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Winter Auction 2016

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

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Part I: A ntique Paperweights and R elated Objects

1 Exceptionally rare antique Saint Louis encased faceted double overlay upright bouquet paperweight. An upright bouquet, consisting of five lampwork and millefiori flowers in pinks, cobalt blue and salmon, cradled by a fan of long green leaves, rests on clear, star-cut ground, within a green-over-white double overlay. Top facet, and two oval side facets on opposing sides. Alternating with the side facets are two white oval panels, each with a cut-out silhouette. One displays the likeness of a stag, the other a running hound. The weight is encased with a thick layer of clear crystal. Minor cullet and small bruise at base. An extraordinarily complex and difficult achievement, it is one of only two known pieces of this kind. Both are pictured in PCA Bulletin 1991, pages 2 and 20. Diameter 3" $30,000 — 35,000

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2 Very rare antique Mount Washington strawberry magnum paperweight. An astonishing display of seven ripe, freckled, lush dimensional strawberries, each cradled within a chamber of sepals, includes a single white blossom with yellow stamens and five ribbed green leaves. Clear ground. “The motifs are very three-dimensional, almost tempting one to reach in and pluck a strawberry ...” —The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 4 1/2" $18,000 — 22,000

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3 Very rare, probably unique, antique Russian bouquet pedestal paperweight. Three large, three-tiered dahlias, one white, one pink and one a vibrant cobalt blue, each with yellow, green-cored complex canes, are arranged in a circle atop a bed of pointed green leaves. Single buds alternate with the flowers, again in white and cobalt blue but then, curiously, yellow rather than pink. Ten rectangular facets add interest to a cylindrical dome, which sits atop a pedestal base. “These paperweights rank among the most beautiful and sophisticated in the genre.” —Paperweights: Collection Friedrich Bader, Wiener Kunst Auktionen. For similar examples of both lampwork and cutting, see PCA Bulletin 1992, pages 12 and 13, and Fine British & European Glass & Paperweights, Bonham’s auction catalog, November 30, 2011, pages 74-89. Diameter 4", height 2 5/16" $15,000 — 20,000

5 Extremely rare antique Baccarat interlacing trefoil garlands on stardust ground paperweight. Beautifully executed, this weight begins with a red and white bull’s-eye cane at its core and then moves to a delicate white stardust carpet ground that briefly gives way to a circle of sky blue and white complex canes and then to two interlacing trefoil garlands, one of green arrow canes and the other of coral-colored bundle canes with star centers. From Sotheby’s, London, 28 October 1968, lot 61. Exhibited: Sotheby’s, London, The Batiste Collection, 16th-24th November 2000. See Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty, page 60, figure 194. One slight bruise to side. Diameter 3 1/8" $20,000 — 30,000 www.selman.com

4 Extremely rare antique Clichy double-tiered flower bouquet paperweight. A double-tiered clematis, unexpectedly with only four variegated purple petals per tier, has a complex cane center of concentric rings of stars and bull’s-eyes decorated by green stamens. It is accompanied by a bud and two double-tiered stylized blossoms. One blossom has multi-layered candy pink petals with blue stamens and a complex concentric cog cane center and the other, accompanied by a bud, has pastry-mold cane petals in blue and white, with pink floret centers, around a central green and white complex cane. They grow atop long, leafy green stems joined by a blue ribbon wrap. Clear ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Scattered surface abrasions. Diameter 3 1/16" $8,000 — 10,000

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6 Antique Baccarat “thousand petal” rose 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 bud on the other. Five spaced leaves crown the bloom, over clear, star-cut ground. Five and one facets. Diameter 2 11/16" $5,500 — 6,500

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7 Excellent antique Bacchus close packed millefiori paperweight. Seeming to have begun with a concentric theme, the motifs in this weight then divert into random groupings, the canes themselves becoming very large at the periphery. Colors are primarily red, white, blue and green and designs include tube canes, cogs, ruffle canes and seven point stars, all cupped within a white stave basket. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3 5/16" $10,000 — 15,000

8 Antique Chinese enamel opium bottle. A blue bottle, scrolled with yellow chrysanthemum petals, displays a green plaque on its two sides, each with a green and gold border but with two different floral motifs. The bottle has a brass base stamped with Chinese characters and a brass rimmed stopper that extends into a long blade. Width 1 1/2", height 2 3/4" $600 — 800 Winter 2016

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9 Rare antique Bacchus cruciform close concentric millefiori in a stave basket paperweight. The typically large millefiori canes of the Bacchus factory are arranged around a blue and white cog cane within a large white tube, four dominant white canes encircling it to form a cross. Alternating blue and white canes ensue and then pairs of pink cogs interspersed with cogs in turquoise and white. A final ring of pastels completes the design, which is cupped by a teal and white stave basket. Diameter 2 15/16" $8,000 — 10,000

11 Antique Venetian Franchini vertical scent bottle. Swirls of brilliant blues, greens, browns and reds are sheathed in sparkling gold aventurine and accented with two gondola portrait canes, all tracing the surface of a small perfume vial crowned with a brass filigree stopper with a small brass chain. Bruise/chip near the base of the bottle. Diameter 13/16", height 2 1/16" $1,500 — 1,800 www.selman.com

10 Antique Saint Louis green carpet ground with silhouette canes paperweight. A center cane of royal blue whorls and white stars is ringed by a circle of sawmill canes that then lead into a rich green carpet ground studded with the spaced silhouettes of a dog, an elephant, a horse, a dancing lady and a dancing devil. Diameter 2 9/16" $6,500 — 8,000

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12 Antique Clichy scattered millefiori on cobalt blue ground paperweight. Large and colorful complex canes, beginning with a green and white cog at the weight’s center, include pink pastry mold canes, green moss canes and more, as well as a pink and green rose and a white and green rose, over translucent cobalt blue ground. Diameter 2 9/16" $5,000 — 6,000

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13 Antique Clichy close packed millefiori with roses in a green and white stave basket paperweight. Two pink and green rose canes participate in this assorted gathering of dozens of colorful complex canes that include stars, florets, moss, crimps, cogs and bull’s-eyes. An outer ring of alternating green and white tube canes creates a stave basket to hold the design. “The French factories included their most spectacular millefiori canes in close packed weights.” —The Art of the Paperweight: Challenging Tradition. Diameter 2 1/2" $2,500 — 3,000

14 Antique Baccarat upright bouquet with blue torsade paperweight. A particularly vertically oriented upright bouquet is composed of five flowers in brilliant blue, red, pink, white and yellow, all cradled within long green leaves that fan out around the edges of the blooms. A blue and white twist torsade frames the design that rises within a clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 7/8" $5,500 — 6,000 Winter 2016

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15 Uncommon antique Clichy close concentric millefiori pedestal paperweight. A cluster of three green and white star complex canes is ringed first by seven green pinwheels and then, consecutively, by pink millefiori, alternating white and cobalt blue canes, white stars with blue bull’s-eye cores, red and white florets and, finally, a green and white millefiori border. The design sits atop an uncommon opaque cobalt blue pedestal. Diameter 2 15/16" $5,000 — 6,000

17 Very rare antique Baccarat stardust mushroom close packed blue torsade paperweight. An extremely rare white stardust mushroom, its tips revealing red cores, culminates in a colorful millefiori display including arrows, trefoils, stars, cruciforms and more, as well as a remarkable flower silhouette cane within a blue and white cog. A blue and white twist torsade frames the design, over clear, star-cut ground. “Baccarat made mostly closepack mushrooms. These are sometimes (uncommonly) seen with one, two or three silhouette canes. A rare variation has an outside row of stardust canes which is pulled down to form the stem.” —Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty. Diameter 2 3/4" $4,500 — 5,500 www.selman.com

16 Rare antique Clichy sodden-snow ground C-scroll garland millefiori paperweight. A large central pink and white center cane is closely ringed, first by blue and white bull’s-eyes centering white stardust canes, then by white stardust canes with orange and yellow cores and, finally, by pink canes with yellow prongs. All set within an opaque white, sodden-snow ground, the design continues with six C-scrolls of various color, each with a single pink pastry mold cane in its void. “A unique version of the circular garland motif is found in Clichy “C-scroll” paperweights. These garlands of canes, which are arranged in semi-circles resembling the letter “C”, are considered a signature of the Clichy factory.” —The Art of the Paperweight. Diameter 3 1/4" $7,000 — 8,000

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18 Antique Clichy concentric millefiori mushroom in a stave basket faceted paperweight. A white rose, with a chartreuse core, is the focus of four concentric rings of millefiori. Each ring is different from the next in both color and design, in white, pinks and blue, and all rest within a turquoise and white stave mushroom basket. Clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 7/8" $4,500 — 5,500

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19 Exceptional and unique antique Baccarat blue and white chamomile paperweight. A beautiful blue and white chamomile bloom, with a yellow core, displays atop a thick, curving stem shared by two leaves and a white bud. Five additional leaves crown the flower, which is garlanded by an alternation of green crimp canes and exceedingly rare carnation silhouette canes. Clear, starcut ground. From the Harriet N. Smith Collection, Christie’s, New York, October 1, 2004, lot 121. “Exhibition: Paperweight Collectors Circle, 25th Anniversary Exhibition 1981-2006”, page 22. See Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty, page 75, figure 235, to view the weight itself and, in the same publication, page 36, figure 72, for an enlargement of the carnation silhouette cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $8,000 — 9,000

20 Antique Clichy close concentric millefiori paperweight. This beautiful design begins with a large pink and green Clichy rose at the weight’s center. Six varied and colorful concentric rings of millefiori ensue, the second of which includes eight white roses. The motif is cupped within a cobalt blue and white striped stave basket. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Very faint annealing crack around a small portion of the upper staves. Diameter 3" $6,000 — 7,000 Winter 2016

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21 Antique Baccarat millefiori circlets with faceted translucent cranberry overlay paperweight. A central complex arrow cane, in red, white, blue and black, is ringed by white star complex canes with red and white bull’s-eye cores. Six spaced circlets frame this central motif, alternating between star canes and pastry mold canes, the former again with red, white, blue and black arrow cane cores and the latter with only blue, white and black arrows. Translucent cranberry overlay. Six and one facets and twelve printies rimming the lower periphery. Diameter 3 1/4" $3,000 — 4,000

23 Antique Saint Louis close concentric millefiori with dancing ladies paperweight. A fanciful blue and white silhouette cane of two dancing ladies is the focus of five concentric rings of colorful and varied canes, each ring different from the next. The canes are cupped within a pistachio-colored stave basket with blue and white hollows. An “SL” signature cane figures prominently along the outer periphery. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3" $4,000 — 5,000 www.selman.com

22 Outstanding Antique Saint Louis pink dahlia miniature paperweight. Cascading outward from a blue and white complex center cane, four tiers of ribbed and modulated pink petals, in slightly varied shades, form a lush dahlia framed by five spaced green leaves. Clear ground. Diameter 2" $4,000 — 5,000

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24 Antique Saint Louis pansy over star-cut ground paperweight. A pretty, colorful pansy, its upper petals a rich purple and its lower amber petals striped black with rims of cobalt blue, is centered by a yellow match head cane and springs from a very slender, meandering stem shared by three serrated leaves and two smaller, smooth leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 3/8" $1,800 — 2,250

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25 Antique Saint Louis scattered flowers with honeycomb faceting paperweight. An extremely unusual weight, quite probably unique, encases seven large etalled flowers just beneath the outer surface of a clear ground that remains empty at the center. The flowers are red or blue and positioned atop leaf-flanked stems and haloed by five splayed sepals. All-over honeycomb faceting. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3 5/8" $2,000 — 3,000

26 Uncommon antique New England Glass Company fruit and flower bouquet paperweight. Two double-tiered poinsettia-like flowers, one red and the other a pink-blushing pale yellow, dominate a linear bouquet including two white flowers and a white bud, all threaded with twisting, ribbed leaves and the occasional apple or pear, over a white double-swirl latticinio ground. A close-up of this weight is featured on the jacket of The Boston and Sandwich and New England Glass Companies. Slight chipping to base. Diameter 2 3/4" $5,000 — 6,000 Winter 2016

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27 Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly and clematis paperweight. The butterfly, with multi-colored millefiori wings, an amethyst latticinio body, turquoise eyes and blue antennae, hovers above a white double clematis with a red, white and green star/arrow-head cane center. A white bud and four radial green leaves crown the bloom, which grows from a green stem with two additional leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. “...butterflies are placed above floral motifs encased in clear glass to create the illusion of their hovering in space.” —Glass Paperweights in the Art Institute of Chicago. Cracked sepals around bud. Diameter 3 1/8" $4,500 — 5,500

29 Antique Baccarat three strawberries paperweight. Three strawberries, two of them a red-freckled pink and one of them still green, share a triangle of stems with two trios of jagged green leaves and one single leaf, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 3/4" $3,000 — 4,000 www.selman.com

28 Antique Baccarat blue-spotted white wheatflower paperweight. Ringing a large black and white arrow complex center cane, two tiers of ribbed white petals, dotted in blue, alternate with one another atop a slightly leaning stem flanked by two green leaves. Five additional leaves crown the bloom, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 9/16" $1,200 — 1,500

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30 Antique Baccarat interlaced trefoil millefiori garlands paperweight. A central red cross/white stardust complex cane is encircled by a ring of white and green stardust/bull’s-eye canes and bordered by a pair of interlaced trefoil garlands, one of white and blue canes and the other of white and pink canes. A complex stardust cane rests within each of the six outer loops of the garlands, on clear ground. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,200 — 1,500 31 Antique Baccarat Type III pansy and bud paperweight. A nicely formed pansy, with two velvety purple upper petals and three amber lower petals striped in black and stained with patches of purple and with a white stardust center cane dotted with a red bull’s-eye, sits atop a pertly curving stem shared by a companion bud and four leaves, an additional three leaves symmetrically crowning the bloom, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 9/16" $700 — 900 32 Antique Baccarat white pompon with garland paperweight. A white pompon, or chamomile flower, is formed with concentric C-shaped canes and punctuated at its core with a bundle of tiny yellow star canes. It displays atop a crooked stem flanked by two leaves and wears a crown of another six, interspersed with two white companion buds. A garland of alternating blue and white 12

arrow canes and green and white complex canes frames the design, which floats over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 3 1/16" $900 — 1,200 33 Antique Baccarat dated 1847 close packed millefiori paperweight. The silhouette canes of a clown, a monkey and a horse are included within a rich panoply of millefiori canes of varying color and design, along with a “B1847” cane. Very minor cullet. Diameter 2 1/2" $1,500 — 1,800 34 Antique Baccarat millefiori mushroom and torsade paperweight. A colorful and varied array of complex canes rises from a multi-hued mushroom stem encircled by a blue torsade with a white latticinio inclusion, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 5/8" $1,200 — 1,500 35 Antique Baccarat white clematis with garland faceted paperweight. A two-tiered white clematis, with a complex arrow cane nexus, displays atop a crooked stem flanked by two green leaves, crowned by another four as well as by a companion bud. Alternating green and white arrow canes and white star canes garland the design, over clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 13/16" $1,200 — 1,500

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36 Antique Baccarat red and white buttercup paperweight. Six deeply hollowed red petals ring five deeply hollowed white petals from whose core rises a straight thicket of yellow stamens, forming a traditional Baccarat buttercup motif. The flower sits atop a slightly bending stem flanked by two green leaves and is crowned by four spaced leaves and a sepaled companion bud, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 7/16" $1,500 — 1,800 37 Antique Baccarat red and white anemone faceted paperweight. The flower, with a bull’s-eye center cane and two rings of white stardust canes, has six red-rimmed white petals, a crown of four green leaves and two additional green leaves near its base. Clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 1/2" $900 — 1,200 38 Rare antique Baccarat red and white dogrose paperweight. A seldom seen dogrose, its white petals cupped within deep, heartshaped red petals, has a nexus of white stars with a red bull’s-eye core. It is haloed by green leaves and sits atop a leafy stem. Clear, star-cut ground. “The common set up has smaller colored petals inside larger white heart shaped petals. About 10% of the blue examples have the colored petals outside. Roughly 6% of the red flowers have the colors reversed.” — ­ “Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty”. Diameter 2 7/16" $1,600 — 2,000 www.selman.com

39 Antique Baccarat interlacing trefoil millefiori ruby flash faceted paperweight. A blue and white arrow complex cane with a white star rim is at the center of a design that continues with a spaced ring of green and white canes framed by two interlacing trefoil garlands of different motifs. Star-cut ground. Ruby flash overlay with six and one facets. Diameter 2 7/8" $2,500 — 3,000 40 Antique Baccarat millefiori mushroom paperweight. Starting from a bull’s-eye center, a ring of six shamrock canes is rimmed in red and white bull’s-eyes, forming the weight’s center cane. Blue and white complex arrow canes ensue, followed by complex white star canes, then salmon-colored complex tube canes with whorl cores, all cradled within a white stave basket culminating in a circle of yellow stars filled with pink whorls. A blue and white twist torsade frames the mushroom, over star-cut ground. Minor surface wear and chipping, some light cracking to stem. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,500 — 1,800 41 Antique Baccarat dated 1847 close packed millefiori miniature paperweight. A colorful array of varied millefiori complex canes, tightly packed, includes the Gridel canes of a rooster, a dog, an elephant, a goat and a horse. A dancing devil joins in the panoply as well as a “B1847” signature/date cane. Diameter 1 15/16" $1,600 — 1,800

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42 Antique Clichy close packed millefiori in pink and white stave basket paperweight. A central pink and white crimped cane is surrounded by assorted intricate complex canes, including stardust, six-point star, floret, pastry mold and several Clichy roses, within a basket of vertical pink and white staves. Annealing crack. Diameter 2 7/16" $3,500 — 4,000 43 Antique Clichy macedoine paperweight. A particularly rich panoply of colors and canes forms a tight carpet of millefiori including a large, nearly central, pink and green rose, in this fine example of an end-of-day paperweight. Diameter 3 1/8" $2,500 — 3,500 44 Antique Clichy chequer paperweight. Latticinio filigree cells, results of a traditional chequer pattern, are each occupied by a single complex cane, each different in color and design from the next. Among the various canes included are a pink and green center rose, a white and green rose, on the outer periphery, and a very rare white and purple rose, again on the outer periphery. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 2 7/8" $2,750 — 3,250

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45 Antique Clichy blue and white swirl miniature paperweight. Moving in a counter-clockwise motion, ribbons of alternating white and royal blue latticinio swirl outward toward the periphery from a central pink pastry mold cane. Diameter 1 3/4" $1,200 — 1,500 46 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori miniature paperweight. A central purple cane is ringed by six pink and green roses and then by a spaced garland of alternating pairs of small blue pastry mold canes and larger white pastry mold canes, over clear ground. Diameter 1 3/4" $1,000 — 1,500 47 Antique Clichy five millefiori loops on blue ground paperweight. A central green and white complex cane is encircled by a spaced ring of complex white star canes, with yellow cores, from which depart five red and white cog loops, over a translucent cobalt blue ground. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,000 — 1,500

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48 Antique Clichy double quatrefoil paperweight. Across a bed of white upset muslin, a red quatrefoil garland and a pink quatrefoil garland interlace to frame a central ring of pink, red and green canes with a green pastry mold cane focus. Diameter 3" $1,500 — 2,000 49 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori with central rose miniature paperweight. Six vibrantly hued complex canes, including pastry molds in royal blue, purple, green and maroon as well as a cane in alternating pink and white and another in green with tiny edelweiss, all ring a classic pink and green Clichy rose at the center of clear ground. See The French Connection: The Improbable Paperweight Path by Anthony D. Beadell. Chip to dome and interior crack. Diameter 1 5/8" $350 — 450 50 Antique Clichy scattered millefiori paperweight. A colorful array of scattered millefiori complex canes of varying design is interpolated with a pink and green rose and another, rarer, pink and white rose with a yellow center, over clear ground. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,500 — 2,000

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51 Antique Clichy pink flower with bud and leaves paperweight. A vivid pink flower, its two alternating tiers of six petals each, conjoined by a dusty rose nexus, rises from a thick, short, straight green stem flanked by two serrated leaves on either side. An additional three leaves emerge as a fan atop the bloom, together with a pink companion bud, over clear ground. Slight surface wear. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,800 — 2,250 52 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. A central green-sepaled pink rose is first closely ringed by green complex canes and then by royal blue pastry mold canes. A spaced ring of alternating white floret trios and single, larger, red cog canes frames the design, over clear ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 1/2" $1,500 — 2,000 53 Antique Clichy close packed millefiori in a stave basket “C” cane paperweight. Colorful and varied complex canes are densely arranged into a millefiori carpet cupped by a blue and white stave basket. A “C” cane features prominently to one side. Diameter 2 13/16" $3,500 — 4,500

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54 Antique Saint Louis pink dahlia paperweight. Five tiers of ribbed and shaded petals, in an intense pink, are centered by a pistachio-colored cane with a blue and white star core. Five spaced green leaves frame the bloom symmetrically, shyly peeking out from beneath the petals. Clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 1/8" $3,500 — 4,500 55 Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet with a torsade faceted paperweight. An upright bouquet of both lampwork and millefiori flowers in white, royal blue, blue and white, red and then pink, all cradled by five green leaves, sits at the center of a blue and white twist torsade. Clear ground. Six and one facets. Slight surface wear. Diameter 2 3/4" $2,000 — 3,000 56 Antique Saint Louis nosegay and garland paperweight. A nosegay of four millefiori flowers, one white, one yellow, one green and one blue, cradled within a fan of five serrated green leaves, is gathered at the stems and framed by a border garland of alternating red and blue complex canes, over clear ground. Diameter 2 7/16" $800 — 1,000

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57 Antique Saint Louis flat floral bouquet paperweight. A large blue pelargonium, with a central honeycomb stamen, is surrounded by four flowers and their buds, in orange, blue, white and pink, to form a two-dimensional bouquet that grows from gathered stems decorated by greenery. Clear, star-cut ground. The design can be found in The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights, page 62, figure 62. Diameter 2 7/8" $4,000 — 5,000 58 Antique Saint Louis nosegay over amber flash faceted paperweight. Five millefiori flowers, in pinks, blue and green, are cradled within a fan of serrated green leaves and gathered at the stems, over an amber flash ground. Eight circular side facets and honeycomb faceting to top. Nearly imperceptible bruise to one facet. Diameter 3 1/8" $800 — 1,000 59 Antique New England Glass Company hollow blown pear paperweight. A blushing pear, rosy pink on one side and yellow on the other, with a dark calyx and clear ground stem, rests on a round, clear ground cookie base. Annealing crack to pear base. Diameter 2 7/8", height 1 7/8" $700 — 900

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60 Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet paperweight. The three-dimensional gathering of flowers contains a ruby clematis with a yellow match head center, a yellow and a white lampwork blossom and two additional cane flowers. The blooms are nestled on a bed of green leaves resting on a clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 9/16" $1,000 — 1,500 61 Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet with torsade faceted paperweight. A central white lampwork flower is surrounded by four lampwork and cane flowers in blue, red, yellow and coral, with four radiating green leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. The base of the bouquet is encircled by a translucent blue and white spiraling torsade, which is bordered by an air ring inclusion. The piece is cut with all-over circular facets. Surface wear. Diameter 3 3/16" $2,500 — 3,000 62 Antique Saint Louis close concentric millefiori paperweight. A small cruciform is the focus of a large center cane that proceeds to pale green cogs, then royal blue and white cogs and finally forest green canes with pale blue star cores. The design continues with five concentric rings of millefiori, each different in color and design from the next, all then cupped within a pistachio stave basket with black and white star cores. Diameter 2 15/16" $3,000 — 4,000 www.selman.com

63 Antique Saint Louis vegetables in a basket paperweight. A formal circular arrangement of five root vegetables, two purple parsnips, two white turnips and one red radish, their leafy green tops pointing outward, rests on a double-swirl white latticinio basket. Saint Louis was the only nineteenth-century French factory to make weights with this motif. Diameter 2 1/2" $600 — 800 64 Antique Saint Louis two cherries faceted paperweight. Hanging from a bit of green branch shared by four serrated leaves, two crimson cherries refract misleadingly, viewed through a series of round facets. Six large round side facets and a central top facet encircled by seven smaller circular facets. Clear ground. Minor surface wear and minor chips to facets. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,600 — 2,000 65 Antique Saint Louis nosegay on amber ground faceted paperweight. Four millefiori flowers, each different from the next, one blue and white, one white, one pink and one yellow and blue, are cradled within a fan of five serrated green leaves gathered at the stems, over an amber flash ground. Top facet and all-over honeycomb faceting. Some chipping to facets. Diameter 2 1/8" $900 — 1,200

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66 Antique New England Glass Company spaced concentric millefiori on double-swirl latticinio faceted paperweight. A large central pink and blue center cane is first ringed tightly by white, finely-cogged canes with blue cores and then by four spaced duos of pink complex canes with white and pastel companions, over a white double-swirl latticinio cushion. Top facet and two alternating rows of six round facets each. Three spaced vertical notches at the top. Minor chips to faceting. Diameter 2 11/16" $300 — 400 67 Rare vintage Baccarat Dupont millefiori inkwell. A fake “1848” date cane presides at the center of a concentric millefiori motif both at the base of the bottle and in the stopper. It is first ringed by complex canes in vivid blue and pink, then by green and blue canes with white star cores punctuated by pink bull’s-eyes and, lastly, by a spaced garland in pink, blue and white. Unfinished pontil. Diameter 3 9/16", height 5" $1,100 — 1,200 68 Very rare antique Millville pink water lily pedestal paperweight. Long pink vertical cylinders rise from a tall cradle of alternating large green leaves and large white petals, the central cylinder caressed by a single yellow stamen, to form a water lily that entirely inhabits a clear dome atop a clear pedestal base. “This rare weight is one of the most dramatic of all paperweights.” —The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3 7/8", height 3 3/4" $800 — 1,000 18

69 Antique New England Glass Company close concentric millefiori paperweight. A central complex cane design in dark blue and white is ringed by cerulean blue complex canes, then by white complex canes with red, white and blue cores, next by alternating white and green canes and, lastly, by white and blue canes with yellow cores. The design is loosely achieved over a clear ground. Diameter 2 5/8" $650 — 850 70 Antique New England Glass Company blue poinsettia paperweight. Two tiers of royal blue petals are joined at their nexus by a green and blue complex cane. The poinsettia sits atop a stem shared by three ribbed, green leaves, each dotted with lines of tiny bubbles, over white, double-swirl latticinio. Some minor surface wear and cullet. Diameter 2 11/16" $900 — 1,200 71 Rare antique New England Glass Company triple clematis on latticinio swirl paperweight. Three tiers of ribbed salmoncolored petals are punctuated with a blue and white cane at their nexus and framed by three spaced green leaves, another two leaves flanking the short stem of the bloom, over white, double-swirl latticinio. One small bit of cullet. Diameter 2 5/8" $1,600 — 2,000

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75 Antique New England Glass Company posy with garland paperweight. A nosegay, composed of two white millefiori canes with dark blue centers and one pale pink complex cane with a red, white and blue core, is cradled within four serrated green leaves gathered at the stems. The design floats over white double-swirl latticinio and is garlanded by royal blue complex canes with occasional hints of pink. Diameter 2 9/16" $900 — 1,200

73 Antique Bohemian rearing horse amber flash paperweight. The engraved image of a rearing horse appears atop a grassy landscape against an amber flash ground. One very small bruise to side. Diameter 3 1/16" $600 — 800

76 Antique New England Glass Company blue clematis on white latticinio paperweight. Three tiers of alternating ribbed, royal blue clematis petals are studded at their nexus with a pink and red center cane. The flower sits atop a short stem flanked by two leaves, is crested by an additional three, and floats over a white double-swirl latticinio cushion. Six circular, tilted side facets. Diameter 2 7/8" $750 — 850

74 Antique Bohemian flowerpot faceted paperweight. An exuberant fantasy flower, with six spaced blue and green petals and a large bubble at its nexus, sits atop a long, straight stem from the base of which sprout two leaves, all emerging from a translucent blue and green flower pot at the center of a fluted clear ground. Diameter 2 7/8" $650 — 750

77 Antique New England Glass Company millefiori spokes over latticinio swirl paperweight. Two linear rows of complex millefiori, in pink, white and green, intersect at a single blue cane and define four triangular voids, each of which hosts two complex canes, over a white double-swirl latticinio ground. Diameter 2 9/16" $800 — 1,000

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78 Paul Stankard 1998 morning glories with honeybee cube paperweight. A little bee walks towards three white and blue morning glories, scattered with small blue forget-me-nots and foliage, on a sandy ground that conceals a huddle of spirits on the underside. A translucent green band surrounds the base of the rippling sides of this cubic glass block. Signed/dated. Width 2 13/16", height 3 1/4" $2,500 — 3,000 79 Paul Stankard 1972 red poinsettia on translucent blue ground paperweight. A red poinsettia, its two tiers of six red petals each fitting together in alternation, has delicate yellow stamens at its nexus and sits atop a slender, curving stem flanked by two variegated green leaves, over translucent blue ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/8" $1,000 — 1,500 80 Paul Stankard 1999 circular bouquet with insects and word canes paperweight. Yellow daisies, pastel trumpet flowers and small blue blossoms intertwine with stems, leaves and tendrils in the company of a root person, a bee, an ant and a ladybug. The word canes “seeds”, “nectar” and “dew” appear among the flora, underscoring the subtle arcana of nature. Edition 1 of 1. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,800 — 2,250 20

81 Paul Stankard 1986 blueberries and white blossoms paperweight. Five blueberries with their mother white blossoms, grow on three branches with green leaves. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $900 — 1,200 82 Paul Stankard 1975 yellow meadowreath paperweight. An unsuspecting single blossom, with five yellow petals alternating with radiating green leaves, perches on a slender stem, with clusters of buds and scattered green leaves, as a seedpod escapes in the wind. Dark green-over-white ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $900 — 1,200 83 Paul Stankard 1980 pink and white lady’s-slipper faceted compound paperweight. Seven lady’s-slipper orchids and two companion buds are arranged in two rows, creating a lush patch of color, ribbed green leaves filling in the design, over clear ground. Top facet and seven ovate side facets. Edition #16 of a limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,500 — 2,000

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84 Paul Stankard 2000 berries, lady’s-slippers, an ant and a bee paperweight. Seemingly supported by three root people, a clump of flora includes three blueberries, lady’s-slippers in pinks and in yellows, moss, leaves and honeysuckle. An ant visits one of the leaves and a honeybee hovers above. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,800 — 2,250

87 Paul Stankard 1983 pastel blossoms bouquet paperweight. A bouquet, with entwined stems and scattered foliage, juxtaposes two pink multi-tiered flowers and their two buds with a yellow multi-tiered flower and two iconic white blackberry blossoms. Clear ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $900 — 1,200

85 Paul Stankard 1973 red poinsettia paperweight. The poinsettia, with two tiers of red petals over five radial green leaves and a stem, rests on clear ground. Edition #49 of a limited edition of 50. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 2 5/16" $700 — 900

88 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" $800 — 1,000

86 Paul Stankard 1980 “Blackberry Bouquet” paperweight. Three large white blackberry blossoms, with exuberant yellow stamens and four companion buds, one of them nearly open, share slender forking stems with two trios of green leaves and three ripe blackberries, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. From the Art and Joyce Elder Collection for the Glass Paperweight Foundation. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,000 — 1,500

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89 Paul Stankard 1985 pink orchid on red ground paperweight. An orange-dusted, pink orchid springs from a mossy, forking branch along with green leaves and two tightly closed buds, over opaque red-over-white ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,500 — 2,000

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90 David Graeber 2012 “Magaro” red roses in a round basket-cut paperweight. A sprawling branch of rose thicket is hung with clusters of sumptuous red roses and buds, shoots of leafy spears framing the crimson and delicate, spiraling tendrils threading through the blooms. Clear ground. Round basket-cut with notched upper rim. This paperweight was designed in honor of the former L.H. Selman gallery manager, Alexis Magaro. Diameter 3 7/8" $2,500 — 3,000 91 Paul Stankard 1976 triple yellow meadowreath paperweight. Three delicate yellow meadowreath blossoms, their black stamens perking upwards, bloom at the center of a slender green branch with scattered buds, stems and green leaves. Clear ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $900 — 1,200 92 Stankard Studio 2006 “Miniature Asian Rose” paperweight, by David Graeber. Three multi-tiered light pink roses and buds, grow from tangled green moss, with three stalks of bamboo, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $900 — 1,200

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93 Gordon Smith 1985 “Bird of Paradise” paperweight. An orange and purple bird of paradise flower, with green leaves, blooms over translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $650 — 750 94 John Parsley bouquet with rose on cobalt ground paperweight. A pink rose rises at the center of a delicate bouquet including a yellow flower and a white one, each with five petals, as well as a stalk of small yellow blossoms and another of red and, finally, five trios of apple green leaves completing the design, over translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 5/8" $500 — 600 95 Andrew Byers 2005 flowers and berries two-sided bouquet paperweight. Pink morning glories, white daisies, yellow blossoms, pale lavender lilacs, small lavender flowers, red berries and assorted green leaves, grow from entwined stems, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,500 — 2,000

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96 Debbie Tarsitano butterflies and flowers on blue faceted paperweight. Latticinio flowers and a butterfly are arranged across a blue straw ground along with spotted pods, leaves, stems and a single worm. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 3 7/8" $2,000 — 2,500 97 Debbie Tarsitano purple dahlia petite paperweight. Opulent, copious tiers of pointed, purple dahlia petals are framed by a perfect ring of pointed green leaves. A mauve and white complex cane punctuates the bloom at its nexus, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 3/8" $1,500 — 2,000 98 Delmo Tarsitano wasp with convolvulus blooms paperweight. Three pink convolvulus blooms, each with prominent yellow stamens, thread along an arching vine shared by four green leaves and hugging a sandy ground. A diaphanous-winged wasp sits atop a cottony blue and white nest bordered by the flora. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,800 — 2,250

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99 Debbie Tarsitano and Max Erlacher collaborative unicorn paperweight. Five flowers, each with five blue petals and a nexus of yellow stamens cupped within three pale blue petals, form an arch completed with green sepals and sprays of tiny white berries, framing from above the engraved image of a reclining unicorn. A ring of notches circle the unicorn on the base. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200 — 1,500 100 Debbie Tarsitano pink rose faceted paperweight. A rose, with several tiers of furled pink petals encircled by open petals, blooms on a stem, with green leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 11/16" $600 — 700 101 Debbie Tarsitano four flower bouquet with blue ribbon faceted circular paperweight. Four dahlia blossoms, in yellow or pink, bloom with their companion buds at the end of long green leafy stems that are held upright together by a blue ribbon. Clear ground with fancy-cut halo. Large display facet with a scalloped edge. Signature cane. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 4 1/8" width 1 3/4" $1,000 — 1,500

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102 Rick Ayotte 1995 “Symphony” pink peony bouquet paperweight. Three peony blossoms, in pale-to-dark shades of pink with over fifty delicate petals each, are surrounded by delicate pink, mauve and white wildflowers, buds and variegated caladium leaves, on clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/ dated. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3 1/2" $1,000 — 1,500 103 Rick Ayotte 1989 pink cabbage rose petite paperweight. A lovely, lush pink rose, with a blossoming center and two rows of sprawled, partially blanched pink petals, is cupped by five dark green leaves and sits at the center of clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2" $600 — 700 104 Rick Ayotte 2004 flower bouquet and bumblebee paperweight. A plump bumblebee successfully discovers the location of these fragrant pink-shaded white blossoms and takes a pause on one of the many variegated green leaves that radiate from the blooms. Clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 11/16" $1,200 — 1,800

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108 Rick Ayotte 1989 “Blueberry Bouquet” paperweight. Three large pink double cherry blossoms, each with a bright yellow center, interlace with clusters of blueberries, sprays of small white blossoms and green and yellow leaves, over clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 9/16" $1,000 — 1,500 109 Rick Ayotte 1991 “Poppy Bouquet” paperweight. Three bright orange poppies burst from a bouquet of wood anemones and blue lilies, branches of fanning, pale green leaves completing the design. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 11/16" $1,200 — 1,800 110 Rick Ayotte 1989 plum bouquet paperweight. Three deep purple plums hang beneath a trio of white blossoms, each with a shock of scarlet stamens at its center. The blossoms and plums rest against a bed of long, pointed green leaves, some darker and some lighter, over clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,500 — 2,000

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111 Rick Ayotte 2012 “Above the Clouds” glasscape faceted compound paperweight. Using a painted glass technique, a tranquil mountain lake scene is evoked on a white plaque artfully set at the fore of an upright weight. A sky blue ground, painted with billowing white clouds, forms a backdrop to the scene, which includes an abandoned rowboat at lake’s edge, a cabin, sloping green meadows and a snowy mountain range. A black and white eagle, with a yellow beak, takes flight above. Bottom facet and full frontal facet. Edition 1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $2,250 — 3,000 112 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 — 2,500 113 Rick Ayotte 2001 blue butterfly and pink roses magnum paperweight. A dichroic blue butterfly traces the center of a clear dome above a lovely bouquet of pale pink and white roses, rosebuds, small pink and white flowers and dark green leaves. Clear ground. Limited edition of 10. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,500 — 2,000

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114 Rick Ayotte 1991 stylized starthroat hummingbird paperweight. Trumpet-shaped mirabilis flowers, one yellow, one red and one blue, spring from a patch of dark green foliage capped at either end by companion buds in the same colors and are visited by a hungry starthroat hummingbird taking his fill of their nectar. Clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 13/16" $1,500 — 2,000 115 Rick Ayotte 1995 “On Golden Pond” magnum compound paperweight. A handsome black and white loon floats near the idyllic, flowery shore of a clear pond, while his companion dives below in pursuit of a hapless trout. Translucent blue ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 1/4" $3,500 — 4,000 116 Rick Ayotte 1984 Artist Proof pair of owls paperweight. A gray owl perches on a pine branch, with acorns and needles, while a rust-colored owl looks on from the hollow of a tree, under a shallow glass dome. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,200 — 1,500

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117 Rick Ayotte 1980 macaw paperweight. A blue and gold macaw perches confidently atop a curved, leafy green stem, on clear ground. Edition #22 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 7/16" $700 — 800 118 Rick Ayotte 1989 belted kingfisher with lady’s-slipper orchids and crocus plaque paperweight. A belted kingfisher perches majestically atop a mossy stump with a cluster of yellow crocus at its base and two pink lady’s-slipper orchids at its side, on clear ground. Edition #5 of a limited edition of 25. Signed/ dated. Width 4 1/4", height 4" $1,800 — 2,250 119 Rick Ayotte 1987 grassland yellow finch with wild barberry flowers paperweight. A dazzling yellow finch frames itself amidst a cluster of yellow barberry flowers and dark green leaves. Clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 11/16" $1,200 — 1,800

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120 Mike Hunter 2008 “Zanfirico Penguin” and egg sculpture. A hollow sculpture of an erect penguin has a wide and tall body, with a breast plate of alternating horizontal white or yellow Zanfirico twists, covered with a colorful coat of vertical twists in white, blue, yellow, orange and black, that culminates at the top into a small beak and an open-top head. It guards its similarly colored Zanfirico egg at its feet, cradled in a glass base. Signed/dated. An exquisite example created for the BergstromMahler Museum exhibit “Big Ideas/Small Packages: Magnificent Glass Under 20” displayed November 1, 2008-February 21, 2009, in homage to the plight of the endangered penguins. Diameter 7", height 16 3/4" egg diameter 3 13/16" $2,750 — 3,200

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121 Victor Trabucco 1993 “Salamander” magnum paperweight. Inspired by the antique Pantin salamander weights, a large, hulking green salamander, his skin uniformly perforated to create a spotty, reptilian texture, seems to be captured within a glass dome halved by an alternating brown and silver-white aventurine desert ground from which one large yellow succulent bloom thrusts through a clump of variegated leaves. An exceptional piece. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 11/16" $2,000 — 2,500 122 Victor Trabucco 2000 pink ranunculus and purple berry paperweight. A pink-tinged ranunculus bloom, its center filled with delicate red-tipped, yellow stamens, displays against a bed of curling green leaves along with three blueberries and two purple raspberries, over a sandy, dark ground. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,200 — 1,800 123 Victor Trabucco 1996 red rose and berries on upset muslin paperweight. A many-tiered red rose, growing atop a woody, leafy branch, is accompanied by two trios of leaf-ensconced blueberries, over a fine white upset muslin ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,500 — 1,800

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124 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 — 1,000 125 Victor Trabucco 1979 violet and pansy bouquet faceted paperweight. A bouquet of three purple violets and two white and purple pansies is gathered on drooping stems with green leaves, over clear ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane under one leaf. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/8" $1,000 — 1,500 126 Victor Trabucco 1987 oriental design white camellia branch faceted sculptural paperweight. A white camellia and its accompanying bud, both with tiers of white satin petals grouped around their yellow stamen with green honeycomb centers, bloom on a twisting upright dark branch adorned with several green leaves. Clear ground. Large curved honeycomb faceted ground and one flat facet as base. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 3/8" $1,500 — 1,800

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127 Victor Trabucco 1986 two orchids on cobalt blue magnum paperweight. Two large pale lavender orchids, purple throated with two yellow stamens each, rise on separate stems from a trio of bladed green leaves. A slender white bud curves above them, over translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $1,800 — 2,250 128 Victor Trabucco 1992 blueberries, blossom and bud magnum paperweight. Two clusters of plump ripe blueberries, one with five berries and one with four, share a leafy thicket with two white blossoms and their companion bud. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 15/16" $1,200 — 1,500 129 Victor Trabucco 2000 lily paperweight. An upright lily, with five red and white-speckled petals and long yellow-tipped black stamens, perches on a stem with a bud and green leaves, on white upset muslin. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $600 — 700

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130 Victor Trabucco 1986 magnum camellia bouquet paperweight. A large camellia and its blooming bud, with glowing satin pink petals and tall yellow stamen, sit at the edge of a bouquet below a long spray of delicate light pink bells and tendrils. The camellias contrast with blue bellflowers, yellow berries, buds and greenery. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 5/8" $1,500 — 1,800 131 Victor Trabucco 1986 two pink roses magnum paperweight. Two fully opened pink satin roses share a slender forking stem with two pairs of pink buds and two stalks of clustered white blossoms, over translucent blue ground. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 15/16" $1,200 — 1,500 132 David and Jon Trabucco 1993 raspberries and blossoms paperweight. Three ripe raspberries hang from a leafy sprig of raspberry bush brightened by five pink buds and two open blooms bursting with yellow stamens, over sandy ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,000 — 1,500

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136 Bobbi Banford double-tiered orange flower paperweight. An upright double-tiered orange flower, centered by yellow bubbly stamens, is crowned by six green leaves and blooms above a very dark purple ground. Diameter 2 1/4" $400 — 500 137 Bob Banford pink double clematis and garland faceted miniature paperweight. A pink clematis, with five radiating petals that are spaced with five more petals, has a white center on which a delicate flower with green stem is painted, the latter tying the clematis’ five green aventurine sepals into the design. A blue and white twisted garland surrounds the flower. Clear ground. Five and one facets. Signature cane. Tiny fleabites to the side of the top facet. Diameter 1 7/8" $600 — 700 138 Bob Banford pink dahlia and torsade paperweight. The piece contains an upright, multi-tiered, pink dahlia, with yellow stamens and radiating dark green leaves, encircled by a pink and teal twist torsade, on a layer of fine white lace. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $800 — 1,000

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139 Bob Banford blue ranunculus faceted paperweight. Two blooming blue ranunculus flowers and three companion buds share a web of dark green leafy stems, over clear ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $700 — 800 140 Bob Banford pansy on upset muslin with torsade paperweight. A purple and yellow pansy, with a white stardust cane center, rests within a blue and white torsade on a bed of white upset muslin. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $700 — 800 141 Bob Banford daffodils and honeybee paperweight. A yellow striped black bee, with its latticinio wings spread, dives towards a field of yellow and white daffodils and their buds, amidst greenery. Clear diamond-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,200 — 1,500

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142 Bob and Bobbi Banford collaborative “PCA” pink flower paperweight. Produced for the Paperweight Collectors Association, the piece contains a large, double-tiered pink flower, which is centered by a red, white, and blue “PCA” cane and bordered by six radial buds, alternating with dark green leaves, on clear ground. From the Alschuler Collection. Diameter 2 1/4" $400 — 500 143 Bob Banford seven flower bouquet paperweight. A bouquet of seven double-tiered flowers, all with unique yellow centers, focuses around a lush central blue striped white flower. The latter is surrounded by blooms in magenta, blues, aubergine and yellow to form a colorful circle that nestles within a network of forking, leafy stems. Clear diamond-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,800 — 2,250 144 Bob Banford double clematis on upset muslin paperweight. Two tiers of beautifully articulated rose-colored petals are punctuated with brilliant yellow stamens at their nexus and framed by a halo of black-veined green leaves. The clematis bloom sits atop a sturdy dark green stem flanked by two additional leaves, the design resting on a delicate white muslin ground ringed by a pink and green twist torsade. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $800 — 1,000

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145 Chris Buzzini 1988 exotic orchids paperweight. Two yellow orchid blooms, their petals striped in orange and their yellow stamens cupped within white, grow from a long, curved and forking stem flanked by two pairs of bladed green leaves at its base and departing from a tuber and slender white roots. Clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,000 — 1,500 146 Chris Buzzini 1991 twisted stem bouquet faceted paperweight. Two pale lavender blooms, a trumpet flower with bud, forget-me-nots and sprays of blue bellflowers are threaded with bladed leaves and twisted together at the stems, over clear ground. Top facet and twelve printies rimming the upper periphery. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,500 — 1,800 147 Chris Buzzini 1987 three clusters of three blooms paperweight. Three connected brown branches join three clusters of long slander olive green leaves with blooms at their center. Two of the clusters have two opened red trumpet blossoms and one red bud. The other cluster, the highest in the design, has three tightly closed buds, one red and two yellow. Clear ground. Signature cane on the underside of a leaf. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,500 — 2,000 32

148 Chris Buzzini 2007 white daisies and red berries within mosaic-cut ground paperweight. Rising from a shared stem, twisting tendrils, leaves, red berries, white daisies with yellow stamens and two white buds arc slightly within a mosaic-cut clear ground with a large top facet. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $2,000 — 2,500 149 Chris Buzzini 1999 Artist Proof “Star-crossed Apple Blossoms” paperweight, from the American Beauty Florals series. Two pale pink apple blossoms, with radiating pink stamens and yellow pistils, bloom at the end of long stems, adorned with dark green leaves, while embracing a spray of purple speedwell flowers and buds. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,500 — 1,800 150 Chris Buzzini 1992 lavender orchids paperweight. Four delicate lavender orchids and two companion buds rise from one of several green tubers, the others all sprouting long, bladed green leaves. Thin beige roots wrap around a bit of dark branch hosting the flora, over clear ground. Edition #29 of a limited edition of 40. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,200 — 1,800

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151 Melissa Ayotte 2010 “Festive Bouquet” limited edition paperweight. An array of crimson roses and buds is interspersed with bright red berries and rests upon a bed of green leaves, delicately accented with stray tendrils, on sodden snow ground. Limited edition of 20. Diameter 3 1/4" $800 — 1,000

154 Mayauel Ward 1996 flower bouquet with pink bow paperweight. A striped and orange lady’s-slipper orchid, three yellow roses and assorted blossoms and buds in pink, white and lavender, grow on leafy stems tied with a pink bow, over opaque black ground. Edition #9 of a limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $800 — 1,000

152 Melissa Ayotte 2007 “Peony Bouquet” paperweight. Several pink, white and red peonies are bordered by small blue and white bellflowers and assorted green leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $800 — 1,000

155 Akihiro Okama 2010 pink and purple flowers with butterfly paperweight. A pink flower in full bloom, two pink buds and two purple buds grow from a pair of leafy stems whose curve reveals a yellow and black spotted butterfly. Limited edition 1 of 1. Diameter 2 7/8" $500 — 600

153 Randall Grubb 1989 violet bouquet paperweight. Three central violets, encircled by pink roses and white or pink bellflowers, contrast with light green stems and leaves to form a delicate bouquet. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,000 — 1,500

156 Randall Grubb 1986 blue flowers and spray paperweight. Two large blue flowers, each with six petals and a cupped center holding a yellow stamen, share a common clump of greenery with a spray of smaller bell-shaped flowers, long yellow stamens again accenting the design. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $800 — 1,000

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157 Ken Rosenfeld 1993 pink rose on aqua ground faceted paperweight. A full, multi-tiered pink rose blooms atop a long green stem, with two pink buds and green leaves, on translucent aqua-blue ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $800 — 1,000 158 Ken Rosenfeld 1993 multi-flower bouquet on clear ground paperweight. Two yellow and brown-spotted flowers center this bouquet that consists of four different colored flowers, green leaves and stems, all on clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $550 — 650 159 Ken Rosenfeld 1983 pink flower and buds miniature paperweight. Two partially open pink buds grow from two green and brown twisted vines, which come together under an openfaced, double-tiered, pink flower, on clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $350 — 450

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160 Ken Rosenfeld 1990 California poppies paperweight. Three orange California poppies, with spritely yellow stamens, are accompanied by two buds and dark green leaves, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $800 — 1,000 161 Ken Rosenfeld 2002 monarch butterfly and flower bouquet miniature paperweight. A monarch butterfly rests on a blue flower above a cluster of gold nuggets, on clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/16" $800 — 1,000 162 Ken Rosenfeld 1997 trumpet flowers and ladybug paperweight. Two white-striped, blue trumpet flowers and three blue and white swirling companion buds, spring from green sepals, stems, tendrils and leaves, over an opaque white ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $700 — 900

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163 Federici Designs 2003 red crimp rose pedestal paperweight, by Richard Federici. A dark magenta crimp rose, with twelve alternating petals, floats above four green sepals inside a clear dome on a clear glass pedestal. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16", height 4 1/16" $600 — 700 164 Satava Art Glass “Moon Jellyfish” high-domed paperweight. The piece depicts a three-dimensional jellyfish, with a translucent body and flowing amber tentacles. Signed/dated. Diameter 3", height 6 1/4" $600 — 800 165 Eric Hansen 2006 snake and two blossoms paperweight. A green snake stalks two lavender-colored variegated blossoms on a sandy ground within a ring of brown aventurine pebbles at the perimeter. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $400 — 500

166 Richard Olma 1989 amethyst purple blossoms and green leaves magnum compound paperweight. Tracing the interior of the dome, three amethyst on white blossoms, each with an orange center, are interwoven with a graceful network of blue, green and yellow stems and heart-shaped leaves. The surface design alternates with the flowers of the inner layer’s similar design. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 4" $600 — 700 167 Cathy Richardson 2008 “Peach Reef” compound paperweight. A thin bed of dotted ruby glass is layered first with patches of pink and then with assorted millefiori canes reminiscent of sea anemones. A school of angelfish and another of goldfish swim above, leaving trails of bubbles as they make their way. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $400 — 500 168 Joe Barker two red snake paperweight. A long green stem, with pairs of green leaves symmetrically placed at each end, is crossed by a duo of slithering striped red snakes. Opaque pale blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/16" $200 — 250

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169 Jim D’Onofrio 1998 two men fishing on a raft paperweight. A man is successfully reeling in a large rainbow trout onto his brown bamboo raft, while his uninterested fellow companion sunbathes and indulges in some canned snacks. Translucent blue lake ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $700 — 900

172 Jim D’Onofrio 1999 Native at campfire with clay pots and bow cube paperweight. Inside this angular cubic paperweight, a native American billows a campfire, with a bow and arrows near by, next to three colorful clay pots and a stack of firewood. Sandy ground. Signed/dated. Width 3 3/8", height 2 3/8" $1,000 — 1,500

170 Jim D’Onofrio 2005 “Barn Owl and Full Moon” compound paperweight. A white and brown barn owl, grasping a gray mouse in its talons, flies through the night sky, under a white full moon. A leafless tree stands in the background, on cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $800 — 1,000

173 Jim D’Onofrio 2001 two spotty yellow frogs paperweight. Two black-spotted yellow frogs, seemingly comrades on the prowl, confer on a patch of sandy ground near an exotic yellow bloom with three long bladed green leaves and an exposed root system. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,000 — 1,500

171 Jim D’Onofrio 1993 broken clay pot and cactus desert paperweight. A cactus grows and blooms from a decorated clay pot, with its stem of five lavender buds drooping unto the sandy ground amidst remains of another pot and small stones, next to an empty but intact matching clay pot. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $900 — 1,200

174 Jim D’Onofrio 2004 “Face Roots” flowers and gnome faces paperweight. The faces of two white-haired gnome-like creatures are depicted among the roots of a plant, which bears three brown-striped white blossoms, a bud and green leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $900 — 1,200

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175 Jim D’Onofrio 2006 “Carousel Horse” compound paperweight. The piece contains a three-dimensional white carousel horse on clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $900 — 1,200

178 Jim D’Onofrio 2002 raccoons and garbage paperweight. Two raccoons rummage through two trash cans for a meal on sandy ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $800 — 1,000

176 Jim D’Onofrio 2005 “Canada Goose” compound paperweight. A beautifully crafted three-dimensional Canadian goose, with a long black neck and brown-feathered, fully spanned wings, glides over a marshland threaded with translucent blue waterways. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $900 — 1,200

179 Jim D’Onofrio 2007 “Monster Mouse” cat, mouse, and shadow compound paperweight. A black and white cat sits next to a tall gray candlestick, with a burning candle, while a nearby mouse forms a large black shadow on a cobalt blue wall in the background. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $800 — 1,000

177 Jim D’Onofrio 1993 lantern paperweight. Two leafy sprays of purple blooms ascend a patch of brown fencing from which a lantern has been hung, two large leaves emerging from the side. A dark pebble ground suggests a rural landscape. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $700 — 800

180 Jim D’Onofrio “Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf ” compound paperweight. The piece depicts Little Red Riding Hood holding a basket while standing next to a wolf, who is wearing a jacket, pants and shoes, on a dirt path, under blue sky. Signed/dated 2006. Diameter 3 3/8" $800 — 1,000

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181 Paul Ysart blue flower and latticinio basket paperweight. A brilliant blue bloom, with seven petals and a white center cane, sits atop a slender stem flanked by three leaves and a companion blue bud. The flower floats within a basket of latticinio tubes. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $900 — 1,200

184 Paul Ysart striped carmine-red clematis paperweight. A clematis blossom, with five variegated carmine-red petals that are striped with a yellow line, has a white stardust cane at its center and has green leaves betwixt its petals and also along its slightly curved stem. Carmine-red ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $800 — 1,000

182 Paul Ysart three-tiered pink flower in a white latticinio stave basket paperweight. Three tiers of five ribbed pink petals are centered by a red and white cog with a black hollow and framed by seven spaced green leaves. The bloom floats high in a white double-swirl latticinio stave basket. Signature cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $800 — 1,000

185 Paul Ysart orange clematis on red and white ribbons paperweight. A double clematis bloom, its petals ribbed in orange striations, is centered by a white complex cane and sits atop a forest green stem shared by three leaves and a companion bud. The flower rests on a cushion of red latticinio ribbons in alternation with double-swirl white latticinio ribbons. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $900 — 1,200

183 Paul Ysart double variegated clematis in a latticinio basket paperweight. Two tiers of five petals, each variegated pink and surrounded by orange and beige, have a white complex cane with yellow center at their nexus, thus forming a floating double clematis, perched atop a green stem that is crooked at the bottom and flanked by two green variegated leaves on either side. The flower floats within a white latticinio stave basket. Clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $900 — 1,200

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186 Paul Ysart patterned millefiori on teal ground paperweight. A large central ring of calico-colored millefiori complex canes, in a variety of designs, is met at its rim by radially positioned millefiori couplets, of which the inner cane varies and the outer cane is a constant green and white star complex cane. These radial couplets alternate with short tubes of white latticinio filigree, over an opaque teal green ground. Rough pontil. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 11/16" $800 — 1,000

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187 Charles Kaziun Junior yellow crimp rose pedestal paperweight. A dimensional upright yellow crimp rose, with fourteen petals and four green leaves, floats over a clear, footed, pedestal base. Signature cane under the leaves. Diameter 2 1/8", height 3" $1,800 — 2,250 188 Charles Kaziun Junior red rope rose on blue ground paperweight. Blooming at the top of a stalk, flanked by three green leaves on one side and by two on the other as well as a sheathed bud on a forking stem with two additional leaves, a red rope rose is framed by three splayed sepals against a deep blue ground. Signature gold bee on one of the leaves and signature gold “K” on the underside. Diameter 2 3/8" $900 — 1,200 189 Charles Kaziun Junior miniature yellow lily pedestal paperweight. A yellow lily, with six red and one yellow star cane stamens and four long slender green leaves is visited by a signature Kaziun gold bee. It is centered on a plane of translucent amethyst ground. The motif tilts to one side, over a clear, footed, pedestal base. Signature gold “K” on the underside. Diameter 1 1/4", height 1 7/8" $400 — 500

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190 Charles Kaziun Junior pink pansy and bud with bee on yellow ground paperweight. Two heart-shaped pink upper petals and three blue-framed white lower petals, connect with a bright yellow stardust center to form a pansy. The blossom is framed by three pointed green leaves and shares a stem with a companion bud, an additional two leaves and a gold bee. Translucent yellow ground on opaque white. Signature gold “K” on the underside. Diameter 2 3/16" $900 — 1,200 191 Charles Kaziun Junior yellow spotted green snake and rope rose paperweight. A winding blue-eyed green snake, speckled with elongated yellow spots, converses with a magenta rope rose that rests within three green leaves where a golden butterfly can be found. On salmon-colored jasper ground. Two signature gold “K” on the underside. Diameter 1 15/16" $1,800 — 2,250 192 Charles Kaziun Junior gold bee and convolvulus blue ground paperweight. A gold bee rests on the edge of a whitethroated, pink convolvulus that grows on a vine, with a pink bud and emerald-green leaves, climbing a white trellis. Translucent blue ground over opaque white. Signature gold “K” on the underside. Diameter 2 3/16" $900 — 1,200

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193 Saint Louis 1979 millefiori and latticinio candlestick. Atop a millefiori base of four concentric rings of varied complex canes encircling a blue, yellow and white central complex cane and cupped by a white stave basket, a diagonally spiraling white latticinio column moves upward to a protruding lip and finally a pink and white torsade rimmed orifice. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 3/8", height 6 3/8" $2,000 — 2,500

196 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 #83 of a limited edition of 300; 150 for the U.S. market. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $2,000 — 2,500

194 Saint Louis 1978 upright bouquet in a basket faceted paperweight. Three long-petalled flowers, one red, one white and one blue, cluster at the center of a bed of dark green leaves within a delicate white latticinio basket with tapered stem. Clear ground. Six and one facets. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $450 — 550

197 Saint Louis 1990 “Hibou” horned owl paperweight. A brown horned owl perches on the branch of a tree, with green variegated leaves, over opaque pistachio ground. Edition #10 of a limited edition of 500. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,000 — 1,500

195 Saint Louis 1994 “Eclosion” bouquet on leaves magnum piedouche paperweight. Large, vivid, spaced concentric lampwork flowers in blues, pinks, white and yellows, display atop a thick bed of green leaves along with an occasional bud, over a white double swirl pedestal base rimmed at the top and bottom by a blue and white twist torsade. Edition #141 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/date cane. Diameter 4", height 4 1/16" $2,000 — 3,000

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198 Saint Louis 1977 red double overlay clematis bouquet faceted paperweight. A five-flower bouquet, in shades of blue, red, orange and white, floats over clear, star-cut ground, within a red-over-white double overlay. A signature/date cane centers one of the flowers. Top facet and two rows of six side facets. Limited edition of 450. Diameter 3 1/8" $600 — 700

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199 Saint Louis 1991 “La rose de Renoir” rose faceted paperweight, from the Impressionnistes Collection. A many-tiered butterscotch rose, five variegated green leaves trailing beneath it, is positioned at the center of an opaque jasper ground speckled with silver and cobalt blue. Six and one facets. Edition #129 of a limited edition of 300. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 5/16" $650 — 750 200 Saint Louis 1975 cherries on latticinio cushion faceted paperweight. Five crimson cherries move outward radially on chartreuse stems from a cluster of five green leaves cradling a sixth cherry. Five more cherries are arranged in a circle bordering the central motif, atop a white double-swirl latticinio cushion. Six and one facets. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $500 — 600 201 Saint Louis 2005 “Fleur d’eau” white blooms faceted oblong paperweight. A bouquet of white blooms, consisting of a large three-tiered white flower at the center that is surrounded by four smaller blooms and two buds, funnels into a green tornado of long leaves that is supported by an interwoven brown ring, below a clear and oblong dome. Translucent blue ground. Three rows of six facets. Edition #72 of a limited edition of 125. Date cane near the design. Diameter 3 3/16", height 4" $1,000 — 1,500 www.selman.com

202 Saint Louis 1973 four-colored crown paperweight. White latticinio ribbons alternate with twists of blue and chartreuse and others of red and green, all emanating from a central signature/ date cane. Limited edition of 400. Diameter 3 1/8" $400 — 500 203 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, on opaque turquoise ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 300. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $500 — 600 204 Saint Louis 1970 blue over white overlay concentric millefiori mushroom faceted paperweight. The mushroom has a central signature/date cane, encircled by several concentric rings of assorted complex canes in shades of pink and blue, with a few yellow highlights, atop a tapered blue stem under teal over white double overlay. Five and one facets. Diameter 2 15/16" $800 — 1,000

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205 Baccarat 1972 two blue clematis on white ground paperweight. A clematis blossom, with five white-rimmed, variegated sky blue petals and a white hollow cog center, grows on a stem with a smaller iteration of the blossom and three leaves. On white opaque ground. Edition #154 of a limited edition of 250. Acidetched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $400 — 500 206 Baccarat scattered millefiori on upset muslin paperweight. A variety of colorful complex canes, nineteen in all, is scattered across the surface of a white upset muslin ground. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3 3/8" $550 — 650 207 Baccarat 1971 looped petals flower paperweight. Six ridged petals, made of white on yellow layers and an inner pink layer looping together to create hollowed petals, gather around a central pink complex cane, with a yellow arrow cane center, to create a fantasy flower that perches on a slender green stem with leaves next to a neighboring stem and leaves. Translucent teal ground. Edition #112 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3" $700 — 800

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208 Baccarat 1976 Gridel lovebirds and patterned millefiori paperweight. A central complex Gridel silhouette cane of two lovebirds is surrounded by six spaced squares of blue and white complex canes as well as the other seventeen Gridel silhouette canes, scattered on dark green translucent ground. Edition #52 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $600 — 700 209 Baccarat 1973 Gridel horse millefiori paperweight. A central horse silhouette cane is surrounded by the other seventeen Gridel silhouettes centered in pastel-colored canes, scattered on white upset muslin. Edition #193 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $700 — 800 210 Baccarat 1976 Gridel white monkey and millefiori panels paperweight. A large central Gridel white 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, on opaque milk white ground. Edition #101 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3 1/4" $600 — 700

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211 Baccarat 1978 close packed millefiori Church Weight paperweight. Assorted close packed colorful complex canes are dotted with a scattering of zodiac silhouette canes. Similar to the antique Baccarat Church Weight. Edition #85 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $700 — 950 212 Baccarat undated circlets on upset muslin paperweight. A large central circlet is ringed by an additional six circlets, each different from the next in both color and design but all within a range of pastels. The motif rests on a delicate white upset muslin ground. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3" $600 — 700 213 Baccarat opaline agate surface design paperweight. Across the surface of a sky blue opaque dome, spaced, gold fleur-de-lis emblems and single gold dots symmetrically alternate with one another, halting finally with a large gold dot at the weight’s crest. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 2 9/16" $300 — 400

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214 Baccarat 1972 Gridel squirrel and concentric 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 #1147 of a limited edition of 1200. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $700 — 800 215 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 is bordered by a millefiori garland of the other seventeen Gridel silhouettes, on dark purple ground. Edition #49 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $700 — 800 216 Baccarat 1988 “Homard sur fond marin sablonneux” lobster paperweight. A large reddish brown lobster crawls across a rocky, multi-colored seafloor ground. Edition #60 of a limited edition of 200. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane amid the rocks. Diameter 3 1/4" $700 — 800

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217 Whitefriars 1977 close concentric fancy diamond-cut paperweight. A central six-pointed star cog is encircled by six alternating rings of magenta or green cogs and interrupted by a ring of white cogs. Clear ground. Fancy diamond-cut facets and top facet. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $350 — 450 218 Whitefriars 1977 Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee commemorative faceted paperweight. Produced to commemorate the queen’s accession to the throne of Great Britain, the piece contains a central crown picture cane encircled by close packed millefiori on a clear ground. An “E II R” cane and 1952 and 1977 date canes are also included in the design. Five and one facets. Diameter 3 1/16" $300 — 400 219 Whitefriars 1976 Olympic garlands and torch faceted paperweight. Five interlacing rings, arranged in the traditional Olympic configuration, are made of small pink and white cog canes. The motif rests beneath a large blue-rimmed white silhouette cane of the Olympic torch in the weight’s upper middle, framed by two complex canes on either side reading 19 and 76. Purplish black ground. Six and one facets. Signature/date canes. Diameter 3 3/8" $400 — 500

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220 Whitefriars 1975 patterned millefiori faceted paperweight. A large gold and white complex cane is at the center of two interlacing trefoil millefiori garlands, one of pink and one of gold complex canes. A blue complex cane rests within each of the six loops of the garlands. Six and one facets. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/8" $250 — 350 221 Whitefriars 1980 owl faceted paperweight. A gathering of white and pink complex millefiori canes forms the body of an owl with a gray wing, two yellow eyes and a beak that are also made of complex canes. The design is surrounded by spaced yellow star canes and a pink millefiori border garland. Blue translucent ground. Signature/date cane in garland. Five and one facets. Diameter 3 3/16" $800 — 1,000 222 Whitefriars 1972 close concentric millefiori faceted paperweight. A central white complex cane with a black star center is the focus of concentric rings of red, green, blue and violet millefiori on a clear ground. Fancy diamond cutting and top facet. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $250 — 350

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223 Parabelle Glass 1997 Artist Proof spaced millefiori paperweight. A central white Clichy-type rose is encircled by smaller red and white fortress canes, a ring of red and green roses, and a circumference ring of green and white roses alternating with red and white pastry mold canes, all embedded in a white upset muslin ground. Edition 1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,500 — 1,800 224 Parabelle Glass 1998 spaced pansy and rose paperweight. A central pink and maroon pansy is encircled by six Clichy-type roses, in pink, red and white, and then by an outer spaced ring of pansies, in blue and white, white and green and also in purple and yellow, over a green moss ground. Edition #4 of a limited edition of 5. Dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,500 — 2,000 225 Parabelle Glass 1993 spaced millefiori paperweight. A central white and yellow complex cane is encircled by a charming assortment of red, blue, green and white cog, pastry mold and crowsfoot fortress canes, in two spaced rings over an opaque red ground. Edition #6 of a limited edition of 10. Diameter 2 7/8" $400 — 500

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226 Parabelle Glass 1998 wagon wheel patterned millefiori purple ground paperweight. A large, central pink and green Clichy-style rose is circled by smaller versions of the same rose and then by six yellow roses in alternation with cobalt blue rectangles. A circle of pansies and cogs ensues and finally a garland of pink and green roses in alternation with pink florets, over a translucent purple ground. Edition #6 of a limited edition of 10. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,200 — 1,800 227 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 — 700 228 Parabelle Glass 1997 Artist Proof Clichy-type rose and pansies paperweight. A central green, red and white Clichy-type rose presides at the center of a ring of purple and maroon pansies and is encircled by a circumference ring of red and white cog canes, on a purple upset muslin ground. Edition 1 of 1. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,200 — 1,800

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229 Drew Ebelhare 1999 close concentric millefiori pink stave basket paperweight. A central blue and white signature cane is encircled by five close concentric rings of millefiori in shades of green, white, red and blue, which all rest inside a pink stave basket. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/8" $400 — 500

232 Drew Ebelhare 2013 close packed millefiori large paperweight. A beautiful array of millefiori canes in a variety of design, size and color, including heart canes, pansy canes, leaf canes and more, is tightly packed at uneven heights, truly recalling a field of blooms. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $700 — 800

230 Drew Ebelhare 1998 spaced millefiori green stave basket miniature paperweight. A central pink and white signature cane is encircled by spaced rings of assorted complex canes in blue, white, red and green, in a green stave basket. Signed/dated. Diameter 2" $250 — 350

233 Drew Ebelhare 1999 close concentric millefiori red stave basket paperweight. A central green and white signature cane is encircled by five close concentric rings of complex canes in shades of maroon, green, aqua and blue, which all rest inside a red stave basket. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/16" $350 — 450

231 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

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234 Drew Ebelhare 1997 spaced concentric millefiori miniature paperweight. A small black and white signature cane sits at the center of two concentric rings of small green and red millefiori and then of white and blue millefiori and is surrounded by a spaced ring of larger green, white and pink complex canes. The design is circled by a border garland of green and white millefiori. All are imbedded in an opaque red ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2" $300 — 400

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238 Mike Hunter 2011 concentric millefiori with roses paperweight. Six large, white Clichy-type roses are featured at the center of five concentric rows of complex canes in blues and greens. Edition 1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/8" $500 — 550 239 Mike Hunter 2006 “Clown Balloon” surface design miniature paperweight. An encased surface design of five spaced balloons floating in a white-speckled blue sky include a signature cane balloon and four “Beano” face portrait cane balloons, modeled after the comic character. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/8" $150 — 180 240 Mike Hunter 2009 American flag surface design paperweight. Horizontal red and white latticinio twists lead from a vertical latticinio flag pole to a blue plain of white stars, to form the American flag on the surface of a blown glass dome. Edition 1 of 1. Signature cane at the top of the dome. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $600 — 700

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241 Joe Barker pink clematis paperweight. A pink clematis, with a swirly center, blooms on a stem with a companion pink bud and variegated green leaves, over translucent blue ground. Signed. Diameter 2 1/4" $400 — 500 242 Ronald Hansen persimmon-red clematis faceted paperweight. A bright persimmon-red six-petalled clematis, with a blue millefiori star cane center, is haloed by five turquoise leaves and sits atop a short, curved leafy stem with two additional companion buds. Jasper cream ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Signed. Fleabite at the edge of the top facet. Diameter 2 1/4" $200 — 250 243 Robert Hansen yellow flower faceted paperweight. A five-petalled dark yellow flower, with a black center that has a white dot painted on top, grows on a thick stem flanked by two leaves. Translucent pale blue ground doted with opaque white. Eight pointed facets with two rows of small angular facets. Diameter 2 3/8" $150 — 200

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244 Ronald Hansen purple flower with millefiori center faceted paperweight. A purple flower, with five petals and a millefiori complex cane center, blooms at the end of a short green stem, flanked by two large green leaves. Opaque sky blue ground. Top facet. Diameter 2 1/8" $120 — 180 245 Ronald Hansen purple abstract flower faceted paperweight. A veiled flower in shades of purple layers, with a smeared blue and white cane center and haloed by three green leaves, appears painted atop a curvy stem flanked by two leaves, onto a sky blue cushion ground. Six and one facets. Signed. Diameter 2 1/4" $120 — 150 246 Ronald Hansen magenta crimp rose ring holder. A magenta pink crimp rose with fifteen petals and four translucent green leaves, blooms in a clear dome below a clear spire, all set on an opaque milk white base. Signed. Diameter 1 1/2", height 3 3/8" $150 — 180

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247 Francis Whittemore pink primrose faceted cylindrical paperweight. A pink primrose, with five smooth petals and a cage of yellow stamens, haloed by groupings of spaced green leaves and a single bud, boldly occupies the center of a translucent green ground and is reflected in ten side printies under a slanted top facet. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/8" $350 — 450 248 Francis Whittemore butterfly and flowers faceted paperweight. A yellow and brown butterfly hovers near a blue flower and two small yellow blossoms, on translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane on the underside of the butterfly. Diameter 2 7/16" $300 — 400 249 Francis Whittemore pink crimp rose in a pedestal paperweight. A pink crimp rose, its petals fading to white at their edges, rises from four variegated green sepals and floats within a clear pedestal encasement. Signature cane. Diameter 2", height 2 11/16" $350 — 450

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250 Francis Whittemore North Dakota pink wild rose glass paperweight. The rose, with yellow stamens, a pink bud and green leaves, rests on mottled green-over-white ground. Limited edition of 100. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $550 — 650 251 Francis Whittemore blue complex cane flowers paperweight. Three blossoms, with five white-coated blue honeycomb petals, have yellow stamens at their centers where a signature cane hides. Three companion buds curiously reach out at the extremities of a slender stem that connects the blooms together with green leaves. Amethyst flash ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/16" $350 — 450 252 Francis Whittemore blue flower on pink jasper ground paperweight. A delicate blue flower, with five petals and a light blue star cane center, grows on a slender stem with a single blue bud and a single leaf, on pink and white jasper ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/16" $300 — 400

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253 Lundberg Studios 2007 “Red Opium Poppies” compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Two red opium poppies bloom on slender curved stems, with a closed bud and green leaves, over dark green ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $350 — 450 254 Lundberg Studios 1978 flowers and green leaves white surface design paperweight. A white opaque dome is painted with two iridescent blossoms, their petals rimmed in blood red, connected by many brown tendrils that are interspersed with green leaves. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16" $300 — 400 255 Lundberg Studios 2007 “Classic Petite Worldweight” planet earth globe paperweight. Continents of brown and green are surrounded by blue oceans capped by a mass of white clouds. Signed/dated. “This paperweight is a triumph of glass chemistry. I wanted the Worldweight to look like it just happened - the birth of the planet pristine and beautiful, without evidence of the hand of man.” —James Lundberg. Diameter 2 1/8" $180 — 225

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256 Lundberg Studios 1994 surface leaves and encased dogwood blossom paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A white three-tiered dogwood blossom, with red and yellow stamens and a complex cane pistil, blooms amidst a companion bud and stems of leaves that fill the dome, some escaping it altogether and growing on the surface. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $500 — 600 257 Lundberg Studios 1994 surface dragonfly and encased water lily and lily pads paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A red and black dragon fly soars on the surface of the dome, amidst green reeds, above a lampwork yellow water lily, with yellow stamen and a red pistil, that grows out of a translucent blue pond with a companion bud and two lily pads. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $700 — 800 258 Lundberg Studios 1993 school of angelfish and starfish faceted frosted orb, by Daniel Salazar. Vines grow on the frosted surface of an orb, concealing an underwater world where four blue angelfish casually blow air pearls above a blue shaded ground of three colorful starfish among barnacles. Top facet. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $750 — 850

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259 Andrew Fote “The Seeker” copper figure on purple heartshaped paperweight. The clear-encased mottled purple and white heart has a copper human figure on the surface. Signed. Width 2 5/8" $150 — 200 260 Peter Raos 1994 “Monet Spring” clear-encased high-domed millefiori paperweight. A colorful carpet of millefiori flowers, woven through with green leaves and bits of gold aventurine, drapes the exterior of the dome whose crown is a bare cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16", height 3 1/4" $400 — 500 261 Smallhouse Art Glass 2002 “Rite of Spring - Green Leopard Frogs” paperweight. A pair of three-dimensional black-spotted green frogs copulate, one on top of the other, on a red, orange and black base. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $200 — 300

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262 David Lotton and Lubomir Richter collaborative surface etched paperweight. Across an iridescent gold surface, three deeply-etched Buddha figures alternate with arabesque Indian motifs, a ring of clear glass hugging the periphery and sprouting a row of spaced, etched flowers. Diameter 2 7/8" $180 — 225 263 WDF 1992 exotic blooms high-domed paperweight. Wonderful, large tropical blooms, in hot pink and red, explode from a translucent emerald green mass dotted with color that sits at the base of a high-domed, clear ground weight. The blooms, their pale green tendrils trailing, crowd the inner surface in an exuberance of color. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 9/16", height 4 5/8" $350 — 400 264 Noble Effort 1987 latticinio crown hollow paperweight. A blown glass crown of pulled flattened latticinio panels, in white, black, green, blues and yellows, is speckled with silhouette canes that include a skull cane at the top. The dome has a whimsical irregular shape that resembles a deflating inflatable tent. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,200 — 1,500

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265 Lundberg Studios 2012 pink hibiscus with buds paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A large pink hibiscus, its ribbed petals stained a darker pink at their center and a yellow and crimson stamen thrusting from its middle, sits atop ribbed green leaves that peak out from below along with two ripe buds, over opaque blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 9/16" $550 — 650 266 Lundberg Studios 2005 “Peace Rose” paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Variegated petals in shades of yellow, pink, white and red are opulently layered and splayed at the outer edges of a bloom that closes into a ball at its center. Three sprigs, each with three leaves, peek shyly from beneath, over clear ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $750 — 850 267 Lundberg Studios 1987 butterfly and wisteria compound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Two large clusters of pink wisteria share a common, twisting vine with stems of ribbed green leaves, a blue butterfly hovering below, over a pink opalescent ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $450 — 550

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268 Lundberg Studios 1990 cherry blossom and buds miniature paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A pink-striped light pink cherry blossom grows from a branch, with two pink buds and green leaves, over clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $250 — 350 269 Lundberg Studios 1996 moon, stars and waves surface design paperweight. A yellow crescent moon, surrounded by spaced gold stars, shines on an iridescent dark blue firmament dome above iridescent turquoise and white pulled-feather waves that crest infinitely. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/8" $180 — 225 270 Lundberg Studios 1987 underwater scene with fish faceted paperweight. An orange fish, with trailing ribbons of pink fin, adds color to an already colorful underwater world of blue anemones, a blue jelly fish, pink dotted sea fern and long bladed green leaves, against a translucent dark blue cushion. Top facet and six round printies. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $300 — 400

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271 Orient & Flume 1975 white flowers and sinuous vine blue surface design paperweight. Four white flowers, with five petals and a yellow center, grow from a sinuous green and purple vine, on an iridescent blue opaque surface. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $150 — 200 272 Orient & Flume 1982 fantasy flowers with perching doves surface design paperweight, by Ed Seaira. Two brown, gray and white doves, with yellow feet, perch companionably, facing each other, atop sinuous green and blue flower buds, against a surface design background of cobalt blue and swirling greens and lighter blues. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $250 — 350 273 Orient & Flume 1976 cream and gold egg-shaped surface design paperweight. A blue and iridescent gold pulled-feather surface design surrounds the sides of the cream-colored surface, the peaks reaching for the egg-shaped top. Signed/dated. Height 3 5/16" $250 — 350

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274 Orient & Flume 1978 purple parrot on green branch surface design paperweight. A purple parrot, with blue wings and yellow beak, perches on a green branch, framed by a semicircle garland of white and red flowers on a serpentine vine as well as delicate pulled-feather fantasy leaves growing from the base, on an iridescent green surface. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $300 — 400 275 Orient & Flume 1975 pulled-feather iridescent blue surface design paperweight. A four panel pulled-feather design in black, accented with gold, meets at the top and is supported by four larger pulled-feather designs rising from the base, on a blue iridescent surface. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $200 — 250 276 Orient & Flume 1975 iridescent blue flowers on purple sinuous vine yellow and white surface design paperweight. A sinuous purple vine blossoms with blue iridescent flowers, each with four petals and a yellow center, and arcs across the top of a surface design of narrowly spaced yellow and white lines. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $200 — 300

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277 Peter McDougall 2005 amethyst-flash overlay millefiori flower on a cushion faceted paperweight. The flower, with six blue and yellow complex cane petals, two millefiori buds and several green leaves, rests on a cushion of white upset muslin. Amethyst-flash overlay. Twelve and one facets. Edition 1 of 1. Signature cane on the base. Diameter 2 7/8" $600 — 700 278 Peter McDougall 2010 millefiori flower paperweight. A lovely bloom, with five millefiori petals that meet at a large complex cane nexus, shares a curved and forking leafy stem with three millefiori companion buds, on black ground. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 3/16" $250 — 350 279 Peter McDougall close packed complex millefiori paperweight. A close arrangement of assorted, colorful, large and small complex canes, rests on speckled pink and pale blue frit ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $250 — 350

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280 William Manson 1999 strawberry and blossom perfume bottle. A bright red strawberry, speckled with yellow seeds, hangs below a white five-petalled blossom with yellow stamens, the latter embellished by large green leaves with dew pearls. The design sits at the bottom of the bottle, on translucent blue flash ground, below a clear vessel and clear stopper. Edition #2 of a limited edition of 25. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4", height 4 9/16" $550 — 650 281 William Manson 1980 purple flower on amethyst ground faceted paperweight. A flower, with six purple and yellow petals that meet at a green and white complex cane center, blossoms on a green stem with two leaves below it and a triplet of leaves to the left. It floats above a border garland of green, white and purple complex canes on an opaque amethyst ground. Five and one facets. Edition #12 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/ date cane on base. Diameter 2 7/8" $350 — 450 282 Peter McDougall flower bouquet on latticinio paperweight. A bouquet of scalloped clematis blooms, all with complex cane stamens, has at its center a large dark blue blossom from which radiates green branches of leaves that belong to small clematis blossoms and buds in pink, orange and purple. White double latticinio cushion ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $300 — 400

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283 John Deacons 2013 concentric millefiori in a blue and white stave basket paperweight. Moving outward from a central complex cane of white stars on a black plaque ringed by white stars, are rings, first, of complex white starburst canes, then of complex magenta canes with white star centers, alternating chartreuse stars and pink heart-centered cogs and, finally, of sky blue canes with white star centers, all cupped within a bold stave basket of cobalt blue and white stripes. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $400 — 500 284 “J” Glass 2000 three-colored crown paperweight. A stardust cane in pink, blue and green, sits atop a crown and is surrounded by radial white latticinio rods that alternate between twists of pink and green, and pink and blue. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 5/8" $120 — 180 285 John Deacons 2002 clear-encased double overlay pompon faceted paperweight. A multi-tiered blue pompon, with green leaves and stem, rests on a cushion of radiating white latticinio ribbons, within a blue-over-white double overlay, with a crimpedged top facet and multiple side facets. The piece is encased in a layer of clear glass, which is cut with a top facet and two rows of oval side facets. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 11/16" $500 — 600 www.selman.com

286 John Deacons 2014 purple pompon swirl paperweight. A purple pompon, made with white-edged “C” canes, has a marigold stamen core and a nimbus of four spaced, veined green leaves. It sits atop a thick stem shared by an additional three leaves, over a purple and white swirl ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $300 — 400 287 John Deacons 2003 red and white primrose double overlay faceted paperweight. A red and white primrose, its six petals studded with a complex star cane at their nexus, wears a fan of four green leaves and shares a sturdy stem with an additional three. It sits atop a radial latticinio ribbon cushion within a whiteover-blue double overlay. Scalloped top facet and two rows of six round facets each. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $400 — 500 288 John Deacons 2004 blue basket overlay woodpecker faceted paperweight. A white, black and red woodpecker perches on a dark brown branch, which rests atop a cushion of white upset muslin. The exterior of the piece is covered with spaced, double-swirl, pale blue latticinio ribbons. Top facet. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 3 3/8" $400 — 500

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301 Perthshire Paperweights 1971 “Ryder Cup” USA GB golf clubs paperweight. Produced exclusively for the Ryder Cup golf tournament, two blue golf clubs cross above a complex cane containing “USA GB”, within a ring of green and pink complex millefiori canes. White latticinio ground. Limited edition of 50. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $180 — 225 302 Perthshire Paperweights 1971 “Faceted Pansy” blossom and millefiori garland paperweight. A pink and yellow pansy, with a millefiori center, green leaves and a stem, is encircled by a blue, white and pink complex millefiori garland, on white upset muslin. Eight and one facets. Limited edition of 350. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $180 — 225 303 Perthshire Paperweights 1983 millefiori posy ring faceted paperweight. Five variously colored millefiori flowers alternate with pairs of green leaves on a circular green vine, atop a cushion of white upset muslin. A garland of alternating blue and yellow canes surrounds the border. Top facet and twenty-eight side facets. Limited edition of 300; 187 made. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $250 — 350 304 Perthshire Paperweights 1987 spaced concentric millefiori on upset muslin paperweight. A central marigold-colored and white signature/date cane is ringed by the spaced silhouettes of a camel, a bird, a crab and a pelican, and then by a ring of eight spaced complex canes, over white upset muslin. A border garland of alternating pink and blue cogs completes the design. Diameter 3" $350 — 400

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305 Perthshire Paperweights 1999 stylized bouquet faceted paperweight. The stylized bouquet, with yellow primroses, pink clematis blossoms, buds and leaves, rests on translucent cobalt blue ground. Seven and one facets. Limited edition of 175. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3" $300 — 400 306 Perthshire Paperweights 2000 four flowers faceted paperweight. Two pink and two green flowers are framed by yellow, blue and purple lampwork tendrils, all resting on a translucent green ground. Eight and one facets. Limited edition. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $250 — 350 307 Perthshire Paperweights (1983) “Bouquet” flowers with millefiori garland faceted paperweight. Two lampworked clematis, along with a very small complex cane pink chrysanthemum, connect through green stems, leaves and tendrils, to form a bouquet surrounded by two concentric rings of millefiori in green and blue. Clear ground with grid-cut base. Five and one facets. Limited edition of 300; 194 made. Signature cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $300 — 400 308 Perthshire Paperweights (1978) bluebells faceted paperweight. The piece contains three blue flowers, on a stem with green leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Top facet and two rows of eight side facets. Limited edition of 350. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/16" $180 — 225

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313 Perthshire Paperweights (2000) “Kissing Fish” pink fish and millefiori paperweight. The fish, composed of a yellow-striped dark pink body, with yellow latticinio tail and fins, is encircled by two concentric rings of pastel-colored complex canes, separated by a ring of alternating canes and twists, on opaque teal ground. Limited edition of 100. Signature cane. Diameter 3" $750 — 850 314 Perthshire Paperweights 1986 “Bouquet” of flowers on red ground faceted paperweight. Two white and two lavender blossoms, accompanied by two companion buds, conjoin at the stem and swing outward away from one another in a delicate floral circle framed first by a pink, white and chartreuse twist torsade and then by a border garland of green and orange complex canes. Translucent red ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 300; 211 made. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $250 — 350 315 Perthshire Paperweights (1983-1984) pheasant picture cane and garland paperweight. A central colored pheasant portrait cane is encircled by two concentric rings of complex canes and further surrounded by five millefiori garland loops that each contain a millefiori flower with two green leaves. Translucent blue ground. Limited edition. Diameter 3 1/8" $350 — 450 316 Perthshire Paperweights 1997 patterned millefiori butterfly faceted paperweight. A central butterfly, with millefiori cane wings in purple, green and orange, is surrounded by nine radial twists that form panels of three pairs of millefiori and a

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perpendicular white latticinio twist flanked by two blue canes at the top. Translucent blue ground. Eight and one facets. Edition #23 of a limited edition. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 5/16" $350 — 450 317 Perthshire Paperweights (1977) Damson plums faceted miniature paperweight. Three dark purple plums ripen on a stem, with green leaves, over clear, grid-cut ground. Sixteen and one facets. Limited edition of 500; 315 made. Signed. Diameter 2 1/8" $225 — 300 318 Perthshire Paperweights 1978 concentric millefiori faceted miniature paperweight. The piece contains a central “J” cane encircled by two close concentric rings of assorted canes and bordered by a ring of canes, on translucent red ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 1 7/8" $120 — 180 319 Perthshire Paperweights 1999 “Small Bouquet” of flowers faceted miniature paperweight. A multi-colored bouquet of four lampwork flowers and green leaves rests on black ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 300. Signature/date cane. Diameter 1 13/16" $120 — 180 320 Perthshire Paperweights (1985-1997) concentric millefiori fluted miniature paperweight. A central “P” signature cane is encircled by four concentric rings of canes in magenta, green and pink, on cobalt blue ground. Fluted edges. Diameter 1 3/4" $80 — 120

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321 Caithness Glass (1983) “Fireball” air bubble on pink abstract design paperweight, by Colin Terris. At the center, a large air bubble sits on a translucent magenta cushion that fills most of the clear dome. Strands of the magenta, with small air pearls, rise from the dome and swirl above the design. Signed. Diameter 3 1/16" $80 — 120

325 Caithness Glass (1991) “Twin Hearts” millefiori paperweight, by Colin Terris. Two entwining hearts, each rendered from small magenta cog canes with white star cores, float above a translucent blue ground filled with swirling darker blue ribbons and are garlanded by white cogs with blue centers. Signed. Diameter 3" $200 — 300

322 Caithness 1987 “Forget Me Not” faceted miniature paperweight, by Colin Terris. A blue flower, with five deeply scalloped petals and a yellow complex cane center, rests at the center of two border garlands, one of yellow and white star canes and the other of mauve and white star canes, on dark blue translucent cushion ground. Five and one facets. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/4" $180 — 225

326 Federici Designs 2005 pink perfume bottle. Daisy canes float amidst crackling dichroic angular flakes on the surface of a translucent magenta pink perfume bottle. Clear teardrop bottle stopper. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/16", height 4 7/8" $120 — 180

323 Caithness Glass (1989) “Scarlet Bouquet” upright faceted paperweight, by Allan Scott, from the Whitefriars Collection. A loosely gathered bouquet of delicate scarlet blooms, some still partially sheathed in pale green sepals, is displayed against a ground of white sodden snow. Top facet and bottom display facet. Edition #110 of a limited edition of 250; 153 made. Signature cane. Signed. Diameter 3 1/8" $500 — 600 324 Caithness Glass (1988) “Spinning Top” faceted paperweight, by Colin Terris. The translucent dichroic body of a spinning top has five spaced cobalt blue stripes on the outside and supports a clear bubble extruding from its umbilicus to form the top. It floats within pale blue translucent ground thinly lined in dark blue. Display facet. Signed. Diameter 3 3/16" $120 — 180 60

327 Murano early 20th Century complex cogs paperweight. A central complex cog cane is encircled by a ring of six cogs, in patterns and colors all different from the next, and sits atop a red and white frit cushion. Minor surface wear. Diameter 2 3/4" $200 — 250 328 Chinese trio of primroses faceted paperweight. A bouquet of three primrose blossoms in orange, yellow and white, with orange and yellow complex cane centers, is embellished by green stems and leaves. Clear ground. Top facet and six side facets with a beveled base. Diameter 2" $120 — 180

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329 Forty-two paperweight buttons, mounted as a grape cluster and framed. Colorful, varied and unique glass buttons are arranged in the shape of a grape cluster on a vine, against gold backing and framed in wood. Dimensions 9 3/4" x 12 1/4" $350 — 450

333 Michael Nourot 1978 orange swirls with central bubble paperweight. Departing from a central bubble at the weight’s apex, two sections of gradually larger orange latticinio ribbons flow in a spaced movement to the base. Translucent orange ground. Diameter 2 3/4" $120 — 180

330 D’Albret terra cotta Sitting Bull sulphide faceted paperweight. The strong, flesh-colored visage of Sitting Bull is framed in dark braids, two short feathers protruding from behind. Clear, sunburst-cut ground. Top facet and finger facets on sides. Limited edition of 500. Chips to faceting. Diameter 2 7/8" $90 — 120

334 Glass Eye Studio 1997 gold leaves, purple feathered paperweight. Four glittering, translucent gold leaves peel downward from a central bubble, hanging across purple feathered festoons tracing a translucent pale purple ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $120 — 180

331 John Gentile three cherries faceted paperweight. Probably of American make and from the second half of the twentieth century, the weight features three crimson berries hanging from a sprig of three elongated leaves, and circled by a spaced border garland of green and red canes with white star centers, over clear, star-cut ground. Five and one facets. Signature cane. Extremely minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/4" $150 — 180 332 Murano concentric millefiori faceted high-domed paperweight. A central white and light blue cog cane is ringed by dark blue and white cogs, further encircled by red and white cogs, over frit ground, below a high dome. Four tiers of rows of printies. Diameter 2 1/2" $150 — 180

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335 Unknown maker spaced millefiori faceted paperweight. A central cane group, composed of a minuscule Clichy-type rose center, ringed by ever so small yellow canes and then by green cogs, is encircled by eight spaced occurrences of the same cane group. Translucent green ground. Five and one facets. Signed “MMA”, possibly in reference to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Diameter 2 3/4" $180 — 225 336 Various used books and catalogs. A collection of used paperweight publications and resources, several out of print, can be useful for both a new and experienced collector with a penchant for research and history. Items included are: PCA Bulletins, auction catalogs and books by Bedford, Bergstrom, Brodie, Elville, Hollister, Jokelson, Kovacek, Kulles, Manheim and Stankard. $150 — 250

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L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 62nd Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, Winter 2016  

L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 62nd Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, containing pictures, descriptions, and price estimates for all available lots in...

L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 62nd Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, Winter 2016  

L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 62nd Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, containing pictures, descriptions, and price estimates for all available lots in...