3,000—4,000 79 Paul Stankard 2012 flowers and red pods orb. Three large red seedpods, a small beige pod, pink blossoms, yellow goat’s-beard and green leaves are gathered together into an all-over bouquet over green moss and tendrils. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/4" $4,000—5,000 80 Paul Stankard 2004 “Cherry Blossom with Honeybees” paperweight. Two honeybees collect pollen from two pale pink cherry blossoms that grow from a dark brown branch, which bears a third cherry blossom, clusters of pink buds, green leaves and a signature cane bud, over a clear ground. Signed/dated. Excellent condition and internal flaw. Diameter 3 7/16" $2,500—3,500 20

81 Paul Stankard 2002 “Morning Glory with Damselfly and Ant” paperweight, from the Walt Whitman series. A red damselfly hovers above an ant, a lavender-striped white morning glory, yellow flowers, pale orange flowers and blueberries, over a layer of tangled green and brown moss. Five root people work arduously below the moss to nurture the bouquet above. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $4,500—6,000 82 Paul Stankard “Figure in Veiled Orb” cube paperweight. A kneeling male figure, as though suspended in space, is enveloped in a transparent swirling orb, over a clear ground. Signed. Fine condition. Width 2 7/16", depth 2 3/16", height 2 9/16" $2,000—3,000 83 Paul Stankard 1982 pink, white and blue braided flower bouquet paperweight. Three pink flowers, with mottled yellow centers, are joined by a pink tea rose, three blue forget-me-nots, a few buds and two white bells, all of which share a common braided stem. Clear ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,500—2,500

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84 Paul Stankard 1981 white clintonia borealis bells and roots paperweight. Two opposing white bells, with yellow filament stamens, arch down from the top of a common upright green stem. Pairs of bladed green leaves fan out at the base of the stem above a sinuous root system. Transparent amethyst ground. Edition #22 of a limited edition of 50. Signature cane. Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $1,500—2,000 85 Paul Stankard 1982 “Tea Rose” bouquet paperweight. A pair of delicate multi-tiered pale pink tea roses blooms on stems, with pink buds and green leaves, over a transparent green ground. Edition #3 of a limited edition of 50. Signature cane. Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,500—2,000 86 Paul Stankard 1981 spring beauties and roots paperweight. Two white spring beauty blossoms, with faint pink stripes on their petals and perky pink stamens at their centers, bloom on separate thin leafy stems with scattered buds in various stages of bloom, from a bulbous root system. Transparent amethyst ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,500—2,000

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87 Paul Stankard pink wild roses paperweight. Three fivepetalled pink roses, with a tuft of yellow filament stamens at their centers, bloom amidst radiating stems of green leaves. Opaque sky blue ground. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 13/16" $1,000—2,000 88 Paul Stankard 1984 “Pink Wild Roses” paperweight. Two wild roses, with shaded pale pink petals and delicate yellow filament stamens, bloom on a curved stem, with a green-sheathed pink bud, a red-speckled pale green rose hip and small green leaves, over a clear ground. Edition #41 of a limited edition of 100. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,000—1,500 89 Paul Stankard 1982 closed purple gentian paperweight. A trio of purple gentian buds and one of very young green buds grow on a branch at the base of a long sinuous stem with bladed leaves, two more purple buds and one green bud. A single purple bud, with an open interior revealing a stamen core, falls below the branch. Clear ground. Edition #9 of a limited edition of 50. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,500—2,000

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93 Paul Stankard and Christine Stankard Kressley 2007 collaborative cornflower and bee paperweight. A tight cluster of dimensional blue-shaded bells creates a lush cornflower which has attracted a curious honeybee. Two companion buds join the large bloom on a leafy stem with trailing roots. Clear ground. Signature canes. Signed and dated by both father and daughter. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,000—2,000 94 Mantua Glass Studio 2002 salamander paperweight, by David Graeber. A young green salamander explores its new environment, uneasily, as it emerges from two pieces of cracked blue eggshell on a sandy ground, strewn with moss, leaves and bumps. Edition #2 of a limited edition. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $2,000—3,000 95 Stankard Studio 2008 “Rose Bouquet” cruciform paperweight, by David Graeber. A dimensional cruciform arrangement of central light pink roses, with radial arms of small light blue flowers, is scattered with buds, striped green leaves and spiraling tendrils. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature/date cane. Signed. Diameter 3 1/8" $2,000—3,000

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96 Andrew Byers 2007 New Zealand marigolds and crocus double bouquet paperweight. Three light yellow wild New Zealand marigolds bloom among white crocus blossoms and buds, small yellow flowers, clusters of white barberry buds, green pods and assorted leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $3,000—4,000 97 Johne Parsley pink rose paperweight. A pink rose, with a spiraling center, two tiers of petals and a bright halo of green sepals, blooms at the top of a slender branch, flanked by leafy stems with a companion bud. Transparent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/16" $1,200—1,600 98 James Kontes succulent strawberries and torsade paperweight. A dimensional white blossom, with a cupped yellow star stamen cane, and a companion bud perpetuate the mouth-watering bounty to come as demonstrated by two plump ripe strawberries, dotted with yellow seeds, that grow from drooping stems on a sturdy leafy stalk. The arrangement rests on a circular bed of white lace ringed by a white twist torsade. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $3,000—4,000

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99 Gordon Smith 1993 strawberries paperweight. Three red diamond-shaped strawberries, with yellow seeds, ripen from leaf collars at the end of sinuous stems. Two promising white flowers, with yellow filament stamens, and a trio of green leaves space the red fruit while a green strawberry continues the bounty. Transparent cobalt blue ground with a clear, star-cut center. Signature cane. Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,500—2,000 100 Gordon Smith 1991 tang fish and coral paperweight. A pink tang fish, with colorful detailed facial, belly and fin features, is at home in a coral reef of algae-covered rocks with purple and white coral. Transparent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $600—800 101 Gordon Smith 1983 pink and white lady’s-slipper paperweight. A single lady’s-slipper orchid, with three white top petals and a bulbous white labellum lined with three pink sepals, sits atop a curving slender stem from whose base spring three long variegated and twisted green leaves. Translucent green ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/16" $400—600

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102 Rick Ayotte and Denali Crystal 1996 collaborative “Lady’sSlipper Radiance” sculptural paperweight, from the Denali Collaborations series. Lush pink carnations, pink mink protea, two lady’s-slipper orchids and loops of ribbon are gathered together with bladed grasses and tendrils into a radiant bouquet. The bouquet is multiplied and reflected by angular panels of clear glass, laminated together into a shimmering diamond-cut point, over a mirror base. Signed/dated. Fine condition and internal flaw. Height 6 1/8", width 3 13/16", depth 3 1/2' $3,000—4,000 103 Rick Ayotte 2000 “Wetland Wonders” heron, turtle and purple iris rectangular paperweight. A great blue heron extends a long yellow beak towards the sky in a show of reverence and appreciation for the beauty of his home. A friendly turtle slowly makes his way down their patch of dry earth towards a cool blue pool below, while a frog basks in the sun at the tip of a long-bladed leaf of tall purple irises. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Height 4 1/4", width 2 3/8", depth 2 11/16" $2,500—3,500 104 Rick Ayotte and Paul Stankard 1995 collaborative “Turtle & Damselfly” bouquet paperweight. Three pink wild roses, scattered blue forget-me-nots, green leaves and tendrils create a flower bed for a very curious pond snapper turtle and its blue damselfly friend overhead. Dried grasses radiate outward and conceal many “wet”, “fertile” and “seeds” word canes below, including a signature/date cane. Limited edition of 5. Signed/dated by both artists. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 7/16" $3,000—4,000 24

105 Rick Ayotte 2003 “Sacred Lotus” frog and lotus blossoms paperweight. A three-dimensional green and brown frog stands guard proudly on one of the lily pads of his lotus sanctuary, where white and a pink lotus flowers bloom amidst rising buds and wilted pods over tranquil transparent aqua waters. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $1,600—2,000 106 Rick Ayotte 1991 “Family of Ducks on a Pond” magnum paperweight, from the Pond Life series. A family of three colorful mallard ducks swims across a serene green pond toward a mossy shore dotted with blossoms, tall green plants and red toadstools. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. “A realistic approach influenced by the antique weight Ducks on the Pond. I felt capable of bringing the design much further than the original”–Rick Ayotte. Diameter 4 1/8" $1,600—2,000 107 Rick Ayotte 1990 “Green Frog on Pond” compound magnum paperweight, from the Pond Life series. A green frog, on a lily pad, conferences with a blossoming white lily, on two lily pads, as pollywogs dive about bunches of eelgrass in a murky pond below their placid green surface. Limited edition of 50. Signed/ dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 4 1/16" $1,600—2,000

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108 Rick Ayotte 1998 Baltimore oriole with fledglings compound magnum paperweight. A Baltimore oriole stands guard as her two fledglings clamor for lunch from their nest within a blossoming cherry tree. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 4" $1,600—2,000 109 Rick Ayotte 1991 California quail with desert scene paperweight. A three-dimensional California quail pecks his way across a sandy desert floor, framed by orange Christmas cactus plant and yellow barrel cactus. Limited edition of 35. Signed/dated. “A great deal of experimenting when into the desert sand. This happens to be one of my favorite weights.” –Rick Ayotte. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,600—2,000 110 Rick Ayotte (1987-1988) rose-bellied bunting with double cherry blossoms paperweight. A blue bunting, with a pink belly, displays itself proudly amidst three magnificent cherry blossoms, a single bud and leafy sprays. Blue ground. Limited edition of 35. Fine condition. Diameter 3 7/8" $1,600—2,000

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111 Rick Ayotte 1982 yellow-throated vireo on grape vine compound paperweight. A detailed bird, with a white belly, yellow throat, black and white wings, black tail and brown head, advances towards a grape dinner on a twisting arched leafy vine above a radiating vine with two more grape clusters. Clear ground. Edition #2 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,600—2,000 112 Rick Ayotte 1998 long-billed starthroat hummingbirds paperweight. Two hovering hummingbirds dive into a cluster of white lilies interspersed with blooms of red and orange, anchored by two large green leaves, on a branch. Clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,200—1,600 113 Rick Ayotte 1984 “Carolina Wren with Impatiens” orange flowers paperweight. A shy wren, with a sharp beak, takes shelter in a leafy branch of orange-shaded impatiens. Clear ground. Edition #22 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,000—1,500

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114 Rick Ayotte 1999 “Countryside Blue” daisy and blueberry bouquet paperweight. A trio of multi-tiered yellow-centered daisies, one pink, one blue and one white, is enfolded by clusters of plump blueberries, a few not yet ripened, and three shaded green and yellow leaves. Clear ground. Limited edition of 35. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 13/16" $1,200—1,600 115 Rick Ayotte 1992 “Pink Peace” rose bouquet paperweight. Two lush pale pink roses bloom next to a partially opened companion, atop a bed of pink and white rosebuds and green leaves. Clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,200—1,600 116 Rick Ayotte 1987 “Scarlet Tanager with Strawberry Flowers” paperweight. An upright red bird, chin up and black wings at the ready, is surrounded by an arching branch of white strawberry flowers and green leaves. Edition #1 of a limited edition of 35. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $1,200—1,600

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117 Rick Ayotte 1992 starthroat hummingbird miniature paperweight. An aventurine green starthroat hummingbird, with a yellow belly and blue wings, regards a red mirabilis blooming on a branch among colorful surrounding buds and greenery. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/16" $1,000—1,400 118 Rick Ayotte 1985 “Cardinal with Carnations” miniature paperweight. A red cardinal perches on the stem of one of three pink carnations, framing himself with the blooms and their pale green foliage, over a clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 15/16" $1,000—1,400 119 Rick Ayotte 1987 “Grassland Yellow Finch with Wild Barberry Flowers” miniature paperweight. A grassland yellow finch frames itself amidst a cluster of yellow barberry flowers, two above and three below, with dark green leaves adding contrast to the hideout. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/8" $1,000—1,400

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120 Barry Sautner (2008) “Striving Nirvana” men and angel carved sculpture. A frosted clear glass man, sculpted with impeccable detail, kneels and prays beneath detachable golden wings, with layers of feathers, on a platform held up by the hands and shoulders of three male figures. The men intertwine and strain to hold the platform, displaying their detailed features and muscles, as they rise from a base of carved white marble clouds. Sautner experimented with glass for nearly 40 years before creating this complex work, which he completed the year before his death. The largely self-taught Sautner coaxed and teased sublime contours and details into existence in this masterwork. The sculpture is a monument to human aspiration and an astounding offering from a celebrated artist who accepted no limitations. It reaches back into the history of art, honors tradition, pulls it forward and does it one better. In his career, Sautner raised bas-relief cameo, diatreta and sand-blasted carving to new levels of quality and complexity. He invented the acclaimed technique known as insculpture. Collector and patron, Mrs. Juliette Rakow, wrote in the 1989 PCA Bulletin, “[i]t is evident that Barry’s three-dimensional approach to cameo glass and paperweight carving results in such striking realism that all that went before appears to be nearly flat.” Excellent condition. Width 4", height 9 1/2" $1,200—1,600 www.selman.com

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121 Victor Trabucco 1999 black snake magnum paperweight. An elegant black snake, his profile lined in yellow and his belly silver, coils between two silver rocks and a burst of green succulent, against a sandy desert floor. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 15/16" $800—1,000 122 Victor Trabucco 1994 red and white fruit blossoms with bee upright magnum faceted paperweight. A curl of woody branch is shared by a large red blossom, a tightly closed companion bud and a trio of small white blossoms both open and closed, all accompanied by small green leaves. A yellow-banded black bee hangs above from two dark gossamer wings. Clear ground. Front and back viewing facets. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 4" $800—1,000 123 Jon & David Trabucco 1990 satin pink blossoms and green apple branch paperweight. A pair of fully splayed pink blossoms, their petals shimmering with satin finish, is joined by throngs of buds on a leafy brown branch to forecast the impending bounty that two dangling crisp green apples have already begun. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $600—800

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124 Jon & David Trabucco 1998 plum blossom bouquet paperweight. A large purple plum blossom, with a tuft of yellow stamens and a companion bud, as well as two small pink blossoms, also with yellow stamens, five purple berries and a scattering of apple green leaves, all share a common woody stem and rest atop a delicate white upset muslin ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 11/16" $600—800 125 Victor Trabucco 1979 fuchsia faceted paperweight. A lone pink fuchsia hangs its heavy head from a drooping stem adorned with four pairs of green leaves. White ground. Four and one facets. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 1/4" $400—600 126 Victor Trabucco (late 1980s) satin pink rose and buds frosted faceted paperweight. A large fully opened pale pink rose, with a satin hue to its petals, reigns within a symmetrical halo of pairs of small green leaves and two pairs of buds. It blooms atop three gathered stems inside a frosted exterior, over a clear ground, viewed through a top facet. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $600—800

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127 Debbie Tarsitano, Delmo Tarsitano and Max Erlacher 1984 collaborative lampwork flowers, spider and etched web compound paperweight. An arched leafy branch, adorned with four different flowers, two variegated blue double clematis with yellow stamens, a blue primrose-like blossom with pink stamens, two blooming blue buds and three blue and white apple blossoms all with yellow stamens, provides the foreground of this compound design. Beneath it, in the central layer, a brown spider hangs from a thread on a v-shaped branch and leaves, on its way to the base etching of a trapped dragonfly on a spider web. Clear ground. “DT” signature canes under leaves of each lampwork layer. Signed/ dated “MRE ’84”. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,000—1,400

130 Delmo Tarsitano and Debbie Tarsitano collaborative pear and blossoms faceted paperweight. Three blushing yellow pears are spaced by white blossoms, with yellow and red filament centers, around a central white blossom, over a bed of green leaves. Clear ground. Five and one facets. Signature canes. Diameter 2 9/16" $500—700

128 Debbie Tarsitano dahlia bouquet paperweight. A purple dahlia, with multiple tiers of pink-edged purple petals radiating around a central yellow tuft of stamens, tops two flowers, one yellow and one blue, and is framed by two spears of white buds. The resulting bouquet is gathered with crimped green leaves, over a clear ground. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 11/16" $700—1,000

132 Debbie Tarsitano mauve and white dahlia and fuchsia paperweight. Cascading tiers of shaded mauve square petals, each with thin white lines, radiate around a central cluster of yellow filament stamens and bloom atop a leafy stem with a fuchsia bud to the right. Transparent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $600—800

131 Delmo Tarsitano honeybee and strawberries paperweight. A bee pollinates a strawberry plant’s four white blossoms, with yellow cane centers, in hope of perpetuating the bounty of two delicious red strawberries, with air bubble seeds, over a bed of green leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 3/8" $800—1,000

129 Debbie Tarsitano radial bouquet paperweight. A trio of blue and pink flowers centers radiating bursts of blue, red and white berries, sprays and clusters of buds in a thicket of greenery to form a colorful and radiant bouquet. Clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 5/8" $800—1,000 www.selman.com

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133 Chris Buzzini 1992 red roses fancy-cut faceted paperweight. A pair of red roses, with yellow filament stamens, is accompanied by several unopened buds and three sprigs of leaves to form an intimate bouquet. Clear, strawberry-cut ground. Long mitre cuts to the side and one top facet. Edition #3 of a limited edition of 15. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,200—1,600

136 Chris Buzzini 1994 mock orange paperweight. Rising upon long slender branches shared by bladed green leaves, cleaved by a single vein, three fully opened white mock orange blossoms, with tufts of orange-tipped white stamens, and three white companion buds display brightly against a clear ground. Edition #1 of a limited edition of 10. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $800—1,200

134 Chris Buzzini 1998 “Chicory” flowers and buds paperweight, from the American Beauty Florals series. Two realistic pale blue chicory blossoms, with square-edged petals, bloom on a long curved stem, with buds and dark green leaves, over a clear ground. Edition #15 of a limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $1,000—1,400

137 Chris Buzzini 1988 exotic tiger orchids paperweight. Two yellow orchid blooms, their petals striped in orange and their yellow stamens cupped within white labella, grow from a forking stem, flanked by two pairs of bladed green leaves at its base and departing from a tuber and slender white roots. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $800—1,000

135 Chris Buzzini 1989 “Canada Violets and Lilacs” bouquet paperweight. A well-balanced arrangement consists of two white, purple and yellow Canada violets and three sprays of shaded purple lilacs, on stems with their accompanying green leaves. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,000—1,400

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138 Chris Buzzini 1986 arching lavender morning glories paperweight. Three open lavender morning glory blooms and two companion buds grow from an arching stem flanked by twisting leaves and outstretched tendrils. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3" $600—800

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142 Ray Banford orange roses paperweight. Two lush orange roses bloom with buds on intertwined leafy stems over a clear, star-cut ground, edged in transparent cobalt blue. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/6" $800—1,000 143 Bob Banford cherries faceted paperweight. Six dark shaded red cherries droop on thin brown stems from a forking brown branch with five variegated green leaves, over a clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3" $600—800 144 Ray Banford roses and torsade paperweight. Three lush pink roses bloom at the end of a forking green branch, with three companion buds, caressed by shimmering green leaves. Transparent white upset muslin ground with blue and white twist torsade border. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $700—1,000

141 Bob Banford purple flower bouquet paperweight. Two large dark purple flowers, with a satin finish and very thin star filament stamens, are the main attraction in a bouquet with a blue and white clematis, furled companion buds and yellow and black flowers. The blooms are gathered on leafy stems over a clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/2" $600—800

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145 Randall Grubb and Denali Crystal 1996 collaborative “Reflections” flower bouquet upright sculpture. Two magenta tea roses bloom in opposite directions, surrounded by small lavender blossoms, an orange flower and their companion buds. Their long stems flair upwards, with drooping bladed leaves, from a trio of moss-speckled white rocks. The bouquet is reflected in laminated angular panels of clear glass, ending in a top point, over a mirrored base. Signed/dated. Internal flaws. Height 5 3/4", width 3 1/4" $2,000—3,000 146 Randall Grubb 1993 two dahlia bouquet paperweight. Two large dahlias, one in shades of violet and the other in deep russet, are the protagonists of a bouquet otherwise sparsely filled with a small pale pink and white bloom, with a companion bud, a spray of pink and yellow snap dragon, a spray of white blossoms and a bit of leafy branch with six tight yellow buds, all with attendant greenery. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,000—1,400

148 Cathy Richardson 2010 Artist Proof “New Coral Reef Experiment” swimming fish paperweight. A school of red and orange fish swims through a colorful wonderland of coral over a green pebbly ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $800—1,000 149 Cathy Richardson 2004 coral compound paperweight. Dimensional peach-colored, purple and orange coral grows from a mottled sea floor of aventurine, white and green pebbles, inside a painted coral scenery with a shaded blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $700—900 150 Cathy Richardson 2011 “Turtles on a Log” paperweight. A cool translucent blue pond, with lily pads and pink lotus flowers next to a cluster of yellow and green aqua plants, stretches beyond a pebbly ground where a fallen tree trunk and a clump of cattails provides an excellent playground for a couple of adorable little turtles. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $800—1,000

147 Randall Grubb violet and rose bouquet upright overlay faceted paperweight. A bouquet of violets, red roses, white sprays, green leaves and stems, over a clear ground, is revealed inside a spiraling fancy-cut, purple-over-white double overlay with a front viewing facet. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $900—1,200 32

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151 Ken Rosenfeld 1995 flower bouquet pedestal paperweight. A pink multi-tiered flower, a white blossom, a cluster of purple bellflowers, a blue flower and red berries are gathered on stems into a bouquet with variegated green leaves, over a clear, footed base. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4", height 3 3/16" $600—800

154 Ken Rosenfeld 1986 rose cruciform bouquet paperweight. Five roses, in shades of magenta and purple, each have a tightly swirled center cupped by pointed petals. The flowers sit on radiating serrated green leaves arranged in a cruciform formation, over a clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $400—500

152 Ken Rosenfeld 1993 Artist Proof flower bouquet fancy-cut faceted paperweight. A dimensional pink rose, a few yellow and orange star-shaped flowers with cane centers, a pink-dotted blue flower, buds and leaves are gathered into a bouquet on a common stem. Clear ground, with mitre cuts radiating around the base. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Signed/date. Diameter 3 3/8" $500—700

155 Ken Rosenfeld 2005 “Clematis on Blue” pink flowers paperweight. Four pale pink clematis flowers, with long upright purple stamens, grow on vines with green leaves, over a transparent blue ground. Edition #7 of a limited edition of 15. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $700—800

153 Ken Rosenfeld 1994 pink roses egg-shaped paperweight. Two fully opened pink roses, with tiers of curved petals cradling yellow rod bundle cane centers, are joined by three tightly shut buds and green leaves in an upright bouquet. Clear, egg-shaped dome with fancy-cut mitre grooves radiating around the base. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8", height 3 3/4" $800—1,000

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156 Ken Rosenfeld 1983 three-flower bouquet paperweight. Three large double-tiered flowers, in pink, blue-striped purple and green-striped blue, are each cupped by green sepals and are arranged in an upright bouquet that rests atop three light green serrated leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 13/16" $400—500

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157 Jim D’Onofrio 1997 pair of yellow and black frogs paperweight. Two yellow frogs, with black body stripes, stand on all fours in a protective manner around two purple flowers that bloom from a forking stem with trailing roots and a trio of blueberries. Sandy ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $1,000—1,400 158 Jim D’Onofrio 2004 “Hey Diddle Diddle” nursery rhyme paperweight. A black and white cat holds a fiddle, while a brownspotted white cow jumps over a crescent moon and a dish runs away with a spoon, over a translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $800—1,000 159 Jim D’Onofrio 2002 goose, eggs and raccoon stand-off paperweight. A Canada goose, with its wings fully deployed and its long black neck outstretched, tries to protect her three white eggs in a straw and grass nest from a clever raccoon angling for lunch. Earth ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $800—1,000

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160 Francis Whittemore (1974) millefiori nosegay pedestal paperweight. Four contrasting millefiori buds are gathered together on a fan of five green leaves, with stems, over a tilted pale blue ground. Clear, footed base. Signature canes. Fine condition. Diameter 1 13/16", height 2 5/8" $400—600 161 Francis Whittemore cherries paperweight. Three red cherries ripen from yellow stems below a short branch with five greenshaded brown leaves. Opaque white ground. Signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 2 9/16" $400—500 162 Francis Whittemore lily-of-the-valley paperweight. A pretty spray of lily-of-the-valley, its white ruffled bell blossoms drooping from slender stems, is viewed against two bladed and variegated green leaves, one furling at the tip. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $400—500

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163 Charles Kaziun Junior duck silhouette, millefiori and torsade miniature pedestal paperweight. White arrow canes, in alternating blue and purple exterior, encircle a duck silhouette at the center of a ring of white crimped canes, with blue centers dotted with white hearts, inside a yellow border twist torsade. Tilted transparent aventurine amethyst ground. Clear, footed base. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside. Diameter 1 11/16", height 2 9/16" $700—900 164 Charles Kaziun Junior rabbit silhouette and torsade miniature pedestal paperweight. A rabbit silhouette is encircled by a ring of arrow canes, alternating between green and pink exteriors, inside a pink, white and green border twist torsade. Tilted white ground. Clear, footed base. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside. Fine condition. Diameter 1 1/4", height 1 3/4" $500—600 165 Charles Kaziun Junior green snake and pink rope rose paperweight. A green snake, striped in yellow and brown, raises its black head to better gaze at a pink rope rose, cupped within three green sepals. Orange and white jasper ground. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside. Fine condition. Diameter 2 3/16" $600—800

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166 Charles Kaziun Junior pink lilies miniature perfume bottle. An upright pink lily, with slender green leaves, blooms at the center of both a bottle and stopper over gold-speckled yellow ground. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 1 1/4", height 2 7/16" $600—800 167 Charles Kaziun Junior spaced millefiori and rose with torsade miniature paperweight. A central pink and green Clichy-type rose is ringed by six spaced millefiori complex canes, each different in color and design from the next and including the silhouettes of a rabbit, ducks and fish as well as a turtle and shamrock. A purple and white twist torsade frames the design and is closed with a blue and white signature cane. Aventurine-sprinkled, sky blue ground. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside. Diameter 1 7/8" $600—800 168 Charles Kaziun Junior blue convolvulus and bud on trellis paperweight. A white-centered blue convolvulus and its companion bud share a green leafy vine that grows on a white trellis, over a translucent amethyst ground. A gold-foil bee rests on the inside edge of the flower. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 3/16" $500—700

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169 Parabelle Glass 1994 millefiori triple paperweight. A paperweight base of colorful close packed millefiori, cupped within a red and white stave basket, rises to support a smaller weight of one ring of spaced concentric complex canes framing a central pink and white arrow complex cane atop white upset muslin. A third smaller paperweight sits atop the first two, encasing a large pink and green Clichy-type rose garlanded by nine red cogs. Clear ground. Edition #2 of a limited edition of 10. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8", height 4 11/16" $1,500—2,000 170 Parabelle Glass 1995 close concentric shamrock millefiori paperweight. A white shamrock, with a green exterior, is encircled by two rings of green and white cogs and then by a ring of the same shamrock cane. Two more cog rings ensue, followed by a border garland of white hollow shamrocks with green interiors. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $600—800 171 Parabelle Glass 1997 close concentric millefiori and Clichy-type rose paperweight. A large central pink, white and green Clichy-type rose, with a fluffy yellow and green stamen center, is encircled by four close concentric rings of millefiori, some concealing extremely small pansy cane centers, and includes

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175 Jim Brown 2006 “Pink Garden Closepack” millefiori paperweight. A large multi-tiered flower, composed of C-shaped pink-lined white rods, is surrounded by assorted close packed complex canes in shades of pink, blue, green and white. White hollow crimp stave basket. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $600—800

178 Drew Ebelhare 1998 spaced concentric millefiori paperweight. Large complex canes, each different from the next and predominantly in white, pinks and blues, form two spaced concentric rings with a solitary signature cane at their focus, over an opaque cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $400—600

176 Jim Brown 2005 close packed millefiori paperweight. An assortment of large and small complex millefiori canes, including stars, hearts, cogs and florets, is joined in a dense arrangement to form a beautiful pastel-colored cushion. The cambered prairie is held in a multi-colored crimp and cog stave basket over a clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $800—1,000

179 Drew Ebelhare 1997 close concentric millefiori paperweight. A tiny green and white signature cane hides at the center of five concentric rings of complex canes in shades of red, blue, white and green, which all rest within a blue stave basket. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 3/8" $300—400

177 Drew Ebelhare 2000 concentric millefiori, pompon and pansy carpet ground paperweight. A large central white pompon, its tiers of concentric petals made of white C-shaped hollow canes, is encircled by pink, purple and white flowers and then by pansies alternating with pink pompon canes. A field of concentric green rose canes ensues, punctuated by the occasional pansy cane and a signature cane. The outer ring of green cane is pulled downward into a stave basket. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $400—600

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180 Drew Ebelhare 2003 arching millefiori flower garlands miniature paperweight. Salmon-colored flower canes, with small dark green leaf canes, are strung into a sinuous garland and nest with a second garland of flowers, in purple and white with light green leaves. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/4" $300—400

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181 Paul Ysart two ducks on a pond paperweight. Two threedimensional green ducks, each with blue wings cupping its body, float atop a very fine translucent blue pond alongside a purple water lily, beneath which a scattering of sparkling white pebbles is layered over a sandy ground. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 11/16" $800—1,000 182 Paul Ysart magenta flower and millefiori garland paperweight. A central magenta flower, with two tiers of ribbed petals, a cog cane center and green leaves, is encircled by a millefiori garland of white and green complex canes. Translucent green ground. Signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3" $500—700 183 Paul Ysart pink flower and millefiori garland miniature paperweight. A central double-tiered variegated pink flower, with a complex cane center, is encircled by a millefiori garland of alternating pink and blue complex canes. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Fine condition. Diameter 1 15/16" $400—600

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184 Paul Ysart blue double clematis with radial latticinio spokes paperweight. A central double clematis flower, with twelve blue aventurine-striped petals and a pink and white signature cane center, is the focus of eight radial white latticinio tubes in alternation with blue and white flowers. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Fine condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $400—600 185 Paul Ysart blue double clematis paperweight. A central double clematis flower, with ten blue aventurine-striped petals and a pink and white millefiori signature cane center, blooms on a green stem with four variegated leaves and is encircled by six pink, white and blue spaced concentric complex canes. Translucent amethyst ground. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $500—700 186 Paul Ysart double clematis stave basket paperweight. Two tiers of pointed purple petals, with central green stripes, radiate around a hollow orange and white cog cane to form a double clematis bloom, with a halo of green sepals, a green stem and green leaves. The bloom floats at the center of a stave basket with an alternating magenta and purple color pattern. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $500—700

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187 Paul Ysart butterfly with torsade and millefiori garland paperweight. A blue butterfly, with an orange and yellow spot in the center of each wing and trios of blue dots on the top wings, is encircled by a white-encased purple torsade and then by a border garland of alternating pink and green complex canes. Translucent mottled cobalt blue ground. Good condition and pontil scar. Diameter 3 9/16" $800—1,000 188 Paul Ysart millefiori butterfly and garland paperweight. A yellow-bodied butterfly has two large top wings made of pink, white and green complex millefiori and two bottom wings of complex purple cog millefiori. The top wing canes are echoed in a border garland of pairs of pink, green and white complex canes, spaced by green cogs, that surround the butterfly. Translucent mottled cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3" $500—700 189 Paul Ysart millefiori dragonfly and garland paperweight. A large dragonfly, with four elongated white cog cane wings, an aventurine body and a red head, is encircled by a patterned border garland of pairs of green and white cogs, framed by blue and white cogs and separated by complex cobalt canes. Transparent green ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $800—1,000

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190 Paul Ysart pink clematis bouquet paperweight. A large pink clematis, with thick red-striped petals and a complex cane core, sits at the center of a bouquet with six small flowers in blues, yellow, pink and white. Green leaves and a gathering of stems accompany the bouquet. Pink jasper ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $400—600 191 Paul Ysart flower bouquet in latticinio basket paperweight. Two small pink flowers and their companion bud are joined by two white flowers, a blue flower and bladed green leaves in a bouquet, their stems tied together by an aventurine bow. The bouquet floats over a clear ground inside a white latticinio stave basket. Signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $500—700 192 Paul Ysart five flower bouquet paperweight. A bouquet of five pert flowers, two pink, one yellow and two blue, displays against four variegated bladed green leaves, tied with an aqua bow. A border garland of alternating pink and white rod bundles and cogs encircles the bouquet. Nearly pitch-black ground. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $600—800

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193 Mayauel Ward 1993 white orchids, rocks and orange blossoms paperweight. Three white orchid flowers are connected by a common branch that arches between white and brown-speckled rocks over a sandy ground strewn with green leaves and orange bellflower clusters. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $500—700 194 Mayauel Ward 1997 braided flower bouquet pedestal paperweight. A pink rose is framed by two yellow brugmansia bells below and two white flowers above, with perky pink stamens, while a sinuous stem of pink thistles and serrated green leaves rises overhead and two sprays of blue lilac jet out. The bouquet is gathered together on braided stems. Black, footed base. Edition #19 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/8", height 2 1/2" $400—600 195 Mayauel Ward 2007 red hibiscus with crenulated leaves paperweight. A dominant red hibiscus bloom, its two tiers of petals beautifully modulated and graceful, is punctuated at its nexus by a small yellow tuft of stamens and sits atop three crenulated green leaves, symmetrically placed to form a kind of nimbus. Opaque white ground. Edition #2 of a limited edition of 50 for the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $300—400

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196 Pairpoint 1977 pink crimp rose faceted paperweight. A thirteen-petalled magenta pink rose is cupped by four greenshaded leaves, spaced by thin green sepals, over a clear ground. Five rounded facets around a pentagonal top facet and a grid-cut ban above a ring of small thumbprints all around the base. Signed/ dated. Cutting by Carl Schweidenback. Diameter 2 11/16" $350—500 197 Pairpoint white gardenia faceted paperweight. A pink-hued white gardenia is cradled within four large splayed green leaves in alternation with four thin green sepals, over a clear ground. Two rings of five side facets and one top facet. Good condition. Diameter 2 11/16" $200—300 198 Pairpoint 2005 commemorative Bergstrom-Mahler Museum two-colored crown paperweight. Pairs of magenta, purple and white twist ribbons cascade in opposing direction into a sergeant-stripe pattern, spaced by latticinio-encased white torsade ribbons and filigree ribbons, from a top date cane with the letters “BMM”. Clear, hollow interior. Edition #22 of a limited edition of 50. Signed. Diameter 3 3/8" $500—700

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199 Saint Louis 1984 “Kaléidoscope jaune” spaced millefiori circlets on yellow ground paperweight. An opaque yellow ground is studded with lavender complex canes that alternate with white and pink star-centered cogs in a repeating pattern that extends to the outer periphery. Edition #165 of a limited edition of 350. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $700—1,000 200 Saint Louis 1981 “Bouquet de fleur printanier” flat bouquet paperweight. A large brilliant blue double clematis dominates the center of a variety of colorful lampwork flowers in white, pink, red and yellow, interspersed with rippled green leaves, reminiscent of the antique design. Clear ground. Limited edition of 500. Signature/date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $500—700 201 Saint Louis 1978 dark pink rose and bud faceted paperweight. A single rose, with red-stained pink-edged petals, blooms atop one of four upward reaching conjoined thorny stems, one crested by a bud and the other two by leaves, against an opaque mauve ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 350. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/8" $400—600

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202 Saint Louis 1976 fuchsia faceted paperweight. A dark red and purple fuchsia blossom, two buds and green leaves bloom on a white double-swirl latticinio cushion. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 400. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $400—600 203 Saint Louis 1978 upright bouquet on a basket faceted paperweight. An upright bouquet of three lampwork flowers, in red, white and blue, sits on a fanning bed of green leaves, pulled downward into a gathered stem that centers a white double-swirl latticinio basket. Two flowers have a stardust cane center and the third has a signature/date cane center. Clear ground. Limited edition of 350. Six and one facets. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $400—600 204 Saint Louis 1983 “White and Pink Convolvulus” faceted paperweight. A delicate trumpet-shaped white and pink convolvulus blooms from a thin green stem, with two sepals, next to an additional leaf. White double-swirl latticinio cushion ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 300. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $400—600

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205 Saint Louis 1981 “Basket of Flowers” Clichy-inspired patterned millefiori pedestal paperweight. A central complex cane is encircled by several oval concentric rings of assorted complex canes and a border of spaced cane clusters that creates a blooming prairie of millefiori. The field of flowers sits atop a wide pedestal basket of white double-swirl latticinio, bordered by two blue and white twist torsades, reminiscent of the rare antique Clichy basket. Limited edition of 200. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition and internal flaw. Width 3 7/8", depth 3 1/16", height 2" $1,200—1,600 206 Saint Louis 1997 “Ruche bleu” honeycomb paperweight. Concentric rings of white-edged cobalt blue C-shaped canes encircle a signature/date cane at the apex and cascade down a cambered cushion to a base ring of the smallest canes, pulled downward into a stave basket. Edition #7 of limited edition of 200. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,400—1,600 207 Saint Louis 1976 close packed millefiori with central rose piedouche paperweight. A large central Clichy-type pink rose is surrounded by a multitude of intricate complex canes, including a signature/date cane. White double-swirl latticinio pedestal base, with two spiraling white latticinio torsades. Limited edition of 250. Extremely fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16", height 3" $2,500—3,000 42

208 Saint Louis 1981 four-paneled close packed millefiori paperweight. Green-centered white stardust canes are arranged in perfect perpendicular lines and framed by pink and white twists to form straight edges for a colorful and varied prairie of millefiori, reminiscent of the antique Saint Louis design. Pink ground. Limited edition of 500. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200—1,600 209 Saint Louis 1997 skate fish faceted paperweight. A goldenyellow skate fish, with two large speckled side fins and a pointed tail, swims over an opaque white ground dotted with yellow pebbles. Top facet. Acid-etched insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $500—700 210 Saint Louis 1982 “Papillon bleu” blue millefiori butterfly faceted paperweight. A blue butterfly, with a cobalt blue body and red-centered blue millefiori wings, rests atop a white stardust carpet. Six side facets. Edition #1 of a limited edition of 450. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700

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214 Saint Louis 1973 looped millefiori garlands paperweight. Six looped complex millefiori garlands, which alternate between light pink and blue, propel clockwise from a large central pinkrimmed complex cane. Opaque red ground. Limited edition of 400. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $300—400 215 Saint Louis (1967) Lafayette sulphide double overlay faceted paperweight. A white sulphide of the famous Marquis de Lafayette is encircled by two concentric rings of millefiori, the outer one containing small fleur-de-lys centers, over a clear ground. Sky blue-over-translucent blue double overlay. Five notched side facets and one top facet. Limited edition of 250. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $400—600 216 Saint Louis 1982 “Été” sulphide and flowers faceted paperweight, by Gilbert Poillerat, from the Four Seasons collection. Two leafy branches of magenta flowers, each with three blossoms and topped by a bud, surround a white cameo of a cherub holding a sickle and a sunflower as a personification of summer. Six and one facets. Edition #83 of a limited edition of 500. Signature/date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 5/16" $300—500

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217 Baccarat 1996 “Étoile de mer” starfish paperweight. A deep red starfish finds itself sharing a patch of ocean floor with the three bladed green and white-striped leaves of a sea fern as well as an anemone in a burst of lavender with pompon tips. White-dusted translucent aqua ground. Edition #54 of a limited edition of 100. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/4" $800—1,000 218 Baccarat 2002 white flowers magnum paperweight. Varied canes and lampwork flowers, all in white, are each subtly dotted by a very small red or green cane at their centers, which become the only colors in an otherwise monotone field of blooms, strewn across white upset muslin. Edition #11 of a limited edition of 25. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 4 1/2" $1,200—1,600 219 Baccarat 1991 “Fleurs blanches de prunellier sur fond jaune” blackthorn flowers paperweight. White blackthorn flowers, with perky orange stamens, bloom alongside long blue thorns and berries, over an opaque yellow ground. Edition #40 of limited edition of 200. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 3/8" $600—800

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220 Baccarat 1990 “Fleurs de cydonia sur fond rose” pink blossoms paperweight. A velvety pink cydonia blossom, with ribbed petals and a halo of ribbed green leaves, is joined on a brown stem by a smaller blossom and two buds, each flower featuring bright yellow stamens. Pink ground. Edition #75 of a limited edition of 200. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/8" $700—900 221 Baccarat 1981 “Groupe de 3 fleurs de crocus bleu” blue crocus paperweight. Three blue crocus bells sheathe delicate orange filament stamens over a cold snow-covered ground. The blooms share a forking green stem with two opposing leaves. Edition #19 of a limited edition of 150. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $400—500 222 Baccarat 1968 aqua and coral close packed concentric millefiori paperweight. A central blue and white ruffle cane is encircled by two rings of pink and aqua star canes, followed by six concentric rings of aqua and coral complex millefiori, interspersed with cobalt blue star canes, all resting in a shallow coral stave basket. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Date cane. Diameter 3" $400—600

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223 Baccarat 1967 “Church Weight” zodiac millefiori paperweight. Very fine silhouettes of all twelve zodiac symbols are scattered throughout a colorful close packed design achieved with a wide palette of predominantly pastel hues and a variety of complex canes. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,200—1,600 224 Baccarat 1969 zodiac silhouettes yellow carpet ground paperweight. All twelve of the zodiacs are represented as black silhouettes over white canes, each with a different colorful border. They are nestled into a fine carpet of hollow yellow cross canes. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Date cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,000—1,400 225 Baccarat 1967 “Church Weight” zodiac silhouettes and yellow millefiori paperweight. Twelve silhouettes representing the zodiacs are scattered in a close packed field of yellow-hued complex millefiori, with hints of pink and green. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,200—1,600

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226 Baccarat 1976 Gridel deer millefiori paperweight. A large central deer silhouette cane is surrounded by curved panels of alternating green and yellow millefiori, divided by six curved rows composed of the other seventeen Gridel silhouette canes. Milky white ground. Edition #236 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $400—500 227 Baccarat 1977 Gridel pelican millefiori paperweight. A large central Gridel pelican silhouette cane is ringed by small white millefiori and encircled by spaced rings of the same style cane in yellow, blue and red. Five groups of three Gridel silhouette canes and a signature/date cane fill the space between the rings at the border. Blue ground. Edition #278 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 3/8" $400—500 228 Baccarat 1974 Gridel swan millefiori paperweight. A central swan silhouette cane is encircled by the other seventeen Gridel silhouettes in pastel-colored canes, scattered on white upset muslin. Edition #261 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignias on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $400—500

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229 Whitefriars 1977 close concentric millefiori cylindrical faceted paperweight. Concentric rings of complex canes in red, white and blue encircle a small blue and white cane over a clear ground. Seven oval concave and seven smaller angled offset facets along the top and bottom edges provide varying refracted views. Top facet. Signature/date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $300—500 230 Whitefriars 1977 Queen Elizabeth II accession commemorative patterned millefiori faceted paperweight. A picture cane of the royal crown of England, in blue over white, sits at the center of a translucent cobalt blue ground, with white, blue and red twists dividing groups of pink and blue complex canes. The dates 1952 and 1977 as well as the letters “E II R” are included in three complex canes at the bottom of the design. Six and one facets. Edition #532 of a limited edition. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $300—500

232 Whitefriars 1972 close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. A blue star sits at the center of a white and red cane which launches five concentric rings of millefiori, in pink, black, blues and greens. Clear ground. All-over geometric faceting and one top facet. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3" $300—400 233 Whitefriars close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. A central white complex cane, having a hollow star center, is encircled by rings of red, green, white, yellow and blue millefiori canes. Clear ground. Five and one facets. Good condition. Diameter 3" $300—400 234 Whitefriars 1972 close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. A central cane is circled by rings of black, white, red, green and blue millefiori over a clear ground. Five and one facets with all-over mitre cuts. Signature/date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $150—250

231 Whitefriars 1978 close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. Six complex canes, made of five small concentric rings of cogs, are arranged into a star pattern at the center of concentric pink complex canes, inside a border ring of blue canes. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Five and one facets. Signature/date cane. Good condition. Diameter 3" $300—400 46

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235 Barry Sautner 1997 “Autumn’s Blanket” red crouching man carved sculpture. A red male figure, seated upright in the fetal position, is wrapped in red maple leaves and rests on a square crystal base, with maple leaves carved around the sides. Signed/ dated. Good condition. Height with figure 3 7/16", width of base 3 5/16" $1,000—1,500

238 Grant Randolph 1981 hummingbird compound paperweight. A green, white, red and purple hummingbird is painted over a sinuous tree, with yellow and white millefiori scattered on its leafy branches, above an iridescent blue ground with dark bubbles at the top. Signed/dated. Fine condition. Diameter 2 3/4" $300—400

236 Lundberg Studios 1990 grape clusters and vines engraved surface paperweight, by Lubomir Richter. Four textured grape clusters, hanging on vines with grape leaves and tendrils, are engraved into an iridescent aqua surface over a translucent cobalt blue interior. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $600—800

239 Steven Lundberg 1997 monarch butterfly marble. A white, black and orange monarch butterfly has wings, each made of a detailed cane, spreading from a central black body. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Fine condition. Diameter 2 1/16" $200—300

237 Max Erlacher 1970 “The Bird and the Nest” engraved paperweight. A detailed bird perched in a tree, near a nest containing three eggs, is engraved in the base of a clear dome. Edition #25 of a limited edition of 100. Signed/dated. Good condition. Diameter 3 1/2" $300—400

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240 Wayne Robbins 2004 “Galaxy Orb” marble. Chartreusecolored cushions swirl atop a dark dichroic-streaked interior to create a galaxy-like effect. Similar patterns, in muted colors, paint the exterior lower half of the marble. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 1/4" $200—300

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241 Richard Loesel black salamander, ladybug and flowers paperweight. A yellow-spotted black salamander slithers between white flowers, a large orange rose and a red ladybug. All of the subjects have their own style of green leaf, scattered on a green and beige pebbly ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 5/8" $800—1,000 242 Josh Simpson 2000 “Megaworld” millefiori and abstract design magnum paperweight. Rod bundle canes, in brown, green and yellow, along with gray cogs and hollow canes, dot the surface of a foreign world, comprised of dark seas and sandycolored continents. Aventurine and gold-foil occupy the northern hemisphere while a silver hurricane travels near the south. A few clouds spiral in the clear atmosphere. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 3/8" $500—700 243 Dave Plaskett 1986 orchid free form faceted paperweight. A moccasin orchid, with a bulbous pink and white-speckled labellum and three twisted sepals, hangs from a thin arching stem over three bladed green leaves. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Four and one softly formed facets with a flared perimeter over a footed base. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $350—500

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244 Alison Ruzsa 2006 wolfhound and woman single-layer painted design paperweight. A gray wolfhound stands next to a dark-haired woman in a garden with assorted flowers and a green willow tree. Frosted base. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $400—500 245 Ronald Hansen yellow flowers paperweight. A yellow fivepetalled flower, with a tuft of perky orange stamens, blooms along with two sprays of small yellow buds and a drooping partially opened dimensional bud, with long orange filament stamens, on thin stems with a few leaves. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 2 9/16" $200—300 246 Andrew Fote angel and guitar sulphide copper-inlay magnum faceted paperweight. A three-dimensional shaded gray sulphide of an angel playing a guitar stands against a white ground. One top facet and copper-inlay on base and around four side facets. Signed. Diameter 4 1/2" $400—600

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247 Jack Choko snake and millefiori garland paperweight. A black and yellow-striped snake slithers inside a spaced border garland of millefiori, over an aventurine-speckled green ground with a grid-cut base. Signature cane. Fine condition and internal flaws. Diameter 3 11/16" $300—400

250 Peter Raos 1995 “Monet Spring” millefiori and aventurine high-domed paperweight. A colorful carpet of millefiori flowers, woven with green leaves and bits of aventurine, drapes the exterior of a high dome and are encased in a thin layer of clear glass. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16", height 3 3/8" $300—400

248 Frank Englesby 1991 upright flower high-domed paperweight. Four arching white-edged orange petals fan out over a lower tier of four magenta petals to create a large bloom that emerges from an aventurine and aqua-speckled pot with scattered tendrils. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8", height 4 3/16" $200—300

251 Crystal Myths Studio 2006 gnome paperweight, by Lewis Wilson. Two bearded gnomes, each dressed in lively blues and reds, inhabit a bucolic world of yellow flowers and green leaves on a pebbly ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $300—400

249 Lotton Studio 2003 three red calla lilies paperweight, by Scott Bayless. Three tear-shaped red calla lilies, each with a thick yellow tongue, rise from tapered green and yellow stems, spaced by feathery green leaves, over a clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $200—300

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252 Chris Heilman 1994 “Grouper + Squid, Moon Jellies” magnum paperweight, from the Coral Reef series. Six layers of marine creatures, including a golden grouper fish, squid, jellyfish and coral, overlap into a dense coral reef, bustling with activity. Clear background. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Width 9", depth 6 1/8", height 7 1/2" $1,000—1,500

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253 Lundberg Studios 2001 “Moth Orchids” compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Pink-centered white moth orchids bloom on a curved green stem, which grows from several broad green leaves, with exposed roots, over a translucent dark green ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4" $600—800

256 Lundberg Studios 2005 “White Cranes” compound magnum paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A pair of graceful white cranes, in overlapping flight above two tiers of blue iris blossoms, travels over a transparent cobalt blue night sky with swirling fog. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 3/4" $1,200—1,600

254 Lundberg Studios 1995 “Blue Japanese Iris” compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A pair of pale yellow-striped blue Japanese iris flowers blooms on tall stems with long slender green leaves with another row of green leaves in the background. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $600—800

257 Lundberg Studios 2009 commemorative BergstromMahler Museum 50th anniversary cornflowers compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Three pretty blue cornflowers emerge from staggered crooked stems, each with a cluster of five pointed green leaves. White upset muslin ground. Edition #4 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $500—700

255 Lundberg Studios 1987 daffodil paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A lone daffodil, with a bright yellow trumpet center and six diaphanous white petals, bursts upwards, emerging from a clump of five bladed green leaves, over a clear ground. Signed/ dated. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700

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258 Lundberg Studios 2007 “Pink Fuchsia on Muslin” compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A delicate fuchsia flower, in two shades of pink, grows from a vine, with three pale pink buds and several green leaves, over white upset muslin. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $300—400

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259 Lundberg Studios 1994 commemorative 1993 International Paperweight Festival L.H. Selman Ltd. blue angelfish paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A striped angelfish swims amongst white and blue millefiori anemones and barnacles, over a translucent textured blue ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 5/8" $250—400

262 Lundberg Studios 1999 pair of blue fish compound paperweight, by Justin Lundberg. Two blue fish, their scales made of canes, are adorned with purple fins that ripple as they glide through long blue seagrass, air bubbles trailing above, over a background of purple, shaded blue and black swirling lines. Translucent blue ground. Edition #8 of a limited edition of 35. Diameter 3 5/16" $400—500

260 Lundberg Studios 2003 “Ebi” shrimp compound magnum paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Three brown-striped orange Ebi shrimp cluster on a brief swim over blue pools and barnacles. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 15/16" $400—600

263 Lundberg Studios 2011 yellow rose and buds compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A single many-tiered rose, its yellow petals curled at the edges, perches atop an upright stem shared by three symmetrically placed trios of ribbed green leaves and companion buds, over a delicate white lace ground rimmed with six spaced millefiori. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $250—400

261 Lundberg Studios 1974 green and white pulled-feather surface design paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Green-striped waves and swirls cascade down an opaque white surface in a pulledfeather pattern. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $150—200

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264 Lundberg Studios 1997 “Worldweight” Earth encased orb. Green and beige continents rest within deep cobalt blue oceans to create a world globe, encased within a layer of clear glass. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 11/16" $200—300

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265 Orient & Flume 1983 white passion flower paperweight, by Bruce Sillars. A lavender-centered white passion flower, with an orange and yellow filament center, a white bud, green leaves, stems and spiraling tendrils, blooms atop an opaque black ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $150—200 266 Orient & Flume 1979 purple parrot on green branch and millefiori vines paperweight. A purple parrot, with blue wings and a yellow beak, perches on a green branch, framed by trailing vines with white cane flowers. Silver iridescent ground with translucent cobalt blue interior. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $150—200 267 Orient & Flume 1983 red beta fish paperweight, by Scott Beyers and Lee Hudin. A red and white beta fish, with drooping tail fins and a purple face, makes his way across a cushion of pale mottled pond bottom strewn with copper bubbles, while a sea fern curls above. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $150—200

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268 Orient & Flume 1976 Sample purple flower vine surface design paperweight. Six four-petalled purple flowers, with orange centers, bloom on curling vines across an iridescent blue dome. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $150—200 269 Orient & Flume 1978 moon and stars surface design paperweight, by David Gustin. A cheerful moon centers a star-studded iridescent blue night sky surface. Translucent cobalt blue interior. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 15/16" $200—300 270 Orient & Flume 1984 flowers and vines surface design paperweight. A blue flower, with ribbed leaves and a millefiori center, is framed by a purple flower, with a colorful millefiori center, and a smaller bloom on a thick vine of white millefiori buds that spans the top of an iridescent blue dome, with a translucent cobalt blue interior. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $150—200

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271 Orient & Flume 1994 International Paperweight Society strawberry poison dart frog compound paperweight, by Bruce Sillars. A dimensional black-speckled red frog, with blue legs and arms, climbs fanning blades of grass. Clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Created for the 1994 International Paperweight Festival. Accompanied by a small lampwork frog sample. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $350—500

274 Orient & Flume (1990) pink wild orchid compound paperweight, by Matt Quinn. A delicate orchid, with a trumpet-shaped white-throated dark pink labellum bordered by pointed light pink petals, blooms on a long stem, with a bud, over an arching leafy branch. Clear ground. Edition #1 of a limited edition of 250. Signed. Diameter 3 3/16" $200—300

272 Orient & Flume (1989) Chinese poppy compound paperweight, by Matt Quinn, from the Studio Collection. An upright red Chinese poppy, with black stamens and striped pointed green leaves, blooms over a clear ground. Edition #27 of a limited edition of 250. Signed. Diameter 3" $300—400

275 Orient & Flume (1984) “Mallard” duck over a pond paperweight, by Matt Quinn. A multi-colored mallard flies over a translucent cobalt blue pond with tall grass and two cattails. Signed. Fine condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $250—350

273 Orient & Flume pink flower paperweight, by Bruce Sillars. Three tiers of notched pink petals radiate around a central tuft of yellow filament stamens to create a lush dogrose flower that blooms from three pairs of crimped green sepals. Clear ground. Edition #6 of a limited edition of 250. Signed. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $200—300

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276 Orient & Flume red octopus sculpture paperweight, by David Smallhouse. A three-dimensional red octopus clings to an iridescent rock along with several millefiori anemones. Edition #164 of a limited edition of 250. Signed. Fine condition. Diameter 4 3/4", height 2 9/16" $300—500

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280 Peter McDougall turquoise millefiori flowers miniature paperweight. Two clematis, each with pointed turquoise complex millefiori petals around a central star cane, share a forking stem with two drooping companion cane buds and a few leaves. White upset muslin ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/16" $200—300

278 Peter McDougall pink millefiori flowers faceted paperweight. Three clematis flowers have pointed pink complex millefiori petals, echoed in their three companion buds, and bloom on a delicate common vine, with a few green leaves assigned to each flower, over a lush white upset muslin ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $400—600

281 William Manson 2001 millefiori butterfly and patterned garland paperweight. A white cane butterfly, with a black body and antennae, is encircled by a ring of green and white cogs and then by a ring of radial aventurine twists, spaced by pink cogs. Periwinkle blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Good condition. Diameter 2 11/16" $150—250

279 Peter McDougall millefiori chequerboard miniature paperweight. Assorted spaced complex canes are divided by crisscrossed pale blue cables, over a translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/16" $300—400

282 William Manson 1981 green aventurine fish paperweight. Suspended above a spotty brown rocky underwater floor, a green aventurine fish pauses for us to admire his yellow-spotted sides, gold encrusted spine and diaphanous fore-fins. Edition #28 of a limited edition 150. Signed/dated. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $300—400

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283 John Deacons 2009 primrose and millefiori garland overlay faceted paperweight. A white, purple and yellow primrose flower, with a complex cane center, grows on a short stem and is accompanied by striped green leaves. The flower rests atop a cushion of green upset muslin inside a border garland of pink rose canes and complex canes. Fading green-over-white double overlay. Two rings of six side facets, spaced by mitre cuts, and one top facet. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/2" $400—600 284 John Deacons 2007 hummingbird and orchid encased overlay faceted paperweight. A delicate pale gray hummingbird, with green aventurine wings, gathers nectar from a spotted pink and orange orchid, on a stem with green leaves. They are revealed through a fancy-cut blue-over-white double overlay with five and one facets, which is encased in a layer of clear glass, cut perfectly in line with five and one additional facets. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/2" $400—600 285 John Deacons blue and white double clematis overlay faceted paperweight. Two tiers of five blue petals, each with a white stripe, are spaced by green sepals and radiate around a complex stardust cane center to form a clematis bloom that perches atop a leafy green stem. Clear, star-cut ground. Fading purple-overwhite double overlay, with two rings of side facets, a spaced ring www.selman.com

of small thumbprints and a notched top facet. Signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 5/16" $400—600 286 John Deacons 2008 interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands and silhouette canes carpet ground paperweight. A large complex cane is centered by a pair of interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands, one of yellow stardust canes and one of pink bull’s-eyes, on a carpet of light blue and white cog canes. A different bird or animal silhouette cane rests within each of the six loops of the garlands, including a squirrel, a goat, a moose, a finch, a dog and a rooster. Signature/date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 5/16" $300—400 287 John Deacons 1992 anemone flower paperweight. Five purple petals radiate around a central white stardust cane and are cupped by larger amber petals from beneath to create an anemone bloom, with a halo of green leaves, perched atop a short leafy stem. White latticinio stave crown. Clear interior. Signature cane. Date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 2 13/16" $200—300 288 “J” Glass 1981 collaborative three clematis swirl paperweight, by John Deacons and Allan Scott. Three pink clematis blossoms, with millefiori stamens, are connected by green leaves and stems and set within a swirl of pink and chartreuse ribbons. Signature/ date canes. Diameter 2 7/16" $150—200

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297 Perthshire Paperweights (1991) “Translucent Overlay” flower bouquet faceted paperweight. A bouquet of assorted pastel-colored blossoms floats above a clear, diamond-cut ground, within a translucent blue overlay. Three tiers of six side facets in various sizes and one top facet. Limited edition of 300; 178 made. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $350—500 298 Perthshire Paperweights (1978) “Bouquet” flowers on black ground paperweight. A bouquet of three lampwork flowers in yellow, pink, blue and white, each with a millefiori center, includes an orange bud and is held together by a leafy dark green stem. Black ground. Limited edition of 350. Signature cane. Extremely fine condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $350—500 299 Perthshire Paperweights 1996 “Flower on Lace” faceted paperweight. A blue ten-petalled flower, with yellow stamens, is ringed by two border garlands of blue and pink ruffled millefiori, over a white upset muslin ground. Five and one facets. Edition #85 of a limited edition of 250. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $350—500 300 Perthshire Paperweights (1977) “Triple Overlay” white anemone flower faceted paperweight. A blue-rimmed white anemone blossom, with a signature cane center, four green leaves and a stem, floats over a clear, v-groove ground. Yellow-over-whiteover-pink triple overlay. Two tiers of eight side facets and one top facet. Limited edition of 400; 347 made. The first triple overlay by Perthshire. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $400—500 www.selman.com

301 Perthshire Paperweights 1983 “Posy Ring” millefiori garland faceted paperweight. Five variously colored millefiori flowers alternate with pairs of green leaves on a circular green vine, atop a cushion of white upset muslin. A garland of alternating blue and yellow cogs surrounds the border. Eight side facets and two tiers of ten side facets encircle a single top facet. Limited edition of 300; 187 made. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $300—400 302 Perthshire Paperweights (1980) “Floral Overlay” clematis garland faceted paperweight. A blue clematis, with a leafy green stem and tendrils, is surrounded by a garland of six alternating off-white and pink buds, each with a leafy green stem. Translucent amethyst cushion ground. Transparent amethyst overlay, with two rings of six side facets, spaced by mitre cuts around the base, and one top facet. Limited edition of 300; 212 made. Signature cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $300—400 303 Perthshire Paperweights 1980 sunflower and nosegays miniature paperweight. A pale orange sunflower, with a complex cane center, is surrounded by a spaced ring of five lavender nosegays, each cradled within two green sepals. Opaque blue ground. Limited edition of 450; 357 made. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 3/16" $120—200 304 Perthshire Paperweights 1988 pink flower on honeycomb carpet ground miniature paperweight. A double-tiered pink flower is encircled by five spaced complex canes on a carpet of pale green and white honeycomb canes, over a transparent red ground. Limited edition of 400; 254 made. Signature/date. Diameter 2 3/16" $150—200

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305 Perthshire Paperweights (1990) butterfly and flower overlay faceted paperweight. A butterfly hovers close to a blue double clematis, on a stem with buds and green leaves, over a clear, starcut ground. Ruby-over-white double overlay, with two tiers of eight side facets and a notched top facet. Edition #121 of a limited edition of 300; 132 made. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $400—600

309 Perthshire Paperweights 1991 “Chequerboard” millefiori and picture cane paperweight. Assorted spaced complex canes, including nine picture canes, are divided by crisscrossed light blue cables, which form a chequerboard pattern, over a white upset muslin ground. Limited edition of 350. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $400—500

306 Perthshire Paperweights (1974) dragonfly and bouquet faceted paperweight. A dragonfly, with four latticinio wings, hovers above a pansy and two clematis blossoms, their stems tied with a yellow bow. Clear, grid-cut ground. Five and one facets. Limited edition of 300. Signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $350—500

310 Perthshire Paperweights (1988 - 1989) patterned millefiori and butterfly paperweight. A butterfly picture cane, with a ruffled collar, is rimmed first in black and then encircled by four rings of pastel canes, of which the outer two are interrupted by six short radial twists. Translucent purple ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $200—300

307 Perthshire Paperweights (1983) pink radial flower paperweight. Eleven long pink petals are spaced by green leaves and radiate around a central yellow and pink cane to create a brightly colored flower. Opaque black ground. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3" $200—300

311 Perthshire Paperweights 1998 “Whiskers” cat and millefiori paperweight. A black and white cat is encircled by two concentric garlands of complex canes, which are separated by a ring of twists, over an opaque teal ground. Limited edition of 100, produced exclusively for L. H. Selman Ltd. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $300—400

308 Perthshire Paperweights 1984 crown paperweight. A doubletiered yellow flower is centered on radiating latticinio twists, in yellow, white, brown and aventurine, over a translucent cobalt blue core. Limited edition of 300; 152 made. Signature/date cane. Perthshire’s first use of aventurine. Diameter 2 3/4" $400—600

312 Perthshire Paperweights 1986 close packed millefiori paperweight. An assortment of intricate complex canes surrounds a central signature/date cane, over a layer of white upset muslin. Limited edition of 400; 379 made. Diameter 2 5/8" $300—400

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313 Perthshire Paperweights 1999 patterned millefiori and radial twists faceted paperweight. Eight latticinio spokes radiate outward from a cluster of pink canes to form eight cane-filled triangles bordered first by latticinio segments spaced by yellow canes and then by an outer rim of canes, over a transparent blue ground. Six and one facets. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $400—500 314 Perthshire Paperweights 2001 cartwheel-patterned millefiori faceted paperweight. A central complex cane is encircled by two spaced concentric rings of assorted canes, which are separated by a ring of canes alternating with short radial latticinio-encased twists. At the border of the design, radial latticinio-encased twists divide pairs of small canes and additional latticinio-encased twists. Translucent ruby ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 200. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $200—300 315 Perthshire Paperweights 1979 four-paneled close packed millefiori paperweight. A central pink and white complex cane lies at the intersection of a pink, green, white and blue millefiori cross bordered on either side by a white, pink and yellow twist to create four triangular close packed millefiori panels. Each panel is bordered by a string of blue complex millefiori. Transparent blue ground. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $300—400 316 Perthshire Paperweights 1980 patterned millefiori and radial twists paperweight. A large complex cane, surrounded by a ring of cogs, launches six radiating spokes of small pink and blue millefiori, each framed by red, white and blue twists to form triangular multi-colored millefiori panels, topped by another twist. Translucent purple ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $400—500 www.selman.com

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317 Perthshire Paperweights (1969-1994) close packed millefiori faceted inkwell. A close packed arrangement of colorful complex canes sits at the base of both a clear bottle and its stopper, over a cobalt blue ground. Two tiers of side facets on each section. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/2", height 6" $400—600 318 Perthshire Paperweights 1979 cross-patterned millefiori faceted paperweight. A Maltese cross, made of rows of millefiori cogs, is framed by twists, dividing triangular panels of green cog canes. Translucent mottled ruby ground. Top facet. Limited edition of 400. Signature/date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3" $250—400 319 Perthshire Paperweights patterned millefiori triangle and twists paperweight. A central triangle of blue and white cog canes is framed by light purple and green twists, from which radiate six light purple and white twists that form six wedge panels, alternating between lime green and mint green cog canes. Translucent green ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $200—300 320 Perthshire Paperweights 1978-1980 millefiori garland miniature faceted paperweights. Three paperweights each have a central alphabet letter cane encircled by two close concentric rings of assorted canes and bordered by a patterned garland of canes. A. “J” represents 1978 and sits on a translucent ruby ground. B. “K” represents 1979 and sits on a translucent green ground. C. “L” represents 1980 and sits on a translucent cobalt blue ground. Six and one facets. Diameters 1 15/16"-2 1/8" $300—400

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321 Murano red crimp rose paperweight. A large upright dimensional lipstick red crimp rose is cupped by three translucent green sepals over a clear ground. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/8" $300—400 322 Pairpoint John F. Kennedy sulphide paperweight. A sulphide profile of John F. Kennedy rests in the center of a translucent aqua, star-cut ground. Acid-etched Pairpoint insignia and name on base. Fine condition. Diameter 3 7/8" $100—200 323 Baccarat 1972 Woodrow Wilson sulphide overlay faceted paperweight. A sulphide of the 28th American president rests on a clear, footed base, cut with an eight-point star design. Yellowover-white double overlay, with spiral cuts and a top facet. Limited edition of 400. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $100—200 324 Unidentified “W.W. Wattles & Sons” advertisement paperweight. A hollow opaque beige enameled dome is stamped in brown with the company name “W.W. Wattles & Sons, Pittsburgh” and a yearly calendar around an image of Christopher Columbus on a ship with the dates 1492-1892 as an advertisement for the business. Good condition. Diameter 3 3/8" $100—200

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325 Unidentified American vintage paperweight buttons. Fourteen buttons of mainly abstract color designs are mounted in a circle-cut pink matting and framed in a light wood frame. Internal flaw. Dimensions 7 11/16" x 10 3/4" $200—300 326 John Gentile looped millefiori garlands paperweight. Six looped millefiori garlands, in blue, white and orange, radiate out to form a daisy-like pattern, all sitting upon a swirling translucent pastel green and white cushion. Fine condition. Diameter 3 5/16" $100—200 327 Post-classic Baccarat “Dupont” close concentric millefiori paperweight. A commemorative “1848” date cane sits at the center of three rings of green and pink millefiori. Clear ground. Fine condition. Diameter 2 1/2" $120—160 328 Post-classic Baccarat “Dupont” pansy and bud faceted paperweight. A pansy, with two dark purple upper petals, three purple-tipped amber lower petals and a bull’s-eye-centered white stardust cane stamen, grows from a curved green stem with a two-colored bud and green leaves. Three additional green leaves peek out from behind the flower. Clear, star-cut ground. Six top facets. Fine condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $120—160

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329 Caithness Glass (1998) “Spring Florette” millefiori garland high-domed faceted paperweight, by Rosette Fleming, from the Whitefriars Collection. Six white petals, each striped in green and yellow, radiate around a yellow rod bundle center and are spaced by alternating yellow and green leafy stems. A millefiori garland encircles the resulting bloom, over a translucent kingfisher blue ground. Front and back oval facets. Edition #45 of a limited edition of 50; 64 made. Signed. Diameter 2 1/4", height 2 5/8" $150—200 330 Caithness Glass (1996 or 1999) “Snowfire Orchid ‘99” faceted paperweight, by Helen MacDonald. A ruffled white labellum, with a white and green tongue, rises at the center of three white sepals and four green leaves over a white-speckled transparent aqua ground. Tilted viewing facet and back facet. Edition #82 of a limited edition of 500. Signed. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $200—300 331 Caithness Glass (1990) “Anemone” two pink flower and millefiori garlands faceted paperweight, by Margot Thomson, from the Whitefriars Collection. A pink double-tiered flower sits at the center of two concentric border garlands of green and pink cogs, over a translucent cobalt blue ground. Five and one facets. Edition #47 of a limited edition of 250; 137 made. Signed. Diameter 3 1/6" $180—250

333 Strathearn scattered millefiori on lace upright faceted paperweight. Eleven millefiori, predominantly in hues of orange, are scattered on a cushion of white upset muslin. Tilted viewing facet. Fine condition. Diameter 3", height 1 7/16" $80—120 334 Strathearn 1969 upright flower paperweight. A pink flower, with five pointed pink-shaded petals, rises upward through three green leaves from a cushion of spaced trios of white latticinio staves. Clear ground. Date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/2" $120—200 335 Selkirk Glass 1997 blue clematis flower on vine with millefiori garland faceted paperweight, by Peter Holmes. A double-tiered blue flower centers a curling vine, dotted with blue companion buds and leaves, inside a spaced border garland of alternating pink and green millefiori. Clear ground. Seven and one facets. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $200—300 336 Selkirk Glass 1996 pink clematis crown cushion paperweight. A double-tiered pink clematis, with a short stem flanked by two green leaves, radiates at the center of a crown cushion of spaced pink and lavender twists, over a clear ground. Edition #25 of a limited edition of 100. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $200—300

332 Caithness Glass (1993) “Entwined Hearts” millefiori garlands paperweight, by Colin Terris. Two entwining hearts, each rendered from small magenta and white cog canes with hollow star cores, float above a transparent blue ground filled with swirling waves and are garlanded by pink and white cogs with blue centers. Signed. Produced for Gump’s, San Francisco. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $200—300 www.selman.com

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