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Detail of Lot 44


Winter Auction 2020

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

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Auction Number 74

L. H. Selman Ltd.

Detail of Lot 241

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Part I: A ntique Paperweights and R elated Objects 1 1 Superb and rare antique Russian flower bouquet faceted paperweight. Eight beautifully rendered three-dimensional flowers ring a ninth at the weight’s center. Each of a different color and slightly different articulation, they might be rich clematis interpretations - a flower, according to the language of flowers, that was thought to invoke “mental beauty”. They may also be dahlias, many-tiered and voluptuous, all formed around a ring of pale seed-like stamens punctuated at the core with a single white-rimmed cobalt blue cane. There are two each of pale butter yellow blooms, brilliant royal blue blooms, purple blooms and red, with a larger red bloom reigning at the very heart of the design. Eight emerald green bladed leaves alternate with the eight radial flowers from beneath, peeking through the lush flora. Encased in clear ground, the weight is cut with eight inward-leaning panel facets beveled at the top as they reach up to a large top facet. “These paperweights rank among the most beautiful and sophisticated in the genre.” —Paperweights: Collection Friedrich Bader, Wiener Kunst Auktionen. Fine condition. Diameter 3 7/8" $15,000—20,000

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2 Antique Baccarat 1848 scattered millefiori and Gridel silhouettes on red carpet ground paperweight. Various complex canes, including the Gridel silhouette canes of a horse, pheasant, squirrel, dog, rooster, pelican, moth and two goats, are scattered across a red carpet. Each red and white cane of the carpet is centered by a blue and white six-point star. A few white filigree strands can be seen from below. Signature/date cane. In 1847, Joseph Emil Gridel, the nineyear-old nephew of Baccarat manager Jean-Baptiste Toussaint, cut out eighteen different animals he had drawn and was pasting them onto paper when his uncle spotted them. The designs eventually became models for silhouette cane molds. In 1848, M. Toussaint was able to give the young artist a paperweight containing fifteen of the animals. Gridel grew up to be a famous painter and today his work can be found throughout Europe. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $13,000—15,000 2

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3 Rare antique Baccarat four-flower bouquet with “thousand petal” pink rose paperweight. A lush pink “thousand petal” rose blooms at the heart of a formal bouquet and is haloed by a blue and white primrose, a Type III pansy and an uncommon spotted yellow wheatflower, each of which is centered by a white stardust and red bull’s-eye cane stamen. Two intertwined stems, a blue bud, a red bud and a scattering of green leaves complete the bouquet. Clear ground. “Large multifloral bouquets were a specialty of Baccarat and displayed the highest degree of skill in lampwork, and millefiori techniques.” —Baccarat Paperweights and Related Glass: 1820-1860. For similar examples, see Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows, page 75, figure 64, and Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty, page 104, figure 338. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $10,000—12,000

4 Rare antique Baccarat three-flower bouquet paperweight. A purple and yellow Type III pansy, with a stardust and bull’s-eye cane center, a blue and white primrose, with a stardust and bull’s-eye cane center, and a large white double clematis, with a complex star center, grow on gathered stems with a yellow and purple bud and crenulated green leaves. In the parlance of Victorian flower language, the primrose symbolizes youth, the pansy speaks of friendship, while the clematis wishes for luck. Together, the flowers express the desire for a new friendship to continue. Clear ground. A similar example sold in L.H. Selman, Ltd.’s Spring 2000 Auction 23, as lot 1. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $6,000—8,000 5

5 Rare antique Baccarat “thousand petal” red rose paperweight. Seven green leaves crown an expertly crafted multi-tiered red rose, as it blooms atop a gently curved stem, with two additional stems each bearing three green leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. Pictured and discussed in Antique French Paperweights, page 19, figure B7. “So called because of its numerous petals, the unmistakable splendor of the “thousand petaled” rose speaks of a love with boundless intensity. The blood-red color of the bloom alludes to the passion of the sender.” —The Art of the Paperweight: Challenging Tradition. For a similar example, see Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows, page 81, figure 55. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $5,000—6,000 www.selman.com

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6 Antique Baccarat interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands paperweight. An arrowhead and fortress cane is centered by a ring of pastry mold canes at the heart of two interlaced trefoil garlands, one made of green and white star complex canes and the other of pink and white cogs surrounding a central blue six-point star. Each of their empty loops is dotted with either an arrowhead and fortress cane or a white and pink star complex cane, in an alternating pattern. White upset muslin cushion ground. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $5,000—7,000

7 Antique Baccarat interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands paperweight. A trefoil garland of white, red and blue star complex canes interlaces with another garland of complex canes, each made of green, white and blue stars around a central pink cog. A white, green and red star complex cane is encircled by a ring of white crimp canes and sits at the garlands center void. A single cane, alternating between white stardust complex canes with red bull’s-eye cores and complex canes of white and blue stars around a central white and red whorl, dots each of the garlands empty loops. Transparent cranberry ground. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $2,000—3,000

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8 Antique Baccarat interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands paperweight. A central red, white, and blue arrowhead and stars complex cane is encircled by a ring of white stardust and green bull’s-eye complex canes, which is surrounded by a pair of interlaced trefoil garlands, one of red complex cog canes and one of dark green complex crimp canes. White upset muslin cushion ground. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $3,000—4,000 4

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9 Rare antique Saint Louis upright bouquet encased faceted overlay paperweight. An amber triple-tiered flower, with a yellow match-head center, rises upward at the center of two millefiori buds, spaced by four-petalled flowers, one blue and one white. The flowers are gathered into a bouquet with radial serrated green leaves. Clear encased blue-over-white double overlay with six and one facets. Clear, star-cut ground. “Encased double overlays, however, are a remarkable achievement on any terms. The inner overlaid paperweight had to be annealed and, when cold, faceted like any other overlay weight, often more elaborately. Then the overlaid weight had to be reheated so that an outer covering of clear glass would adhere without cracking the original weight. When one considers the overlay design requirements ... it is no wonder these intricate weights are much sought after and very expensive to acquire.” —Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $6,000—8,000

10 Rare antique Saint Louis close packed millefiori mushroom and torsade paperweight. Rod bundles and concentric complex canes of florets and stars, with occasional cog and tube elements, are all gathered tightly into a mushroom cap and pulled downward into a colorful stem, predominantly in pink, green, white and blue. An amber spiral-encased white chaplet bead torsade surrounds the base of the mushroom, topped by a single mercury ring. Clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 3 1/8" $5,000—6,000

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11 Antique Saint Louis 1848 close concentric millefiori mushroom and torsade paperweight. A mushroom tuft is composed of a large white and blue complex star and floret cane, with a green and white bull’s-eye center and an outer ring of lovely pink ogee-tipped florets, which sits at the center of three cascading concentric rings of millefiori in blue, white, pink, chartreuse and green. A border ring of six-point floret staves, with green cores and white exteriors, is tapered downward to form a stem for the mushroom and includes a signature/date cane. A pink-encased white chaplet bead torsade, topped by a single mercury ring and studded with a ring of small air bubbles on the bottom, encircles the base of the stem. Clear, star-cut ground. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $4,000—5,000 www.selman.com

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12 Antique Bacchus patterned millefiori circlets on sodden snow ground paperweight. Five spaced circlets of various millefiori, in mint green, blue, white and red, are set within a sodden snow ground and surround a central pink ruffle cane, which is enclosed by a close packed star-shaped millefiori design. Clusters of yellow and white sawmill canes, with the occasional white ruffle cane, occupy the spaces between each circlet around the periphery and are supported by a stave basket of red-centered white canes. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/8" $8,000—10,000

13 Antique Bacchus close concentric millefiori paperweight. A central complex cane, consisting of a white ruffle cane within a ring of white-collared cobalt blue, is encircled by four rings of various complex millefiori in cobalt blue, yellow, amber and white. The close concentric design is held within a white stave basket. Fine condition. Diameter 3 9/16" $8,000—10,000

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14 Antique Bacchus close concentric millefiori paperweight. A complex cane, made of delicate pink and white ruffle canes, is surrounded by a ring of very detailed blue-collared pink and white shield canes, then a ring of white and red ruffle canes and a ring of blue-collared white ruffle canes to create a regal arrangement, which is delicately cupped within a white stave basket. “The exceedingly complex cane has been described as a “shield cane,” as it looks like an ancient Greek soldier’s shield.” —Old English Paperweights. Pictured and discussed in the same publication on page 25. Previously sold in L.H. Selman, Ltd.’s Spring 2002 Auction 27, as lot 96. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 5/8" $8,000—10,000 6

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15 Excellent antique French, possibly Pantin or Clichy, spaced concentric millefiori magnum faceted paperweight. A central pink and white hollow tube rose is ringed by consecutive cascades of spaced pastry mold, star complex canes and three different types of small white roses, in an alternating pattern of white and color, including light blue, royal blue, pink and green. Clear, v-groove ground. Very clean all-over honeycomb faceting. Diameter 3 13/16" $6,000—8,000

16 Rare antique Clichy blue and white barber pole, millefiori and rose chequer paperweight. A large trademark pink and green rose rests in the first of two concentric rings around a central green ruffle cane. Cables of cobalt blue and white latticinio, over parallel strips of white latticinio, divide the millefiori rings, which include pastry mold, floret bundle, crimp and bull’s-eye complex canes in pink, green, red, yellow and white. This design departs from the chequer pattern with colorful twists encased in white filament for a bolder and richer effect. A similar example is pictured in Antique French Paperweights, page 112, figure C209. Diameter 3 3/16" $6,000—8,000

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17 Antique Clichy dotted pansy and bud paperweight. A single pansy is represented by two dark indigo upper petals, velvety with dew droplets, and three golden yellow lower petals, each tipped with black, decorated with lines and dots that radiate from a curled green stamen center. The bloom grows atop a green stem that emerges from a profusion of green leaves, accompanied by a trademark drooping purple bud, over a clear, grid-cut ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Fine condition. Diameter 2 5/8" $2,000—3,000 www.selman.com

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18 Antique Clichy end-of-day scrambled millefiori paperweight. A large and lively assortment of whole and partial complex canes, including ruffle canes, a few iconic pink and green rose canes, pastry molds and crimp canes, creates a colorful cushion over a layer of smaller bits of canes, including several pink and green roses, only visible from the bottom, to give a peek into the factory’s daily work. Good condition and internal flaw. Diameter 3 7/16" $1,200—1,600

19 Antique Clichy concentric pentagon-patterned millefiori garlands paperweight. A pentagonal garland of pink, blue and white complex canes surrounds a light green garland of floret bundles and a pink garland of bull’s-eye complex canes. The concentric garlands focus on a single green and white complex cane with a pink bull’s-eye center. Opaque white ground. Excellent condition and internal flaw. Diameter 3 1/16" $2,000—2,500

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20 Antique Clichy close concentric millefiori piedouche paperweight. A cluster of green and pink star complex canes, around a small quatrefoil complex cane, is encircled by six concentric rings of assorted star, crimp, ruffle and pastry mold complex canes in pink, green, blue and white, within a basket of vertical pink and white hollow staves, which extends downward to a clear, footed base. “The piedouche was another innovative variation of the paperweight format. The artisans accentuated the grandeur of the millefiori by literally placing it on a pedestal. These pieces are also known as basket weights, because they conjure poetic images of a bright basket filled with ‘a thousand flowers.’ All of the major French factories produced pedestal weights, but Clichy excelled in this area.” —The Art of the Paperweight: Challenging Tradition. Good condition and internal flaw. Diameter 2 3/4", height 2 7/16" $1,000—1,500 8

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21 Antique Val Saint Lambert patterned millefiori circlets and roses paperweight. Five circles of millefiori, two of white crimp canes with pink cores, two of pink crimps with either blue or white cores and a single ring of diaphanous white stardust, each have a contrasting complex cane center and encircle a central hollow flattened-tube white rose. A border garland of striped blue, red and white twist segments encircles the design. Parallel white latticinio twist over cobalt blue ground. “These paperweights do not turn up very often at European or American auctions; so one must assume that, unless they are secreted in great numbers in Belgian households, not very many were made.” —The Encyclopedia of Glass paperweights, page 188. Good condition. Diameter 3 5/16" $1,500—2,000

22 Antique Saint-Mandé close concentric millefiori and rose miniature paperweight. A large sunburst rose cane, with six lush tiers of pink petals with white interiors around a central yellow and pink complex core, sits at the center of a ring of cobalt blue and white complex cane and an outer ring of pink and white floret complex canes. Clear ground. For more details about the rose cane, see Identifying Antique Paperweights: The Less Familiar, page 58, figure 144. Fine condition. Diameter 1 7/8" $1,200—1,600

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23 Antique Saint-Mandé end-of-day scrambled millefiori and roses miniature paperweight. Scattered and contrasting bits of complex millefiori, including two collapsed-tube rose canes made of white petals with pink interiors and framed by green sepals, make for an interesting case study of the little-known glasshouse. Clear ground. For more details about the rose canes, see Identifying Antique Paperweights: The Less Familiar, page 57, figure 141. Fine condition. Diameter 2" $800—1,000 www.selman.com

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24 Antique Bohemian Harrach Glassworks spaced concentric millefiori paperweight. A pale blue and white complex cane, with small red accent dots, is encircled by a spaced ring of seven cobalt blue complex canes and then by a spaced ring of pink complex canes, separated by white canes. White upset muslin ground with bits of red and blue twists. Diameter 2 5/8" $1,500—2,000

25 Antique Baccarat hunting scene sulphide faceted paperweight. A carved white sulphide depicts a single hunter, shotgun in hand, in the company of a large hunting dog. Two trees and some low shrubbery complete the motif which is viewed against a translucent cobalt blue ground. All-over geometric faceting to the side and one top facet. Similar example pictured and discussed in Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty, page 122, figure 394. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 7/16" $2,000—3,000

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26 Antique Bohemian Riedel close packed millefiori paperweight. A gathering of colorful millefiori of various sizes and shapes, including several rare rose canes, sits on an unusual black ground scattered with bits of silver. Diameter 3 1/16" $350—500 10

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27 Rare unidentified antique, possibly Belgian, painted flower basket sulphide paperweight. A silvery-white sulphide of a flower basket, in high relief, is painted with green leaves, colorful flowers and a bit of blue around the basket. It contrasts with a pink-overwhite frit ground. This unusual sulphide may have been created by Scottish paperweight artist, Paul Ysart, who is known to have cast brooches into sulphides and painted them in detail. For more on Paul Ysart’s sulphide work, see Scottish Paperweights, page 26, and Masterworks: The Paperweights of Paul Ysart, page 112. Good condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,200—1,600

28 Very rare antique English dragoon soldier sulphide green bottle dump paperweight. A very rare pipehead sulphide of a dragoon soldier, with a beard and mustache and wearing an intricate helmet, floats at the center of a pale green pedestal end-of-the-day weight. Pictured and discussed in English Bottle Glass Dumps, page 52 and 147, figures 7.18 and 12.23, next to its twin, which was sold in L.H. Selman, Ltd.’s Fall 2015 Auction 61, as lot 72. Good condition and internal flaw. Diameter 2 7/16", height 3 3/4" $300—400

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29 Antique Venetian enamel scent bottle. A round aqua enamel scent bottle is liberally strewn with silver and gold leafing, aventurine and tiny millefiori stars. The word cane “Venize”, in bold black lettering over white, is pressed into the swirl of colors. A hinged brass stopper, topped with an emerald-colored jewel, crowns the piece and conceals an intact cork stopper. Internal flaws. Width 1 5/8", depth 7/8", height 2 1/2" $600—800 www.selman.com

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30 Antique Baccarat 1848 close packed millefiori and Gridel silhouettes paperweight. A rich assortment of canes, including six-point star, rod bundle, whorl, arrowhead, leaf, honeycomb, fortress, trefoil, quatrefoil and shamrock canes, creates a colorful tightly packed carpet where silhouette canes of a dog, horse, monkey, goat, deer, rooster and two lovebirds meander. Bits of white and colored upset muslin occasionally peek out from between the canes. Signature/date cane. Good condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $2,000—3,000

33 Antique Baccarat 1848 spaced concentric millefiori and Gridel silhouettes paperweight. A moth silhouette and green cogs complex cane is encircled by spaced millefiori and Gridel silhouette canes in three rings, including a dog, pelican, deer, goat, swan, pigeon, monkey, squirrel, rooster and a picture cane of a flower, six-pointed stars and arrowheads. The canes rest on a cushion of white upset muslin and bits of blue, green and red filigree. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,500—2,000

31 Antique Baccarat 1848 close packed millefiori and Gridel silhouettes paperweight. A rich assortment of canes, including six-point star, rod bundle, whorl, arrowhead, leaf, honeycomb, trefoil and quatrefoil canes, creates a colorful tightly packed carpet where silhouette canes of a dog, a pheasant and a rooster meander. A ball of colored upset muslin is visible between the canes. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 3/8" $1,500—2,000

34 Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori mushroom and torsade paperweight. A dense cluster of varied millefiori canes, including leaf, whorl, bundle, shamrock, honeycomb, trefoil and quatrefoil canes, forms a colorful cap for a mushroom with a long stem where a flower picture cane resides. The base of the stem is encircled by a blue-encased white torsade with two mercury rings. Clear, star-cut ground. Excellent condition. Diameter 3" $800—1,200

32 Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori and Gridel silhouettes miniature paperweight. A gathering of complex honeycomb, star, rod bundle, whorl, shamrocks, trefoil, quatrefoil and arrowhead canes, among others, is visited by the silhouettes of a horse, a goat and a pheasant. Occasional bits of white and colored lace are visible through the canes. Diameter 2" $1,000—1,500

35 Antique Baccarat 1848 spaced millefiori and Gridel silhouettes miniature paperweight. A central complex red trefoil and quatrefoil cane is encircled by three spaced Gridel silhouettes of an elephant, a deer and a horse that alternate with colorful complex millefiori. White upset muslin ground. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2" $600—800

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36 Antique Baccarat pink and white pompon paperweight. A beautiful pompon flower, with five tiers of salmon-pink petals in alternation with white petals, a yellow and white stardust center and halo of five crenulated green leaves, is joined by a lovely pure white bud below, displaying atop a curving stem shared by two leaves. A garland of alternating white and green canes borders the flower. Clear, star-cut ground. Pictured and discussed in Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty, page 75, figure 234. Fine condition. Diameter 2 3/4" $4,000—6,000

39 Antique Baccarat yellow wheatflower faceted paperweight. Two tiers of six black-dotted yellow petals are joined at their nexus by a complex white star cane, with a red bull’s-eye core, below a crown of six green leaves, and sit atop a short stem with a few more leaves and a timid companion bud. Clear, star-cut ground. Fourteen thumbprint facets around the base. “Most of these flowers have pointed petals, but examples with rounded petals are known.” —Baccarat Paperweights. Good condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $3,000—4,000

37 Uncommon antique Baccarat yellow buttercup and red bud paperweight. A double-tiered buttercup blossom, with its naturally occurring yellow-colored C-shaped petals and a white stardust center, is haloed by five crenulated green leaves and blooms atop a curvy green stem with three more leaves and a surprising red bud to the left. Clear, star-cut ground. Pictured and discussed in Baccarat Paperweights, page 72, figure 223. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $2,500—4,000

40 Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly and clematis paperweight. A butterfly, with marbled multi-colored millefiori wings of which the top ones have central blue complex canes and the lower ones are in contrasting style and color, an amethyst latticinio body and light blue eyes, hovers above a white double clematis with a star honeycomb center. Four green leaves emanate from behind the flower, which grows from a short sinuous stem with a white bud and two additional leaves. Clear ground. Fine condition. Diameter 2 5/8" $2,000—2,500

38 Very rare antique Baccarat Type II blue primrose miniature paperweight. Five delicate transparent blue petals, edged in white cog canes and striped with white arrowheads shooting into them from a central red, white and blue star complex cane, form a rare primrose flower. The bloom sits atop a curvy stem, flanked by two green leaves, with a halo of four spaced leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. Good condition. Diameter 1 13/16" $1,500—2,000 www.selman.com

41 Antique Baccarat close concentric millefiori and pseudo roses miniature paperweight. A central blue and green arrowhead cane is surrounded by a ring of ten pseudo roses, then a ring of arrowhead floret canes and a border ring of red bull’s-eye complex canes alternating with white stardust canes. Clear ground. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 1/16" $800—1,000

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42 Antique Clichy millefiori circlets garland paperweight. Three concentric rings of millefiori in red, white and blue, the center one of blue stardust, cradle a central complex bull’s-eye cane. Four floret-centered moss cane circlets, that alternate with four bull’s-eye-centered pink and white complex cane circlets, form a festive border garland of rings around the center design. Opaque turquoise ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Good condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $3,000—4,000 43 Antique Clichy spaced hexagon-patterned pink, green and white millefiori and roses paperweight. A classic pink and green rose, a pink and white rose and a white rose set the color palette for a field of scattered complex millefiori, spaced in a hexagonal pattern. Very dark cobalt blue ground. Good condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $3,000—3,500 44 Antique Clichy millefiori and rose nosegay with garland paperweight. A small and delicate pale pink and green rose is joined by a white, green and red pastry mold and a complex cog and floret cane atop a light green stem, flanked by two unusual striped green leaves, and with a crown of three smooth leaves. The flowers are surrounded by a garland of bright blue pastry molds, spaced by trios of red canes, on a bed of white upset muslin over a layer of parallel latticinio rods. Clear ground. A similar example is pictured in Antique French Paperweights, page 107, figure C199. Diameter 2 7/8" $3,000—4,000 14

45 Antique Clichy concentric millefiori and roses faceted paperweight. A dark cog cane sits at the center of contrasting white crimp canes and a concentric ring of blue pastry molds. A spaced border garland of pink and white roses, separated by trios of green crimped canes, encircles the center rings. Clear ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 7/16" $1,200—1,600 46 Antique Clichy spaced hexagon-patterned millefiori and roses paperweight. A pink and white rose and a white rose rest at the periphery of pastry mold, moss, cog, bull’s-eye, stardust and edelweiss canes, spaced in a hexagonal pattern. Clear ground. Diameter 2 13/16" $600—800 47 Antique Clichy close packed millefiori, twists and roses miniature paperweight. A white and red rose stands at the outskirts of a scrambled close packed gathering of pastry mold, cog, ruffle, stardust and edelweiss canes, where a lush pink and green rose has taken refuge and another one is concealed at the heart of a white stardust cane. Colored bits and twists peer between the canes from the underside. Diameter 2 3/16" $600—800

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48 Antique Clichy pentagon-patterned millefiori garland paperweight. Green and white floret complex canes form a pentagonal garland around a ring of white floret complex canes with a large green, white and blue floret complex cane at the apex. Each of the voids created by the points of the pentagon is filled with a white pastry mold cane. Opaque tomato-red ground. Good condition and internal flaw. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200—1,600 49 Antique Clichy millefiori chequer paperweight. Two concentric rings of spaced colorful and varied complex millefiori, including pastry molds, rod bundles and florets, are separated by short white latticinio tubes in a chequer pattern, over parallel latticinio rods. Clear ground. Diameter 2 13/16" $500—700 50 Unusual antique Clichy millefiori and signature cane chequer paperweight. Three concentric and spaced rings of canes, including a few pseudo roses, pasty molds, rod bundles and a signature cane, are separated by short white twists, over parallel latticinio tubes. The design sits on a white swirl latticinio cushion, over clear ground. Diameter 3" $2,500—3,000

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51 Antique Clichy concentric millefiori and roses miniature paperweight. A cobalt blue pastry mold, with a pink and white hollow rod center, is surrounded by a ring of eight white roses, each with a pink center, and then by a spaced ring of iconic green and pink roses, spaced by pairs of purple crimped canes. Clear ground. Good condition. Diameter 1 7/8" $1,000—1,400 52 Antique Clichy concentric millefiori miniature paperweight. A red pastry mold, with a green, pink and white core, is ringed by six white floret canes, inside a border garland of green pastry molds, each with a green concentric rod center, spaced by pairs of pink crimp canes. Clear ground. Diameter 2 1/16" $1,000—1,400 53 Antique Clichy spaced millefiori and roses miniature paperweight. Three rose canes, in paired combinations of pink, green and white, are scattered in a spaced field of millefiori, including moss, pastry mold, crimp and cog canes. Clear ground. Diameter 1 3/4" $500—700

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54 Antique Saint Louis millefiori and torsade jasper panels paperweight. Eight white radial spokes emanate from a pink and white swirl cushion center to divide alternating panels of green and white jasper with panels of red and white jasper. Encircling the center and between each spoke are eight complex cane tubes that rise upward, including a thick blue and white cross cane. The design is bordered by a characteristically hidden blue and white filigree torsade. Good condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200—1,600

57 Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet and torsade faceted paperweight. A blue clematis blooms upright at the center of a ring of flowers consisting of two millefiori spaced by two threepetalled flowers. The colorful bouquet is held in a basket of serrated green leaves pulled downward into a stem, the base of which is encircled by a bordering white torsade with two mercury rings. Clear ground. Eight side facets and top honeycomb faceting with doily border. Diameter 2 3/4" $1,200—1,600

55 Antique Saint Louis strawberries and blossom paperweight. Two textured reddish-pink strawberries grow on each side of a long green stem, topped by a lone yellow-centered white blossom and flanked by two pairs of serrated green leaves. White double-swirl latticinio basket ground. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,000—1,400

58 Antique Saint Louis millefiori trios nosegay paperweight. Three sister millefiori, each with a central white and pink hollow cog encircled by hollow green cogs and then by a ring of white stars, form a little arching bundle to the right of a stacked trio of pink, green and white bull’s-eyes and stars complex canes. Four exuberantly folded green leaves radiate around the bouquet and are gathered on intertwined stems. Clear, diamond-cut ground. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $800—1,000

56 Antique Saint Louis concentric millefiori and torsade faceted shot glass. A slender clear cup, with eight long thumbprint facets and flaring up to a pink and white torsade top rim, sits on a concentric millefiori pattern, with a pink, green and white complex bull’s-eye cane nexus, surrounded by a spaced ring of green, pink and white complex cog and star canes and a border ring of blue complex cog canes, alternating with pink cog canes, each with blue floret center. Clear ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Good condition. Diameter 1 7/8", height 3 1/2" $1,200—1,600 16

59 Antique Saint Louis blue triple clematis on jasper ground paperweight. Three tiers of cobalt blue-striped petals, around a yellow match-head center dotted with pink stamens, bloom atop a short stem spun with two serrated green leaves. Another pair of leaves peeks from behind the resulting clematis bloom. Red and white jasper ground. Fine condition. Diameter 2 9/16" $800—1,000

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60 Antique Saint Louis pansy paperweight. A lovely pansy, its two upper notched purple petals striped with blue and its three lower amber petals striped with black, has a yellow match-head center, a crown of three leaves and blooms at the end of a deeply curving thin stem, flanked by two leaves. Clear ground. Sold in the Morton S. Kaye, October 26, 1985 auction, as lot 128. Diameter 2 3/8" $1,200—1,600 61 Antique Saint Louis fuchsia miniature paperweight. A brilliant royal blue and magenta-colored fuchsia, its ruby stamens hanging prettily, shares a bit of sturdy stem with four leaves, two crenulated and two not quite unfurled, as well as with a vivid companion bud, over a white double-swirl latticinio basket. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 1/16" $1,200—1,600 62 Antique Saint Louis blue pelargonium miniature paperweight. Five notched blue petals, with thin green leaves between them, surround a central complex cane in yellow and black to form a lovely pelargonium bloom that grows on a thin stem with two opposing bladed leaves. Clear ground. Fine condition. Diameter 1 7/8" $800—1,000

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63 Antique Saint Louis millefiori on jasper ground miniature paperweight. A single complex cane in green, white, red and blue is at the apex of a vivid red, blue and white jasper cushion ground. Good condition. Diameter 1 3/4" $400—500 64 Antique Saint Louis white pompon on pink latticinio cushion miniature paperweight. A pompon, composed of several concentric rings of flattened hollow C-shaped white rods, is crowned by two green leaves and a small green-sheathed white bud, as it grows from a curved green stem, with two additional green leaves, over a pink double-swirl latticinio cushion. Previously from the Sam and Winifred Alschuler Collection and sold in L.H. Selman, Ltd.’s Spring 2008 Auction 41, as lot 56. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 1/16" $500—800 65 Antique Saint Louis close concentric millefiori miniature paperweight. A large fourteen-toothed pink cog, with a bull’s-eye center, resembles a shining sun at the center of concentric rings of cogs in amber, blue, green, white and red. The outer ring is pulled downward into a white cog stave basket. Diameter 1 15/16" $800—1,000

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66 Antique New England Glass Company spaced millefiori and running rabbit silhouettes paperweight. Three rings of well-spaced millefiori, each different from the next, include several white-on-blue silhouettes of running rabbits, an iconic signature for the glassworks, all of them at the center of complex canes, and many other similar canes in pink, blue and white, with an occasional accent of yellow and green. White upset muslin ground. Internal flaws. Diameter 2 7/16" $800—1,000 67 Antique New England Glass Company white and pink millefiori mushroom paperweight. A central white star cane, cupped in a blue and white collar, is encircled by five concentric rings that are each made of different pink, white and blue complex cog canes. The design is pulled downward into the beginning of a mushroom stem. Clear ground. Diameter 2 5/8" $1,000—1,400 68 Antique New England Glass Company close concentric millefiori fancy-cut faceted paperweight. Four concentric rings of millefiori, in delicate shades of blue, pink and green, are centered by a multi-colored complex cane and rest atop a white double-swirl latticinio cushion. Alternating quatrefoil faceting and round facets on the side and hexafoil faceting to the top. Good condition. Diameter 2 1/2" $500—700 18

69 Antique Boston & Sandwich Glass Company poinsettia with Lutz rose paperweight. A double-tiered shaded pink poinsettia, with a white and green Lutz rose cane center, two green leaves and a short stem, rests on blue and white jasper ground. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $800—1,000 70 Antique Boston & Sandwich Glass Company red poinsettia paperweight. A large flower, with a pink, blue and white quatrefoil cog and ruffle cane center surrounded by two tiers of six pointed red petals, each of the inner tier’s petals separated by a small air bubble, grows on a stem with two opposing green leaves and a halo of three spaced leaves. Clear ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3 1/16" $700—1,000 71 Antique Boston & Sandwich Glass Company pink clematis paperweight. Six bubble-gum pink pointed petals surround a pink and white eight-point cog, sheathed in a prune-colored collar, and bloom atop a long stem, flanked by two variegated green leaves. Clear ground. A similar cog cane is pictured in The Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, page 33, figure 3.19. Fine condition. Diameter 2 7/16" $600—800

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72 Antique Saint Louis dimensional pear sculpture paperweight. A matte-finish blushing yellow pear has a mottled green and blue calyx pressed into deep grooves at one end and a short yellow stem at the other. It sits on a clear square base with concave rounded edges and smooth corners. In contrast to its hollow blown American antique counterpart that usually sits on a clear cookie base, this pear is made of solid glass. See the Saint Louis exhibition catalog, De la flame a l’ âme, display 42, for two fruit sculptures with similar square bases. Good condition. Width 3 7/8", height 3 1/8" $1,500—2,000 73 Antique Gillinder close concentric millefiori mushroom faceted paperweight. Four concentric rings of ruffle canes, one blue followed by two white and the outer one in pink, encircle a central larger pink ruffle cane to create a flat top mushroom. The outer ring of ruffles is pulled downward into a pink stem with a slight funneling motion. Six side facets and one top facet. Pictured and discussed on page 11 of the 1996 PCA Bulletin. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,000—1,400 74 Antique Baccarat or Saint Louis acid-etched amber-stained pheasant faceted paperweight. A male pheasant lookout scours a field of low grasses and ferns where his mate is roosting. The scene is etched into a dark amber-stained, clear ground. Six and one facets. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $800—1,000 www.selman.com

75 Very rare antique Millville frit sailing ship pedestal paperweight. A white frit schooner, with sails fully deployed, floats on blue water over a clear footed base. A red flag flies at the top of the ship’s mast. “But the most ingenious paperweights at Millville were those upright scenes derived from iron or steel dies and made by Michael Kane. In paper-thin colored glass pictures as delicate as if they had been etched Kane shows …a yacht a clipper ship… in a superb series of vignettes that sets the pulse to beating with chauvinistic nostalgia. These large clear heavy handsome weights come plain footed on pedestals and occasionally as with the clipper ships in pairs that were probably used as mantel ornaments.” —The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights, page 240. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/2", height 4" $1,200—2,000 76 Antique Val Saint Lambert ruby overlay fancy-cut paperweight. All-over fancy-cutting, in a transparent ruby overlay, interplays with three clear side facets and three grid-cut facets. Clear, elaborate star-cut base. Good condition. Diameter 3 1/2" $500—700 77 Antique Apsley-Pellatt Jesus sulphide ice cream plate. A sulphide of Jesus in profile, facing right, centers a frosted clear plate with a mitre-cut edge and a v-groove base. For a similar example, see Cameo Incrustation: The Great Sulphide Show, page 89, figure 90. From the George Kulles Collection. Fine condition. Diameter 6 11/16", height 13/16" $800—1,000

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78 Paul Stankard 1987 spring’s beauty flowers cloistered botanical sculpture. A branch of white spring’s beauty, each flower with five purple-striped petals around erect purple stamens, is brimming with buds and cradled by bladed green leaves. It rises from a small patch of mossy ground below which agile root people explore a trio of “earth flowers” in a tangle of roots. Encased in clear ground with two “cloistered” black side walls and base, flanking a translucent dark green back wall. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Height 5 5/8", depth 2 3/4" $5,000—8,000

“fertile”, project at the outskirt. The mound conceals a light brown “pâte-de-verre” mask on the underside, with entangled red and brown snakes spilling across its forehead as a representation of a screaming Medusa. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $4,000—5,000

79 Paul Stankard 2005 coronet, bunchberry, damselfly and root people paperweight. A blue damselfly hovers above a gathering of yellow coronets, salmon-colored goat’s rue, red and brown bunchberry clusters, blueberries, shaded leaves and spiraling tendrils. The blossoms rise from a thick patch of green moss that conceals a pair of root people. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 9/16" $4,000—5,000

82 Paul Stankard 2004 apple blossoms and honey bee paperweight. A bee rummages through a fragrant pink apple blossom, one of four fully splayed on a thick dark branch with buds and light green leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $3,000—4,000

80 Paul Stankard 2002 “Medusa with Flowers” environmental paperweight. Three blueberries rise at the top of a mound of mossy tree bark patches where two pink flowers, three blue flowers and variegated green leaves have made their home to welcome a single foraging ant. Three word canes, “seeds”, “Stankard” and 20

81 Paul Stankard blueberry and moss bouquet cube paperweight. Seven ripe blueberries are gathered in a clump of moss, with flaring leaves and tendrils, above another patch of moss and blueberries below. Clear ground. Signed. Width 2 5/8", height 2 13/16" $1,500—2,000

83 Paul Stankard 1980 “St. Anthony’s Fire” blossoms paperweight. Five forward-facing red St. Anthony’s fire blossoms, with perky black stems and a central yellow pistil, are gathered into a bouquet with a sixth bloom looking upward, several small red buds, green leaves and stems. Clear ground. Signature cane. Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,000—1,400

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84 Paul Stankard morning glory, hop and rose hip plant paperweight. An unusual plant, with two main branches, supports a single white and pink morning glory blossom, two clusters of humulus lupulus seeds and three seedpods of wild roses, all spaced by trios of bladed leaves. The hybrid plant rises from a tangle of roots in a bit of speckled earth. Transparent burgundy ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,200—1,600 85 Paul Stankard 1982 radial tea rose bouquet paperweight. Two pink tea roses and one yellow rose, each with orange and yellow filament stamen centers, radiate outward from a central trio of radiating pink buds and are spaced by stems of green leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $800—1,200 86 Paul Stankard 1977 blue forget-me-not flowers paperweight. Two stems of yellow-centered blue forget-me-not flowers bloom on a curling green branch shared by two stems of closed buds and slender green leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,000—1,400

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87 Paul Stankard 1979 pansy paperweight. A lone white and yellow pansy, with three purple-striped lower petals, shares a forking stem with a bud and a few leaves and rises from a network of sinuous roots. A small seed floats away on the left side. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $800—1,200 88 Paul Stankard 1980 Experimental blue flowers paperweight. A stem rises from trailing roots and sprouts fans of green leaves and scattered blue flowers in the shape of little cups with yellow filament stamens. Clear ground. Signature cane. Dated. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,000—1,400 89 Paul Stankard 1980 Experimental closed gentian paperweight. Lavender-colored buds droop at the top of a thin sinuous stem adorned with bladed leaves and a tangle of roots. A lone bud specimen reveals the hidden interior of his compatriots. Clear ground. Signature cane. Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $800—1,200

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93 Paul Stankard 1978 “Triple Yellow Meadow Wreath” faceted paperweight. Three yellow meadow wreath flowers, with black-tipped stamens, grow on a green leafy stem with eight unopened buds. Forest green over opaque white ground. Five and one facets. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $1,000—1,400

91 Paul Stankard 1976 Bicentennial commemorative chokeberries and blossoms paperweight. A stem of red chokecherries, flanked by orange leaves, contrasts with a stem of white blossoms, buds and green leaves. Clear ground. Red, white and blue signature cane to commemorate the U.S. Bicentennial. Signed/Dated. Diameter 2 9/16" $1,000—1,400

94 Paul Stankard 1972 “Bellwort” yellow flower paperweight, from the American Floral Series. A yellow bellwort flower, with black-dotted yellow stamens, hangs gracefully from a green stem with four green leaves. Cobalt blue ground. Limited edition of 75. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Good condition. Diameter 2 5/8" $500—700

92 Paul Stankard 1979 “Spider Orchid” paperweight. Three graceful orange spider orchids, speckled with brown dots, share a common stem that grows from green leaves and white roots. A dehiscent seed capsule falls below. Clear ground. Edition #56 of a limited edition of 75. Signature cane. Dated. For a similar example, see Flora in Glass, page 16. Diameter 2 13/16" $700—1,000

95 Paul Stankard 1981 blossoms and bee paperweight. A black and white bee, with diaphanous wings, dives into the labor of the day head first, that is, a cluster of four sweet white apple blossoms and three buds gathered on thin stems with bladed leaves. Transparent amethyst ground. Signature cane. Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $700—1,000

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96 James Kontes pink roses and buds paperweight. Three pale pink roses, with textured petals and bright yellow stamens, share a network of green stems and leaves with two pale pink buds, over a cushion of pink upset muslin. Pink ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $3,500—4,000 97 James Kontes three strawberries and pink flowers radial bouquet paperweight. Three large red strawberries, each studded with yellow seeds, radiate outward on stems, spaced by three pink flower blossoms, with yellow stamens, and scattered leaves. White upset muslin over translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $3,500—4,000 98 James Kontes dogrose and heart-shaped torsade pendant. A pink dogrose, each of its five petals lightly notched at the top and radiating around a yellow stardust cane center, is haloed by three green leaves and blooms on a short stem, flanked by a pair of green leaves, on a bed of white upset muslin. A pink-rimmed white torsade encircles the bloom in a heart shape, inside of a clear teardrop encasement. Gold setting and top loop. Signature cane. Specially created for a friend of the Kontes brothers. Good condition. Height 1 13/16", width 1 11/16", depth 1/2" $1,200—1,600

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99 Randall Grubb 1998 “King of the Reef ” eel, skate and coral paperweight. A green moray eel and a brown skate make a peaceful orange coral lair their home, framed by a blue anemone and dark green sea grasses. Sandy ocean floor. Limited edition of 10. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $600—800 100 Andrew Byers 2007 New Zealand marigolds and crocus double bouquet paperweight. Three wild New Zealand orange marigolds grow alongside mauve crocus, small pink flowers, pale green buds and white-striped rosemary leaves in an all-over bouquet. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $2,000—3,000 101 Johne Parsley 1993 daffodils miniature paperweight. A pair of very small exquisite yellow daffodils looks upwards in reverence to the sun, as they rise from a fan of bladed leaves with two little buds. Rare transparent vaseline yellow ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/8" $800—1,200

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102 Rick Ayotte 2002 “Fleurs du soleil” sunflower bouquet paperweight. Two golden-yellow sunflowers and a multi-tiered bright red rose dominate a lively bouquet that is filled with a variety of smaller flowers in blue, purple, white, red and orange, with the occasional red-striped green leaf poking through. Clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $2,000—3,000 103 Rick Ayotte 2003 “Joy” lily and daisy bouquet paperweight. Two large pink Gerber daisies and three yellow day lilies cluster together with a colorful assortment of smaller blooms and attendant leaves, in a guileless and cheerful bouquet. Clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,400—1,800 104 Rick Ayotte 2004 daisy bouquet paperweight. Three daisies, one pink, one red and one yellow, each have a yellow honeycomb cane center and are joined my companion buds, also with honeycomb centers, in a rich bouquet with small pink, red and yellow flowers, foliage and an occasional wilted stamen. Clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,400—1,800

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105 Rick Ayotte 2000 “Golden Bouquet” daffodils paperweight. Three bright yellow daffodils showcase against a lovely sprawl of pink, mauve and yellow clematis blossoms, buds, purple berries and assorted leaves. A blue bombardier beetle makes his way across the weave. Clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,000—1,400 106 Rick Ayotte 1998 pink roses and white blossoms paperweight. Two large thickly tiered pink roses, with yellow centers and two small companion buds, nestle within dark green leafy stalks of small white blossoms. Clear ground. Limited edition of 35. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,000—1,400 107 Rick Ayotte 1993 “Le bouquet de printemps” daffodil bouquet paperweight. Three brilliant yellow daffodils and two tiny companion buds are threaded into a bouquet of white snow berries and an array of leaf fronds, ranging from green-tinged white to dark green. Clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/ dated. Fine condition. Diameter 3 11/16" $1,000—1,400

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108 Rick Ayotte 1997 “Rainforest Rainbow” scarlet macaw compound paperweight. A scarlet macaw, with long red tail feathers, perches on the green leaves of a red, yellow and blue shrimp plant, over a fan of broad red and green leaves. Clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 4" $1,200—1,600 109 Rick Ayotte 1981 “Chickadee with Pine Cones” compound paperweight. A black-cap chickadee perches on a branch with long green pine needles and a small brown pinecone, in the foreground. Another pine branch extends across the background. Clear ground. Edition #37 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. “We often feed this family favorite sunflower seeds from the palm of our hands.” —Rick Ayotte. Diameter 3" $600—800 110 Rick Ayotte 1986 “Winter Wren & Flowering Quince” orange flowers paperweight. A brown winter wren perches on a branch, with two yellow-centered orange quince blossoms, two orange buds and dark green leaves. Clear ground. Edition #18 of a limited edition of 75. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $600—800

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111 Rick Ayotte 1993 “Wind Rush” red and white Japanese anemone bouquet paperweight. Two Japanese anemones, one red and one white, each have a brilliant yellow tuft of stamens and are clustered into a bouquet, with a red companion bud, sprays of small red and white blossoms and variegated leaves. Opaque black ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 7/8" $1,200—1,600 112 Rick Ayotte 1989 “Seascape” seagull birds and waves compound paperweight, from the Glasscape series. A scenic coastline, with rocky cliffs and crashing waves under a serene blue sky, is the playground of two Caspian terns who soar playfully overhead. Limited edition of 35. Signed/dated. “An innovative form of painting with glass on top of a glass disk. It involves quick hands and eyes since the glass cools quickly. This technique combines the skills of traditional painting on canvas with sculpture.” —Rick Ayotte. Diameter 3 7/8" $800—1,200 113 Rick Ayotte 2002 “Caterpillar and Daffodils” paperweight. A yellow and black caterpillar crawls across a bouquet bursting with colors, including red and yellow daffodils, white crocuses, yellow bells, purple berries and assorted green and red leaves. Clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,200—1,600

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114 Rick Ayotte 1992 “Black Cherry Bouquet” paperweight. A cherry tree branch bursts with ripe black cherries, unripe green cherries and a few red ones. Two sprays of white blossoms and light green leaves promise a continuing bounty. Clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 11/16" $1,200—1,600 115 Rick Ayotte 2003 “Raspberry Bouquet with Inchworm” paperweight. A red and white inchworm emerges onto one of many radiating dark green leaves of a dense cluster of raspberries, some still just blossoms, some green, others red and some a luscious dark purple. Apple green over white ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 13/16" $1,200—1,600 116 Rick Ayotte 2004 two peaches with blossoms paperweight. Two peaches, with exquisitely rendered shaded and fuzzy skin, rest against a bed of variegated green leaves growing from a network of branches along with three white and yellow blossoms, each of them filled with exuberant orange stamens. Clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 7/16" $1,000—1,400

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117 Rick Ayotte 1996 yellow rose paperweight. A dimensional upright golden-yellow rose, with variegated petals tipped in orange, blooms upwards from four green leaves. Clear ground. Signed/ dated. Good condition. Diameter 2 5/16" $500—700 118 Rick Ayotte 1993 yellow-headed Amazon parrot miniature paperweight, from the Tropical Bird series. A yellow bird in profile, with green wings and tail, sports a striking red cap matching the color of a tropical paradise blossom below, with buds and red-tinged green leaves. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2" $500—700 119 Rick Ayotte 2005 “Sunflower” paperweight. An upright golden-yellow sunflower has a brown center and blooms like a radiant sun above a ring of radiating green leaves. Translucent green ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/16" $500—700

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120 Mike Hunter 2017 “Patch” patchwork apple hollow sculpture. A hollow blown apple is patched with twenty-four contrasting sections of canes arranged in rows and columns that mesmerize, including a red rose against a white latticinio swirl, Zanfirico parallel rods, lacy merletto filaments and short crisscrossing rectangles in hues of pink, blue, yellow, red and green, interspersed with black and white. The apple is topped by a black merletto stem that sports a sculpted green leaf. Signed/dated. As a result of his patient trial-and-error methodology, Mike Hunter has become extremely proficient in both Venetian blown and French paperweight cane-making techniques, skills that he combines to produce a style all his own. “What is exciting about glass is I never stop learning; the more techniques I master the more creative and challenging designing becomes. It just continues to intensify the passion I have for this medium.” —Mike Hunter. Diameter 5 1/2", height 6 3/4" $2,000—3,000 www.selman.com

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121 Victor Trabucco 2001 black snake paperweight. An elegant black snake, his profile lined in yellow and green with a white belly, coils by two speckled white rocks and a burst of green succulent. Rust-colored sandy desert floor. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $600—800 122 Victor Trabucco daisy and thistle bouquet magnum faceted paperweight. Two white daisies, with yellow cane bundle centers, are joined by three pink filament thistles overhead and flanked by pairs of yellow buds. The blooms are gathered on stems with their respective green leaves. Clear ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Signed. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 15/16" $800—1,000 123 Victor Trabucco 2000 pears and blossom paperweight. Two red-tinted golden pears ripen on a leafy branch along with a promising pink-shaded white pear blossom and its companion bud. White upset muslin ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $600—800

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124 David & Jon Trabucco 1993 red berries and white blossoms paperweight. Two clusters of red berries, hanging from thin green stems on a twisting branch, contrast with two white blossoms, with filament yellow stamen centers, and their buds blooming overhead. Rust-colored sandy ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $500—700 125 Victor Trabucco 2002 blueberries and blossoms paperweight. Two pink-tinged white blossoms, with exuberant brown and yellow stamens at their centers, join a cluster of shaded blueberries and furled green leaves on a brown branch next to a speckled white rock. Rust-colored sandy ground. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $500—700 126 Victor Trabucco 1999 “Phragmipedium Longifolium Orchid” paperweight. A large pink and white orchid, with a black striped tongue and hollow labellum, blooms on a short stem with a single curling green leaf. White upset muslin ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $600—800

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127 Debbie Tarsitano millefiori snake and flowers paperweight. A sinuous green snake is decorated with colorful mottled millefiori all along its back as effective camouflage in a field of scattered millefiori, moss canes and large complex millefiori flowers. Blue and green speckled ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $800—1,000 128 Debbie Tarsitano dahlia bouquet paperweight. A multitiered pink dahlia, each of its petals containing a thin blue stripe, sports a light center of filament stamens which is also present in its neighboring blue and white lacy twists dahlia. Each flower is crowned by a trio of green leaves, each dotted by pink bull’s-eyes and blue hollow canes, and a few stems. Millefiori buds are scattered about a pink and blue mottled ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,000—1,400 129 Delmo Tarsitano spider and fly in a strawberry patch rectangular fancy-cut paperweight. A gray spider, with black legs, stands sentry in its sandy domain, atop a webby nest across a fly which has been successfully caught in its web on the opposite side of a strawberry patch, with two ripe strawberries and four white blossoms. Four angled sides, with beveled top corners around a concave circular-cut top facet, above a grid-cut lower design. Signature cane. Fine condition. Width 2 5/8", height 2 7/8" $1,000—1,400 www.selman.com

130 Delmo Tarsitano (late 1980s) pears and blossoms on carpet ground paperweight. A pair of blushing pears hangs from a leafy branch adorned with three white blossoms, each with ribbed petals around orange stamens. The flowering branch rests on a close concentric carpet of dark stardust canes with a pattern of complex rod bundles and lighter border canes, in the image of an earthy moss ground. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,200—1,600 131 Delmo Tarsitano pair of peaches miniature paperweight. Two blushing golden-yellow peaches ripen on a brown branch from two short green stems amidst a few green leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 2 3/16" $400—600 132 Delmo Tarsitano two red apples and pink blossoms paperweight. A pair of red delicious apples hangs below a pair of pinkstriped white blossoms, with perky pink stamens, on a branch with crenulated green leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/16" $400—600

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133 Chris Buzzini 1993 Artist Proof lilac and buttercup rectangular paperweight. Four sprays of lovely purple lilac, none completely open, and three yellow buttercups, with central tufts of black stamens, are bound together with leaves, tendrils and red decorative peppers in an all-over bouquet, set within a rectangular clear encasement with a translucent green background. Four wavy sides and two plain beveled windows. Signed/dated. Width 2 9/16", depth 2 1/4" $2,000—3,000 134 Chris Buzzini 1992 China rose, violet and lilac bouquet paperweight. A bright yellow China rose shines below a long purple lilac stem and is the center of a radiating ring of blue, white and purple violets and their buds. Varied leaf specimens decorate the blooms to create a lovely bouquet. Clear ground. Edition #3 of a limited edition of 40. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,500—2,000 135 Chris Buzzini 1992 pink epiphytic orchids paperweight. Four delicate pink and white orchids and four companion buds rise from one of several green tubers, the others all sprouting long bladed green leaves. Thin beige roots wrap around a bit of dark mossy branch hosting the flora. Clear ground. Edition #13 of a limited edition of 40. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200—1,600

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136 Chris Buzzini 1992 blue columbine paperweight. A blue and white columbine bloom, with a thick tuft of yellow stamens at its center, is flanked by two companion buds, heads bowed, and shares with them a trailing root system and three diverging stems, attendant leaves and tendrils completing the design. Clear ground. Edition #3 of a limited edition of 40. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,200—1,600 137 Chris Buzzini 1988 floral bouquet paperweight. Three lavender-shaded blue blossoms are surrounded by radiating pink bellflowers, yellow mullein, blue heather and assorted green leaves. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,000—1,400 138 Chris Buzzini 1998 “Serpentine Hawkweed” orange flower paperweight. An orange hawkweed blossom, with straight-edged outer petals, blooms on a long-curved stem with buds, green leaves and bulbous roots. Clear ground. Edition #11 of a limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,200—1,600

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139 Jim D’Onofrio 2005 “Pointer & Cattails” hunting scene paperweight. A black-spotted white pointer, with a long tail, assumes position in a marshy field with cattails and reeds, under a blue sky. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $800—1,000

142 Randall Grubb 1989 violet bouquet paperweight. Three central violets, encircled by pink roses and white or pink bellflowers, contrast with light green stems and leaves to form a delicate bouquet. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700

140 Jim D’Onofrio 2000 cat and mice paperweight. A piebald cat is in full chase after three little gray mice who are scampering for their lives on a green and brown earthy ground, strewn with a leafy branch and a purple flower. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $800—1,000

143 Randall Grubb 1989 “Dahlia Bouquet” paperweight. Two multi-tiered dahlias, one a deep russet and the other a shaded lavender, entwine at the stem with purple violets and a spray of yellow loosestrife, pointed pale green leaves filling the design. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700

141 Jim D’Onofrio 2003 “Gnome Bouquet” with sheep head paperweight. Three gnome heads, two of them bald and one with a mustard-yellow beanie, a white soul patch and a mustache, hang below a brown bighorn sheep head, with curling horns, all surrounded by purple flowers and green leaves. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $700—1,000

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144 Randall Grubb 1991 lavender plum blossoms paperweight. Two clusters of lavender plum blossoms, each with upright yellow stamens, grow on a forking brown branch towards trios of tight purple buds, topped by trios of green leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $700—1,000

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145 Bob Banford lily-of-the-valley bouquet magnum paperweight. Three stems of bell-shaped white lily-of-the-valley flowers, each bell shielding a little yellow stamen clapper, are topped by a few unopened buds and grow in front of several long dark green leaves. Clear, diamond-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 11/16" $1,200—1,600 146 Ray Banford pink rose and buds faceted paperweight. A pink rose, with lush tiers of petals, sits atop a curving stem shared by a companion bud, below a crown of three more buds. Green sepals and leaves rise from the stem and are visited by a gold bee. Clear ground. Six and one facets and vertical cuts to the lower perimeter. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $800—1,000 147 Bob Banford and Bobby Banford collaborative early spring flower bouquet paperweight. Three white daffodils, with striped petals around a central ruffled yellow corona, are spaced by four drooping buds and aqua-colored bladed leaves above five racemes of purple muscari in a tuft of green leaves where a little ladybug reigns. Clear ground. Signature canes. Fine condition. Diameter 3 5/16" $1,000—1,400

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148 Bob Banford pink and white anemone flower paperweight. Two tiers of thick pink and white petals, striped in dark pink arches, radiate around and cup a central white honeycomb cane with star-shaped alveolus, to form a stunning anemone flower in the style of the antique Baccarat design. The bloom is crowned by crenulated greens leaves as it blooms on a forking stem with two companion buds. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $600—800 149 Bob Banford pansy bouquet paperweight. Three pansies, with upper heart-shaped purple petals and striped yellow lower petals around a ring of perky filament stamens, are spaced by arching stems of white flowers and buds. They are gathered on stems with voluminous green leaves to create a lush bouquet. Clear, diamond-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $800—1,000 150 Bob Banford entwined black snake with spider and ladybug paperweight. A black snake, studded from head to tail with small red-centered yellow spots, is cunningly wrapped within the foliage of a creeping leaf-covered vine, perhaps in prey of a black spider, with a similar dorsal spot, itself seemingly in prey of a bright red ladybug who is taking shelter below a plant. The plant, we assume, is in prey of nothing. Pebbly ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,000—1,400

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151 Bob Banford pink dahlia and latticinio torsade faceted paperweight. A triple-tiered pink dahlia, its petals delicately lined and shaded, sits on a radial bed of green leaves, garlanded by a white chaplet bead torsade, wrapped within a blue latticinio tube. Clear ground. Three tiers of side facets and one top facet. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $800—1,000 152 Bob Banford set of four flower tie tacks. A. A four-petalled aventurine light pink flower blooms with four green sepals on a magenta ground. B. A four-petalled striped pink flower blooms with four green sepals on a white ground. C. A pink cabbage rose sits atop green sepals over a white ground. D. A six-petalled pink flower, with a tiny millefiori center, blooms with sepals on a white ground, with three and one facets. Each pin sits at the end of a thin metal needle in brass or silver-color. Excellent condition. Diameters 9/16-11/16" $600—800 153 Ray Banford purple iris pendant. A white-shaded purple iris blooms on a thin stem with fanning bladed leaves. White ground. Silver chain attached to silver backplate and loop. Signed. Diameter 1 5/16", depth 5/8" $200—300

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154 Mayauel Ward 2004 pink rose, flower and berry arching bouquet paperweight. A multi-tiered pink rose, a yellow blossom, small lavender flowers, stems of orange flowers and buds along with orange and green berries intermingle on an arching stem with trailing tendrils. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $700—1,000 155 Mayauel Ward 1996 blueberry bouquet upright rectangular paperweight. Shaded purple blueberries and a small unripe green one are joined on a branch by pink blossoms, buds and heart-shaped green leaves. White background in a trapezoidal clear block. Signed/dated. Height 3", width 2 1/2" $600—800 156 Mayauel Ward 2004 spotted lizard environmental paperweight. A black-spotted red lizard hides among purple berries, green leaves, tendrils, pebbles and assorted flowers, including a sunflower and a morning glory, all gathered on a sandy floor. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $600—800

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157 Gordon Smith 1993 raspberries egg-shaped fancy-cut paperweight. Red berries, a green berry, white blossoms and green leaves hang from a tangle of thin brown stems inside a stunning all-over diamond-cut surface and front facet, cut by Ed Poore. Clear ground. Edition #1 of a limited edition of 5. Dated. Diameter 3", height 4 1/16" $1,200—1,600 158 Gordon Smith 1991 pink flowers paperweight. Three light pink flowers, each with smooth petals and bushy pink stamens, intertwine gracefully with smooth furled leaves and three pink buds, over a translucent green ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $800—1,000 159 Gordon Smith 1986 white trumpet flowers paperweight. Three white blossoms, with yellow filament stamens, grow on a vine with spiraling shaded green leaves. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $600—800

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160 Gordon Smith pair of dolphins paperweight. Two gray bottlenose dolphins, with mauve sides giving to white underbellies, glide playfully through a rocky seafloor. Transparent blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $600—800 161 Gordon Smith 1987 orchid and buds paperweight. A pink and white orchid blooms atop a long curved stem, with three pink buds and mottled green leaves. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700 162 Gordon Smith 1986 lady’s-slipper orchid paperweight. A mottled ruby lady’s-slipper rises gracefully on a delicately curving stem from a cluster of three dark green leaves, accompanied by a companion bud. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Good condition. Diameter 2 11/16" $500—700

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163 Ken Rosenfeld 1990 Virginia bluebell bouquet paperweight. Five bells, each with flared pink-shaded blue petals around central stamens, rise upward with three buds and a few leaves from a dense cluster of variegated green leaves. Pink ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 7/16" $500—700

166 Ken Rosenfeld 1990 fruit bouquet paperweight. A central red apple is ringed by diametrically opposing pairs of two lemons, two cherry clusters, two pears and two twins of plums against a bed of variegated green leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 3/8" $400—600

164 Ken Rosenfeld 2000 daisy and ladybug paperweight. A cheerful white daisy, with a black-rimmed yellow tuft at its center, sprouts from a slender stem shared by a clump of sturdy green leaves and flanked by two promising white buds. A red and black ladybug visits the bloom which rests on a translucent blue ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $300—500

167 Ken Rosenfeld 1984 strawberries and blossom paperweight. Four red strawberries ripen on stems, with a white blossom and green leaves, over a clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $300—400

165 Ken Rosenfeld 2005 commemorative sunflower paperweight. A bright orange-hued yellow sunflower, with a cluster of millefiori stamens at the center, blooms on a forking stem with a companion bud and a few variegated leaves. Translucent light blue ground. Edition #14 of a limited edition of 50. Commemorative date cane “PCA 2005”. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $400—600

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168 Ken Rosenfeld 2007 monarch butterfly and flower bouquet paperweight. A monarch butterfly, with orange wings veined with black and dotted with white, rests on a pink flower, with an explosion of purple stamens, above a cluster white flowers and leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $600—800

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169 Parabelle Glass 1990 pinwheel-patterned millefiori and roses paperweight. A central pink and green rose launches six alternating teardrop-shaped garlands of white roses and pink arrowhead flower canes in a pinwheel design. A little blue pansy cane dots the space between each loop. Sky blue ground. Limited edition of 25. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $800—1,200 170 Parabelle Glass 1990 close concentric millefiori, pansy and roses paperweight. A maroon pansy is encircled by five concentric rings of complex canes, including several pink roses, pink arrowhead flower canes, each carefully studded with minuscule air bubbles, green aventurine-lined complex ruffle canes, crimps and cog canes, all held in a basket of alternating red and white hollow staves. Translucent wine-red ground. Limited edition of 25. Signature/cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $600—800 171 Parabelle Glass 1985 concentric millefiori and torsade paperweight. A red-rimmed white heart centers four concentric rings of red-collared yellow cog canes, including six additional hearts. A large red and white twist torsade encircles the border. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $600—800

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172 Julie Scrutton Lewis 1999 Artist Proof concentric millefiori and roses paperweight. A pink and green aventurine rose is encircled by four sister roses, spaced by four white edelweiss canes, inside a border ring of alternating red and white complex canes. White ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/8" $400—500 173 Parabelle Glass 1994 upright bouquet in a basket paperweight. Three lampwork flowers, one pink, one yellow and one blue, each with a unique millefiori stamen, rest at the center of a flat bed of aventurine-dusted green leaves within a swirling latticinio basket. An encased filigree ribbon handle is attached to the basket on either side with pink cog canes. Edition #7 of a limited edition of 10. Signed/Dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $600—1,000 174 Julie Scrutton Lewis 1998 close packed millefiori paperweight. A vibrant assortment of intricate canes, in cobalt blue, light blue, turquoise, red, pink, purple, lavender, green, yellow and white, includes aventurine and rests on a translucent red ground. Edition #13 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $300—400

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175 Jim Brown 2010 crown paperweight. Wispy staves of twisting white filaments are pressed into an opaque fuchsia cushion and pulled into a cambered crown, topped by a large white and pink star complex cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/16" $300—400

178 Drew Ebelhare 2010 close packed millefiori paperweight. Assorted complex flower canes, including pompons, pansies and primroses in contrasting hues of purple, yellow and pink are gathered together into a packed field. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $500—700

176 Damon MacNaught 2016 close packed roses paperweight. Pink rose canes, each with green sepals, are gathered tightly into a lush carpet. The outer ring of roses is elegantly pulled downward into a stave basket. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $600—800

179 Drew Ebelhare 1998 end-of-day scrambled millefiori miniature paperweight. A colorful assortment of complex canes in shades of blue, white, green and pink rests inside a stave basket of assorted colorful canes. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 9/16" $150—300

177 Drew Ebelhare 2009 close packed millefiori staves paperweight. Varied complex crimp, cog and rod bundle canes explode outwards to reveal predominantly white staves and pink, blue, green, orange and yellow interiors, spaced by small air bubbles. The outer ring of canes is pulled toward the center into a radial stave ground. The design is reminiscent of the classic Bacchus close packed millefiori designs. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $500—700

180 Drew Ebelhare 1997 open concentric millefiori miniature paperweight. A small black and white signature cane sits at the center of two concentric rings of small green and orange millefiori and then of white and blue tubes and is surrounded by a spaced ring of larger green, white and red complex canes. The design is circled by a border garland of pairs of blue and yellow canes, spaced by larger white, pink and blue canes. Opaque red ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2" $150—300

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181 Paul Ysart three ducks on a pond pedestal paperweight. A trio of three-dimensional ducks, two with orange bodies, one with a blue body and each with pink and white wings, floats atop a translucent pale blue pond alongside a white water lily. Beneath the surface of the pond lies a scattering of sparkling white pebbles and a signature cane. Translucent dark blue, footed base. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $800—1,000 182 Paul Ysart green aventurine snake pedestal paperweight. A three-dimensional green aventurine snake, decorated with a sinuous dorsal orange stripe, flanked by alternating red spots, coils on dewy green ground next to a signature cane, over a translucent dark amethyst, footed base. Fine condition. Diameter 3 13/16" $800—1,000 183 Paul Ysart flower bouquet paperweight. A large salmoncolored flower, each of its six smooth petals dotted with a spot of aventurine around a central aventurine core, is the center of a radial bouquet of blue, pink, yellow, purple, maroon and white set of small flowers and buds that intermingle with variegated green leaves and stems. Clear ground with a lavender hue. Good condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $500—700

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184 Paul Ysart imitation white swan and patterned millefiori paperweight. A white swan in profile is ringed by thirteen white latticinio rods that radiate outward and are each spaced by a single green complex cane. Mottled blue ground. “Dropped Y” signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/8" $300—400 185 Paul Ysart imitation millefiori butterfly in latticinio stave basket paperweight. A pink butterfly, with pink and white upper wings and blue and white lower wings, floats at the center of a white latticinio stave basket, over a clear ground. “Dropped Y” signature cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $200—300 186 Paul Ysart imitation fish and latticinio crown paperweight. A green fish in profile, with a pale head and underbelly, aventurine body dots, fins, tail and lips and a white eye, swims with its mouth agape, over an alternating white and yellow-green latticinio crown cushion. Clear ground. Two-colored signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $300—400

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187 Early Paul Ysart patterned millefiori and radial twists paperweight. A colorful pink, orange, blue and white complex cane is ringed by red, white and blue canes, from which depart red-cored yellow filament twists, each ending in an air bubble, and aventurine-cored mauve, green and white filament twists that each end in a red, white and blue complex cane. The canes camouflage in a cobalt blue cushion ground. Fine condition. Diameter 3 5/16" $500—700 188 Paul Ysart patterned millefiori and latticinio paperweight. A blue and white cane is ringed by spaced pink and white cogs and then by a ring of alternating pairs of pink complex canes. A border garland, in a pattern of alternating latticinio rods in yellow and white, spaced by alternating blue, green and white complex canes, surrounds the concentric central pattern. Transparent dark gray ground. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $400—500 189 Paul Ysart close packed millefiori and radial twists paperweight. A central cluster of close packed millefiori is ringed by radial latticinio white tubes, spaced by green complex canes. Blue ground. Fine condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $400—500

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190 Paul Ysart blue clematis and millefiori garland paperweight. A light blue clematis, each of its six petals striped with cobalt, spaced by green sepals and radiating around a white cog center, blooms on a stem flanked by three additional leaves. A cobalt blue and white complex cane garland surrounds the flower. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $400—500 191 Paul Ysart pink clematis and millefiori garland paperweight. A double-tiered pink clematis, with ten shaded petals, lightly striped with purple and brown, radiating around a fuchsia, green and white hollow cog nexus, blooms from a green stem with three shaded green leaves. A border garland of alternating pink and white complex canes surrounds the bloom. Black ground. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3" $500—700 192 Paul Ysart purple clematis and millefiori garland paperweight. A central double clematis flower, with ten purple aventurinestriped petals and a pink, white and close packed millefiori cane center, blooms on an aventurine green stem with four leaves and is encircled by six pink and white spaced complex canes. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $500—700

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193 Saint Louis 1981 “Corbeille étranglées” Clichy-inspired concentric millefiori green pedestal paperweight. A central complex cane is encircled by five oval concentric garlands of assorted canes and bordered by a spaced ring of white stardust cane clusters. The design sits on a carpet of green moss canes. A wide pedestal base of white double-swirl latticinio, bordered by a green and white twist torsades at the top and at the bottom, flares upwards to support the prairie of flowers. Limited edition of 500; 200 made for the U.S. Signature/ date cane. For an image of the original antique Clichy design, see Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows, page 41. Height 1 7/8", width 3 15/16" $1,500—2,000 194 Saint Louis 1997 “Printania” flower bouquet on white star carpet ground faceted paperweight. A large pink-shaded rose presides at the center of five sprays of tiny delicate blooms in yellow or blue and dark green leaves. White star carpet ground and stave basket. Six and one facets. Edition #7 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 5/16" $800—1,200 195 Saint Louis 1996 upright flowers faceted paperweight. A white trumpet flower rises upwards at the center of a circle of spaced trumpet flowers in shades of blue and one pink. Each has three white filament stamens at the center, except for the central white flower which sports a complex signature/date cane with a 40

crescent moon. A bed of fanning green leaves launches the stems of the flowers, over a white ground. Two tiers of eight side facets and one top facet. Edition #17 of a limited edition of 175. Diameter 3 1/4" $800—1,200 196 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. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/8", height 3 1/4" $1,200—1,600 197 Saint Louis 1983 pompon paperweight. A multi-tiered white pompon flower, its petals made of translucent white C-shaped rods, has a yellow Clichy-type rose center, a crown of three crenulated green leaves, a companion bud and a short stem, flanked by two more leaves. It blooms at the center of a pink double-swirl latticinio cushion, over a clear ground. Limited edition of 300. Signature/ date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700 198 Saint Louis 1970 red dahlia faceted paperweight. A complex signature/date cane sits at the center of a multi-tiered red dahlia, over a clear ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 300. Diameter 3 5/16" $600—800

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199 Saint Louis 1992 “Sarah” close concentric millefiori carpet ground paperweight. A stave basket of nine rings of identical pink and white complex canes, with a slightly larger iteration at the center, offers a cohesive design in pattern and color. Edition #27 of a limited edition of 300. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200—1,600

202 Saint Louis 1972 patterned millefiori on blue ground paperweight. Five parallel rows of spaced complex canes alternate with spaced parallel white latticinio rods, on an opaque light blue ground. Limited edition of 400. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $400—600

200 Saint Louis 1978 “Tapis de millefioris” red and white millefiori carpet ground with silhouettes paperweight. A carpet ground of red-cored white hollow canes presents four evenly spaced complex silhouette canes of a dog, horse, dancing man and dancing woman, as well as a central red and green complex star cane, tightly packed into a shallow stave basket. Limited edition of 350. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $500—700

203 Saint Louis 1988 “Entrelacs de millefiori ‘Fondant’” interlaced millefiori paperweight. A crisscrossing pattern of interrupted spaced rows of yellow complex canes and white latticinio ribbons is pressed into an opaque green ground. Edition #74 of a limited edition of 400. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $500—700

201 Saint Louis 1985 “Fantaisie” blue and yellow quatrefoil pattern paperweight. A blue azure netting, with quatrefoil holes, forms a grid design over a mustard-yellow cushion interior. Limited edition of 250. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $600—800

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204 Saint Louis 1972 millefiori circlets pink carpet ground paperweight. Six spaced clusters of complex millefiori, each with a large complex cane consisting of a white star at the center of a ring of hollow rods and then a ring of cogs, inside a ring of yellow, blue, red and white floret cogs, are nestled in a dense carpet of red, blue and white complex canes, giving the appearance of a pink carpet. Limited edition of 400. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $400—600

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205 Saint Louis 1971 “Star of David” millefiori overlay faceted paperweight. A signature/date cane centers a six-point star design composed of white and red complex star canes, bordered fuchsia pink and white star and cog canes and lozenges of alternating style. Translucent dark blue cushion ground. Pistachio green-over-white double overlay with five and one facets. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/6" $500—700

208 Saint Louis 1986 “Bouquet rouge et blanc” red and white flower bouquet paperweight. Four large daisy-like white flowers, haloed in red, thrust upwards on individual stems along with two companion buds. Three green leaves join at the base of the stems, over a blue double-swirl latticinio ground. Limited edition of 250. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $800—1,000

206 Saint Louis 1999 lavender honeycomb paperweight. Tiers of lavender C-shaped canes are arranged to resemble a beehive in a cascade around a white signature/date cane that presides at the summit. The lowest tier is pulled downward into a stave basket. Edition #11 of a limited edition of 50. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200—1,600

209 Saint Louis 1989 “L’orchidée” orchids paperweight. Growing from an impressive stalk of fanning green and white variegated leaves, two rust-red orchids, with white mouths and sepals, rise up one above the other and are capped by a promising young bud. Opaque white ground. Edition #2 of a limited edition of 250. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 5/16" $500—700

207 Saint Louis 1954 root vegetables basket paperweight. Five turnips, two red, one white and two yellow, are scattered on a bed of leaves over a white double-swirl latticinio ground. The design is inspired by the antique turnip basket produced by the same glassworks. Saint Louis was the only nineteenth-century French factory to have made vegetables the subject of paperweights, speculated to stem from a symbol of charity. Signature/date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $400—600

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210 Saint Louis 1970 yellow clematis and bud faceted paperweight. A double-tiered pistachio-yellow clematis blooms on a slender stem, with a bud and green leaves, over a translucent dark cobalt blue ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 800. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/4» $400—500

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214 Saint Louis 1986 Statue of Liberty sulphide faceted paperweight. A white bust of the Statue of Liberty, encircled by a garland of red and white canes, rests on an opaque cobalt blue ground. Six and one facets. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $400—600 215 Saint Louis 1976 Bicentennial commemorative gold George Washington overlay faceted paperweight. A 24-karat gold-foil inclusion of General George Washington, on horseback with the dates 1776-1976, is surrounded by thirteen white millefiori stars to commemorate the U.S. Bicentennial. Cobalt blue ground. Redover-white double overlay. Five and one facets. Limited edition of 650. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $300—400 216 Saint Louis 1982 “Spring” sulphide and flowers faceted paperweight, by Gilbert Poillerat, from the Four Seasons collection. Two branches of pink-centered white millefiori flowers, interspersed with leaves, surround a white cameo of a cherub playing the pan flute, a personification of Spring. Opaque light green ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 250. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3 7/16" $300—400

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217 Baccarat 1998 “Otarie danseuse” dancing seal paperweight, from the Circus series. A dimensional seal plays atop a blue star-patterned ball, while balancing a smaller striped ball atop its nose, with three extra balls scattered around the stage. A backdrop of blue, with pink and orange curtains, frames the act. Edition #42 of a limited edition of 100. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $1,200—1,600 218 Baccarat 1973 scattered zodiac millefiori on red and white carpet ground paperweight. Twelve complex silhouette canes, each representing a different sign of the zodiac, are scattered on a carpet of red-centered white crimp canes, which gives the appearance of a pink hue from afar. The outer canes of the carpet are pulled downward into a white stave basket. Edition #20 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignias on the base. Signature/ date cane. Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3" $500—800 219 Baccarat (presumed 1958-1959) “Church Weight” close packed millefiori and zodiac silhouettes paperweight. A colorful close packed gathering of millefiori is achieved with a wide palette of bold colors and a variety of very complex millefiori, including an “8” cane and silhouettes of the zodiac symbols. A revisiting of the classic antique “Church Weight”. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the underside. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,000—1,500 44

220 Baccarat 1994 “Bouquet de lilas” lilacs magnum paperweight. An elegant gathering of five blue lilac sprays, each flower with a yellow center, grows on a ribbed green stem accompanied by large green leaves. The richest blue appears in the top lilac spray, while the palest appears in the lowest sprays, creating a subtle but elegant gradation. Light blue ground. Edition #89 of a limited edition of 100. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 11/16" $800—1,200 221 Baccarat 1973 close concentric millefiori mushroom overlay faceted paperweight. A mushroom in shades of pink and white, with a blue and pink center, is encased in a pink-over-white double overlay. Clear ground. Five and one facets. Edition #49 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignias on the base. Signature/ date cane. Dated. Good condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $300—500 222 Baccarat 1972 rose paperweight. A rich magenta pink rose, its tiers of petals made of woven cables cascading downward from a coiled center and surrounded by a headdress of two trios of leaves, blooms atop a stem flanked by a companion bud and a few more leaves. White ground. Edition #88 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignias on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $400—500

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223 Baccarat 1974 Gridel swan and pentagon-patterned millefiori paperweight. A central swan silhouette cane is encircled by the other seventeen Gridel silhouettes in a ring with an outer ring of five spaced silhouettes. White upset muslin ground. Edition #62 of a limited edition of 240. Acid-etched Baccarat insignias on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $350—500 224 Baccarat 1973 Gridel horse and scattered millefiori paperweight. A central horse silhouette cane is surrounded by the other seventeen Gridel silhouettes centered in pastel-colored canes, scattered on a white upset muslin ground. Edition #82 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignias on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $350—500 225 Baccarat 1979 Gridel butterfly and scattered millefiori paperweight. A large central butterfly silhouette cane is surrounded by a spaced arrangement of the other seventeen Gridel silhouettes in pastel-colored canes, on a white upset muslin ground. Edition #55 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $350—500

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226 Baccarat 1971 interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands paperweight. A central yellow and pink cane is encircled by two concentric rings of blue and yellow canes, which are then surrounded by two interlaced trefoil garlands of blue and pink millefiori. White upset muslin ground. Edition #647 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignias on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $350—500 227 Baccarat 1994 scattered millefiori paperweight. Colorful complex canes in blue, white, red and yellow surround a central green and white complex millefiori cane, on a bed of white upset muslin. Edition #6 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/4" $350—500 228 Baccarat open concentric millefiori paperweight. A central cluster of pink and white cog canes is the focus first of a ring of yellow complex canes, then a ring of pink and green cogs, a spaced ring of pink and white complex canes and, finally, a spaced ring of complex canes in orange, pink and pale green. Clear ground. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 2 11/16" $300—400

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229 Charles Kaziun Junior pink crimp rose and millefiori paperweight. A lovely light pink crimp rose, cradled by four mint-green sepals, floats above a bright blue ground with a border ring of spaced complex millefiori. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/8" $600—800 230 Charles Kaziun Junior pink crimp rose perfume bottle. A clear glass bottle is topped by a clear stopper containing an upright magenta pink crimp rose, nestled in a cup of three aventurinestriped green leaves. Signature cane. Good condition. Diameter 1 15/16", height 3 13/16" $400—600 231 Charles Kaziun Junior blue lily miniature faceted perfume bottle. An upright blue lily, with a yellow center and slender green leaves, blooms from a pink goldstone ground at the base of a bottle, with six circular facets. The same design is replicated in the stopper, on a tilted ground, with six and one facets. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside of the bottle and the stopper. Diameter 1 5/8", height 3 3/16" $400—600

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232 Charles Kaziun Junior pansy, bud miniature paperweight. A yellow and orange stardust cane centers two notched cobalt blue upper petals and three blue-rimmed white lower petals to form a pansy. The bloom is bordered by three large green leaves, as it blooms atop a stem with a bud and two smaller green leaves. A gold-foil bee rests on one of the leaves. Red and white jasper ground. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside. Diameter 2 3/16" $800—1,200 233 Charles Kaziun Junior three roses miniature paperweight. Three rope roses, one red, one yellow and one butterscotch, nestle together within three pointed green leaves and are visited by a gold-foil bee. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside. Extremely fine condition. Diameter 2" $400—600 234 Charles Kaziun Junior spaced millefiori and torsade miniature paperweight. A central Clichy-type rose is ringed by six spaced canes, each different from the next and containing a little picture of an animal at the center, including a turtle, rabbit, fish and duck, along with a heart and shamrock. A white latticiniowrapped blue torsade garlands the motif and is closed with a blue and white complex signature cane. Translucent aventurine-sprinkled amethyst ground. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside. Diameter 2 1/16" $600—800

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235 Charles Kaziun Junior spaced concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. A central blue complex cane is surrounded by a spaced concentric ring of red, blue and white complex canes and a spaced ring of white pastry molds with blue star interiors. Aventurine-speckled ruby ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Fine condition. Diameter 2 9/16" $500—700

238 Charles Kaziun Junior millefiori flower and torsade miniature pedestal paperweight. A white and green millefiori flower, on a stem with five green leaves and a little patch of aventurine earth at the base, is encircled by a white filament torsade, over a translucent pink ground. Clear, footed base. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside. Fine condition. Diameter 1 1/2", height 2 5/16" $500—700

236 Charles Kaziun Junior three roses and torsade paperweight. Three pink roses, each made of a coiled ribbon at the center of a trio of pointed green leaves, are encircled by a yellow and pink torsade, closed with a signature cane. Sky blue ground. Signature, gold-foil “K” on underside. Diameter 2 1/4" $400—600

239 Charles Kaziun Junior millefiori miniature pedestal paperweight. A central cluster of small cog canes, in blue, pink, green and white, focuses on a turtle silhouette cane and includes shamrock canes, a heart cane and a signature cane. White upset muslin over tilted translucent cobalt blue ground. Clear, footed base. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside. Diameter 1 5/16", height 1 7/8" $400—600

237 Charles Kaziun III clematis and buds paperweight. A pretty and fanciful clematis flower has five blue petals alternating with a lower tier of larger purple petals, all around a central burst of yellow stamens. It is framed by five green leaves and sits atop a twisting vine, shared by two tightly furled companion buds. Blue jasper ground. Signature, silver-foil “K” on the underside. Fine condition. Diameter 2 3/8" $500—700

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240 Charles Kaziun Junior spaced millefiori and torsade miniature pedestal paperweight. White arrowhead canes, each petal in alternating blue and green, encircle a complex cog and heart cane, inside a white-encased pink torsade. Tilted aventurine-speckled blue ground. Clear, footed base. Signature, gold-foil “K” on the underside. Diameter 1 5/8", height 2 7/16" $400—600

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241 Loren Stump 1999 Henry VIII murrina paperweight. A large portrait cane of Henry VIII, with a feather-topped blue hat and jewelry-adorned garb, sits at the center of two concentric rings of meandros white canes. Gold aventurine nugget ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/2" $1,500—2,000

244 Francis Whittemore calla lily bouquet faceted paperweight. A petite white calla lily presides at the center of a bouquet between a blue clematis and a spray of yellow flowers. Transparent ruby ground. Ten oval thumbprint side facets and one top facet, encircled by ten small circle facets. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/16" $400—500

242 Peter Raos 1999 “Rock Pool” fish, starfish and coral highdomed paperweight. A red starfish lies sprawled across a colorful mountain of coral, barnacles and anemones, while below, a mottled orange and blue fish swims through the scene. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2", height 3 15/16" $500—600

245 Mayauel Ward 2010 tree and full moon compound paperweight. A tree, with green foliage, stands next to a brown split-rail fence, bordered by red and yellow flowers and a few wisps of pink. In the background, a white full moon and spaced white stars rest on an iridescent cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $200—300

243 Robert Wetzel coiled lizard pressed slag paperweight. Swirls of rich red, yellow, orange and cream, both opaque and translucent, meander through a coiled lizard that is pressed on the surface of a rounded dome. Radiating pressed base. Signed. The artist was selected by the Saint Louis glass factory to cast a mold for their gilded lizard paperweight in the 1970s and subsequently used a similar mold to make this paperweight. For more details, see The Dictionary of Paperweight Signature Canes, page 209. Fine condition. Diameter 3 7/16" $400—600

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246 Richard Olma 1983 purple blossoms and green leaves compound magnum paperweight. Three marbled purple and white blossoms, each with a yellow center, are interwoven with a graceful network of green and yellow stems and heart-shaped leaves. This surface design alternates with three flowers in an inner layer’s similar design. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $400—500

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247 Post-classic English close concentric millefiori paperweight. A large red and white crimp cane sits at the center of four rings of smaller red, white, green and blue cog and crimp canes, all within a white cog stave basket. Clear ground. Good condition. Diameter 3 1/2" $200—300

250 Whitefriars 1972 close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. Small millefiori canes in concentric rings of white, blue, red, purple and green, encircle a central white cog cane. Clear ground. Five and one facets. Signature/date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $200—300

248 Whitefriars 1971 close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. Small complex canes in six concentric rings of red, blue and white, many with stars at their cores, focus on a single central star cane. Clear ground. All-over geometric faceting. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $200—300

251 Whitefriars 1976 close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. Six concentric rings of complex canes in green, blue, white, red and black surround a central white floret cane which has a tiny black center, all of them refracted by six small geometric facets and six large teardrop facets around a top hexagonal facet and a fluted bottom border. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $200—300

249 Whitefriars 1977 close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. A central blue and white millefiori is ringed by close concentric complex canes in aqua, yellow and gold, and by a border ring of dark star canes. Clear ground. Forty square or trapezoidal side facets and one top facet create intriguing refractions. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $200—300

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252 Whitefriars 1972 close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. Small millefiori canes, in concentric rings of white, blue, pink, green and ochre, encircle a tiny white star cane. Clear ground. All-over geometric faceting. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $200—300

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253 Lundberg Studios 1988 upright yellow tiger lily compound pedestal paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A dramatic upright yellow tiger lily, with six golden petals speckled with tiny black accents, is supported by six offset green leaves, which rise up from a clear, footed base. Five blue stamens, with brown tips, rise and curl elegantly out of the center of the flower, ringing a central blue pistil with a round tip. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 15/16", height 3 1/16" $350—500 254 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. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $450—600 255 Lundberg Studios beta fish compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A purple beta fish, with swirling lavender fins and tail, floats past green underwater flora, a thicket of pink coral and blue anemones, suspended throughout a watery scene. Translucent, iridescent blue ground. Signed. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 5/8" $300—400

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256 Lundberg Studios (early 1990s) upright lady’s-slipper orchid paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. An erect lady’s-slipper flower, its pouch a light marbling of pastel colors and its anther a dark purple, has two twisting and curving white sepals and emerges from a crossroads of four ribbed and ruffled green leaves. Clear ground. Signed. Diameter 2 15/16" $350—500 257 Lundberg Studios 1989 “Marsh Marigold with Finger Facets” pink blossoms compound faceted paperweight, by Steven Lundberg and Samuel Sturgeon. Three pink flowers, each with five notched and striped petals around an upright center of black filament stamens, rise higher than the next from a trio of wavy green leaves, where three buds have also emerged, one of them with its own trio of leaves. Clear ground. Arching, deepgroove facets and one front viewing facet. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $400—500 258 Lundberg Studios cherry blossoms and buds paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A lovely six-petalled dark pink blossom shares a delicate branch with two companion buds and a scattering of green leaves. Clear ground. Signed. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/16" $250—400

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259 Lundberg Studios 1994 “Queen of the Night” cactus and crescent moon compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A blooming saguaro cactus, its three green limbs each with a few yellow cane flowers, rises in a field of brown prickly pear cactus, under a crescent moon and stars, in a dark blue iridescent night sky. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $400—500 260 Lundberg Studios 1989 yellow and pink rose marble and stand, by Daniel Salazar. A three-dimensional rose, its undulating petals striped in pink and yellow, blooms on a slender green stem, with three trios of veined green leaves. Clear ground. Separate clear, footed stand. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/16" $400—500 261 Lundberg Studios 1976 butterfly pulled-feather surface design paperweight. Iridescent butterscotch, white and turquoise waves surround an ivory-winged butterfly, which rests on an iridescent green background, on the surface of an opaque white dome. Signed/dated. Good condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $250—400

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262 Lundberg Studios 1974 heart leaves and vines surface design paperweight. Five vermillion orange heart-shaped leaves grow tangled in dark vines, on the surface of an iridescent silvery dome. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $200—300 263 David Salazar 1984 blue butterfly and orange freesia surface design paperweight. A periwinkle butterfly hovers near two gracefully curving orange freesias, with long slender leaves, in a raised design on an iridescent blue surface. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 7/16" $100—200 264 Lundberg Studios 1979 flower and stars pulled-feather surface design paperweight. A translucent white flower, with iridescent ivory petals and a pressed stardust cane center, is at the center of three spaced star canes pressed into an aqua sky, while ivory and aqua waves descend from the flower down towards the base. Signed/dated. Internal flaw. Diameter 2 3/4" $100—200

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265 Lundberg Studios 1989 pink lady’s-slipper orchid paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. An erect lady’s-slipper, with a pink labellum and white sepals, emerges from a crossroads of four ribbed and ruffled green leaves, all rising dramatically above an opaque black ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $400—500

268 Lundberg Studios 1990 pink morning glories paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Two pink morning glories, two twisted pink buds, heart-shaped crenulated green leaves and tendrils grow from a curved green vine. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700

266 Lundberg Studios 1989 pink wisteria compound perfume bottle, by Daniel Salazar and Steven Lundberg. Clusters of pink wisteria hang from thin stems, interspersed with branches of crenulated leaves and vines. Clear ground. Stopper not included. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 9/16", height 3 3/4" $400—500

269 Lundberg Studios 2006 “Sweet Pea Bouquet on Green” compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Pastel blue, pink and lavender sweet pea blossoms grow from slender vines with buds, tendrils and striped green leaves. Emerald green ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700

267 Lundberg Studios 1995 dragon engraved surface paperweight, by Lubomir Richter. A serpent dragon, its coiling body carefully carved with scales and its wings detailed with bull’seyes, bellows smoke and fire on an iridescent gold surface, over a translucent amber interior and cobalt blue base. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $600—800

270 Lundberg Studios 1984 mauve flower paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Two tiers of diaphanous mauve petals radiate from a purple and yellow rod bundle cane center to create a delicate flower which blooms atop four ruffled green leaves. Iridescent white ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $300—500

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271 Correia Art Glass school of blue angelfish compound paperweight. Five teal blue angelfish follow the leader through a field of seagrass, around a mottled green parachute mound. Clear ground. Signed. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $150—250 272 Correia Art Glass Earth overlay faceted paperweight. Planet Earth, with ivory-colored continents and dark blue oceans, floats within a transparent iridescent cobalt blue overlay. Three teardrop side facets and one triangle top facet. Signed. Diameter 3 11/16" $200—300 273 Correia Art Glass (1988) green frog and lily pads surface design sculpture paperweight. A three-dimensional black-spotted green frog, with its head raised upwards and studded with two yellow eyes, is encircled by lily pads on a black surface. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 7/16" $150—200

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274 Vandermark 1985 white flowers and vines surface design paperweight. Four off-white flowers, with yellow and iridescent blue cog centers, bloom on a brown iridescent leafy vine that trails across an iridescent blue surface and translucent cobalt blue interior. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/8" $100—200 275 Vandermark-Merritt pink flowers faceted paperweight. Soft pink flowers, each with a central yellow and pink cane nexus and all connected by a trail of green vines and leaves, float just above a central dichroic blue cushion. Five teardrop side facets and one pentagonal top facet. Limited edition of 250. Signed. Fine condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $200—300 276 Smyers Glass 1977 ivory trillium pulled-feather surface design paperweight. Three ivory and iridescent blue pulled-feather petals radiate down the top of an iridescent blue dome. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $100—200

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277 Orient & Flume 1983 California quail and orange poppies surface design paperweight, by Ed Seaira. A black, brown and white quail perches on a sinuous branch of orange poppies, leaves and stems on the surface of a translucent iridescent blue dome. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $300—400 278 Orient & Flume (1996) “Easter Lilies” surface design eggshaped paperweight, by Ed Alexander. Two white lilies, with long stamens, are joined by a white bud and grow from arching green stems on gathered green leaves. Iridescent blue surface and translucent cobalt blue interior. Edition #88 of a limited edition of 250. Signed. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/16", height 4 1/16" $300—500 279 Orient & Flume 1981 flower bouquet surface design paperweight. A spike of purple lupine is flanked by a blue iris, a white bud, an orange poppy, with a millefiori stardust center, and an Indian mallow with a floret cane center. The flowers are gathered into a bouquet with assorted green leaves. Iridescent blue surface and translucent cobalt blue interior. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $300—400

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280 Orient & Flume 1983 orange clematis paperweight. A fully splayed orange clematis flower, with its five crimped petals radiating around a central white and yellow rod bundle cane, hangs on a vine which travels over a speckled red, yellow and white mound, accompanied by a bud. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Fine condition. Diameter 2 3/8" $200—300 281 Orient & Flume 1983 blue and white flower bouquet paperweight, by Greg Held. Floating above a ribbed green cushion, a flower, with five white ribbed petals and a marigold-colored tuft of stamens, is underscored first by five brilliant blue petals in alternation with the white ones and then by three spaced ribbed green leaves. The bloom is encircled by two red blossoms, three mauve buds and two orange trios of leaves, with spiraling tendrils adding further interest. Green grooved spiraling cushion ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $150—300 282 Orient & Flume 1982 three flowers paperweight, by Matthew Quinn. A five-petalled lavender blossom is flanked by two aqua-tinged white scalloped flowers. All three line up against an array of ribbed green leaves which floats at the periphery, over a translucent ruby frit cushion. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $150—300

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286 Orient & Flume 1976 three orange clematis surface design paperweight. A vine trails across the surface of a golden dome, supporting three clematis blooms with orange petals and red centers. Horizontal lines slowly descend down the dome. Opaque white interior. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $200—300

284 Orient & Flume 1980 blue clematis pulled-feather surface design egg-shaped paperweight. Three aqua blue clematis, each with a mauve cane center, hang from a vine garland above trailing branches and dark iridescent green waves. Golden-yellow surface and clear interior. Signed/dated. Internal flaw. Diameter 2 3/16", height 3 3/8" $200—300

287 Orient & Flume 1977 gold flower and pulled-feather surface design paperweight. A five-petalled gold flower, with a vermillion red cane center, blooms atop a stem of iridescent green leaves that rises from the base of a clear, iridescent dome from a border of golden waves. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/8" $200—300

285 Orient & Flume 1979 waves surface design egg-shaped paperweight. Stormy waves in blue, green and ivory, rise up the steep sides of an iridescent blue egg-shaped dome. Translucent cobalt blue interior. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/8", height 3 11/16" $200—300

288 Orient & Flume 1978 red-breasted robin pulled-feather surface design paperweight. A red-breasted black bird perches on a green branch, adorned with yellow millefiori blossoms, among pulled-feather reeds, on the surface of an iridescent gold dome. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $200—300

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289 John Deacons 2014 close concentric millefiori mushroom and torsade magnum paperweight. A star cluster of canes, in white, blue, yellow, pink and purple, forms the top of a mushroom with a pink and white stave stem pulled downward into a translucent deep cobalt blue ground. Two concentric white torsades encircle the base of the stem, separated by a ring of alternating latticinio segments and different colored Clichy-type roses. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 4" $500—700 290 John Deacons close concentric millefiori and silhouettes piedouche faceted paperweight. Complex millefiori in green, blue, pink, white and yellow, including spaced silhouette canes of a rooster, dog, squirrel, ram and running rabbit, are gathered inside a border ring of alternating green and pink complex canes and sit on a translucent cobalt blue cushion. A blue and white swirl pedestal, with a clear foot, supports the design. Five and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/8", height 3 5/16" $500—800

292 John Deacons 1993 ten-colored crown paperweight. Pairs of two-colored twists, spaced by white latticinio twists, cascade in opposite direction from a complex cane to form a colorful crown. The color combinations of the twists include blue, yellow, green, pink and purple. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 7/16" $400—500 293 “J” Glass 1981 pink wild rose on latticinio spokes paperweight, by John Deacons and Allan Scott. A central pink wild rose, with jagged light green leaves and orange stamens, blooms from a brown stem and rests on a white latticinio spokes basket. Signature/date canes. Diameter 2 1/4" $200—300 294 John Deacons pansy paperweight. A pansy, with a complex cog cane center surrounded by two large purple upper petals and three amber lower petals, has a crown of three green leaves and grows atop a stem with three additional leaves. Translucent ruby cushion ground. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 13/16" $150—200

291 John Deacons trio of cherries faceted paperweight. Three bright red cherries hang on yellow stems from a brown branch with pairs of green leaves at each end. Clear ground. All-over geometric faceting. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $200—300 56

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298 John Deacons 1994 red clematis overlay faceted paperweight. A double-tiered red clematis, with a white stardust cane center and a halo of four spaced green leaves, blooms atop a stem with three green leaves, on a white latticinio swirl cushion. Clear ground. Transparent pink overlay. Six and one facets. Signature/ date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3" $200—300 299 John Deacons 2001 clematis on a crown paperweight. A double-tiered clematis, with white-striped pale yellow petals, green leaves and a stem, rests on a crown of alternating green staves and yellow latticinio rods. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $200—300 300 “J” Glass 1979 clematis and buds on ruby ground paperweight. A double-tiered golden-yellow clematis flower, with a star cane center, blooms above two golden-yellow buds, on crossed stems, over a transparent ruby ground. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 3/8" $150—200

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304 Peter McDougall commemorative close concentric millefiori paperweight. Two rings of complex millefiori, each different from the next, surround a central signature cane with the number “40”, in honor of the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum’s 40th anniversary. Translucent ruby ground. Edition #31 of a limited edition of 50. Signed “BMM”. Diameter 3 3/16" $100—200 305 Peter McDougall spaced millefiori miniature faceted paperweight. Complex millefiori, all different from the next, are spaced in two rings over a black ground. Two tiers of eight side facets and one top facet. Signed. Diameter 2 1/16" $100—150 306 Peter McDougall 2011 scattered millefiori on blue lace ground paperweight. An assortment of colorful complex canes is well spaced on a cushion of cobalt blue and white upset muslin. Edition #15 of a limited edition of 40. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 5/16" $100—200

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307 Peter McDougall “Ghost Fish” with reeds and rocks paperweight. A blue latticinio ghost fish, a member of the catfish family, swims in a stream near green reeds and rocks in gold aventurine and brown. Clear ground. Edition #4 of a limited edition of 35. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $200—300

310 William Manson 1997 blue bird on a branch faceted paperweight. A blue bird, with white stripes on its wings, looks overhead as it perches on a thin brown branch with a few leaves and pink buds. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Tilted viewing facet. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/16" $200—300

308 Peter McDougall 2010 commemorative Chicago flag millefiori paperweight. A single violet, the state flower of Illinois, is flanked by eight red, white and blue star canes, representing the stars on the flag of the city of Chicago. Black ground. Edition #1 of a limited edition of 10, produced exclusively for L.H. Selman, Ltd. in commemoration of its move from California to Chicago. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 5/8" $100—200

311 William Manson 1998 “Aventurine Mallard” duck and cattails faceted paperweight. A copper aventurine duck, with a little turquoise head, swims on a pond near cattails and a yellow water lily. Textured, translucent blue ground. Front viewing facet. Edition #18 of a limited edition of 100. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 11/16" $200—300

309 William Manson spotted red snake and cactus paperweight. A red aventurine snake, with black-centered yellow spots running the length of his entire body like a stripe, coils on a sandy ground besides an exotic thorny cactus and a few pebbles. Translucent green ground. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 7/16" $300—400

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312 William Manson pink clematis paperweight. Two tiers of variegated pink petals, with a white complex cane nexus, form a blooming clematis blossom, accompanied by ten variegated green leaves, inside a low dome. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Diameter 2 5/8" $150—300

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317 Perthshire Paperweights 2002 patterned millefiori and latticinio paperweight. A central complex cane, encircled by a ring of yellow canes, launches a network of short white latticinio rods into a complex star pattern, its voids filled with millefiori in purple, blue and green. Translucent ruby ground. Nine and one facets. Unfinished edition of 16. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $400—500

314 Perthshire Paperweights 1980 “Fish” underwater scene faceted paperweight. Three fish, one blue, one yellow and one pink, each with white fins, circle upright stalks of blue-green seaweed, over a speckled blue, yellow, pink and green ground, strewn with yellow pebbles. Two tiers of six side facets and one top facet. Limited edition of 400. Signature/date cane. Fine condition. Diameter 3 3/16" $400—500

318 Perthshire Paperweights 2000 patterned millefiori and radial latticinio faceted paperweight. A central cluster of complex canes, in pink and green, is ringed by a circle of light blue canes, interrupted at intervals by short white latticinio twists. Extending from this core, six longer latticinio twists define six panels of thirteen canes each, all framed by an apple green cog border garland. Translucent emerald green ground. Edition #19 of a limited edition of 200. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 7/16" $300—400

315 Perthshire Paperweights 1974 flower picture cane and four-panelled millefiori garland paperweight. A central flower picture cane is encircled by two concentric rings of complex canes and framed by four garlands in alternating green and pink canes, spaced by lone yellow canes. Blue ground. Limited edition of 350; 334 made. Signature/date. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 15/16" $300—400 316 Perthshire Paperweights 2000 concentric squares patterned millefiori faceted paperweight. Repeating squares, with rows of complex millefiori alternating with white latticinio rods, sit on a translucent ruby ground. Four and one facets. Edition #40 of a limited edition of 200. Signature/date cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/16" $300—400

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319 Perthshire Paperweights 2001 cartwheel-patterned millefiori paperweight. A central complex cane is encircled by alternating rings of millefiori and radial latticinio rods inside a border of short latticinio twists. Translucent ruby ground. Edition #10 of a limited edition of 200. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $300—400 320 Perthshire Paperweights 1976 star-patterned millefiori paperweight. A five-point star design, composed of assorted canes outlined by white, orange and black latticinio twists, is bordered by five wedge-shaped panels of canes, on a translucent mottled green ground. Signature/date. Diameter 3" $200—300

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321 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. Diameter 3 3/8" $300—400 322 Perthshire Paperweights 1975 pink and orange millefiori butterfly paperweight. A large butterfly, with a pink body, antennae, orange millefiori fore wings, with green and white eyespots, and orange millefiori hind wings, with mauve and white eyespots, rests on a ribbed opaque pink ground and is encircled by a border garland of alternating pink and green complex canes. Limited edition of 450; 372 made. Signature/date. Excellent condition. Diameter 3" $300—400 323 Perthshire Paperweights (1976) “Miniature Overlay Butterfly” swirl-cut miniature paperweight. A butterfly, with purple and yellow complex cane wings, a green body and blue antennae, floats within a blue-over-white double overlay with swirl-cuts and a top facet. Clear ground. Limited edition of 500; 488 made. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 1/8" $200—300 324 Perthshire Paperweights 1998 millefiori butterfly faceted paperweight. A butterfly, its fore wings made of large orange and yellow complex canes and its hind wings of mint green canes, has a chartreuse body and two black curling antennae. Opaque red ground. Six and one facets. Edition #144 of a limited edition of 250. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 3/8" $200—300 www.selman.com

325 Perthshire Paperweights 1973 spaced silhouette canes carpet ground faceted paperweight. Four spaced animal silhouette canes and a signature/date cane circle a central sailboat silhouette cane, all resting on a lavender cog carpet, set over a translucent amethyst ground. Five and one facets. Limited edition of 350; 348 made. Fine condition. Diameter 2 5/8" $150—200 326 Perthshire Paperweights 1995 four clematis and silhouettes paperweight. A periwinkle blue clematis flower launches three radial green stems, at the end of which bloom separate sister blossoms. The flowers are spaced by the silhouettes of a crab, squirrel and stag. White upset muslin ground. Edition #142 of a limited edition of 300; 204 made. Signature/date cane. Good condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $200—300 327 Perthshire Paperweights 1997 bird picture cane and garland of flowers miniature paperweight. A central bird picture cane is encircled by a garland of assorted lampwork blossoms and green leaves, on a cushion of white upset muslin. Edition #180 of a limited edition of 250. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 1/16" $200—300 328 Perthshire Paperweights 1999 end-of-day scrambled millefiori and picture canes paperweight. Whole and partial complex canes, including a spaced ring of picture canes with a panda and a bird, amongst others, are mottled together, over a black ground. Edition #193 of a limited edition of 300. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $200—300

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333 Perthshire Paperweights (1978) double clematis in green stave basket paperweight. A pink double clematis flower, blooming on a short green stem with an opening bud and green leaves, floats over a stave basket of green cog canes. Limited edition of 400; 374 made. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/4" $200—300

330 Perthshire Paperweights (1977) “Triple Overlay” white anemone flower faceted paperweight. A purple-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 13/16" $300—400

334 Perthshire Paperweights (1977) nosegay on a swirl paperweight. Three millefiori in pink, blue and yellow nestle within four green leaves, atop a short stem, to create a lovely nosegay at the center of a swirling pink and green latticinio cushion. Flattened top and tapered side. Limited edition of 400; 315 made. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $200—300

331 Perthshire Paperweights (1979) upright pink flower overlay faceted paperweight. A pink flower has six pointed petals that rise in a conical long neck and are splayed on a horizontal plane around a signature cane stamen. Five green leaves rise from the base and fan outward. Clear, grid-cut ground. Blue-over-white double overlay, with four oval side facets spaced by smaller oval facets and one top facet. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 7/16" $200—300 332 Perthshire Paperweights (1978) bluebells faceted paperweight. A single spray of three blue flowers, with a row of three green leaves, floats delicately over a clear, star-cut ground. Two tiers of eight side facets and one top facet. Limited edition of 350. Signature cane. Diameter 2 5/16" $100—150 62

335 Perthshire Paperweights 1978 “Heather” spray and millefiori paperweight. Three stalks of pink Scottish heather are encircled by a complex millefiori border garland, on a translucent cobalt blue ground. Limited edition of 500; 452 made. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 5/8" $200—300 336 Perthshire Paperweights (1973) “Clematis Flower on a Basket” latticinio paperweight. An unusual flower has a signature cane center and five diaphanous pale blue-on-white-on-ruby petals. It is haloed by four green leaves as it grows from a short stem, with two additional green leaves, over a white double-swirl latticinio cushion. Perthshire’s first use of double spiral latticinio. Limited edition of 300. Diameter 2 13/16" $200—300

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337 Perthshire Paperweights 2000 “Millennium Weight” millefiori garland, picture canes and silhouettes faceted paperweight. A red, white and blue millefiori flower rests on a circle of yellow upset muslin, framed by a garland of red and white cog canes, which is in turn bordered by a spaced ring of three picture canes, two silhouette canes and a “2000” date cane. White upset muslin ground. Six and one facets. Edition #478 of a limited edition of 500. Signature cane. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/16" $200—300 338 Perthshire Paperweights (1996) “Council Tree 3” radial twists and millefiori paperweight. A large picture cane of a tree is encircled by a ring of pale blue cog canes, then a ring of green cogs. From this central cluster, fourteen yellow, pink and white twists radiate outward and the ensuing panels contain one red and white floret cane. A garland of green cogs encircles the border. Translucent green ground. Signature cane. Produced exclusively for the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum. Diameter 2 15/16" $250—400 339 Perthshire Paperweights 1975 patterned millefiori, radial twists and thistle cane paperweight. A thistle picture cane is encircled by two rings of close concentric complex canes and nine pairs of radial twists, each pair separated by a trio of complex canes. White upset muslin ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $250—400 340 Perthshire Paperweights 1977 spaced millefiori and silhouettes paperweight. Complex millefiori, including silhouette canes of a duck, an elephant, a deer and a dog, are spaced in two rings around a central signature/date cane. Orange and white upset muslin ground. Diameter 2 3/4" $150—200 www.selman.com

341 Perthshire Paperweights (1972-1992) close concentric millefiori paperweight. Six concentric rings of cog canes, in blue, green, red, yellow and orange, conceal a signature cane in the outer ring and rest on a clear ground. Diameter 2 9/16" $150—200 342 Perthshire Paperweights (1969-1973) spaced millefiori circlets paperweight. A central circlet of blue millefiori, centered by a single green cane, is encircled by a spaced ring of five blue-centered green millefiori circlets. Translucent green, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 1/2" $150—200 343 Perthshire Paperweights five panels patterned millefiori and twists paperweight. A yellow signature cog cane launches five radial twists that form triangular panels of green and blue cog canes, each topped by another twist and a pair of orange cogs, inside a border garland of white cogs. Translucent purple ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $100—150 344 Perthshire Paperweights (1999) “Wisconsin 2” commemorative six panels patterned millefiori and twists paperweight. A blue silhouette cane of the state of Wisconsin is dotted with a star to denote the location of the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum and ringed by yellow cog canes. Six radial twists ensue, dividing triangular panels of pink, blue and yellow canes, inside a border of yellow and orange cogs. Translucent blue ground. Signature cane. Produced by Peter McDougall and Neil Drysdale for the BMM’s 40th anniversary. Diameter 2 1/2" $200—300

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349 Strathearn patterned millefiori and radial twists doorknob. A central yellow and black cane is surrounded by two concentric rings of yellow and blue millefiori. From this central cluster, eight red, white and green twists radiate to form panels containing green, red and white cog canes. Opaque black ground. Metal foot. Diameter 2 5/16", height 3 1/16" $200—300 350 Phoenix 2002 close packed millefiori paperweight. Varied canes, in shades of green, blue, pink and yellow with accents of white, are gathered tightly to form a prairie of flowers, over a translucent mottled green aventurine ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $100—200 351 Phoenix 2002 orange clematis and millefiori garland paperweight. A shaded orange clematis, with a yellow rod bundle center, blooms on a vine with leaves and tendrils, inside a border ring of blue cogs, each dotted with a yellow star. Aqua ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $200—300 352 Selkirk Glass 1986 flower bouquet and millefiori garland paperweight. A forking stalk of four flowers, two buds and assorted leaves is garlanded by a spaced ring of green and white cog canes. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Edition #89 of a limited edition of 250. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $150—200

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353 Caithness Glass (1990) “Spring Flowers” bouquet in vase and millefiori garland faceted paperweight, by Margot Thompson, from the Whitefriars Collection. A colorful bouquet of red, yellow and purple buds fans out on leafy stems inside a scalloped blue vase. A pistachio green cog garland borders the design. Clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Edition #88 of a limited edition of 250; 127 made. Signature cane. Signed. Diameter 3 1/16" $200—300 354 Caithness Glass (2001) “Coral Flower” pink flower and air bubbles faceted paperweight, by Sarah Peterson. A thorny pink plant blooms at the center of a rising field of small air bubbles on a crimped green, purple and blue frit seafloor. Tilted viewing facet. Signed. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8" $200—300 355 Caithness Glass 1999 “Mecca Millennium” interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands and fireworks high-domed faceted paperweight, by Colin Terris. Two interlaced trefoil garlands of pink and blue millefiori surround a signature/date cane, over a translucent emerald green ground. A nebular firework form, within a bulb of spaced bubbles, hangs chandelier-like from above. Front viewing facet in amber and blue hue background. Edition #93 of a limited edition of 100 for the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum. Signed. Diameter 3 1/8", height 3 13/16" $200—300

357 Joe Saint Clair pink crimp rose faceted paperweight. A large multi-tiered pink crimp rose, its petals reaching dimensionally upwards, blooms above four upturned translucent green and bronze-tipped sepals. Top facet. Stamped signature. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 9/16" $300—400 358 Maude and Bob Saint Clair poodle paperweight. A distinguished poodle dog, with perfectly groomed grayish curls on its head, chest, tail and legs, poses on a blue and white parachute ground. Stamped signature. Fine condition. Diameter 3 9/16" $200—300 359 Baccarat 1976 Bicentennial Mount Rushmore sulphide overlay faceted paperweight. A cameo of Mount Rushmore commemorates the celebration of the U.S. Bicentennial on a translucent blue, footed base. Red-over-white double overlay. Eight and one facets. Edition #376 of a limited edition of 1000. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Dated. Diameter 4 1/8" $200—300 360 John Gooderham “Doll House” gold butterfly overlay faceted miniature paperweight. A gold-foil butterfly sits on a cobalt blue ground, within a purple-over-white double overlay, on a minuscule scale designed to fit a doll house. Five side facets, spaced by mitre-cuts, and one top facet, expertly cut by Ed Poore. Diameter 3/8" $200—300

356 Caithness Glass (2000) “Millefiori Pool” pink lily millefiori overlay faceted paperweight, by Colin Terris, from the Monet Revisited series. A pink lily floats on a blue and green pond inside a matte exterior, covered with a layer of scattered millefiori. Tilted viewing facet. Edition #307 of a limited edition of 750. Signed. Diameter 2 11/16" $150—200 www.selman.com

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L.H. Selman Ltd's 74th Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, Winter 2020  

L.H. Selman Ltd's 74th Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, containing pictures, descriptions, and price estimates for all available lots in t...

L.H. Selman Ltd's 74th Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, Winter 2020  

L.H. Selman Ltd's 74th Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, containing pictures, descriptions, and price estimates for all available lots in t...