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Part I: A ntique Paperweights and R elated Objects 1 Extremely rare magnum antique New England Glass Company bouquet on latticinio faceted paperweight. An arrangement of dimensional flowers, with two multi-tiered clematis flowers, one blue and one pink, framed by four single clematis flowers, in pink, white, yellow and mauve, is crowned by a large cobalt blue bud. Numerous finely-variegated green leaves fill the bouquet gathered together by the stems, tied with a narrow yellow ribbon. Fine, white double-swirl latticinio ground. All-over geometric faceting in four rings and one top facet. “These superb three-dimensional beauties rank among the best of all paperweights produced by the New England Glass Company, and, in fact, the best produced by any glassworks. They made very few of these…no duplicates exist. Their quality is such that they probably served as presentation pieces given to important personages.” —The Art of the Paperweight-The Boston & Sandwich and New England Glass Companies. Featured in a special exhibit at the Bergstrom Mahler Museum in 2014-2016. Pictured in the April 2015 PCA newsletter. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 11/16" $15,000—20,000

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2 Rare antique Baccarat aqua honeycomb paneled millefiori carpet ground paperweight. A red, white and blue arrowhead cane centers three concentric rings of complex canes, one of blue star-centered red bull’s-eye rings, another of more arrowhead canes and the outer one of white cogs centered by seven alternating white and red stars, to create the center of a flower-shaped design, with each of six radiating petals garlanded by white cogs with seven central blue stars, of alternating red or blue complex canes like the ones from the center of the flower. The design is set into a sea of aqua honeycomb canes that flow to the base. A multicolored filigree cushion peers through the base. Paul Hollister, in The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights, compared the detailed grounds of these weights to needlepoint. Diameter 3 1/8" $10,000—14,000 2

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3 Antique Baccarat “Bouquet de marriage” close concentric millefiori mushroom and torsade paperweight. A stunning complex cane, composed of red six-pointed star canes that encircle a red, white and blue arrowhead cane, is at the apex of a wedding bouquet-inspired carpet ground mushroom, composed of four concentric rings of white stardust canes, each with a red fortress cane center, tapered downward into a white stem. A cobalt blue spiral-encased white latticinio tube torsade encircles the base of the mushroom’s stem. Clear, star-cut ground. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 3" $7,500—9,500

4 Very rare antique Baccarat “thousand petal” rose and garland faceted paperweight. A deep red “thousand petal” rose sits atop a short, pert stem flanked by a single leaf on one side and a two-leafed sprig with a bud on the other. Six spaced leaves crown the bloom. A millefiori garland, of alternating green and white canes, borders the design. The rose is very rarely seen with such a garland. Clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Previously sold as lot 78 in Christie’s February 11, 1986 London auction and as lot 159 in Christie’s September 23, 1998 New York auction. Exhibited as lot 21 at Spinks & Sons Ltd. London in June 1982. Diameter 3" $8,000—10,000 5

5 Antique Baccarat interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands in blue double overlay faceted paperweight. Two interlaced trefoil garlands, one of red and white cog canes and one of turquoise bull’s-eye-centered white stardust canes, encircle a central arrowhead cane, with an outer ring of white stars, ringed by red bull’s-eye-centered white stardust. The garlands create six loops where a complex cane, either an arrowhead cane or a pastry mold, resides. Blue-over-white double overlay, with traces of sterling from a stencil indicating gilding. Six and one facets. Clear ground. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/4" $4,000—5,000 www.selman.com

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6 Antique Clichy interlaced millefiori quatrefoil garlands decanter. A quatrefoil garland of pink pastry mold canes interlaces with a quatrefoil of green cog canes to create a central space filled with a concentric gathering of blue and green pastry molds, six pink and green rose canes and a central red floret cane, all resting on a bed of white upset muslin at the base of a fancy-cut pentagonal decanter. A stopper with an alternating pink and white stave basket stem, is capped by a dome of varied close concentric millefiori, including two pink and two white rose canes. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 7/8", height 6 1/2" $6,500—8,500 8

7 Rare antique Saint Louis close concentric millefiori in stave basket with silhouette and signature canes paperweight. A rare twelve-pointed red star cane, encircled by a ring of hollow tube canes, is at the center of five close concentric rings of very complex canes, the third of which has the rare profile of an anonymous character at the center of each cane, speculated to be either King Francois I, Napoleon or a punchinello, as mentioned by John Hawley on page 50 of The Glass Menagerie. The outermost concentric ring is pulled downwards to create a red and white cog stave basket. Backwards signature cane. “Signed Saint Louis weights number considerably less than their antique Baccarat counterparts.” —Paperweight Signature Canes. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3 1/8" $6,000—8,000

8 Antique Saint Louis jasper-panel spoke paperweight. Eight white rod spokes emanate from a pink and white turban-swirl center to divide alternating panels of blue 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. The design is bordered by a characteristically hidden pink and white filigree torsade. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,500—3,000 4

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9 Antique Clichy close concentric millefiori stave basket mushroom paperweight. An unusual central rose cane, its petals made of pink tubes, is encircled by a ring of small blue and white tubes, then a ring of nine more iterations of the unusual rose cane. Three close concentric rings of alternating millefiori ensue to create a field of vibrant colors. An outer ring of thin pink canes, alternating with white ones, is pulled downward into a mushroom stem, dotted with air bubbles near the top. Surface wear. Diameter 3" $3,000—4,000

10 Antique Clichy chequered millefiori with unusual central cross cane rose paperweight. Latticinio filigree cells, results of a traditional chequer pattern, are each occupied by a single complex cane of different color and design. Among the various canes included are an unusual central pink and green rose made of cross canes as petals and moss canes made of green bull’s-eye as rods. Surface wear. Diameter 3" $3,000—4,000

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11 Rare antique Clichy close packed millefiori on sodden snow in stave basket paperweight. A spectacular gathering of varied canes, dotted here and there by unusual roses with pink tube canes as petals, floats atop a perfectly opaque white sodden snow ground and is held inside a pink and white stave basket. Surface wear and minor internal flaws. Diameter 2 13/16" $2,000—3,000 www.selman.com

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12 Rare antique Baccarat 1848 green carpet ground faceted paperweight. Spaced complex canes, each with a central red sixpointed star cane encircled by a ring of six or seven green sixpointed stars, create a ground where spaced concentric complex canes and Gridel silhouette canes rest. These include arrowheads, bull’s-eyes, crosses, quatrefoil and shamrocks that alternate with rooster, dog, pheasant, horse, monkey, goat, deer and butterfly silhouette canes. The carpet ground spacing reveals a colorful interior filigree stuffing, also visible from the base. Four continuous rings of quadrilateral facets. Signature/date cane. Surface wear. Diameter 3" $4,000—6,000

13 Antique New England Glass Company nosegay with running rabbit silhouettes garland paperweight. The New England running rabbit silhouette is an iconic signature mark of the company and no less than 20 examples are gathered in a dizzying garland around a ring of aqua complex canes and a central nosegay of three millefiori blooms and four green leaves. Clear ground. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 2 5/8" $1,600—2,000

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14 Antique Saint Louis close concentric millefiori camel silhouette in stave basket paperweight. Six concentric rings of millefiori culminate into a camel silhouette cog cane apex. The camel is nestled into a large opaque white cane with a translucent green exterior and a ring of red stars. The concentric rings include a variety of small tube, cogs and floret complex canes, the outer one being made of large hollow cogs pulled downwards to form a white stave basket. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 13/16" $5,000—7,000 6

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15 Antique Clichy interlaced millefiori quatrefoil garlands paperweight. A quatrefoil garland of green and white pastry molds interlaces with a quatrefoil garland of white floret canes alternating with 17 iconic pink and green rose canes to form a central space occupied by a close concentric design. The latter is made of pink pastry molds and white floret rod bundles around a large central translucent cobalt blue cog. At the heart of the cog, a flower pattern of green bull’s-eyes and white florets pulled into pointed petals, around a central yellow bull’s-eye stamen, blooms. Opaque blue ground. Minor surface wear and internal flaw. Diameter 3 1/4" $12,000—16,000

16 Unusual antique Clichy swirl paperweight. Thick and spaced pink strips of cane, alternating with tightly coiled white latticinio and interlaced white latticinio twists, radiate outward from a central complex cane of white and green florets in the beginning stages of swirling momentum. Clear ground. Diameter 3" $3,000—4,000

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17 Antique Clichy cinquefoil garland on dark blue paperweight. An interlaced cinquefoil garland changes at every turn, from rose canes to different pastry molds and complex canes, and creates voids in its loops where five large and contrasting canes reside, including a beautiful white rose. A very large bull’s-eye and star complex cane occupies the heart of the garland. Opaque dark blue ground. Surface wear. Diameter 3 1/8" $800—1,000 www.selman.com

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18 Antique Bacchus close packed millefiori and silhouette vessel. At the base of a slender vessel with a fluted edge, an iconic Queen Victoria silhouette is encircled by a beautiful sampling of millefiori cogs in white, yellow, green, orange and blue. The design is held by an outer ring of blue-cored white cogs that are pulled downward into a stave basket. Displayed at the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in 2014-2016 and mentioned in the PCA April 2015 newsletter on page 4. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16", height 4 5/16" $5,000—7,000

19 Very rare and excellent antique Baccarat spaced concentric millefiori, Gridel silhouettes and rose cane on upset muslin faceted paperweight. A central Clichy-style lush pink and green rose cane is encircled by two spaced concentric rings of brightlycolored millefiori, including the silhouette of a goat and a rooster, shamrocks, quatrefoils, arrows and a cross cane, over a bed of delicate white upset muslin. Five and one facets. “Baccarat roses are very rare.” —The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights, page 274. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 1/2" $2,000—4,000

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20 Rare antique Baccarat concentric shamrock and butterfly millefiori on upset muslin faceted paperweight. A central red and white cog cane is encircled by four spaced concentric rings, one of seven rare green shamrock silhouette canes, another of red and white cogs like the central cane, then red, white and blue arrowhead canes and, finally, a border garland of thirteen spaced rare golden-wing butterfly canes, all resting on a plump cushion of white upset muslin. “These are weights of power and impact whose design must have taken considerable thought.” —The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights, page 56. Some surface wear. Diameter 2 3/4" $8,000—10,000 8

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21 Antique Saint Louis pink and black dahlia paperweight. Six tiers of black-striped pink petals, with hints of blue, radiate around a central yellow cog to form a dazzling fully-splayed dahlia blossom with five green leaves peering through the edges. Clear, star-cut ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 11/16" $1,500—2,000

22 Antique Saint Louis close concentric millefiori mushroom and red torsade faceted paperweight. A large central complex cane is encircled by a ring of ogee-tipped red, white and blue floret cog canes, coral and white cogs and light green complex canes to create a mushroom tuft. An outer ring of white and blue star canes haloes the tuft and is pulled downward into a graceful stem. A tightly-wound red and white torsade encircles the mushroom’s stem at the base. Clear ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 11/16" $2,500—3,500

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23 Antique Saint Louis two-colored crown paperweight. Twists of red and green ribbons cascade in alternation with interlaced white latticinio twists from a complex red, white and blue millefiori at the apex to create the spokes for a large crown. Clear hollow ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Minor surface wear. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,000—1,500 www.selman.com

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24 Antique French, possibly Pantin, pair of apples on a branch paperweight. Two apples, growing on opposite sides of a long green branch from two thin and curving stems, blush with orange and are dotted with dark flower ends. Five variegated green leaves, covered with dew droplets, accompany them. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 5/8" $1,200—2,000

25 Antique Silesian Riesengebirge Josephinenhutte spaced concentric millefiori and silhouette crown paperweight. Boldy-colored millefiori circlet canes, including a moth and a foal silhouette, encircle a central running hare cane from which interlaced ribbons of white and colored latticinio cascade to create a crown cushion for the millefiori. Clear ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 1/2" $1,500—2,000

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26 Fine antique Baccarat mottled green snake on white upset muslin paperweight. A light green snake, with dark green markings and red eyes, coils on a cushion of white upset muslin. “Baccarat artisans merged two images of elegance with this portrayal of a snake on a lace cushion. One wonders what story lies behind its construction. The lace causes one to think that the piece belonged to a woman, or that it was meant to characterize a woman. Femme fatale - the idea of the female being alluring, yet possessing a painful bite, was a popular image in art and poetry at the time. Or, perhaps this is a representation of the serpent who tempted Eve. The entire presentation is masterfully put together.” —The Art of the Paperweight ­- Challenging Tradition. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16" $3,500—5,000 10

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27 Rare and exceptional antique Baccarat blue and white flat bouquet paperweight. A large double-tiered, white clematis is the focus of a bouquet with one smaller white clematis bloom and two smaller royal blue clematis blooms, each with a white stardust center. The smaller flowers are crested by three crenulated leaves and they, along with the larger bloom, share two vertical stems with an additional seven leaves and a royal blue bud. Clear, starcut ground. “Bouquets containing only two colors, as illustrated above are uncommon.” —Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty. This weight is the same weight referenced above, page 102, figure 330. —Paperweight Collectors Circle 25th Anniversary Exhibition 1981-2006, Olympia, London, November 6th-12th, 2006. Page 22, top left. Diameter 2 7/8" $6,000—8,000

28 Rare antique Baccarat four-flower bouquet faceted paperweight. A central cobalt blue and white primrose, with a yellow honeycomb cane center, is framed by two slightly-opened clematis buds, each with three yellow variegated petals hanging from curving green stems, and crowned by a very rare thousand-petal red rose bud and a tightly-shut bud, all gathered with green foliage. Clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets, with twelve round facets near the base. “What has been called, a rose in profile,...is seen rarely, in a bouquet.” — Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/8" $3,500—5,000 29

29 Antique Baccarat pink and white clematis buds paperweight. Five symmetrically spaced clematis buds, with variegated petals, grow from crossed stems with four long green leaves. Notably, the two lower buds are white and partly-opened, the upper two pink and also in process of blooming and, remarkably, the central one, at the apex of the design, is tightly shut and white. Clear, star-cut ground. Some surface wear. Diameter 2 15/16" $1,800—2,500 www.selman.com

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30 Antique Baccarat 1847 close packed millefiori canes paperweight. A rich assortment of canes, including fortress, rod bundle, whorl, arrowhead, leaf, trefoil, quatrefoil and cog canes, creates a colorful tightly-packed carpet cushion. White bits of upset muslin can be seen occasionally between canes. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $3,000—4,000 31 Antique Baccarat 1848 close packed millefiori and Gridel silhouette canes paperweight. A colorful assortment of canes, including fortress, arrowhead, rod bundle, leaf, six-point star, whorl, quatrefoil and cog canes, complement the Gridel silhouettes of a goat, hunter, dog and squirrel. Signature/date cane. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 1/2" $2,000—3,000 32 Antique Baccarat interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands paperweight. Two interlacing trefoil garlands, one of blue bull’seye-centered white stardust canes and one of green and red arrow and star complex canes, surround a ring of white cog canes centered by a red and white arrow and star complex cane. The intertwined garlands create six loops, each containing a complex cane, alternating between cog and arrowhead canes. Clear ground. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16" $800—1,000 33 Rare antique Baccarat red and white clematis paperweight. A rare variation of the single-tiered white variegated clematis has a second tier of small and smooth inlaid red petals around a central 12

white stardust and red bull’s-eye cane. The clematis is crowned by five spaced green leaves and grows from a stem with a pair of green leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. “Single clematises are rare...a row of white petals with a second red, or dark blue row are very rare.” —Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 7/16" $1,500—2,000 34 Antique Baccarat yellow wheatflower paperweight. A yellow wheatflower is haloed by a lush crown of seven leaves and dressed with a slightly curving stem and its attendant foliage of symmetrical trios of leaves. Its two tiers of six brown-dotted yellow rounded petals are joined at their nexus by a complex white stardust cane with green bull’s-eye core. Clear ground. “This uncommon Baccarat flower is seen in two color combinations. Most of these flowers have pointed petals, but examples with rounded petals are known.” —Baccarat Paperweights; Two Centuries of Beauty. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 1/2" $3,500—5,000 35 Antique Baccarat interlaced millefiori trefoil garlands paperweight. A trefoil of white and yellow stardust canes, each centered by a red bull’s-eye, interlaces with a trefoil garland of blue florets. Their center void is occupied by a ring of green and white floret canes that surround a central complex cane with a red six-point star ringed by alternating blue and white trefoil canes. Clear ground. Diameter 3 1/16" $700—900

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36 Antique Baccarat 1848 spaced concentric millefiori and Gridel silhouettes on upset muslin paperweight. A central moth cane is surrounded by spaced canes including silhouettes of a dog, horse, rooster and shamrocks and then by another spaced ring of canes with a monkey, elephant and goat amongst colorful complex millefiori. White upset muslin ground. Signature/date cane. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Minor surface wear. Diameter 2 9/16" $900—1,200 37 Antique Baccarat spaced concentric millefiori and Gridel silhouettes miniature paperweight. A central green complex cane is ringed by six colorful millefiori, alternating between complex canes and Gridel silhouette canes of a rooster, goat and monkey. White upset muslin ground, with scattered red and blue twists. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 1 7/8" $700—900 38 Antique Baccarat close concentric millefiori paperweight. A central arrowhead cane is encircled by four concentric rings of closely packed millefiori cogs, stardust and florets in red, white, blue and green. Clear ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 1/2" $700—900

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39 Antique Baccarat red and white primrose miniature paperweight. A primrose flower has five red petals, each striped with arching white lines, radiating from a central white stardust and red bull’s-eye cane. It is crowned by four green leaves and grows from a curving stem with a pair of leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 1 15/16" $800—1,000 40 Antique Baccarat white and blue anemone miniature paperweight. Six ogee-tipped white petals have blue borders and subsequent ridges that radiate from a central white stardust and red bull’s-eye cane. The resulting anemone bloom grows, haloed by three peering green leaves, from a short stem with unusual corn plant-type leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 1/16" $900—1,200 41 Antique Baccarat red clematis with garland miniature paperweight. A six-petalled red clematis, with a stardust and red bull’s-eye center, blooms atop a short stem with a pair of leaves and is haloed by three leaves between its top petals. A border garland of white cogs alternating with green cogs frames the bloom perfectly. Clear ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 1 15/16" $750—1,000

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42 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori and roses paperweight. A central dark blue complex cane is encircled by two rings of spaced complex millefiori, including a pink and green cane, a white rose, pastry molds and cogs in red, white and green. Opaque turquoise ground. Interior flaw. Diameter 2 1/2" $600—800 43 Antique Clichy interlaced millefiori quatrefoil garlands paperweight. A pink and white complex cane sits as the focus of this lovely design, surrounded by a ring of green cogs and a ring of white and then a ring of red, white and black cog canes. Two interlaced quatrefoil garlands, one of white edelweiss canes and the other of pink pastry mold canes, enfold the central motif. Opaque turquoise ground. Minor surface wear and interior flaw. Diameter 3 3/16" $2,000—3,000 44 Antique Clichy interlaced trefoil millefiori garlands on sodden snow paperweight. Two interlaced trefoil garlands, one of blue pastry mold canes and one of alternating pink and green complex canes, are looped around a large central green and pink pastry mold cane. Opaque white sodden snow ground. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 11/16" $1,200—1,600

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45 Antique Clichy millefiori and rose chequer paperweight. Concentric rings of spaced millefiori, including cogs, pastry molds, a lush dark green and pink rose and rod bundles, have delicate white latticinio tubes separating them from one another to create a chequer pattern. An underlying layer of parallel rows of latticinio supports the design. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,200—1,600 46 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori on upset muslin paperweight. A ring of moss cane around a ring of red, white and green complex cogs tightly surround a central blue, white and red complex cog to form a central cluster that is encircled by a border garland of pink and green rose canes spaced by three purple cogs. White upset muslin ground. Surface wear. Diameter 2 11/16" $1,000—1,500 47 Antique Clichy end-of-day scrambled millefiori paperweight. A colorful assortment of whole and partial complex canes includes pink and green roses, pastry molds and moss canes. Diameter 2 9/16" $750—1,000

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48 Antique Clichy close concentric millefiori stave basket paperweight. A central large green pastry mold is surrounded by dark burgundy pastry molds, then by green and pink pastry molds in the image of rose canes, then by a ring of blue and white pastry molds that also resemble flowers, then, breaking the pattern, a ring of green cogs and finally a border of pink and white florets. The very nicely executed field of flowers is held inside a basket of blue and white staves. Minor surface wear. Diameter 2 3/16" $1,500—1,800 49 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori and rose paperweight. A central pink and green rose is surrounded by light blue pastry molds then by a ring of white florets and, finally, by a border garland of pairs of white and pink complex canes that are spaced by large green pastry molds. Clear ground. Diameter 2 3/8" $600—800 50 Antique Clichy pink and white swirl paperweight. Bands of candy pink, alternating with white ones, spin inwards towards a large green and white pastry mold cane at the center of this dizzying design. Surface wear. Diameter 2 1/2" $900—1,200

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51 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori and roses miniature paperweight. A central green complex cog is surrounded by a ring of eight beautiful uncommon white and pink iconic rose canes, each with a little tuft of yellow stamens at their center, and then bordered by a ring of pairs of blue pastry molds separated by large caramel-colored complex cogs. Clear ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Some surface wear. Diameter 1 3/4" $700—900 52 Antique Clichy nosegay millefiori bouquet miniature paperweight. Three dainty blossoms, an edelweiss, a pink complex cog and a stunning minuscule rose cane at the center of bull’seye and star rods, are gathered together on a short curving stem with a pair of leaves and a crown of three leaves to create a lovely bouquet. Clear ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Minor surface wear. Diameter 2 1/16" $800—1,000 53 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori and rose miniature paperweight. A large central green pastry mold cane is surrounded by one border garland of mostly pink, white and green canes, including an iconic pink and green rose cane, a purple pastry mold and a red pastry mold. Clear ground. Diameter 1 3/4" $600—800

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54 Antique Saint Louis two-colored crown ruby penholder. Blue and red latticinio cascades in alternation with white latticinio from a central blue stardust cane to create a lovely crown base to a penholder vessel. The delicate translucent ruby vessel rises from the crown, adorned with a white torsade atop its flaring rim and with seven long side facets. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 5/16", height 6 1/4" $2,000—3,000 55 Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori wafer stand. A clear and shallow bowl, with a blue-over-white rim, is shaped with six ruffle lobes and rises from a base filled with scrambled millefiori and latticinio bits, including a complete dog silhouette cane near the center, in the traditional pistachio, chartreuse, coral and light blue colors. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/2", height 3 1/2" $2,000—3,000 56 Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori and latticinio perfume bottle. A gathering of partial and whole pieces of millefiori cane and latticinio forms the base of a white latticinio perfume bottle. The body of the bottle is swollen at the center and has a flared neck with a translucent blue rim. A little button stopper, also of white latticinio, tops the bottle with flare. Minor surface wear. Diameter 2 1/16", height 5 11/16" $2,000—3,000 16

57 Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet and torsade paperweight. The five-flower bouquet is crowned by a large green-centered white lampwork flower, which is encircled by four lampwork and cane flowers, in cobalt blue, yellow, pink and white, with green leaves, over clear ground. A cobalt blue spiral-encased white twist torsade, bordered by air-ring inclusions, completes the design. Diameter 2 7/8" $2,000—3,000 58 Antique Saint Louis fuchsias on swirling latticinio paperweight. Two dark pink and purple fuchsias bloom on opposite sides of a light green stem, with five green leaves and two slender pink buds, on a cushion of white double-swirl latticinio. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 3/4" $1,500—2,500 59 Antique Saint Louis orange clematis on latticinio swirl paperweight. A two-tiered single clematis blossom, with five orange petals striped in black around a purple match-head center and a second tier of five more petals, perches atop a long curving stem flanked by two large serrated green leaves and with a single smaller leaf protruding from behind the bloom. White double-swirl latticinio cushion. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Surface wear. Diameter 2 1/2" $2,000—3,000

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63 Antique Saint Louis pink pelargonium miniature paperweight. Five notched pink petals, with thin green leaves between them, surround a central complex cane in yellow and green to form a lovely pelargonium bloom that grows on a thin stem with two opposing bladed leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 1 13/16" $600—800 64 Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet miniature faceted paperweight. An upright red clematis is surrounded by four blossoms at the cardinal points, two opposing millefiori buds in blue and white and two opposing partially opened clematis buds also in blue and white, to form a lovely dimensional bouquet upheld by serrated green leaves with stems pulled downward towards the base. Clear ground. All-over geometric faceting. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Surface wear. Diameter 1 3/4" $400—500 65 Antique Saint Louis nosegay on amber ground faceted paperweight. Three millefiori flowers, in white, pink and blue, are crowned by a fan of five green sepals and gathered at their short stems into a lovely nosegay. Amber-stained, diamond-cut ground. Eight circular side facets and geometric faceting to top. Diameter 2 3/16" $300—400

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66 Unidentified, possibly antique European, orange and green butterfly paperweight. A large orange-bodied butterfly, with white wings centered by translucent green six-point stars, floats above a clear, star-cut ground. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/4" $500—1,000 67 Antique Venetian enamel scent bottle, by Giacomo Franchini. Swirling enamel in greens, blues, yellows, pinks, reds and more, is enlivened with glittering gold aventurine and populated with a colorful array of portrait canes representing personages of the time. A metal and cork stopper tops the bottle. Diameter 1 5/8", height 2" $1,200—1,600 68 Unidentified, possibly Clichy, red flower with leaves paperweight. A naive red flower, its five petals fading to pink at the edges, is centered by a large white star complex cane and ringed by a nimbus of five green leaves tinged with an occasional splash of darker green and in alternation with the petals. Clear ground. Diameter 2 7/8" $300—500 69 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. Unpolished base. “But the most ingenious paperweights at Millville were those upright scenes derived from iron or steel dies 18

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. Diameter 3 1/2", height 4" $4,000—6,000 70 Antique Saint-Mandé end-of-day scrambled millefiori miniature paperweight. Scattered and contrasting bits of complex millefiori, including rod bundles, stars and bull’s-eyes, make for an interesting case study of the little-known glasshouse. Clear ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Some surface wear. Diameter 1 7/8" $2,500—3,500 71 Antique Val Saint Lambert engraved double overlay faceted paperweight. Four clear circular side facets and one top facet, with a wide groove-cut between each, have a ring of green overlay scalloped to reveal an off-white overlay. The main focus of the design lies at the center of the top facet, featuring two overlapping engraved letters, “A” and “S”. Clear, elaborate star-cut base. Four and one facets. Some surface wear. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,000—1,500

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72 Antique Boston & Sandwich Glass Company weedflower paperweight. A weedflower, with five blue-striped red petals and a white lacy Lutz rose cane center, grows from a short stem with serrated green leaves and a halo of sepals. Clear ground. Diameter 3 3/16" $700—900 73 Antique New England Glass Company dark purple poinsettia on latticinio swirl paperweight. A double-tiered dark purple poinsettia flower, with a yellow coarse swirl center, is haloed by three dark serrated green leaves and blooms from a stem. White double-swirl latticinio cushion. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,500—2,000 74 Antique Boston & Sandwich Glass Company red poinsettia paperweight. A red poinsettia blossom has two tiers of pointed red petals gathered at the center by a white Lutz rose and grows from a short stem flanked by two green serrated leaves. Clear ground. Diameter 3" $1,000—1,500

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75 Antique New England Glass Company cross of leaves paperweight. A cross, made of two rows of purple leaves with a white complex cane at the intersection of the perpendicular segments, floats over a white double-swirl latticinio cushion. Surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—800 76 Antique Millville upright pink crimp rose pedestal paperweight. An upright pink crimp rose, with red shading on the exterior petals, consists of four layers of petals and is cradled by three green-shaded sepals. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 7/16" $800—1,200 77 Antique American, possibly collaborative William Maxwell or Albert Graeser, photo transfer pair of paperweights. Black and white photo transfers of a young man’s portrait with the inscription “A.B, Fairhurst.” and that of a young woman, both with period garments, are decorated with a painted border of red roses, blue blossoms and greenery on white glass discs that each float above an iconic Midwestern ground of multi-colored frit on a white parachute cushion. See page 12 of the 2000 PCA bulletin for further reading on photo transfers. See page 413 of George and Helen McKearin American Glass for attribution to Graeser. Some surface wear. Diameters 4 1/2" $900—1,500

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78 Paul Stankard 1992 forget-me-not bouquet botanical sculpture block. A blossoming forget-me-not plant, with blue flowers, lemon yellow stamens and long green leaves, grows on a floating island of grey and yellow gravel, with twisting roots extending below where small “root people” dwell among the tendrils. Below the roots is another small gravel island where a gold and black-striped honeybee investigates a purple flower. Signed/ dated. Height 4 15/16", base width 2 7/8", depth 2 15/16" $4,500—6,000 79 Paul Stankard 1984 blue convolvulus morning glories paperweight. Two blue morning glories, with white stripes and yellow stamens, one open and the other closed, lie across a sandy ground beside delicately-petalled smaller yellow blooms. Three aubergine-colored berries, two unripened yellow berries and green foliage complete the composition with a network of stems. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $2,000—3,000 80 Paul Stankard 1993 honeybees, honeycomb and forget-menots paperweight. Two honeybees toil after braided branches of blue forget-me-nots and yellow flowers that curve around a patch of honeycomb. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,600—2,000 20

81 Paul Stankard pregnant “root people” cube paperweight. A brown pregnant human figure is aided by a male counterpart in a scene depicting fertility, next to an open seedpod on a plane of pebbly earth. Clear ground. Flat top and four side panels. Signed. Width 2 9/16", height 2 13/16" $900—1,200 82 Paul Stankard 1983 raspberries and blossoms paperweight. Two crimson raspberries and a third one still small and green, share a slender, forking vine with three open raspberry blossoms, tufted with yellow stamens, and with two white buds, over clear ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,000—1,500 83 Paul Stankard 1983 wild roses and rose hips faceted paperweight. Two pretty, pink wild roses, each with delicate yellow stamens, three pink buds and two bald rose hips splay languidly through a leafy network of slender stems, departing from twisted gray roots, over clear ground. Large top facet and two rings of seven round facets each. Dated. Diameter 3 13/16" $1,600—2,000

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84 Paul Stankard 1975 “Goat’s Rue” paperweight. Delicate stems of goat’s rue, pale yellow, sepal-cupped blossoms, are shared with leaves and tendrils over an opaque white ground. A floating seedpod, winged with two green leaves, appears to the left of the design. Edition #8 of a limited edition of 50. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 2 3/8" $700—1,000 85 Paul Stankard three flower bouquet paperweight. A red St. Anthony’s Fire bloom with companion buds, two blue forgetme-nots with buds and a five-petalled pink wild rose all grow on sparsely leafed slender stems, over clear ground. Edition #5 of a limited edition of 6. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $1,000—1,500 86 Paul Stankard 1981 Experimental orchid paperweight. A pink orchid, with three sepals speckled with orange and a brightyellow labellum, blooms on a thin green stem with two bladed leaves from a bulbous root. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200—1,600

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87 Paul Stankard 1978 wild rose compound paperweight. Five pretty wild roses, each with five blushing pink petals and a tuft of yellow stamens, rest atop a weave of delicate leafy green stems, a second layer of leaves suspended just below, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $900—1,200 88 Paul Stankard 1983 pink lady’s-slipper paperweight. A single, pink lady’s-slipper tilts its head gracefully from atop a long, slender stem flanked by two bladed green leaves. A bit of exposed root system trails from beneath, over clear ground. Edition #15 of a limited edition of 75. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $800—1,000 89 Paul Stankard pair of crimson flowers paperweight. Two crimson dimensional blossoms sport tufts of stamens at their centers, skirts of yellow sepals and brown stems with bladed green leaves, blooming along side a seed pod at the end of a trailing root system. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $800—1,200

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93 David Graeber 2015 chrysanthemum and lilac bouquet orb. Orange, yellow and golden chrysanthemums, pine cones, pine fronds, white blossoms, green berries, red berries and sprays of lilac are threaded together with variegated green and white leaves and protruding slender bits of branch. Shaped into a round design and encased within a clear ground dome, it enchants from every view. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 7/8" $3,000—4,000 94 Stankard Studio “Bachelor Button and Honeysuckle Bouquet” paperweight, by Christine Stankard Kressley. A well-balanced arrangement, with clusters of lavender bachelor buttons, pink-shaded white honeysuckle flowers, buds and striped green leaves, rests on an opaque dark green ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $900—1,200 95 Stankard Studio 2006 pair of orchids paperweight, by Katherine Stankard Campbell. Two orchid blossoms, their pink labella like mouths agape, have three white sepals, the trailing left and right ones with black dots at the edges, and bloom from a gather of roots on short green stems with a companion bud and several green leaves. Signature canes. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $700—900

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96 Gordon Smith 2014 roses and buds paperweight. Two multi-tiered pink roses spring from a common nexus along with five sheathed buds and three stems of fanning, furling and beautifully modulated green leaves, five to a stem. Clear, star-cut ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,300—1,700 97 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, on clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $550—800 98 Gordon Smith 1994 coral snake paperweight. A red, black and yellow coral snake slithers by cactus plants, on reddish-orange and brown pebbly ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200—1,600

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99 Gordon Smith 1984 strawberry trio paperweight. Three dimensional and extremely realistic strawberries, one green and two red, are hooked to a skirt of green sepals at the end of long curving stems that emanate from a trio of large variegated green leaves. A persistent tightly-closed white bud, at the end of an aching stem, dots the design. Dark cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,000—1,400 100 Gordon Smith 1986 Artist Proof tropical surgeonfish and seaweeds paperweight. A blue surgeonfish, with yellow dorsal fin and tail and with brown and yellow stripes, cruises through a patch of twisting green seaweed kelp that grows from rocky underwater boulders. Translucent aqua ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $1,000—1,500 101 Melissa Ayotte 2006 “Salmon Brook” dragonfly and flowers blue ground paperweight. A dragonfly hovers near a yellow water lily and a cluster of lavender iris, with buds and long green leaves. Translucent blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $750—1,000

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102 Rick Ayotte 1994 American Beauty rose bouquet paperweight. Three lush red roses, one smallish and the others very large, sit atop a bed of tiny rose sprays in red and white, attendant greenery lending it allure, on a black ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,000—2,000 103 Rick Ayotte 1997 purple dahlia and fuchsias paperweight. One large purple dahlia is gathered together with little white bell blossoms, red and purple fuchsias and variegated pale green leaves. Clear ground. Limited edition of 35. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 9/16" $1,300—1,700 104 Rick Ayotte 2001 “Countryside Blue” daisy and blueberry bouquet paperweight. A trio of multi-tiered yellow-centered daisies, one pink, one blue and one white, is enfolded by clusters of plump blueberries, a few not yet ripened, and three variegated green leaves. Clear ground. Limited edition of 35. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 9/16" $900—1,200

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105 Rick Ayotte 1981 Baltimore oriole with acorns paperweight. A black and scarlet Baltimore oriole poses on a slender oak branch, its spiked leaves enlivened by two orange acorns. A third acorn hangs above the oriole flanked by two leaves. Clear ground. Edition #35 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 3/4" $800—1,000 106 Rick Ayotte 1982 blue and gold macaw on green ground paperweight. A brilliant blue macaw, with a yellow underside and black beak, perches on a jungle branch with three bursts of exotic flora, over a translucent green ground. Edition #44 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 3/4" $1,500—2,000 107 Rick Ayotte 1988 “Swamp Sparrow” with snowdrops and mushrooms magnum paperweight. Ayotte’s first dimensional side-view design, a swamp sparrow perches next to orange-topped white mushrooms, purple wood berries and white snowdrop flowers with long green leaves, on a patch of earthy ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 13/16" $1,500—2,000

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108 Rick Ayotte 1998 “Narrow Escape” toads and ladybug magnum paperweight. Two spotted toads cast their gazes upward from a sandy, flower-strewn ground in hopeful anticipation of lunch, which hovers tantalizingly overhead in the form of a retreating ladybug. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 1/4" $1,400—2,000 109 Rick Ayotte 2000 turtles and pink lotus compound magnum paperweight. Three green turtles share a bit of floating tree trunk, all straining to stay aboard, while two other companions swim below. A multi-tiered pink lotus embellishes the scene which is evoked against a translucent blue ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 3/8" $2,750—3,750 110 Rick Ayotte 1990 “Green Frog on Pond” compound paperweight, from the Pond Life series. A green and black frog rests on a lily pad, adjacent to a blossoming white lily, which floats on a murky green pond. Beneath the surface, tadpoles dive about bunches of eelgrass growing from an algae-green ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 4" $1,400—1,800

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111 Rick Ayotte 1997 “Drink of Life” hummingbirds and honeysuckle paperweight. Two flame bearer hummingbirds, with green aventurine backs, sip the nectar from a cluster of red trumpet honeysuckle blooms. This design was a technical feat for Ayotte that allowed him to show the hummingbirds drinking from the flowers. Clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,000—1,500 112 Rick Ayotte 1986 “American Redstart with Tiger Lilies” compound paperweight. An energetic American redstart murmurs from atop a branch of orange tiger lilies, joined by petite buds and green leaves, layered above another cluster of tiger lilies. Edition #3 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,000—1,500 113 Rick Ayotte 1984 blue tit and blue flower miniature paperweight. A petite blue tit perches calmly on a branch atop a single pale blue blossom, surrounded above and below by clusters of green leaves. Limited edition of 2. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 15/16" $300—500

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114 Rick Ayotte 2007 pastel bouquet paperweight. Purple, magenta, salmon and yellow magnolia-like flowers bloom in a bouquet arrangement that is enhanced by purple, pink and salmon bells and foliage of different greens. Clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 13/16" $2,000—3,000 115 Rick Ayotte 1993 “American Beauty Red Rose Bouquet” paperweight. Two very lush crimson roses, one not quite completely opened, display against a bed of white wildflowers and two clusters of red ones, with dark green leaves and stems, over clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,100—1,500 116 Rick Ayotte 1982 “Snowy Owl” and full moon compound paperweight, from the Bird of Prey series. An elder snowy white owl perches on a pine branch before a full yellow moon, hung in a dark night sky. Edition #2 from a limited edition of 75. Signed/ dated. Some surface wear. Diameter 3" $700—900

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121 Saint Louis 1953 close packed millefiori piedouche paperweight. A signature and date cane nestles among colorful close packed millefiori atop a latticinio pedestal with pink and white torsades. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3", height 2 11/16" $2,000—2,500 122 Saint Louis 1950s Type III pansy paperweight. A pansy, reminiscent of the antique design, and a two-colored bud bloom atop stems and a lush bed of leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 2 15/16" $600—900 123 Saint Louis 1953 Queen Elizabeth II sulphide faceted paperweight. A cameo of Queen Elizabeth II is encircled by a garland of alternating pink and pistachio canes. Translucent ruby red ground. Five and one facets. Inscribed, “Couronnement 2-653 Saint-Louis-France”. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $200—300 124 Saint Louis 1953 spaced concentric millefiori on lace paperweight. Three tiers of spaced concentric millefiori sit on a white upset muslin ground. Signature/date cane. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/4" $500—700 125 Saint Louis 1950s millefiori mushroom double overlay faceted paperweight. Close packed canes create a mushroom atop a narrow tapered stem. Clear, star-cut ground. Blue-over-white double overlay. Five and one facets. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3" $600—800

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126 Debbie Tarsitano floral bouquet with pussy willow paperweight. Two purple flowers, with pink multi-tiered rose centers, bloom alongside three sprays of pussy willow, an emerging bud and a handful of variegated green leaves. This splendid bouquet is bound at the stems by a bright yellow ribbon. Clear, star-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $850—1,000

129 Debbie Tarsitano blue and pink bouquet paperweight. A petite blue flower, with a pink cabbage rose center and a companion bud, and a white-striped pink bloom are presented atop a gathering of thick, variegated green leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. Signature cane. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 3/4" $400—600

127 Debbie Tarsitano pansies and blue bows paperweight. A bed of variegated purple and yellow pansies, each haloed by green sepals, is encircled by a ring of six blue-striped bows and floats delicately atop a clear ground. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,200—1,600

130 Debbie Tarsitano yellow flower bouquet miniature faceted paperweight. Two lively yellow-striped blooms, with a young bud and variegated green leaves, are tied together at their stems by a pink ribbon. Clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 1/8" $400—600

128 Debbie Tarsitano violet and pussy willow bouquet paperweight. A large purple, blue and white violet bloom graces the center of a bouquet that includes an opening bud and three branches of white pussy willow. Clear, star-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $700—1,000

131 Debbie Tarsitano mixed bouquet faceted paperweight. A chartreuse flower, with a fluffy pink tuft of stamens, is framed by two pink buds and two short sprays of pussy willow. Clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/4" $400—600

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132 James Kontes strawberries and white bud with torsade paperweight. Three juicy red strawberries grow on a dark green stem, accompanied by a small white bud and six serrated leaves. The arrangement rests on a circular bed of white lace, which is ringed by a white twist torsade. Clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $4,250—5,000 133 Randall Grubb 1994 Chardonnay grapes compound paperweight. Three clusters of light green grapes, with a scattering of variegated green leaves and curling tendrils, grow from two twisted brown vines, one of which floats above the other. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $600—800 134 Randall Grubb 1990 forget-me-nots, roses and lily-of-thevalley bouquet paperweight. Four blue forget-me-nots bloom at the center of a charming bouquet, which also features four sprays of white lily-of-the-valley, four bright red wild roses and a scattering of pale green leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $500—700

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135 Ken Rosenfeld 1993 “Vegetable Garden” paperweight. Seven radishes with leafy tops, six tapered carrots, three asparagus spears and two purple turnips are provocatively splayed across a clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $500—700 136 Ken Rosenfeld 1985 cabbage rose bouquet paperweight. Three plump pink and lavender cabbage roses rest upon a leafy green bed alongside three striped flowers, in pink, blue and purple. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $300—400 137 Ken Rosenfeld 2015 mixed bouquet paperweight. An ample bouquet, featuring a pale pink aster, a magenta rose, blue forget-me-nots, yellow blooms and purple lilacs, floats elegantly above a clear ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 7/16" $500—700

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144 Victor Trabucco 1983 strawberry and blossom upright faceted paperweight. A single ripe strawberry bends from a drooping vine with a sprig of three green leaves, while beside it a second bit of vine, again with a sprig of three leaves, gives promise of further bounty with a yellow-stamened white blossom and companion bud. Clear ground. Display facet and two rings of seven side facets. Edition #22 of a limited edition of 50. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3 5/16" $1,400—1,800 145 Victor Trabucco 1989 pink blooms and yellow pods magnum paperweight. A large, multi-tiered pink bloom, with a nest of yellow stamens at its nexus, is accompanied by a smaller, more delicate version of itself as well as by two tightly-sealed pink buds. Three interesting honeycomb-like pods in a brilliant yellow add a dramatic accent. Dark winding branches, green leaves and tendrils anchor the flowers from beneath. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $800—1,000

147 Victor Trabucco 1993 monarch butterfly and white blossom upright magnum faceted paperweight. A bright orange monarch butterfly hovers near a delicate white blossom, accompanied by two young buds and curled green leaves. Circular front and back windows. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Height 3 7/8" $1,000—1,500 148 Victor Trabucco 1981 sweat peas paperweight. Pink sweet pea flowers, pink buds, green leaves and tendrils join together on a curving vine. Clear ground. Edition #15 of a limited edition of 50. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $180—300 149 Victor Trabucco 1986 red rose bouquet on blue ground paperweight. A multi-tiered red rose is bordered by three pink blossoms, two sprigs of small white flowers, tendrils and green leaves, on an opaque sky-blue ground. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $800—1,000

146 Victor Trabucco 1999 pink China rose with berries paperweight. A pink China rose, its center filled with red-tipped, yellow stamens, is tucked into a small spray with a companion bud, five blueberries and a flourish of green leaves, over white upset muslin. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/8" $800—1,000 www.selman.com

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150 Clinton Smith 2014 sucker frog on an oleander bush paperweight. A pale green frog stretches his legs across a mass of oleander stems and leaves which is greatly enlivened by a generous smattering of bright pink buds. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $600—800 151 Clinton Smith 2013 red berries and blue spray bouquet paperweight. Five red raspberries and three thick sprays of pale blue blossoms are arranged in a bouquet with bladed green leaves and spikes of seedpods. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $550—750 152 Clinton Smith 2015 strawberries and white blossoms paperweight. Seven petite strawberries grow from a thick stem, joined by five yellow-centered white blossoms and a cluster of variegated green leaves and curling tendrils. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700

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153 Jim D'Onofrio 2005 “When Pigs Fly” flying pig compound paperweight. A black and white pig, with white wings, flies over a lavender flower and bud, against a translucent blue sky. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $650—800 154 Jim D'Onofrio 2001 frog and lizard paperweight. A yellow and black-spotted frog encounters a brown lizard and three purple buds on a mossy green ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $750—900 155 Eric Hansen 2014 flower bouquet on black ground. Three brightly-colored flowers, in pink, blue and orange, bloom upon a stem beside four brown and green-striped sepals. Opaque black ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $425—600

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156 Karen Federici 2003 pink and white asters bouquet paperweight. A knot of pink and white asters, each with yellow stamens, blooms on a thick and variegated twisted vine with a scattering of leaves. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $475—600 157 Dave Plasket 1986 lady’s-slipper upright triangular paperweight. Three lovely pink and white lady’s-slipper orchids bloom on a delicate stem along with three long, green twisted sepals. The orchids grow before an opaque gray and black veiny background. Signed/dated. Height 2 1/2" $200—400 158 Crystal Myths 2001 frit with gazanias and an orange and blue frog paperweight, by Lewis and Jennifer Wilson. A large yellow gazania accompanied by a large bursting yellow bud, shares a twisting green vine with two pale green leaves. The scene is visited by a small orange frog, its back dotted in blue and with blue legs, against a frit ground achieved in thick strokes of bright primary colors. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $300—400

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159 Francis Whittemore Christmas candles faceted paperweight. Two white candles, one taller than the other and both dripping wax, are crested with yellow flames and embellished at their bases with a sprig of three green holly leaves and three red berries. Translucent ruby ground. Top facet and side-finger facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/8" $250—400 160 Francis Whittemore pink primrose paperweight. A pink primrose, with five smooth petals and a cage of yellow stamens, haloed by three groupings of spaced green leaves and a single bud, boldly occupies the center of a translucent green ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $300—500 161 Francis Whittemore fuchsia-colored crimp rose pedestal paperweight. A thickly-tiered, fuchsia-colored crimp rose rises from four variegated green sepals and floats upright within a clear pedestal encasement. Signature cane. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2", height 2 11/16" $300—500

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162 Bob Banford daffodil bouquet magnum faceted paperweight. A bright bouquet of yellow and white daffodils and buds blooms atop a lush gathering of long green leaves. Clear, diamond-cut ground. Top facet and three rings of ten printies each. Signature cane. Diameter 3 9/16" $800—1,000

165 Bob Banford six flower bouquet faceted paperweight. Five colorful flowers, each different from the next, form a halo around a central purple pansy. Each flower wears a nimbus of green leaves and rises from a single network of buds, leaves and stems. Clear, star-cut ground. Top ring of alternating mitre cuts. Signature cane. Diameter 3 11/16" $1,000—1,400

163 Bob Banford dragonfly and clematis compound faceted paperweight. A latticinio-winged dragonfly hovers above a blue clematis, on a stem, with two blue buds and green leaves. Translucent golden ground. Five and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $500—700

166 Bob Banford strawberries and blossoms on upset muslin paperweight. Three ripe strawberries share a bit of leafy, forked vine with two white, yellow-stamened blossoms, over a white upset muslin ground. A green and white twist torsade frames the design. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $700—900

164 Bob Banford pansy and bud over white ground paperweight. A purple and yellow pansy, with a ring of yellow stamens, is haloed by smooth green leaves and grows on a curved, leafy stem beside a tightly-coiled bud. Opaque white, star-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $600—800

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167 Bob Banford teal flower on black ground flat-domed paperweight. A single five-petalled teal flower, with a small fortress of yellow stamens punctuating its core, sits atop a slender, curving stem flanked by two pointed leaves. Above it rises a forking stem, from which hang two buds, one larger than the other. Two small leaves accompany each of the buds. Opaque black ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $200—400

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168 Bobbi Banford seascape upright magnum paperweight. Against a striated translucent blue backdrop, colorful fish, jellyfish, anemones and seaferns gambol and sway above a pale sandy floor. A seahorse and seaweed are etched into the sides. Signature cane. Width 4 3/8", height 4 1/4" $600—900

171 Ray Banford “Doll House” pink cabbage rose miniature pedestal paperweight. A small pink cabbage rose grows from four variegated green leaves inside a very small glass globe on a clear pedestal. Diameter 5/8", height 7/8" $600—900

169 Bobbi Banford purple flower bouquet paperweight. Two purple flowers, each with exuberant yellow stamens, are the protagonists of a bouquet including a smaller pink bloom and three clusters of pale pink wisteria, along with two buds and scattered leaves, all on gathered stems over a clear ground. Signature cane. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/4" $300—500

172 Bob Banford entwined green snake with ladybug paperweight. A dark aventurine green snake, with yellow stripes, is cunningly wrapped within the foliage of a creeping, leaf-covered vine. The snake peers out at a bright ladybug, crawling towards a blue bloom. Orange and black pebbly ground. Signature cane. Interior flaw. Diameter 3 3/16" $800—1,000

170 Ray Banford cabbage rose and bud over blue ground paperweight. A sumptuous pink cabbage rose is crowned by smooth green leaves and grows on a snaking stem, accompanied by a young bud. Translucent blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $700—900

173 Bob Banford two purple flowers paperweight. Two large purple blossoms, with upright yellow stamens, grow side by side on ribbed, green stems. The flowers are joined by a coiled bud and three smaller purple blossoms. Signature cane. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/8" $600—800

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174 Cathy Richardson 2007 lizard and prickly pear cacti orb. A black and green lizard creeps along the desert floor between an array of rocks and a cluster of prickly pear cacti, with orange and yellow blossoms. Aventurine-speckled, pebbly ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $600—800 175 Cathy Richardson 2008 clownfish, octopus and coral magnum paperweight. A white-dotted black octopus, with tangled tentacles, watches as a school of clownfish swims past. An assortment of colorful sea plants and coral lines the bottom of the aventurine and pink sandy ocean floor. Signed/dated. Diameter 4" $1,400—1,800 176 Cathy Richardson 2015 red and orange bouquet paperweight. A central bright red bloom is ringed by six smaller orange blooms, all of which grows out of a luscious fan of variegated green leaves. Clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/4" $300—500

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177 Colin Richardson 2014 “Double Floral Orb” berries and blossoms marble. A bed of radially displayed variegated green leaves holds at its center a cluster of red berries with a yellow bloom at their nexus. Turning the marble to its other side, the same leaves hold a cluster of orange berries, this time with a pink flower at their focus. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/16" $400—600 178 Colin Richardson 2013 sunflowers and blue blossoms bouquet paperweight. Three lively sunflowers that alternate with blue blooms, are formally arranged and dispersed with long thin variegated sepals. Clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $350—500 179 Colin Richardson 2013 poison dart frog paperweight. A bright blue poison dart frog, with black spots, perches upon an exotic assortment of purple berries, orange blooms and thinly ribbed green leaves. Clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $400—600

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180 Charles Kaziun Junior pink crimp rose and millefiori paperweight. A lovely pink crimp rose, cradled by four green sepals, floats above a bright blue ground with a border ring of spaced complex millefiori. Signature cane. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 9/16" $750—900 181 Charles Kaziun Junior tilted daffodil pedestal paperweight. A prominent yellow and white trumpet daffodil, with ribbed petals, is cradled by three smooth, green sepals. The flower is tilted forward over a clear, footed base. Signature cane. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 1/2" $750—900 182 Charles Kaziun Junior millefiori double overlay paperweight. A blue pastry mold cane, with a green clover center, is surrounded by two spaced rings of pink and green pastry molds. Aventurine gold-speckled pink ground. Yellow-over-white double overlay. Six and one facets. Signature cane. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3 3/8" $500—700

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183 Charles Kaziun Junior two snakes paperweight. Two striped snakes, one maroon and one yellow, slither about next to a pink and white millefiori bloom, with a gold-foil bee resting atop one of the three leaves. Blue jasper ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/8" $700—1,000 184 Charles Kaziun Junior spaced millefiori and twist torsade miniature paperweight. A central complex heart cane is encircled by six spaced complex silhouette canes, including a turtle, duck, rabbit and fish. A purple and white twist torsade frames the design and is closed by a pink Clichy-style rose. Aventurine gold-speckled light blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 1 15/16" $500—700 185 Charles Kaziun Junior yellow lily miniature pedestal paperweight. A yellow lily, with red and yellow star cane stamens and four long slender green leaves, is visited by a gold-foil bee. The lily grows from a tilted, gold-speckled blue ground, over a clear, footed base. Signature cane. Diameter 1 7/16”, height 1 15/16" $300—500

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186 Parabelle Glass 1998 Artist Proof rose and blue pansies piedouche paperweight. A large central Clichy-type pink and green rose is surrounded first by a ring of small white daisy canes and then by eight large spaced blue pansy canes, all resting on green moss ground. A white stave pedestal is enclosed at the base and topped by a white and magenta twist torsade. Signed/dated. Diameter 3", height 1 9/16" $2,500—3,500 187 Parabelle Glass 1990 spaced concentric millefiori paperweight. A central white Clichy-type rose is encircled by concentric rings of complex cog and pastry mold canes in pink and white, green and red, white, red and green, on a translucent green ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $600—800 188 Parabelle Glass 1994 spaced concentric complex millefiori on cobalt blue ground paperweight. A central pink and green Clichy-type rose is circled first by a spaced ring of six complex arrow canes and next by a spaced border of millefiori in assorted designs and colors. Opaque cobalt blue ground. Edition #3 of a limited edition of 10. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $800—1,000

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189 Parabelle Glass 1986 close packed millefiori in stave basket paperweight. A colorful assortment of millefiori, including pansy canes, stars, honeycombs, Clichy-type roses, cogs, bull’s-eyes and others, forms a charming carpet within a blue and white stave basket. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $700—900 190 Parabelle Glass 1986 scattered millefiori paperweight. A central pansy cane is surrounded by several assorted colorful complex canes, including a white and green Clichy-type rose, all scattered on fine, white upset muslin. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/8" $400—500 191 Parabelle Glass 1994 Artist Proof emerald green chequer paperweight. Defined by aventurine emerald-colored cables, twentyfive checkerboard squares host twenty-five complex canes of various color and design, over an opaque white ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $1,200—1,600

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192 Drew Ebelhare 1997 close concentric millefiori blue stave basket paperweight. A tiny green and white signature cane hides at the center of five concentric rings of complex canes in shades of red, blue, white and green, which all rest within a blue stave basket. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/8" $350—450 193 Drew Ebelhare 1997 spaced concentric millefiori on pink ground paperweight. A blue and green complex signature cane sits at the center of three spaced concentric rings of pink roses and assorted complex canes in shades of blue, green, pink and yellow. Opaque pink ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $300—500 194 Drew Ebelhare 1996 close concentric millefiori paperweight. A central pink rose is encircled by five concentric rings of complex cog and rose canes in alternating green and pale pink, all resting within a cobalt blue and white stave basket. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 1/4" $300—400

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195 Drew Ebelhare 1994 pink and white swirl paperweight. A large central mint green complex cane lies at the apex of alternating bands of white and pink, which come together to create a swirling ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/4" $200—400 196 Drew Ebelhare 1996 interlaced trefoil garlands on red ground paperweight. Two interlacing trefoil millefiori garlands, one white with blue star centers and the other white with white stars, form six separate cells, each hosting a single white Clichytype rose. At the center of this motif, a lavender ring of millefiori surrounds a green center cane. All rest on an opaque burgundy ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 9/16" $200—350 197 Drew Ebelhare 1995 close concentric rose canes in stave basket miniature paperweight. A central blue and white rod bundle cane is surrounded by a ring of salmon-colored roses, then by white roses, pink roses and finally fully-green roses to create a light pastel-colored field held in a basket of alternating pink and white bull’s-eye staves. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 3/4" $250—400

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198 Damon MacNaught 2014 scrambled millefiori in turquoise complex cane stave basket faceted paperweight. A colorful scrambled heap of intricate complex canes in a variety of colors and designs lies within a turquoise complex cane stave basket and is refracted in an interesting way by unusual faceting. One top facet and many side facets. Diameter 3" $300—500 199 Damon MacNaught 2010 close concentric stave basket paperweight. A central blue complex star cane is encircled by yellow and turquoise cogs, then by pink and blue ruffle canes and then finally by muddled pink and white canes that are pulled downward into a white stave basket. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/16" $400—600 200 Damon MacNaught 2012 large millefiori canes on upset muslin paperweight. A circle of six large colorful and varied complex canes, a seventh cane filling the central void, fills the surface of a white upset muslin ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $300—500 201 Mike Hunter 2014 double latticinio swirl with rabbits, dafties and pansies paperweight. Ribbons of white lattimo cascade in a swirl clockwise and counter clockwise within an inner encasement, while pink, purple and white ribbons swirl in a similar 40

fashion in an outer encasement, all flowing from a black and white pansy cane at the crown. Spaced within the inner encasement are black and white rabbit silhouette canes, red and white pansy canes and smiling face canes inspired by “The Beano” comic. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $700—1,000 202 Cape Cod patterned millefiori over red ground upright paperweight, by William Burchfield. A beautiful design, incorporating large dusty rose-colored cabbage roses, pale pink complex canes both large and small, as well as large blue complex canes with hints of pink and salmon, is viewed against a ruby red ground that fades to a deep pink, all within a clear upright encasement with grooved edges. Edition #1 of 1. Signed. Diameter 3 1/2", height 3 5/16" $400—600 203 Pairpoint pink crimp rose faceted paperweight. Four large green leaves, alternating with four thin green sepals, cup a pink crimp rose with thirteen lovely shaded petals. Six and one facets with six clear thumbprint printies alternating with six diamondcut printies near the base. Edition #326. Signed “MMA” for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Diameter 3 1/4" $400—500

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204 Saint Louis 1980 gilded lizard paperweight. Very arabesque, a three-dimensional golden lizard coils across the top of a low-domed pink-over-white double overlay cut with a winding pattern of leafy vines and flowers and embellished with gilded scrolls. Star-cut base. Edition #89 of a limited edition of 300; 150 made for the U.S. market. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,800—2,250 205 Saint Louis 1979 Tutankhamen gold inclusion and millefiori garland faceted paperweight. A 24-karat gold death mask of the pharaoh is encircled by a white, blue, red and yellow complex millefiori garland. Orange ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 300. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700 206 Saint Louis 1981 close packed millefiori paperweight. A colorful assortment of close packed canes, including arrows, cogs, stardust, bull’s-eyes, whorls and more, incorporates a signature/ date cane into the design and forms a tight cushion. Edition #285 of a limited edition of 500. Surface wear. Diameter 3" $700—900

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207 Saint Louis 1971 five-colored swirl paperweight. Narrow, curved bands of alternating blue, red, green, pistachio and white emanate from a central complex signature/date cane. Limited edition of 400. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16" $700—900 208 Saint Louis 1981 flat bouquet paperweight. A large brilliant blue double clematis dominates the center of a colorful array of lampwork flowers, including white, pink, red and yellow, interspersed with rippled green leaves, over clear ground in the fashion of the antique design by the same company. Limited edition of 500. Signature/date cane. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16" $550—800 209 Saint Louis 1973 white flower over yellow paperweight. A large flower, composed of five white petals and a signature/date cane center, grows from a slender green stem, alongside a small white bud and green leaves, on bright yellow ground. Limited edition of 400. Surface wear. Diameter 3 5/16" $400—600

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213 Saint Louis 1972 pink circlets on translucent blue paperweight. Six identical circlets, arranged in a ring of five around the sixth in a doily pattern, begin with a center cane in yellow, red and white tubes framed by white star canes, then a concentric circle of pink complex canes and finally a rim of blue and white cog canes. Translucent blue ground. Limited edition 400. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $500—700

211 Saint Louis 1981 “Basket of Flowers” Clichy-inspired patterned millefiori pedestal paperweight. A central complex cane is encircled by several oval concentric rings of assorted complex canes and bordered by a spaced ring of cane clusters. The wide pedestal base consists of white double-swirl latticinio, bordered by two twist torsades. Limited edition of 500. Signature/date cane. Height 2", length 3 3/4" $1,500—2,500

214 Saint Louis 1978 spaced millefiori, silhouettes and pink rose on upset muslin paperweight. A central pink Clichy-type rose cane is surrounded by assorted spaced complex millefiori, including four silhouette canes, on a cushion of white upset muslin. Limited edition of 350. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $600—800

212 Saint Louis 1971 blue and yellow marbrie paperweight. A central signature/date cane dominates four quarter intersections of alternating loops in blue, white and pistachio. Limited edition of 400. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/8" $600—800

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215 Saint Louis 1972 pink carpet ground paperweight. Six spaced clusters of complex millefiori are nestled in a dense carpet of pale pink, blue and white complex star canes. Limited edition of 400. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $400—600

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219 Saint Louis 1986 orange gentians paperweight. Three orange bell-shaped gentian flowers grow on a vine, with a bud and several dark green leaves, reminiscent of the antique design. Clear ground. Limited edition of 250. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $500—700

217 Saint Louis 1974 “Ruche Rouge” red honeycomb paperweight. Tiers of red canes with clear centers and white “C”-shaped edges are arranged to resemble a beehive, a white signature/date cane presiding at its summit, all resting in a red stave basket. Limited edition of 400. Diameter 3" $1,200—1,600

220 Saint Louis 1972 close concentric complex millefiori piedouche paperweight. A large off-white, red and blue quatrefoil and star complex cane is centered by several concentric rings of assorted complex canes pulled into an orange stave basket, which rests atop a double-swirl white latticinio pedestal base with white latticinio torsades at the top and bottom. Limited edition of 150. Signature/date cane. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3", height 2 13/16" $800—1,200

218 Saint Louis 1993 upright bouquet in lavender double overlay faceted paperweight. A formal arrangement, with nine flowers nestled among dark green leaves, on gathered stems, stretches down to a clear ground. Lavender-over-white double overlay, with five and one facets. Limited edition of 50. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $600—800

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221 Saint Louis 1981 royal wedding commemoration gold inclusion on turquoise faceted paperweight. The badge of The Prince of Wales, with three feathers rising through a coronet, appears as a gold inclusion, produced exclusively for Thomas Goode & Co., to commemorate the royal wedding of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer. Turquoise ground. Six and one facets. Edition #21 of a limited edition of 25. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $500—700

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222 Baccarat 1997 “Cacatoes de Leadbeater” Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo paperweight. A white and orange bird, with pinkspeckled head and tail feathers, perches on a branch near two palm trees. Blue sky, yellow and brown ground. Edition #30 of a limited edition of 100. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/2" $900—1,200

225 Baccarat 1976 Gridel white monkey and millefiori panels paperweight. A large central Gridel monkey silhouette cane is surrounded by alternating panels of blue and green millefiori, divided by six spokes which contain the other seventeen Gridel silhouette canes and a signature/date cane. Edition #169 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3 5/16" $450—600

223 Baccarat spaced concentric zodiac canes on upset muslin paperweight. A spaced concentric arrangement of colorful and complex millefiori, five of which feature a zodiac cane, rests on a light bed of white upset muslin. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3 1/8" $500—700

226 Baccarat 1978 Gridel dog millefiori paperweight. A central Gridel dog silhouette cane, ringed by small white millefiori, is surrounded by four curved panels of yellow and red complex canes and bordered by a millefiori garland of the other seventeen Gridel silhouettes. Dark purple ground. Edition #172 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $450—600

224 Baccarat 1958 zodiac “Church Weight” paperweight. Very fine silhouettes of all twelve zodiac symbols are scattered throughout a colorful close packed design achieved with a wide palette of predominantly pastel hues and a variety of complex canes. A revisiting of the classic “Church Weight” with a number “8” date cane. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,100—1,500

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227 Baccarat 1972 Gridel squirrel pink and green millefiori paperweight. A large central white squirrel silhouette cane is encircled by several concentric rings of assorted complex canes, including one ring of the eighteen different Gridel silhouettes, over a layer of white upset muslin. Edition #407 of a limited edition of 1200. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $450—600

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228 Baccarat 1970 close concentric millefiori paperweight. A central pink and white circlet of six-point star canes is encircled by eight rings of close concentric star-dust, cog and star canes, in shades of red, blue, white and green. All rest within a shallow pink and green stave basket. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $500—700

231 Baccarat 1971 blue clematis on translucent aqua ground paperweight. A perky blue clematis, with white-striped petals and a yellow millefiori core, blooms on a green stem joined by lightly ribbed sepals. Translucent aqua ground. Edition #174 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $400—600

229 Baccarat 1978 close concentric millefiori paperweight. A central blue and white cog cane is encircled by nine rings of assorted complex canes in shades of pink, green, yellow, blue and white, all resting within a shallow green stave basket. Edition #38 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $500—700

232 Baccarat 1974 strawberries and blossom paperweight. Three red strawberries mature on a drooping vine, with a white blossom and green leaves. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Edition #187 of a limited edition of 240. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3" $600—800

230 Baccarat 1971 scattered zodiac canes on yellow carpet ground paperweight. Twelve complex silhouette canes, each representing a different sign of the zodiac, are scattered on a yellow carpet ground. Edition #22 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $400—600

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233 Baccarat 1973 maroon and brown salamander paperweight. A maroon and brown salamander, with a narrow white stripe on each side, skitters across a yellow and green pebbled ground, scattered with silver rocks and layered over translucent blue. Edition #117 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700

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234 Paul Ysart six-flower bouquet in latticinio stave basket paperweight. Six fantasy flowers, in pink, yellow, white and blues, are gathered into a bouquet, with green stems and variegated leaves, all floating within a white latticinio stave basket, with seven green cog tubes evenly dispersed throughout. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $700—900 235 Paul Ysart pink double clematis with latticinio spokes paperweight. A large orange-striped pink double clematis, with a central complex cane, sits atop a splay of green variegated leaves, surrounded by a garland of white and green latticinio spokes in two alternating mesh patterns. Translucent dark purple ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $700—900 236 Paul Ysart pink millefiori flower on latticinio paperweight. An intricate pink flower, with a white stardust center and pastry mold cane petals that alternate with green sepals, grows on a long, leafy stem, all of which is surrounded by a border of spaced concentric complex blue millefiori canes. The arrangement rests on a cushion of alternating white latticinio tube twists. Signature cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $700—900

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237 Paul Ysart close concentric latticinio tubes and millefiori magnum paperweight. A large red and green millefiori cane is the focus of five rings of alternating colorful latticinio tubes and various canes. Translucent green ground. Diameter 4 1/2" $700—900 238 Paul Ysart Harland-era spaced concentric millefiori on green lace paperweight. A large central green, white and pink complex millefiori cane is encircled by a ring of colorful complex canes, which is then surrounded by a ring of larger spaced complex canes. Bright green lace ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $700—900 239 Paul Ysart 1972 Harland-era abstract arches high-domed paperweight. Pink and brown variegated lampwork arches, each punctuated with a bubble, spring from a larger central bubble in a fountain-like effect. Orange ground. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 3/4", height 3 1/8" $100—200

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240 William Manson 2015 red and black crab on sandy ground paperweight. A robust red and black crab, with a spotted shell, scurries across an ocean floor between bright blue and purple sea plants. Edition #6 of a limited edition of 10. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 3/16" $300—500

243 William Manson 1981 millefiori butterfly in a stave basket paperweight. An intricate butterfly, with pink-centered aqua and white complex millefiori wings and a green aventurine body, hovers at the center of a golden-yellow stave basket. Edition #33 of a limited edition of 250. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $600—800

241 William Manson 1980 fish and stingray compound paperweight. A dimensional yellow-spotted green aventurine fish swims past an iridescent cobalt blue stingray, over a sandy ocean floor. Translucent purple ground. Edition #77 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $300—500

244 William Manson 2010 “Olympic National Park” green aventurine salamander paperweight. A yellow-spotted green aventurine salamander slinks along a mossy ground amid a scattering of green branches and a speckled green tree root. Edition #5 of a limited edition of 10. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $350—550

242 William Manson 1980 green aventurine salamander paperweight. A yellow-spotted green aventurine salamander crawls between scattered white rocks on a sandy ground. Edition #98 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $250—400

245 William Manson 1999 swan with butterfly upright paperweight. A white swan swims in a blue pool framed between tall leaves, buds and a pink flower, while a pastel butterfly hovers overhead. Clear upright encasement with sheared frontal view. Edition #11 of a limited edition of 150. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $200—300

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246 James Shaw red and blue laminated rectangular faceted paperweight. A translucent blue line crosses the base of a clear rectangular sculpture from corner to corner and is framed on either side by a thinner, translucent red line. A triangular facet at the top refracts the colors to create the illusion of more lines within. Diameter 2 1/4", height 3 1/2" $300—400 247 Baccarat clear cube paperweight. A crystal cube, with various vertical and horizontal linear cuts, creates a pattern reminiscent of a brick wall. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 2 3/4", height 2 3/4" $150—300 248 Stephen Jon Clements 1986 abstract swirl faceted paperweight. A translucent magenta balloon-shaped form is encased at the center of a white swirl, all of which lie within a blue-tinted dome. A single viewing facet reveals the interior design. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $150—250

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249 Mayauel Ward 2010 red hibiscus with crenulated leaves paperweight. A dominant red hibiscus bloom, its two tiers of petals beautifully modulated and graceful, is punctuated at its nexus by a small yellow tuft of stamens and sits atop three crenulated green leaves, symmetrically placed to form a kind of nimbus. Opaque purple aventurine ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $250—350 250 Bridgeton Studio 1978 purple butterfly paperweight, by Ziegler. A delicate purple butterfly, with a millefiori cane in each wing, is surrounded by yellow millefiori flowers, connected by swirling brown stems, at the center of undulating orange stripes. Off-white ground. Signed/dated. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 15/16" $300—400 251 Correia Art Glass 1983 pink flower paperweight. An exotic pink flower, with variegated and notched petals, grows on a wispy stem with three long, curling leaves. Translucent, mottled magenta cushion. Edition #35 of a limited edition of 100. Signed/dated. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3" $250—400

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252 Lundberg Studios 1986 exotic bouquet on white ground compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Four exotic bulbshaped magenta flowers, with blue centers and yellow stamens, grow on long, wiry stems with three large leaves. Snowy white ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $300—500 253 Lundberg Studios 1986 fuchsia and buds compound eggshaped paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A delicate pink and purple fuchsia blooms on a wiry stem beside pink buds and green leaves, while behind, a twisted brown vine encircles an interior air inclusion. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/8", height 3 7/8" $250—350 254 Lundberg Studios 1986 yellow tiger lily pedestal paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. An upright, orange-spotted pale yellow tiger lily, with long stamens and radial dark green leaves, rises up to fill a clear glass dome from a clear, footed base. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/4", height 3 1/2" $375—475

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255 Lundberg Studios 1995 “Moth Orchids” compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Four white moth orchids and a bud bloom on a curved stem growing from a cluster of light green leaves, with trailing roots. Black ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $500—700 256 Steven Lundberg Glass Art 1999 butterflies compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A kaleidoscope of aventurine butterflies, each with reddish-orange wings and thin white antennae, flutters above a translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $500—700 257 Steven Lundberg 1997 Paperweight Collectors Association daffodil compound paperweight. A white daffodil, with a pink and yellow center, grows on a green stem with five long green leaves and floats above a blue stave basket with white star centers. Edition #13 of a limited edition of 50. Date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $300—500

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258 Lundberg Studios 1975 butterfly and waves surface design paperweight. A white, silver and yellow butterfly rests at the center of a green ground, encircled by iridescent beige, black and white scalloped waves. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $250—400 259 Lundberg Studios 1974 surface design paperweight, by Mark Cantor. An iridescent dome is covered with abstract amber pulled-feather swirls, creating an undulating surface design. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $200—400 260 Lundberg Studios 1991 lily pond compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A fully opened lavender lotus blossom, with orange stamens, rises upward with a companion bud amid floating green lily pads. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $500—700

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261 Lundberg Studios 1987 underwater scene with fish paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A pink Siamese fighting fish, with trailing ribbons of fins, investigates an underwater world of blue anemones, a blue jelly fish, a pink dotted sea fern and long bladed green leaves, against an iridescent and translucent dark blue cushion. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $400—600 262 Lundberg Studios 1991 “Daisy Cluster” three pastel daisies compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Three upright double-tiered daisies, one white, one yellow and one lavender, grow on short stems with green leaves. Brown-speckled clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $500—700 263 Lundberg Studios 1992 “Blue Japanese Iris” compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A pair of pale yellow-striped blue Japanese iris flowers blooms on tall stems with long slender green leaves and another row of green leaves in the background. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $600—800

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264 Lundberg Studios 1987 beta fish compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A purple beta fish, with swirling lavender fins and tail, floats past green underwater flora and a thicket of pink coral, blue seashells suspended throughout a watery scene. Translucent, iridescent blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/16" $300—400

267 Lundberg Studios 1985 “Pink Azaleas” compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Two upright, perky pink azaleas, with striped petals and long stamens, grow on separate stems with translucent green leaves. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $400—500

265 Lundberg Studios 1980 blue butterfly and white clematis compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A black-spotted blue butterfly hovers over a white clematis, with curling petals, growing on a thin green stem among long serpentine green leaves and a white bud. Iridescent blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $300—400

268 Lundberg Studios 1987 two water lilies compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Two white double-tiered water lilies, with pointed ribbed petals and large tufts of yellow stamens, rise above lily pads from a placid pond of translucent cobalt blue. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $500—700

266 Lundberg Studios 1994 pink magnolia blossom with butterfly compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A pink magnolia blossom, with two tiers of three petals each and three shaded, ribbed green leaves is visited by a small purple butterfly that hovers above. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $300—400

269 Lundberg Studios 1985 two daffodils paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Two luminous daffodils, with bright yellow trumpet centers and translucent petals, grow from a bundle of three long, bladed green leaves. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $500—700

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270 Orient & Flume close packed millefiori paperweight, by Greg Held. A colorful assortment of large and small complex canes rests on a translucent emerald green ground. Signed. Diameter 2 13/16" $300—400

273 Orient & Flume 1980 green patterned opalescent surface design paperweight. A patterned opalescent green and golden swirl warps across a translucent dome. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $300—500

271 Orient & Flume 1978 blue flowers and vines paperweight. Four royal blue flowers bloom on curling brown and green vines, which crest the top of a clear encasement, while a white pulledfeather design encircles the lower perimeter of the dome. Iridescent crackled black ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $250—350

274 Orient & Flume 1980 pulled-feather iridescent blue surface design paperweight. A complex millefiori blue star cane sits at the peak of the dome, surrounded by a four-panel pulled-feather design, in iridescent blue, green and white, meeting and alternating with four larger pulled-feather designs rising from the base. Blue iridescent surface. Signed. Diameter 3 1/8" $200—300

272 Orient & Flume tropical fish and coral magnum paperweight, by Scott Beyers. Two striped white and black pennant fish, with yellow fins, and a striped orange and white clown fish swim near orange and gray grooves of plate coral and translucent white sea anemone tentacles. Signed. Diameter 4 15/16" $900—1,200

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275 Orient & Flume 1983 poppies surface design paperweight, by Scott Beyers. Two vermillion poppies, one looking forward and one looking up, are accompanied by a closed bud and grow from a cluster of green stems with slender, branching leaves. Iridescent blue ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $200—300

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276 Whitefriars 1976 close packed millefiori faceted paperweight. A colorful assortment of pastel complex canes in blue, green, pink, yellow and white rests on a blue ground. Two rings of small oval facets along the top and bottom edge enhance the complex refraction. Six and one facets. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $300—500 277 Whitefriars 1975 millefiori close concentric faceted paperweight. Five concentric rings of complex star canes, in green, white, red and gold, surround a green and white center cane with a black bull’s-eye. Clear ground. Five and one facets. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $300—400 278 Whitefriars 1972 spaced concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. Encircling a black and white star center cane, six slightly spaced concentric rings of millefiori in a variety of colors, all but one ring with star canes, form a rainbow cushion within a clear ground. Five and one facets within grooved sides. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3" $250—400

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279 Whitefriars concentric millefiori high-domed fluted paperweight. A central black and white star cane is circled by eight close concentric rings of red and white complex canes with black star centers. Spaced among these red canes are five black star canes and one signature cane, on clear ground. High dome with six oblique side flutes. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3" $400—500 280 Whitefriars 1976 close concentric millefiori fancy diamondcut paperweight. Small complex canes in green and white, many with star centers, form close concentric circles which, viewed through the refractions of the diamond-cut sides, seem a soothing green mound. Top facet and fancy diamond-cut faceting. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $300—500 281 Whitefriars 1976 close concentric millefiori faceted pedestal paperweight. A central white and black complex cane is ringed by close concentric millefiori canes in yellow, blue and white, maroon, teal, blue, and green and white, above a clear, star-cut footed base. Five and one facets. Signature/date cane. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3", height 3 3/8" $400—500

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282 Post-classic English close concentric pastel millefiori paperweight. A central cobalt blue club on a white and red floret is surrounded by six rings of close concentric millefiori, in pastel blue, white, pink, yellow and green. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/4" $200—300 283 Post-classic English close concentric millefiori desk set. A central blue and white cog cane is surrounded by five concentric rings of assorted canes, in pink, blue, yellow, red and white, at the bottom of a pair of matching paperweights, an inkwell and its stopper. Clear ground. Paperweight diameter 3 5/16"; inkwell diameter 3 1/2", height 6 9/16" $700—900 284 Post-classic English close concentric millefiori magnum paperweight. A large central purple cog is surrounded by six concentric rings of cogs in white, amber, pink and green, including “7/6” canes. Some surface wear. Diameter 4 1/16" $300—400

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285 Post-classic English close concentric millefiori footed paperweight. A central pink and white “7/6” cane is surrounded by four close packed rings of blue, white, pink and orange canes, including a ring of the “7/6” canes and an “1848” date cane. Clear, footed base. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 3 11/16" $300—600 286 Post-classic English concentric millefiori magnum paperweight. A white and black ruffled rod cane centers six concentric rings of assorted canes, in white, dark blue and two shades of pink. Diameter 5 3/16" $900—1,100 287 Post-classic English close concentric millefiori paperweight. A large central aqua and white floret cane is the focus of four concentric rings of pink and blue cog canes. Clear ground. Some surface wear. Diameter 3 1/2" $450—600

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288 John Deacons 2001 two-colored crown paperweight. A pink and green complex cane stands at the apex of nine pairs of yellow and red twist ribbons, spaced by white double latticinio twist ribbons, that cascade outward around a clear interior to form a regal crown. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $300—500 289 “J” Glass 1980 pink cabbage rose and millefiori garland faceted paperweight. A multi-tiered dark pink rose, with a pink bud and green leaves, is encircled by a pink and green complex millefiori garland. Clear ground. Six and one facets. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $300—400 290 “J” Glass 1980 pansy and garland paperweight. A black and yellow pansy, with a purple star cane center, green leaves and a stem, is encircled by a garland of alternating purple and green canes, on clear ground. Six and one facets. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $150—300

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291 John Deacons 2014 star patterned millefiori paperweight. Ten triangularly-angled radial twists form the points of a star that is filled with stardust canes and create an inner circle around a central heart and star complex cane. A small heart cog cane dots the space between each star point. Translucent ruby red ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $200—300 292 John Deacons radial spokes patterned millefiori and rose cane paperweight. A central Clichy-style rose, with purple sepals, is encircled by a ring of purple, orange and green canes and projects ten white radial latticinio segments that create panels of green, white and pink complex canes. Translucent blue ground. Diameter 2 3/4" $200—300 293 “J” Glass 1980 blue and white dogrose paperweight, by John Deacons and Allan Scott. A flower, with five light bluerimmed white petals around a blue and white star cane center, blooms on a stem, with green leaves, over clear ground. Signature/ date canes. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 5/16" $300—400

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294 Perthshire Paperweights 1979 one-of-a-kind jockey and horse motif double overlay magnum faceted paperweight. A central cane of a jockey and horse is framed by radiating white latticinio and a ring of purple and white complex canes, inside a butterscotch-over-white double overlay with a purple flash overlay encasing the entire design. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,200—1,600 295 Perthshire Paperweights 1980 “Transportation” picture canes paperweight. A central cluster of complex canes is encircled by a spaced ring of five different picture canes, each representing a mode of transportation. Five looped millefiori garlands, in various colors, surround the picture canes, on white upset muslin. Limited edition of 400; 285 made. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $300—500 296 Perthshire Paperweights 1978 patterned millefiori faceted paperweight. A central blue and white millefiori cane is surrounded by eight blue and white petal-shaped canes and encircled by two border garlands of complex canes, first blue and white, then red and white, on translucent cobalt blue ground. One top facet. Limited edition of 350; 292 made. Signature/date cane. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/8" $300—500

298 Perthshire Paperweights 1971 end-of-day scrambled millefiori paperweight. Muddled bits of cane are gathered together to create a colorful collage, revealing a signature/date cane in the center. Diameter 2 3/4" $200—300 299 Perthshire Paperweights 1980 three-colored swirl paperweight. Blue, green and white ribbons swirl clockwise from a central complex millefiori cane. Limited edition of 300; 244 made. Signature/date cane. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/8" $400—600 300 Perthshire Paperweights 1974 “Garland” millefiori and flower picture cane paperweight. A flower picture cane is at the center of four garlands of millefiori that arch away from the center to create four quadrants. Opaque cobalt blue ground. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3" $200—300 301 Perthshire Paperweights 1991“Chequerboard” millefiori and picture cane paperweight. Assorted spaced complex canes, including nine picture canes, are divided by crisscrossed light blue cables, which form a chequerboard pattern, on white upset muslin. Limited edition of 350. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $500—700

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302 Perthshire Paperweights (1982) “Star Pattern” millefiori honeycomb faceted paperweight. A signature cane rests at the center of purple complex canes arranged in two concentric rings that are further encircled by one darker ring, from which eight evenly spaced triangles of green canes radiate to form the points of a star. Clear, star-cut ground. Top facet and honeycomb side faceting. Limited edition of 300; 237 made. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/4" $300—400 303 Perthshire Paperweights (1998-2001) “Introductory Gift Weight” radial twists miniature paperweight. The letters “PPCC” form a partial ring around a central cog at the center of two concentric rings of millefiori from which radiate eight twists that separate cog clusters near the edge. Opaque teal ground. Offered to new members who joined the Perthshire Paperweights Collectors Club. Diameter 2 1/16" $150—300 304 Perthshire Paperweights 1981 large spaced millefiori on upset muslin paperweight. An outer ring of eight large assorted complex canes converges on a ring of four large portrait canes which in turn focus on a central “1981” signature/date cane. White upset muslin ground. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 2 3/4" $200—300 305 Perthshire Paperweights 1976 spaced millefiori and picture canes paperweight. Several colorful complex canes and a signature/date cane are spaced on a cushion of blue upset muslin, including picture canes of a horse and birds. Diameter 2 15/16" $200—300

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306 Perthshire Paperweights patterned millefiori paperweight. A central green cog cane is encircled by two rings of smaller green canes from which radiate ten green twists to form triangular panels of seven canes in red, yellow and purple. The design is surrounded by segments of the green twists and then by a border garland of blue cogs. Opaque teal ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $350—500 307 Perthshire Paperweights patterned millefiori and twists paperweight. A central concentric cluster of millefiori launches twelve radial twists that create panels of seven canes in yellow, red, blue and white. Translucent crimson ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $250—400 308 Perthshire Paperweights (1969-1977) patterned millefiori and twists paperweight. Twelve radial twists emanate from a central cluster of two concentric rings of red and yellow cogs to create panels of green, orange and blue cogs. Translucent teal ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $150—300 309 Perthshire Paperweights patterned millefiori paperweight. A central yellow cog cane is encircled by a ring of blue cog canes from which radiate nine yellow twists to form triangular panels of seven canes in shades of orange. The design is surrounded by a border garland of white cogs. Translucent green ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/16" $200—300

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314 Perthshire Paperweights (1974) “Flower and Buds” on mauve paperweight. Growing atop a long, curved stem, a lone flower with six ribbed white petals tipped in purple and with a three-leaf crown, is accompanied by two buds and leaves. Opaque mauve ground. Limited edition of 350; 345 made. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $200—300

311 Perthshire Paperweights 2001 bouquet and millefiori paperweight. A three-flower bouquet, in pink, blue and amber, is surrounded by a wide band of close, colorful, complex canes, on translucent blue ground. Eight and one facets. Edition #35 of a limited edition. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 5/16" $400—600

315 Perthshire Paperweights 1978 “Heather” spray and millefiori paperweight. Three stalks of pink Scottish heather are encircled by a complex millefiori border garland, on translucent cobalt blue ground. Limited edition of 500; 452 made. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 11/16" $150—250

312 Perthshire Paperweights 1995 dimensional bouquet cylindrical faceted paperweight. A delicate, dimensional bouquet of three clematis in green, pink and orange, with perky stamens, spaced around a central purple clematis with a millefiori center, two buds and one branch of green leaves, floats at the center of a translucent ruby red ground. Elongated side grooves and top facet reflect the bouquet in a kaleidoscopic effect. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/16", height 2 5/16" $350—500 313 Perthshire Paperweights (1972) pink dogrose in a basket miniature paperweight. A pink dogrose, with a signature cane at the center of six notched petals, a pair of green leaves and a stem, is centered over a basket of blue complex millefiori rods. Limited edition of 1000. Diameter 2" $150—300

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316 Perthshire Paperweights daisy flower faceted paperweight. A two-tiered daisy, its white thin petals radiating from a central yellow complex signature cane, blooms atop a short green stem flanked by two green leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 2 1/2" $200—300 317 Perthshire Paperweights 1999 white clematis flowers faceted paperweight. A central white clematis flower is encircled by a spaced ring of six white clematis flowers, alternating with light green leaves, on cobalt blue ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 5/8" $300—400

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318 Caithness Glass 1984 variation on “Star of Roses” millefiori double overlay faceted paperweight, by Colin Terris, from the Whitefriars Collection. A central iconic Whitefriars monk logo cane is encircled by two rings of white and blue complex canes, thus forming a central cluster which is at the heart of an eight-pointed red garland of cogs, decorated by blue or white cane clusters between the points. Star-cut ground. Top facet with three grooves that alternate with three thumbprints and six large side windows. Gray-over-white double overlay. Edition #1 of 1. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $150—250 319 Caithness Glass 1982 “Rings of Roses” close concentric millefiori paperweight, by Colin Terris, from the Whitefriars Collection. Six concentric rings of variously sized cog canes, in blue, green, white and pink, surround a central signature/date cane. Translucent ruby ground. Diameter 2 3/4" $180—300 320 Caithness Glass “Crocodile” on green ground paperweight, by William Manson. A three-dimensional dark brown crocodile, with raised, burnt-orange spots, crawls along a green mossy ground, bordered by purple, green and aventurine gold exotic plants and flowers. Edition #53 of a limited edition of 150. Signed. Diameter 3" $300—400 321 Caithness Glass “Frog Iris” faceted paperweight, from the Whitefriars Collection. A yellow iris blooms alongside a companion bud and two cattails at the end of a long thin stem with a few bladed green leaves. Translucent aqua ground. Ten side printies, one top facet and one display facet. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $200—350 www.selman.com

322 Strathearn 1969 millefiori butterfly overlay faceted paperweight. A butterfly, with garlands of colorful millefiori canes for wings around a central purple body with two orange antennae, floats atop a frit cushion of pink, white and goldstone. Pink-overwhite double overlay. Five and one facets. Edition #38. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3" $150—300 323 Strathearn patterned millefiori with latticinio spokes paperweight. A central pink and white complex cog cane is ringed by six triangular complex canes, with eight white latticinio tubes radiating out to form eight panels of five white millefiori cogs, with yellow, pink and green centers. Translucent pale green ground. Some surface wear. Diameter 2 15/16" $100—200 324 Strathearn close concentric millefiori miniature paperweight. A central orange and yellow millefiori cane is encircled by three close concentric rings of colorful millefiori canes, in orange, blue and yellows. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Eight fluted points. Diameter 2" $50—90 325 Selkirk Glass 1982 “Snowdrops” paperweight. A trio of white snowdrop bell blossoms springs from three thin green stems with two bladed leaves inside a latticinio border garland. Very dark translucent purple ground. Edition #60 of a limited edition of 150. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/8" $120—200

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326 Antique American “To My Friend” motto footed paperweight. Two hands, engaged in a handshake, are framed by arcing white block letters “To My Friend” and two olive branches, joined by a small bow at their ends. Translucent cobalt blue, footed base. Diameter 3 5/16" $300—400 327 Antique American “Break the News to Mother” frit motto paperweight. A messenger pigeon, carrying a letter, is bordered by the lyrics of the famous war song “Break the News to Mother”, in arcing white letters. Multi-colored, umbrella-shaped frit ground. Some surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16" $400—500

330 Unidentified California-style green pulled-feather marbrie surface design paperweight. Cascading downward from a pink and white center cane at the weight’s crest, four fanning waves of green create fanciful networks flowing to the base of a green-tinged, white dome, while simultaneously leaving four marbrie-like voids around the upper perimeter. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3" $300—400 331 Randy Strong 1985 blue and black abstract paperweight. An abstract ribbon-like cushion, with blue and black stripes, swirls and undulates to almost completely fill a clear dome. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $200—400

328 John Degenhart “Home Sweet Home” plaque motto trio of paperweights. A log cabin with smoke rising from a chimney in a snowy scene is drawn with the words “HOME SWEET HOME” in three different styles above a white or multi-colored frit ground. Approximate diameter 3" $600—800

332 Unidentified, possibly Degenhart, upright pink rose pedestal paperweight. Four large and plump pink petals point upwards and encircle a higher tier of three petals and a central single pointed petal to create a young blooming rose. Clear, footed base. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3", height 4 1/4" $150—300

329 Baccarat Dupont millefiori circlets paperweight. Six millefiori circlets of salmon-colored, blue, white and green canes, each with a green pastry mold complex cane at its center, encircle a seventh circlet with a large green cog center. Clear ground. Some surface wear. Diameter 2 5/8" $300—400

333 Drew Ebelhare upright pink crimp rose pedestal paperweight. An upright pink rose, with eight petals, floats above a bed of ten green sepals within a clear dome, over a clear, pedestal base. Signed. Diameter 2 11/16", height 3 3/8" $300—600

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334 Josh Sable 2004 “Looped Rainbow” medium marble. Two sets of rainbow-colored loops, in a figure-eight design, swirl inside a half-covered exterior of iridescent pulled-feather-overblack ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 3/4" $200—300

338 Maude and Bob St. Clair 1978 white owl high-domed faceted paperweight. A dimensional white owl, with a textured plumage surface, looks out of a front display facet with cunning eyes. Brown and white parachute frit ground. Signature/date stamp. Diameter 2 3/4", height 3 1/4" $250—400

335 Karuna Glass abstract millefiori rods and star canes marble, by Doug Sweet. A ringlet of five red and white star canes, with a blue cog center, is framed by asymmetrically-strewn rods of millefiori cog in a plethora of colors, over a rugged opaque ground of blues, beige and copper aventurine. Signed. Diameter 2 1/16" $200—300

339 Baccarat 1954 Queen Elizabeth II Coronation commemorative sulphide paperweight. A white cameo of Queen Elizabeth rests on clear diamond-cut ground, within a faceted white overlay decorated with gold filigree. Limited edition of 200. Diameter 3 1/8" $300—500

336 Harold Hacker fawn baby deer marble. An adorable dimensional recumbent baby deer sculpture, beige and brown with white dorsal spots, floats inside a clear layer of glass. Minor surface wear. A similar example is discussed and pictured in the 1968 PCA bulletin on page 14. Diameter 2 3/16" $200—300 337 Jesse Siegel 2007 “Panda” and bamboo compound marble. A panda sits in a gathering of leaves as a harvest moon shines behind him against a dark blue iridescent sky. Signed/Dated. Interior flaw. Diameter 1 1/2" $120—200

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340 Baccarat John F. Kennedy sulphide paperweight. A blueover-white double overlay protects a white sulphide of President John F. Kennedy over a sunburst-cut base with a translucent red border. Five and one facets. Limited edition of 35. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3 1/8" $300—400 341 Joe St. Clair President Dwight Eisenhower sulphide paperweight. A white cameo of President Eisenhower, facing forward, rests atop a swirling red, white and blue marbled umbrella-shaped ground. Stamped signature. Interior flaw. Diameter 3 1/4" $200—300

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L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 66th Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, Summer 2017  

Auction Number 66

L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 66th Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, Summer 2017  

Auction Number 66