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L.H. SELMAN LTD.’s

60th PAPERWEIGHT AUCTION & PRICE GUIDE SUMMER 2015

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Summer Auction 2015

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

Last day to place initial bids Monday, August 3rd at 5:00 p.m. cst

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Auction Number 60

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Part I: A ntique Paperweights and R elated Objects

1 Extremely rare Clichy moss ground miniature paperweight. Very possibly the only one of its kind, and certainly the only known example at present, this exquisite moss ground is as beautiful as it is unique. A large, traditional pink and green rose presides at the center of the weight, circled by pastry mold canes, a white star, a complex star cane and a white rose, eight canes in all, in pinks, white, ruby red and brilliant blue, all against a beautiful moss carpet ground studded with edelweiss. “Moss grounds are a spectacular kind of carpet ground unique to Clichy.” —The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights. Diameter 1 11/16" $29,000—40,000

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2 Excellent and extremely rare Baccarat red and yellow buttercup-type primrose paperweight. Six cupped yellow petals cradle six deep red petals at their center and focus inward on a white stardust complex cane with a red and white bull’s-eye core. Framed by a fan of five subtly shaded, spaced green leaves, the flower sits atop a forking stem shared by a red bud and three leaves. It is garlanded by blue and white complex arrow canes in alternation with pink-centered, white cogs, over clear, star-cut ground. “Very rare variations, such as, yellow cupped petals surrounding red clematis type petals are known.” —Baccarat Paperweights; Two Centuries of Beauty. Pictured in the same publication on page 73, figure 229. See also Paperweight Collectors Circle, 25th Anniversary Exhibition 1981-2006, Olympia, London, November 6th–12th, 2006, page 20, top row. Diameter 3 1/16" $18,000—24,000

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3 3 Rare and exceptional antique Baccarat blue and white flat bouquet paperweight. A large double-tiered, white clematis is the focus of a bouquet with one smaller white clematis bloom and two smaller royal blue clematis blooms, each with a white stardust center. The smaller flowers are crested by three crenulated leaves and they, along with the larger bloom, share two vertical stems with an additional seven leaves and a royal blue bud. Clear, starcut ground. “Bouquets containing only two colors, as illustrated above are uncommon.” —Baccarat Paperweights; Two Centuries of Beauty. This weight is the same weight referenced above, page 102, figure 330. —Paperweight Collectors Circle 25th Anniversary Exhibition 1981-2006, Olympia, London, November 6th–12th, 2006. Page 22, top left. Diameter 2 7/8" $21,000—28,000

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4 4 Very rare antique Baccarat two-flower bouquet paperweight. A seldom seen type II marguerite and a very rare type II forget-menot are conjoined at the top of a long, thick green stem which is flanked toward the bottom by two shaded leaves. The marguerite is constructed with two tiers of alternating light blue petals, seven per tier, that are striped with a deep royal blue. Its nexus is a large white star honeycomb with amber hollows. The flower is crested by four spaced and slightly ribbed green leaves. The conjoining forget-me-not, which is accompanied by a single leaf, shares the marguerite’s characteristics of dark blue stripes against pale blue and a honeycomb core. Both flowers have a surprising reverse side in red and white stripes. Clear, star-cut ground. “This is one of the rarer flowers from Baccarat.” —Baccarat Paperweights; Two Centuries of Beauty. Pictured in the same publication on page 87, figures 280 and 281. See also Paperweight Collectors Circle, 25th Anniversary Exhibition 1981-2006, Olympia, London, November 6th–12th, 2006, page 22, top right. Diameter 2 15/16" $18,000—24,000

5 Rare antique Baccarat flat clematis bouquet paperweight. Three white, single-tiered clematis blooms, each with six ribbed petals and a stardust core punctuated with a bright-colored bull’seye, grow from a forking stem shared by a companion bud and nine leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. A nearly identical weight is featured in Baccarat Paperweights as figure 259 on page 81. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 13/16" $16,000—22,000

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6 Antique Saint Louis two-color crown paperweight. Bright yellow and brilliant blue spiraling ribbons alternate with white latticinio filigree twists, all cascading from a large center cane which begins with a concentric ring of white star canes and salmon canes. A trademark design from Saint Louis, the colors are eye-popping and unique to their origins. Diameter 2 1/2" $9,500—13,000

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7 Outstanding and extremely rare antique Clichy three flower bouquet faceted paperweight. A stunning trio of clematis blooms, double-tiered and each punctuated at its nexus by a unique complex cane, is achieved with gathered, leafy stems tied with a tiny bow. One flower is red with slightly shaded petals, another is white and the third is blue, each with a corresponding companion bud. Top facet and two tiers of round side facets. Clear, star-cut ground. “Any flat bouquet from Clichy would be considered rare, for while the variety of designs is good, the actual number of these weights made was small.” —The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3" $22,000—30,000

8 Rare antique Saint Louis signed close concentric millefiori paperweight. A central cluster of red dancing devils is ringed first by cerulean blue complex cog canes, then circles of aqua tubes filled with tan, a ring of exuberant white cogs with star shaped hollows, then blue and white florets against forest green, a ring of blue and green complex canes and, finally, a purple and pale green-tipped mauve stave basket. A prominent “SL” signature cane identifies the weight. “Signed Saint Louis weights number considerably less than their antique Baccarat counterparts.” —Paperweight Signature Canes. Diameter 3 1/8" $13,000—18,000 Summer 2015

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9 Antique Baccarat upright bouquet faceted paperweight. A rare blue and white arrow cane type II primrose centers an upright bouquet built upon four tiers of delicately shaded green leaves that are drawn down into a gathered and tapering stem. Framing the primrose are four flowers, two white and two blue. The design is framed from beneath by a spiraling blue torsade encasing a delicate white latticinio inclusion. Clear, star-cut ground. Top facet and three rows of circular side facets in graduating size. “Flat bouquets are somewhat rare from Saint Louis, while being fairly common from Baccarat. The reverse is true of upright bouquets. Those from Baccarat are much rarer, and with few exceptions, much nicer.” —Baccarat Paperweights; Two Centuries of Beauty. For a similar example in coral, see the same publication, page 108, figure 355. Impeccable facets, one small and slight scuff to lower perimeter. Diameter 3 1/8" $18,000—24,000

11 Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori mushroom with a blue and white torsade paperweight. An exuberant panoply of millefiori canes, including star honeycombs, blue and white complex stars, tube canes, arrow canes, bull’s-eye canes and more, is represented in vibrant colors and pulled down into a colorful mushroom stem. The design is ringed by a blue twist torsade encasing a large white latticinio inclusion. Clear, star-cut ground. Slight surface wear. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3 3/16" $3,000—4,000 www.selman.com

10 Outstanding antique Clichy faceted close packed millefiori mushroom paperweight. The tuft of the mushroom contains a multitude of assorted complex canes, including a pink and green rose, a white and green rose and a white rose, resting on a basket of white staves which is shaped into a stem, over clear star-cut ground. Five and one facets. “These weights, while sometimes referred to individually as baskets, bouquets, or nosegays, have, for reasons that are visually obvious, come to be known somewhat less poetically as mushrooms.” —Glass Paperweights in The Art Institute of Chicago. Provenance: JoAnn Caruso Syvertson Collection. Diameter 3" $7,500—10,000

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12 Rare antique Saint Louis pink and white carpet ground paperweight. Pink and white sawmill canes with green hollows form a carpet into which a red, white and blue complex cane has been inserted at the center, ringed by fine-toothed green cogs. Five spaced iterations of this motif encircle it, smaller and with cores of pink, blue and white. Cullet. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3" $5,500—7,000

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13 Antique Clichy double entwined quatrefoil garlands on opaque turquoise ground paperweight. A lovely design, it begins with a pink and green rose at its focus, ringed by a dozen moss ground canes and then by canes in deep red and white. Two entwining quatrefoil garlands enfold this central motif, one of white six point stars and the other of green-centered, pink cogs, all against a stunning opaque deep turquoise ground. Extremely slight surface wear and one very minor chip to basal rim. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3 1/8" $5,500—7,000

14 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori with three rose canes on cobalt blue ground. A large pink pastry mold cane with a bull’s-eye core is the focus of two concentric rings of complex canes in a variety of color and design. Conspicuous among the array are three roses; one in pink and green, one rarely seen white rose with pink sepals and a third very rare purple and white rose. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 1/2" $4,500—6,000 Summer 2015

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15 Antique Saint Louis mushroom with an orange torsade paperweight. A large complex center cane in salmon and white cups a floret at its core, ringed by white stars. Slightly spaced green cog canes ensue, their color bleeding onto the next of the four remaining concentric rings which move from white to blue to pink and back to green, this last being pulled down to form a mushroom stem. An orange and white twist torsade completes the design. Clear, star-cut ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3 1/16" $4,500—6,000

17 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori on a translucent cobalt blue ground. A large, classic pink and green rose presides at the center of two concentric rings of varied and colorful complex canes, including white stars, pastry mold canes in pink and green, a stardust cane and a second rose, this time in white. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Minor surface wear and small scuff near the base. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 9/16" $4,500—6,000 www.selman.com

16 Antique Saint Louis green carpet ground with spaced complex canes paperweight. Set within a carpet of green cogs, a central motif begins with a white star cane ringed first by green cogs, then blue canes with white stars and finally white cogs with floret centers. Five spaced complex canes repeat the center design in smaller and slightly varied form. Diameter 2 1/2" $6,500—9,000

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18 Very rare and beautiful antique Clichy close packed millefiori in a stave basket paperweight. Within a rich carpet of colorful and varied millefiori complex canes, including two pink and green roses and a green and white rose, a seldom seen “C” cane lays claim to provenance. Blue and white stave basket. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 9/16" $6,500—9,000

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19 Very fine antique Clichy chequer paperweight. A very well articulated white upset muslin chequer pattern, its latticinio tubes creating a system of single cells each hosting a single complex cane, boasts a pink and green rose in its center cell and includes a rare golden yellow rose in yet another. Bright hues and varied design are hallmarks of the other fifteen canes. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 11/16" $6,500—9,000

20 Antique Baccarat millefiori mushroom in a turquoise double overlay faceted paperweight. A blue, black and white complex arrow cane centers a mushroom design which moves on to six white complex star canes, then red canes and finally blue and white cogs, all supported on a short ocher stem. The mushroom sits on clear, star-cut ground within a turquoise double overlay cut with twelve small printies at the bottom and six large round facets at the upper periphery. Top facet. Small bruise to upper spine. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3 3/16" $5,500—7,000 Summer 2015

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21 Antique Clichy blue and white chequer paperweight. A lovely weight, it is a very delicate version of the traditional Clichy chequer: blue and white latticinio twists arranged into a pattern of individual cells, each filled with a different complex cane and all resting on a white upset muslin ground. The canes are extremely varied in both color and design and include an unusual ocher complex bull’s-eye cane with a red bull’s-eye core, as well as a pink and green rose and a much rarer white one. Diameter 2 7/16" $4,500—6,000

23 Rare antique Clichy millefiori mushroom blue and white double overlay paperweight. Rising on a blue and white stave stem, a mushroom of close packed millefiori includes several roses in both pink and green and in white. The mushroom sits within a blue and white double overlay with a diamond cut base. Five and one facets. “Clichy’s are the less common French mushrooms.” —The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights. Chip to center of base. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3" $7,500—10,000 www.selman.com

22 Antique Clichy “C” scroll on upset muslin paperweight. At the center of the weight, a green pastry mold cane is ringed by three concentric circles of first blue, then pink and, finally, green canes. A garland of six “C” scroll millefiori formations, each different from the next and including an edelweiss scroll, a moss ground scroll and a pink and green rose scroll, frames the central motif. On a white upset muslin ground. Diameter 3 1/8" $5,500—7,000

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24 Rare antique Saint Louis pink aster on a latticinio swirl paperweight. A beautiful aster, with fours tiers of variegated long pink and pointed petals, has a red and white floret at its nexus and sits atop a radically curving, slender stem shared by three ribbed, dark green leaves. Two additional leaves crest the bloom from behind, dark and furled and with a hint of chartreuse at their edges. White double swirl latticinio ground. Very slight surface wear. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 7/8" $6,000—8,000

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25 Excellent antique Baccarat turquoise and white buttercup faceted paperweight. A buttercup, its six turquoise outer petals cradling five white cupped petals and a marigold-colored stamen at its center, is haloed by five ribbed, green leaves and shares a crooked stem with two additional leaves as well as with a surprising red bud. Alternating green and white cog canes garland the design which floats within clear, star-cut ground. Top facet and two rows of circular side facets. Pictured in Baccarat Paperweights; Two Centuries of Beauty, page 73, figure 227. Diameter 3" $7,500—10,000

26 Antique, probably Bohemian, spaced millefiori paperweight. An unusually massive weight, it begins with a large central red and white tube cane filled with small complex canes. This motif is then circled by six large royal blue and white canes with six-point stars. A spaced ring of complex red floret canes in alternation with green and white cogs ensues, then a ring of white complex florets alternating with green whorls, and finally a ring of white florets, red and white florets and blue and white six-point stars. Clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 3 1/2" $6,000—8,000 Summer 2015

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27 Antique New England Glass Company buttercup paperweight. A yellow and white buttercup is haloed by six green leaves and sits atop a short stem shared by two flanking leaves and a companion bud. A garland of dark cerulean blue canes, in alternation with aqua canes, frames the design. Clear, star-cut ground. “The New England Glass Company receives top honors for producing the buttercup paperweight, one of this factory’s rarer offerings.” —The Boston and Sandwich and New England Glass Companies. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3" $5,500—7,000

29 Antique Baccarat garlanded butterfly paperweight. A black-bodied butterfly, its two pairs of kaleidoscope wings strongly accented in cadmium blue, floats above a clear, star-cut ground, garlanded by alternating green cogs and white cogs with pink centers. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3 1/16" $5,500—7,000 www.selman.com

28 Antique Baccarat yellow wheatflower paperweight. Two tiers of round, black-dotted petals have a white complex star cane with a red bull’s-eye at their nexus and are crowned by five apple green leaves. The wheatflower sits atop a short, leaning stem flanked by two additional leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Very minor chipping to star-cut. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 7/16" $6,000—8,000

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30 Antique Baccarat spaced concentric millefiori with Gridel canes on upset muslin miniature paperweight. A central complex blue and white moth cane is ringed by six colorful complex canes and Gridel silhouettes including an arrow complex cane and the figures of a stag, a dog and a rooster, over upset white muslin. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 1 11/16" $1,300—1,800 31 Antique Baccarat pansy and bud paperweight. The type III pansy has a white and red stardust/bull’s-eye cane center, surrounded by two large dark purple upper petals and three purple-tipped yellow lower petals, each accented with thin black stripes. The flower is bordered by three spaced green leaves, as it grows atop a curved green stem, with a green-sheathed purple and yellow bud, and five additional green leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 7/16" $1,100—1,500 32 Antique Baccarat pink primrose paperweight. The flower, with five heart-shaped, white-rimmed pink petals around a red and white stardust/bull’s-eye cane center, is crowned with five spaced green leaves. It blooms atop a curved stem, with additional green leaves, three on either side, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 13/16" $3,000—4,000 12

33 Antique Baccarat spaced concentric millefiori paperweight. A central complex arrow cane is ringed first by white stardust complex canes with red bull’s-eye cores, and then by a circle of royal blue bundle rod complex canes with star centers. The ensuing ring is of white star complex canes whose middles are filled with tight, russet-colored roses. A garland of white stardust canes with red bull’s-eye centers alternating with canes in aqua and white frames the design, over clear ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 7/16" $3,000—4,000 34 Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori paperweight. Assorted and intricate complex millefiori, including six-point star, arrow, whorl, bull’s-eye, bundle rod, cog and others, are represented by a variety of colors and closely arranged in one of the most hallmark Baccarat motifs. Slight surface wear. Diameter 2 5/8" $3,000—4,000 35 Antique Baccarat pink clematis buds paperweight. Five pink clematis buds, in profile, grow from a vine with four shaded green leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Minor chip to basal rim and minor surface wear. Cullet. Diameter 2 15/16" $1,200—1,600

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36 Outstanding antique Baccarat red and white primrose paperweight. The large flower has a white and red stardust/ bull’s-eye cane center, encircled by six red and white striped petals. Five dark green leaves protrude from behind the primrose which grows from a long green stem with six additional green leaves, over clear ground. Cullet. From the Hutt Collection. Diameter 3 1/16" $3,250—4,500 37 Antique Baccarat white and blue primrose paperweight. The flower has a white and red stardust/bull’s-eye cane center, ringed by five white petals, each cupped within a slightly larger blue petal with an upturned outer edge. Five spaced green leaves protrude from behind the primrose, as it blooms atop a curved stem, with two additional green leaves over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 5/8" $2,500—3,250 38 Antique Baccarat scattered millefiori on upset muslin paperweight. The Gridel canes of an elephant, a bird, a stag, a rooster, a horse, a dog, a dancing man and a ram are loosely scattered around a complex butterfly silhouette cane at the weight’s center. Arrow canes and cogs complete the design, over white upset muslin. A “B 1848” cane is included. Minor chipping. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 13/16" $3,500—4,750 www.selman.com

39 Antique Baccarat pink clematis paperweight. Six intertwining stems of pink clematis buds rise in an erect display from two thick and slightly bent, variegated leaves, another five leaves, smaller, lining the stems. Five and one facets. Clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 15/16" $1,500—2,000 40 Antique Baccarat millefiori circlet paperweight. A central circlet with a blue arrow cane core ringed by complex white stardust canes with pink bull’s-eye cores, is encircled by an additional six circlets, alternating between white stardust canes and darkcolored cogs, over translucent ruby ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3 1/16" $3,750—5,000 41 Antique Baccarat pink, blue and white close concentric mushroom faceted paperweight. A small concentric mushroom, whose design departs from a blue and white complex six point star cane, moves to a circle of chartreuse and then pink, white florets with blue six-point star cores framing the design and pulling downward to form the stem. Clear ground. Top facet and three tiers of round side facets. Slight chipping to facets. Diameter 2 13/16" $2,750—3,500

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42 Excellent antique Saint Louis nosegay faceted miniature paperweight. A pretty nosegay of four varied millefiori flowers, in pink, white, blue and orange, a fan of five leaves cradling the design and a short, curved stem supporting it, floats within clear, honeycomb-cut ground. Diameter 2 1/8" $2,250—3,000 43 Antique Saint Louis white camomile on pink latticinio paperweight. The large camomile, or pompon, has delicate yellow filament stamens surrounded by several concentric rings of white “C”-shaped rods. It grows atop a crooked stem, alongside a slender white bud and four light green leaves, on a cushion of double-swirl pink latticinio. Small chip to side of dome and detached lower leaf. Diameter 3 1/8" $2,250—3,000 44 Antique Saint Louis macédoine or scramble paperweight. Brilliantly hued twists and tubes, segments of latticinio and whole complex canes are very compactly arranged in a wonderful scramble of color and texture. A white and green complex cane crowns the design. Very slight surface wear. Diameter 3 1/8" $2,500—3,250

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45 Antique Saint Louis two-color crown miniature paperweight. White-edged red and green latticinio twists depart from a central complex cane in blue and white, in alternation with braided ribbons of white latticinio, within a clear ground. Diameter 2" $2,750—3,500 46 Antique Saint Louis pink pelargonium on swirling latticinio paperweight. The delicate flower has five pastel-pink petals, each edged in white and accented with pairs of thin black lines, which surround a pink-shaded yellow and black center. Four narrow green sepals protrude from behind the pelargonium, as it blooms on a short green stem, with two green leaves, over a doubleswirl white latticinio cushion. From the Alschuler Collection. Diameter 2 1/4" $4,500—6,000 47 Antique Saint Louis blue tazza with gold filigree and millefiori. A translucent cobalt blue vessel, rimmed in gold and with a gold filigree interior design, sits atop a clear ground pedestal base enhanced with spaced concentric millefiori complex canes in white, blue, pink and green. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3 1/16", height 2 5/8" $2,750—3,750

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48 Antique Saint Louis jasper ground panel paperweight. A large central complex cane, with a blue and white center and ocher rim, is the departure point for eight white tubes which extend to the weight’s periphery defining eight triangles alternating between a red and white jasper ground and a blue and white jasper ground. Alternating coral and white cog canes fit within the narrow end of each wedge. A ruby, blue and white twist torsade frames the design. Bruise to the underside near the basal rim. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,500—2,000 49 Antique Saint Louis white pompon on latticinio cushion paperweight. A multi-tiered white pompon, with a white bud, green leaves and a stem, rests on a double-swirl white latticinio cushion, which has a thin layer of translucent pink sandwiched in the middle. Diameter 2 13/16" $3,000—4,000 50 Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet faceted paperweight. Lampwork flowers and millefiori canes, in blue, white and pink, cradle within a fan of gathered green leaves, over clear ground. All-over circular faceting. Diameter 2 1/2" $3,000—4,000

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51 Antique Saint Louis faceted upright bouquet and torsade paperweight. A five-flower bouquet of lampwork and millefiori flowers, in blue, pink, and white, with long green leaves, is encircled by a blue spiral-encased white twist torsade, on a star-cut ground. All-over geometric facets. Bruise remnants. Diameter 3 3/16" $6,500—9,000 52 Antique Saint Louis fuchsia over double-swirl latticinio miniature paperweight. A brilliant royal blue and rose-colored fuchsia, its ruby stamens hanging prettily, shares a bit of sturdy stem with four leaves, two variegated and two not quite unfurled, as well as with two vivid companion buds, over an undulating white double-swirl latticinio basket. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 1/8" $3,000—4,000 53 Antique Saint Louis turnips on swirling latticinio paperweight. This charming piece contains a formal arrangement of five turnips, two red, one purple, one yellow and one white, each with a leafy green top, on a double-swirl white latticinio basket. “Saint Louis artisans transformed a relatively unappealing and bland theme into a display of color and elegance with this turnip weight. The impulse to portray turnips probably stemmed from the virtue they symbolized charity.” —The Art of the Paperweight – Challenging Tradition. Diameter 2 1/8" $1,200—1,600

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54 Antique Clichy scrambled millefiori and latticinio paperweight. A wonderful macédoine of large canes both broken and whole, and in a rich, brilliant variety of hues, includes a pink and green rose and, most importantly, a signature “C” at the center of an aqua cane. A very unusual feature of this weight is a close packed millefiori carpet on the obverse side. Almost imperceptible surface wear. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3 1/8" $4,750—6,500

57 Antique Clichy star-shaped cinquefoil garland on blue ground paperweight. A cinquefoil star-shaped millefiori garland of white/pink cog canes surrounds a green and pink concentric ring which encircles the large central pink/white cane, while five pink/white pastry mold canes nestle in the inner folds of the garland and five pink/white cog canes punctuate the outer loops, on translucent deep cobalt blue over white ground. Diameter 2 9/16" $6,500—9,000

55 Antique Clichy scattered millefiori on translucent cobalt blue ground paperweight. A large pink and green rose is the focus of a profusion of scattered millefiori complex canes in a panoply of color and design. Among the motifs used are star canes, a bull’s-eye cane, pastry mold canes, cogs and moss canes, as well as a smaller version of the central rose, all atop a translucent cobalt blue ground. Diameter 3" $1,800—2,500

58 Antique Clichy close scattered millefiori on translucent ruby ground paperweight. Closely scattered millefiori complex canes, predominantly stars or pastry mold and predominantly in pinks and white, are punctuated symmetrically with an occasional touch of green and blue, over a translucent ruby ground. Diameter 3 1/8" $3,750—5,000

56 Antique Clichy blue and white swirl paperweight. Blue and white latticinio ribbons move in a counter-clockwise motion in a swirl spinning outward from a central pink pastry mold cane. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 3/4" $3,750—5,000

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60 Very fine antique Clichy cinquefoil garland on cerulean blue ground paperweight. Interlacing cinquefoil garlands are made of white star canes with blue bull’s-eye centers, white rod canes with green moss centers, pastry mold canes in pink and white and green and white as well as pink cog canes. A single, large complex cane sits at the center of each loop and a green complex cog cane with a red and white bull’s-eye core centers the design. Opaque cerulean blue ground. Narrow gash to side. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3" $3,000—4,000 61 Antique Clichy scattered millefiori with central rose on clear ground paperweight. A large central pink and green rose presides at the center of an exuberance of colorful and varied scattered complex canes in this example of the brilliant Clichy palette. Diameter 3 1/16" $3,000—4,000 62 Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori with roses paperweight. A lovely piece, it begins with a central pink and white complex cog immediately ringed by eight small, pale pink roses with red cores. Eleven purple pastry mold canes encircle this central motif, followed by six large pink and green roses in alternation with pairs of small pink and purple pastry mold canes. A spaced garland of alternating large white cogs and quadruplets of small pink and green pastry mold canes completes the design, which sits within clear ground. Diameter 2 1/2" $4,500—6,000 www.selman.com

63 Antique Clichy quatrefoil garland on sodden snow paperweight. Pastry mold canes in red and green form a quatrefoil garland whose inner and outer voids are each filled by a single large complex cane in blues or in pinks. A pink and red complex cane presides at the weight’s center. Set against a sodden snow ground, the canes are recessed into shallow hollows. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 3 1/8" $2,750—3,750 64 Antique Clichy petite scrambled millefiori with roses paperweight. One large whole pink and green rose cane displays boldly along with two additional rose canes incorporated into an assortment of colorful whole and partial complex canes. Chips to basal rim. Diameter 2 1/16" $1,300—1,700 65 Unidentified, probably Belgian, antique silver Athena sulphide paperweight. Seated before two kneeling children, the Greek goddess, Athena, holds a small basket and points with her right hand, as if indicating a direction for them to follow. A spear, shield and owl are at her side and the Parthenon presides in the distance. Silver sulphide set above an opaque white ground and garlanded by a red, white and blue twist torsade. Diameter 2 1/2" $1,100—1,500

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66 Antique New England Glass Company red poinsettia paperweight. Two tiers of red poinsettia petals are punctuated by a blue and white complex cane at their nexus. The flower sits at the top of a slightly listing, thick green stem which is shared by three ribbed leaves and a companion bud, over white double swirl latticinio. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,200—1,600 67 Antique Bohemian grazing deer amber flash miniature faceted paperweight. An etched deer, antlered and framed by trees, bends to graze in a meadow. Amber flash ground and six and one facets. Diameter 2" $1,300—1,700 68 Very rare antique Boston & Sandwich poinsettia/striped flower paperweight. A beautifully executed and seldom seen design begins with a large pistachio complex cane, filled with red and blue cogs, which serves as the nexus to seven white petals each with three thick blue stripes. Alternating with the blue and white petals, seven dark pink poinsettia-like petals appear from behind, single bubbles punctuating each. The flower rises atop a short curving stem flanked by two ribbed, green leaves, over clear ground. Interior crack. Diameter 3" $1,600—2,250 18

69 Unknown maker Victoria Hotel Chicago souvenir lowdomed paperweight. A molded gold representation of a mature Queen Victoria is ringed at the top by the words “VICTORIA HOTEL CHICAGO” and encased in clear ground, a pattern of glass studs framing the design. Diameter 4" $150—200 70 Antique Boston & Sandwich Company pink poinsettia on blue and white jasper ground paperweight. Two tiers of gracefully formed pink poinsettia petals meet at a blue, green and white cog cane nexus, rising atop a straight stem flanked by two ribbed, green leaves, over a blue and white jasper ground. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3" $1,200—1,600 71 Antique Bohemian spaced concentric millefiori on upset muslin paperweight. A large complex aqua cane, composed of pastry mold canes centered by a white cog, is ringed by six colorful and diverse spaced complex canes in aqua, mauve, blue, pink, green and red, atop a white upset muslin cushion threaded here and there with fragments of latticinio twists in brilliant blue, green and red. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameter 2 5/8" $3,000—4,000

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75 Antique American end of day scramble paperweight. Colorful fragments of latticinio twists, in yellow and white, pink and white , red and white, blue and white and green and white, are loosely scattered in a random pattern including the occasional millefiori cane, over clear ground. Diameter 2 3/4" $300—400

73 Antique New England Glass Company hollow blown pear paperweight. A russet pear, paler on one side than the other, has a russet stem and clear calyx. It sits atop a clear ground cookie base. Tip of the calyx seems to have been broken off. Diameter 3 1/8", 2 1/4" $550—700

76 Unidentified maker, possibly Arculus, close concentric paperweight. A blue and white complex cane center is the focus first of a ring of pastel pink and blue complex canes followed by two rings of red and white complex canes, the first smaller than the second, and then two rings of two different variations on green and white designs. Unfinished pontil. Some surface wear. Diameter 3 1/4" $275—350

74 Antique New England Glass Company fruit basket paperweight. Five symmetrically displayed blushing pears share a bed of four dark green leaves with four red cherries, over a white double-swirl latticinio basket. Minor surface wear. Diameter 2 5/8" $375—500

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77 Vintage English two ladies oval paperweight. A painted scene of two Victorian ladies standing on a terrace with a little dog is encased within clear glass in the form of an oval. Width 2 1/16", length 2 9/16" $110—150

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78 Paul Stankard 1972 yellow meadow wreath with buds paperweight. A single buttery-yellow meadow wreath, five leaf tips peeking out from between its five petals, sits atop a slender, twice-forked stem with a tight bud and several delicate leaves growing from each of the two adjoining stems. Dark green ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $1,500—2,000 79 Paul Stankard 1972 red poinsettia on clear ground paperweight. A red poinsettia, its two tiers of five red petals each fitting together in alternation, has delicate yellow stamens at its nexus and is haloed by four variegated green leaves. It sits atop a slender, curving stem flanked by an additional two leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Edition #25 of a limited edition of 50. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/8" $1,800—2,500 80 Paul Stankard 1976 meadow wreath faceted paperweight. A lovely yellow meadow wreath bloom grows atop a delicate forking stem shared by trios of green leaves and by three small buds. A seed pod and a sprout float nearby, over a forest green over opaque white ground. Five and one facets. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,800—2,500 20

81 Paul Stankard 1981 China roses rectangular botanical paperweight. Three fully opened pale lavender and white China roses, each with a burst of yellow stamens at its core, as well as four small white buds, rise from a fan of dark green stems and leaves at the center of a patch of terrain below which trail exposed, pale green roots. Clear ground. Upright rectangular form. Edition #1 of a limited edition of 30. Signed/dated. Dimensions:2 3/4" x 2 5/16" x 3 5/8" $4,500—6,000 82 Paul Stankard 1978 “First Bouquet” on clear ground paperweight. Two yellow meadow wreath flowers, three red St. Anthony’s fire flowers and buds, six forget-me-nots, an array of chokeberry blossoms both open and closed, three sprays of bellflowers and attendant leafy foliage are gathered into a colorful bouquet over clear ground. “S” signature cane. Dated. Diameter 2 15/16 $2,250—3,000 83 Paul Stankard 1989 blooming cactus cloistered rectangular sculpture. Springing from a bulbous tuber wrapped in exploratory roots and enlivened with gold accents, prickly cactus leaves blaze with colorful red blooms, their gaping centers filled with yellow stamens. Tight red buds promise continued bounty. Clear ground rectangular, vertical form cloistered with a single black ground wall and black base. Signed/dated. Dimensions: 2 9/16" x 4 5/16" $6,500—9,000

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84 Paul Stankard lilac and sunflower bouquet with bee orb paperweight. Beautiful sprays of lilac, stalks of red berries, sunflowers, diaphanous pink blooms with trailing yellow stamens, blueberries, moss and curling yellowed leaves all weave artfully into a masterful throng of color and detail that is formed into an orb and then encased within clear ground. A bee punctuates the design. Diameter 3 9/16" $6,000—8,000 85 Paul Stankard 1975 “Compound Blackberry” Berry Series paperweight. A delicate, forking stem is shared by five ripe blackberries and their tiny white companion buds. Floating above this central theme, a second forking stem culminates in two trios of green leaves, more buds dotting the spray. Clear ground. Edition #33 of a limited edition of 75. “PS” signature cane. Diameter 3" $1,500—2,000 86 Paul Stankard 1983 raspberries and blossoms paperweight. Two crimson raspberries, and a third still small and green, share a slender, forking vine with three open raspberry blossoms, tufted with yellow stamens, and with two white buds, over clear ground. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,500—2,000

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87 Paul Stankard 1980 flax blossom on green ground paperweight. A pretty flax blossom, with five white petals striped in pale blue and with a yellow stamen core, shares a long, slender stem with two companion buds and seven green leaves, over a translucent green ground set atop opaque white. Signature cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,300—1,800 88 Paul Stankard 1982 “Braided Daisy Bouquet” paperweight. Two white daisies and a large pink tea rose, all with prominent yellow stamens, a pink bud, three bright yellow buds and four forget-me-nots with a companion sprig are braided together into a graceful curve, on clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,500—2,000 89 Paul Stankard 1975 “Spiderwort” American Floral Series paperweight. A blue spiderwort plant, with two three-petaled blue blossoms, buds and pale green leaves, drops a floating seed, on clear ground. Edition #25 of a limited edition 75. “PS” signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,500—2,000

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90 David Graeber 2014 pink roses and red berry bouquet on translucent green ground paperweight. Three large, lush pink roses and several smaller ones are gathered into a compact bouquet shared by lavender trumpet flowers, blue forget-me-nots and pervading patches of crimson berries, over a translucent green ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,800—2,500

93 Melissa Ayotte 2014 “Pink Wonder” mixed bouquet on pink marble ground paperweight. A beautiful blue cornflower presides at the center of a bouquet including three pink peonies, three small red roses, a sprinkling of white snowberries and three white blossoms, all threaded with variegated green leaves over a pink marbled ground. Limited edition of 10. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $1,500—2,000

91 Barry Sautner 1989 lavender carved paperweight. A beautiful clear lavender glass is frosted on the sides and covered with exquisite, delicate etchings and reliefs of winding flowery branches, the eye being drawn through the clear glass at the weight’s dome to peer down to the etching of a hummingbird on the base. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $4,500—6,000

94 Vandermark purple flower in a frosted ground paperweight. A spiraling green latticinio cushion sits at the center of a clear ground weight, sprouting from its middle an exotic purple bloom. The flower begins with a small bubble at its nexus, from which radiate seven lavender ribbed petals each with a larger, purple petal beneath. Large top facet and frosted sides. Signature. Tiny chip to side. Diameter 3 13/16" $950—1,300

92 James Kontes strawberries and lace paperweight. Three freckled, ripe, red strawberries and three white strawberry blossoms, each with a bright tuft of yellow stamens at its core, share a twisting vine with four dark green leaves, over a beautifully articulated white lace atop a translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $3,750—5,000

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95 Vandermark/Merritt Glass Studios 1984 two crows iridescent blue surface-design paperweight. Two detailed, acid-cut, iridescent crows, with outstretched wings, cover the top of the low-domed piece. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $600—800

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96 Debbie Tarsitano passion flowers petite paperweight. Two purple passion flowers, with bright pink spokes lining their petals, share a leafy green vine with a companion bud and two curling tendrils, over clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/8" $900—1,200 97 Debbie Tarsitano two pears on a branch miniature paperweight. Two blushing pears hang from a bit of branch thick with dark green variegated leaves, over clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2" $450—600 98 Gordon Smith 1984 pink and white lady’s-slipper paperweight. A single lady’s-slipper, with three white top petals and a bulbous pink pouch, sits atop a slightly curving, slender stem from whose base spring three long, variegated and twisting green leaves, over translucent green ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $950—1,300 99 Debbie Tarsitano millefiori butterfly against a blue ground sculpture. An apple green and white dahlia, framed by a radial fan of dark green variegated leaves, splays against the posterior blue wall of an upright sculpture in the midst of which floats an elaborate millefiori butterfly in pinks and blues, its lower wings

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punctuated with tiny white florets. Colorful complex canes, suggesting flowers, are spaced between the dahlia leaves and also suspended randomly around the butterfly. The sculpture, which is etched with grape-like clusters, sits atop a square, clear ground pedestal base, it, too, etched with clusters of circles. Signature cane. Dimensions: 4 3/8" x 2 7/16" x 2 7/16" $3,000—4,000 100 Debbie Tarsitano three canes and a flower bouquet faceted paperweight. A green complex cane of six point stars with a Delmo Tarsitano shamrock center, a purple, green and white cane by Paul Ysart, a pink Clichy-type rose by Debbie Tarsitano and a five-petaled pink flower, again by Debbie Tarsitano, are woven together with leaves and stems against a clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Cutting by Ed Poore. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $1,500—2,000 101 Debbie Tarsitano two pink flowers and a bud paperweight. Two pink flowers, each with five petals festooned in pinks and white and each with a bright tuft of yellow stamens at its middle, are accompanied by a single bud and share a forking, leafy stem, over clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $1,200—1,600

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102 Rick Ayotte 1999 blue jays and poinsettia compound paperweight. Two blue jays guard a red-leafed branch thick with red berries, a large red poinsettia framing their efforts from behind, on white ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 4" $1,500—2,000 103 Rick Ayotte 2003 “Twilight” hummingbirds and lilies on red ground compound paperweight. A pair of ruby-throated green aventurine hummingbirds gather nectar from brilliant red lilies, on branches with buds and variegated green leaves, over red ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $1,500—2,000 104 Rick Ayotte 1990 Oklahoma State scissor-tailed flycatchers paperweight. Incorporating the state tree, flower and bird of Oklahoma, a scissor-tailed flycatcher perches within a mistletoehung red bud tree, while a lone fledgling poses just below, yellow beak wide apart in an obvious plea for dinner. Edition #7 of a limited edition of 50. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,500—2,000

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105 Rick Ayotte 2000 “Heavenly Blue” bouquet paperweight. A trio of dimensional pale pink camellias bloom among shaded blue forget-me-nots, small blue and white flowers, and stems of dark green leaves, on clear ground. Limited edition of 25. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 11/16" $1,500—2,000 106 Rick Ayotte 1989 rose-bellied bunting with pink cherry bloom paperweight. A blue bunting with a rose-colored belly perches atop a large pink double cherry blossom amid dark green foliage, two pink companion buds at its head. Clear ground. Limited edition of 35. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/16" $450—600 107 Rick Ayotte 1982 rose-breasted grosbeak with fledglings compound paperweight. An attentive mother grosbeak surveys her three hungry fledglings within the thick, spiny leafage of an acorn-hung oak tree. Edition #5 of a limited edition of 25. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3" $900—1,200

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108 Rick Ayotte 1989 “Blueberry Bouquet” magnum 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. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 5/8" $3,000—4,000

111 Rick Ayotte 1992 magnolia blossom flat-domed magnum paperweight. A large white magnolia blossom, its two tiers of petals tinged with blue and a big spot of yellow stamens at its nexus, is framed by the tips of seven sepals and is displayed over clear ground. Flat dome. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 1/2" $1,800—2,500

109 Rick Ayotte 1991 Artist Proof “Poppy Bouquet” magnum 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 4 1/8" $1,500—2,000

112 Rick Ayotte 1992 “Pink Peace” rose bouquet paperweight. Two open, lush, pale pink roses bloom next to a partially open companion, atop a bed of pink and white rosebuds and teal blue leaves, on clear ground. Limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 13/16" $1,500—2,000

110 Rick Ayotte 2014 “Soul Mates” with fledglings paperweight. Two ruby-crowned kinglets, mother and father, confer in a forest garden with three fledglings on a sandy bed crowded with bright flowers in brilliant crimson, blue and yellow as well as red-tinged mushrooms and a patch of blueberries. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4" $1,800—2,500

113 Rick Ayotte 1992 cardinal with dogwood blossoms flatdomed magnum paperweight. A scarlet cardinal perches confidently among white dogwood blossoms and a thick sheath of yellow-tinged, green leaves, over clear ground. Flat dome. Signed/ dated. Diameter 4 11/16" $2,750—3,750

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114 Rick Ayotte 1988 grassland yellow finch with wild barberry flowers miniature paperweight. A grassland yellow finch frames itself amidst a cluster of yellow barberry flowers, two above and three below, dark green leaves adding contrast to the design. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/16" $600—800 115 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 9/16" $1,800—2,500 116 Rick Ayotte 1982 blue macaw on green ground paperweight. A brilliant blue macaw, with a yellow underside and black beak, perches on a jungle branch with three bursts of exotic flora, over a translucent green over opaque white ground. Edition #46 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $900—1,200

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117 Rick Ayotte 2002 “Lavender Rose” miniature paperweight. An upright, dimensional lavender rose, its many thick tiers of petals here and there bleached white, is cupped by four dark green sepals and floats within clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/16" $450—600 118 Rick Ayotte 2004 chickadee with a sunflower petite paperweight. A pert little chickadee perches before a single bright yellow sunflower head, resting atop a cluster of green and chartreuse leaves just beneath the bloom. Clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/4" $600—800 119 Rick Ayotte 1981 great flamingo compound paperweight. A bright orange flamingo wades in water suggested by five horizontal strokes of blue glass, before a tiny island populated by a small exotic fern and a single listing palm tree with three coconuts, over a white opaque ground. Edition #15 of a limited edition of 50. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,200—1,600

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121 Victor Trabucco 2008 arching garland paperweight. Two pale blue flowers, two yellow and two red, in three different varieties, are woven into an arching garland thick with apple green leaves, departing from a short stem and finishing in a flourish of three ripe blueberries, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,800—2,500 122 Victor Trabucco 1983 apple and blossoms paperweight. A very dimensional green apple, with a dusting of russet on one side, hangs on a green stem from slender, grayish branches shared by pairs of green leaves, a bright pink blossom with a brilliant yellow stamen center and two pink buds, over clear ground. Edition #4 of a limited edition of 50. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $750—1,000 123 Victor Trabucco 1994 rose and apple blossoms upright sculpture. Two lush, deep red roses are gathered into a bouquet with pink apple blossoms, both open and closed, as well as tiny white bellflowers, two slender green stems trailing below. The design floats within an upright, clear ground form with a flat front window and large honeycomb faceting covering the remainder of the exterior. Signed/dated. Width 5 1/2", height 5" $2,250—2,750

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124 Victor Trabucco 1989 pink blooms and yellow pods magnum paperweight. A large, multi-tiered pink bloom, with a nest of yellow stamens at its nexus, is accompanied by a smaller, more delicate version of itself as well as by two tightly sealed pink buds. Three interesting honeycomb-like pods in a brilliant yellow add a dramatic accent. Dark winding branches, green leaves and tendrils anchor the flowers from beneath. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $2,250—2,750 125 Victor Trabucco pink flower with buds vertical sculpture. A pink bloom, with green and yellow stamens, is cupped by green sepals and shares a curving stem with five variegated leaves and two pink buds, they, too, cupped by green sepals. The motif floats within a clear ground that has been sculpted into a somewhat pyramidal shape, flat at the back and with a facet at the top. No signature. Width 3 9/16", height 5 3/4" $3,000—4,000 126 Victor Trabucco 1998 plum blossom bouquet paperweight. A large purple plum blossom, with a tuft of yellow stamens and a companion bud, as well as two small pink blossoms also with yellow stamens, five purple berries and a scattering of apple green leaves, all share a common woody stem and rest atop a delicate white upset muslin ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 11/16" $600—800

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127 Ray Banford bird and a nest paperweight. A rainbowcolored bird perches on a forking branch with green and white leaves sprouting at the three extremities, while giving watch to a yellow nest cradling three white eggs, over an opaque blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/8" $550—700

130 Ray Banford pink rose with buds on aventurine ground faceted petite paperweight. A deep pink rose shares a forking stem with three companion buds and an array of dark green leaves over a pink aventurine ground dusted with gold and blue. Five and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/4" $600—800

128 Bob Banford teal blue flower on black ground flat-domed petite paperweight. A single five-petaled teal blue flower, a small fortress of yellow stamens punctuating its core, sits atop a slender, curving stem flanked by two pointed leaves. Above it rises a forking stem from which hang two buds, one larger than the other. Two small leaves accompany each of the buds. Opaque black ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $550—700

131 Bob Banford blue and white fantasy flower miniature paperweight. A blue and white fantasy flower, with five petals thickly striped in blue down the middle and with large white borders, cups a blue and white flower cane at its nexus and is ringed by a halo of five spaced green aventurine leaves, over an opaque pale blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 1 7/8" $300—400

129 Bob Banford two flower bouquet paperweight. A royal blue flower, with three tiers of petals and a bright yellow stamen cage, and a two-tiered pink flower with a yellow stamen core, list in opposing directions, rising on separate leafy stems and each accompanied by a companion bud. Clear, star-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $900—1,200

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132 Ray Banford three roses faceted paperweight. One large pink rope rose and two smaller, only partially opened companions share a slender, forking stem with finely variegated emerald green leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $950—1,300

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133 Chris Buzzini 1994 lavender asters with buds paperweight. Rising from long stalks, three lavender asters with yellow centers and a pair of companion buds are accented by long, slender, bladed and variegated leaves, over clear ground. Edition #2 of a limited edition of 10. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $1,500—2,000 134 Chris Buzzini 2005 yellow flowers and red berry bouquet paperweight. Two yellow flowers and a yellow bud entwine with three orange blooms and six crimson berries, three long, variegated green leaves and coiling tendrils completing the design. Clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $1,500—2,000 135 Chris Buzzini 2006 orange blossom stalk with lilac paperweight. A beautiful stalk of orange blossoms, each with four petals and a yellow stamen core, graduates from open blooms at the bottom to tightly sheathed, promising buds at the top. Three long, furling leaves caress the stalk which entwines with a thick cluster of magnificent purple lilac. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,800—2,500

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136 Chris Buzzini 1995 mock orange paperweight. Rising upon long, slender branches shared by long, slender green leaves cleaved by a single chartreuse vein, three fully opened white mock orange blossoms, with tufts of orange stamens, and three white companion buds display brightly against a clear ground. Edition #3 of a limited edition of 10. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $1,500—2,000 137 Chris Buzzini 1994 twisted stem morning glories and clematis bouquet paperweight. An arching bouquet of two magenta morning glories with two buds and three small purple clematis blossoms is connected by a twisted stem and decorated by triangular and variegated leaves and is set on a clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,500—2,000 138 Chris Buzzini 1995 yellow, purple, red and blue bouquet paperweight. A three-dimensional collection of blooms that forms a right-facing arch is composed of three yellow coneflowers with two buds, a purple daisy with a bud, red bells with yellow pistils and blue hanging bells. The whole is connected by brown branches and variegated elongated leaves and is set on a clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,500—2,000

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139 Cathy Richardson 2014 “Carved Wild Rose” upright sand-carved paperweight. A beautiful lampwork spray, with a pink wild rose, three orange rose hips and three purple buds, all juxtaposed against a thick backdrop of pretty, yellow-veined, green leaves, floats within a clear ground encasement that has been wrapped in sand-carved leaves and roses, a diagonal front round facet giving view to the interior motif. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8" $2,250—3,000 140 Cathy Richardson 2013 “Trumpet Fantasy” trumpet flowers and crocus bouquet etched paperweight. A striking formal bouquet beginning with five trumpet flower buds ringed by six trumpet flowers then ringed by ten purple crocus blooms, all within a lush nimbus of carefully variegated green leaves, is cupped within a clear ground encasement whose exterior has been sandblast-etched with leaves and flowers. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $1,300—1,800

142 Lundberg Studios 1987 yellow jonquil paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Sprouting from a cluster of five long, bladed green leaves, six diaphanous pale yellow petals are centered with a bright yellow trumpet filled with sturdy bright yellow stamens, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,300—1,800 143 Cathy Richardson 2005 starfish miniature paperweight. A red starfish splays across the top of a mottled mound of seabed, trios of bright and varied anemones trapped between its arms. Signed “CKR” 2005. Diameter 1 15/16" $150—200 144 Colin Richardson 2013 “Red and Green” red flowers and green leaves paperweight. Three crimson blooms, each with five petals and a tuft of white stamens, display atop a forking spray of translucent chartreuse leaves sprinkled with gold aventurine, three companion buds further emerging from beneath the foliage. Clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $600—800

141 Clinton Smith 2014 butterfly and bouquet paperweight. Bright blue forget-me-nots, yellow ranunculus, blue crocus buds, red berries and a spray of lilac all share a common stalk of long, bladed and variegated green leaves. A yellow and black butterfly surveys the gaiety, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8" $900—1,200 www.selman.com

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148 Steven Lundberg Glass Art 2002 Sketch series compound iris magnum paperweight, by Justin Lundberg. A large pink iris with yellow beard presides at the center of this multi-tiered burst of rainbow-colored, bladed leaves. Stems, tendrils and a large pink bud add to the exuberance of the design which is achieved over dramatically swirling blues. Edition #2 of a limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 5/16" $1,500—2,000 149 Steven Lundberg Glass Art 1998 underwater ocean scene paperweight, by Justin and Steven Lundberg. Two yellowfinned, red fish navigate an undersea world of green kelp, green coral and drifting sea anemones, tiny bubbles adding effervescence to the scene, over translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $550—700 150 Steven Lundberg Glass Art 1999 pink lotus bloom paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. A stylized pink lotus bloom, with five cantilevering, shaded petals and a core of pink and black stamens punctuated with yellow, floats atop a network of six shaded and ribbed green leaves, stems and tendrils completing the design, over a watery bed of royal blue. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/16" $950—1,300

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151 Ken Rosenfeld 2014 morning glory weave with purple berries paperweight. A large maroon-striped, blue morning glory with accompanying bud, a yellow sunflower, two yellow buds, several pink blossoms with clusters of white stamens and three purple berries all weave together in a meandering pattern, over clear ground. Signature cane/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,200—1,600

154 Steven Lundberg Glass Art 2000 upright marine life compound magnum paperweight. Two purple betta fish, the back halves of their bodies a swirl of thin, rainbow stripes in murky hues, swim toward one another in an undersea world of spiraling sea fern, amber and white corals and purple cored anemones, against an opaque black ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 5/8" $1,800—2,500

152 Ken Rosenfeld 1985 three strawberries and a blossom paperweight. Three ripe, freckled strawberries, each cupped by green and yellow sepals, and a single white strawberry blossom with a yellow core, share a common forking vine with a cluster of mint green leaves, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $450—600

155 Ken Rosenfeld 1987 pink rose with blue and white flowers paperweight. A large, thickly-tiered pink rose presides at the center of a design which then moves to seven spaced, royal blue flowers and finishes with a garland of white blossoms with blue cores. Clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $550—700

153 Ken Rosenfeld 2014 morning glory and forget-me-not bouquet paperweight. A carpet of blue forget-me-nots and tiny blue flowers with pink trumpet cores gives way to two large orange dahlias with long pink stamens and one blue and white morning glory, over clear ground. Signature cane/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $900—1,200

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156 Ken Rosenfeld 1992 tomatoes on a vine paperweight. Five tomatoes, some riper than others, share a twisting, forking vine along with scattered, jagged-edged, variegated green leaves, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $550—700

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157 Jim D’Onofrio blue frog on earth ground medium paperweight. A blue frog, with a yellow-striped back, black-striped legs, and black feet, crawls across green- and yellow-tinted brown earth, near a branch with a split green seed pod and three light green leaves. Signed/dated 2007. Diameter 2 7/8" $600—800

160 Jim D’Onofrio 2007 “Equine Bouquet” Arabian horse, flowers, and ribbon paperweight. A gray Arabian horse, with black legs, mane, and tail, stands above a pink flower and buds, which are centered on a long twisted ribbon, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4 - 3 3/8" $1,200—1,600

158 Jim D’Onofrio 1997 rattlesnake with lizard skeleton and cactus bloom paperweight. A coiled brown rattlesnake, its color fading at the tail, is striped in black and white and terminates in a pert, white and alarming rattle. It contemplates the white skeleton of a departed lizard while nearby blooms a pretty, blue desert flower on the rock-strewn, sandy desert floor. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,200—1,600

161 Jim D’Onofrio 2002 “Playing with Marbles” paperweight. The three-dimensional design consists of a black and white dog sitting next to a blond boy, who is on his hands and knees, while playing with marbles on a patch of sandy ground, bordered by green grass. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,300—1,800

159 Jim D’Onofrio “Promise of Spring” hummingbird and flowers compound paperweight. A three-dimensional, rubythroated, green and purple hummingbird hovers close to a pair of pink flowers, against a blue sky, with wispy white clouds. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,100—1,400

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162 Jim D’Onofrio 1997 blue salamander and a cricket paperweight. A long, black striped, blue salamander, his color changing to yellow at the head, looks intently across a sandy beige desert floor, while beside him a pink bloom with sprawling bud is visited by a curious cricket. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,300—1,800

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163 William Manson 1997 two salamanders tilted, faceted paperweight. Two green aventurine salamanders, each dotted with a row of yellow spots along its spine, face in opposing directions atop a speckled, sandy ground shared by a blue desert bloom and its splaying , black-striped sepals. Side facets and large tilted top facet. Edition #7 of a limited edition of 25. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $1,300—1,700

166 William Manson 2009 snake and flower paperweight. A red aventurine snake, with a yellow stripe running the length of his entire body and black and yellow markings on his sides, coils on sandy ground beside an exotic purple-tinged succulent growing from a tuft of green leaves. Edition #4 of a limited edition of 10. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $950—1,300

164 William Manson 1980 fish and sting ray compound paperweight. The three-dimensional design features a yellowspotted green aventurine fish swimming past an iridescent cobalt blue sting ray, over a sandy ocean floor. Edition #77 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/date cane on the underside. Diameter 2 7/8" $950—1,300

167 William Manson 1999 swan with butterfly paperweight. A white swan swims in a blue pool framed between tall leaves, buds and a pink flower, while a pastel butterfly hovers overhead. Clear upright encasement with sheared frontal view. Edition #11 of a limited edition of 150. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $400—550

165 William Manson 1981 three butterflies and a flower compound paperweight. Three colorful butterflies, each with yellow antennae and a green aventurine body, are variously clad in millefiori wings of pink, blue and white as well as green aventurine, and float one atop the other above a large pink bloom with millefiori stamen and five green leaves. A pink millefiori garland frames the design, on clear ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $450—600

168 William Manson 1981 faceted “Royal Wedding” sulphide paperweight. A white sulphide of Prince Charles and Princess Diana is encircled by a garland of spaced complex canes, on clear, star-cut ground. Two lampwork flowers, one pink and one blue, rest below the sulphide. Five and one facets. Limited edition of 75. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $450—600

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169 Kevin Leopold 2004 Blue and Yellow Honeycomb large marble. The interior of the piece contains a cobalt blue and yellow honeycomb design. Half of the exterior is covered with spaced stripes, lines and swirls, in red and black, on yellow. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 15/16" $180—250 170 Gateson Recko 2004 blue over chartreuse abstract design marble. An opaque black half of the exterior dome, painted with circles and curls, cups at its interior abstract layers of translucent blue and green. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 9/16" $1,100—1,500 171 Yaffa & Jeff Todd 2014 “Trees and Mountains” compound paperweight. Two tall, sparsely-leafed trees show their silhouettes against a background of mountains covered in patchy white snow. They spring from a grassy stretch shared by three clumps of purple flowers and long, bladed leaves. Painted glass technique on clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $600—800

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172 Jesse Taj Glass 2008 large vortex marble. The interior of the piece contains spiraling bands of shimmering green and gold dichroic, against a black background. A dark teal and lavender pulled-feather surface design covers half of the exterior, bordered by a blue twist torsade. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/4" $180—250 173 Lost Coast Art Glass 2002 Lion from the Safari series, magnum compound paperweight, by DeLong, Taj and Yannis S. An orange butterfly, a cluster of three exotic pink flowers and a single frond visited by a ladybug, float over the golden dichroic image of a male lion, against black ground. Top facet. One of a kind. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 4" $1,800—2,500 174 Yaffa & Jeff Todd 2007 “White Meadow” perfume bottle. Pretty blades of green grass rise from the base of a small bottle along with white millefiori flowers and stalks of yellow blossoms. Painted glass technique on clear ground. Stopper. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2", height 3 11/16" $300—400

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175 Mayauel Ward 2010 flowers and blueberries bouquet footed paperweight. A charming linear bouquet combines a few blueberries and buds, yellow blooms with orange stamens and buds and three branches of bud clusters. The whole is worked together with small, variegated green leaves, branches and an occasional trailing tendril. Clear ground. Indigo footed base. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/16" $550—700 176 Mayauel Ward 2010 white stork on a branch compound paperweight. A white stork with prominent yellow beak looks over his shoulder from his perch on a bit of gray wood, a larger, golden-leaved branch framing his stance, over opaque black ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $180—250 177 Randall Grubb 1992 apple blossom paperweight. A forking branch, heavily laden with pink apple blossoms, is dotted with their cheerful yellow stamens and capped at the tip of each fork by a trio of leaves. Translucent mint green ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $950—1,300

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178 Mayauel Ward 2007 red hibiscus magnum paperweight. A large red hibiscus, its carefully ribbed petals framed from beneath by a swirl of ribbed and crenulated apple green leaves, rises from a cushion of opaque royal blue ground mottled with patches of white. Signed/dated. Diameter 4 3/16" $450—600 179 Mayauel Ward 1994 orange and yellow bouquet with blue and white crocus paperweight. A cluster of three orange, five-petaled flowers is enlivened at the edges with three sprays of small yellow blossoms alternating with three blue-tinged white crocus blooms, attendant greenery providing contrast, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $800—1,100 180 Alison Ruzsa “Wisteria Tunnel” paperweight. The black silhouettes of a couple stand within a wonderful wisteria tunnel, a tall thicket of chartreuse leaves hung with pink wisteria bloom cascades. A painted glass technique repeated on opposing sides of an interior encasement to create the illusion of depth. An outer encasement is sheathed in chartreuse glass through which a high front window has been exposed, giving view to the scene within. Signed/illegible date. Diameter 2 3/4", height 3 1/16" $600—800

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181 Paul Ysart green aventurine fish paperweight. A green aventurine fish with yellow eyes swims through tranquil waters above a green jasper floor strewn with white rock. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $1,200—1,600 182 Paul Ysart salmon-colored flower on plum ground paperweight. A salmon colored flower, with five petals, each cleaved by a wide sandstone stripe, is framed by five variegated green leaves and is the focus of twelve white latticinio tubes in alternation with complex canes of green and brilliant blue, over a translucent plum ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,200—1,600 183 Paul Ysart two ducks on a pond paperweight. Two dimensional green ducks, each with blue wings cupping its body and bright yellow eyes, float atop a translucent pale blue ground beneath which a rocky floor is clearly visible. A blue water lily completes the design. Signature cane. Diameter 2 11/16" $1,100—1,400

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184 Paul Ysart pink clematis bouquet paperweight. A large pink clematis, with thick, lipstick-red stripes down the center of each petal and a green and white complex cane core, is the clear protagonist of a bouquet otherwise including seven small flowers in blues, yellow, purple, pink and white. The clematis wears a nimbus of green leaves and other leaves accompany the smaller flowers, the entire design gathered at the stems and tied with a ruby aventurine bow, over an ocher jasper ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,100—1,400 185 Paul Ysart blue clematis on black ground paperweight. A two-tiered blue clematis, with pink complex cog cane core, sits atop a curving stem shared by three ribbed green leaves and is framed by a garland of purple and pink complex cog canes with yellow centers, over an opaque black ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $950—1,300 186 Paul Ysart five flower bouquet with garland paperweight. Five variously colored flowers, each with five petals, rise in a rainbow burst atop long, slender stems brought to a gather by two teal blue and white canes flanking the bouquet. A garland of pink and white complex canes frames the design, over clear ground. Diameter 2 15/16" $950—1,300

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187 Paul Ysart sulphide of King George VI and Elizabeth paperweight. A white sulphide of King George VI and Elizabeth, his queen, shows the two in profile, Elizabeth partially hidden by the King. The images float above a purple jasper ground, ringed by a garland of eight spaced, multi-colored complex canes with eight-point star cores. Rough pontil. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,300—1,800 188 Ronald Hansen circa 1960 pear and cherry ring holder. Atop a cerulean blue over white ground, a yellow pear, red cherry and a cluster of green leaves peek out from beneath the clear proboscis of a ring holder. Signed. Diameter 1 7/8", height 3 3/16" $180—250 189 Charles Kaziun Junior yellow lilies miniature perfume bottle. The base of the bottle and the stopper each contain an upright yellow spider lily, with slender green leaves, on goldspeckled turquoise ground. The motif in the stopper is tilted to one side. Signed with a gold “K” on the underside of the ground in both the bottle and the stopper. Diameter 1 7/8", height 3 3/8" $1,200—1,600

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190 Charles Kaziun Junior orange primrose faceted paperweight. A pretty orange primrose, its petals edged in white, is punctuated by a tuft of black and yellow stamens at its nexus and framed by a gray star-cut ground. Five and one facets. Diameter 2 9/16" $600—800 191 Charles Kaziun Junior pink rope rose on blue miniature pedestal paperweight. A pink rope rose with a signature gold bee directly at its center, framed by three green leaves, is accompanied by three symmetrically placed green and white cog/star canes over a white upset muslin set against translucent cobalt blue ground. A tilted design with six and one facets, clear pedestal base. Gold “K” on the underside. Diameter 1 7/16", height 2 1/8" $550—700 192 Charles Kaziun Junior rose-colored crimp rose pedestal paperweight. A rose-colored crimp rose, its four tiers of petals subtly fading to pink at the edges, sits upright, cupped within four splayed green sepals. A thin erect stamen rises from its nexus and a signature cane is hidden on the underside. Clear ground, star-cut pedestal. Some scratching to base. Diameter 1 7/8", height 2 5/16" $750—1,000

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193 Saint Louis 1978 dark pink rose and bud faceted paperweight. A single rose, with red stained, pink-edged petals, blooms atop one of four upward reaching, conjoined, thorny stems, one crested by a bud and the other two with leaves, against an opaque mauve ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 350. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/8" $600—800 194 Saint Louis 1970 faceted pistachio clematis and bud paperweight. A pistachio-colored double clematis blooms on a slender stem, with a bud and green leaves, over translucent dark cobalt blue ground. Six and one facets. A signature/date cane centers the flower. Limited edition of 800. Diameter 3 1/4" $650—900 195 Saint Louis 1999 lavender honeycomb paperweight. Tiers of lavender “C” shaped canes with clear centers are arranged to resemble a beehive, a white signature/date cane presiding at the summit, all in a lavender stave basket. Edition #8 of a limited edition of 50. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,300—1,800

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196 Saint Louis 1979 “Amour” faceted Cupid sulphide paperweight. A white sulphide of Cupid is encircled by a spaced garland of blue lampwork flowers, on rose-colored ground. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 400, exclusive for L. H. Selman Ltd. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $375—500 197 Saint Louis 1995 “Butterfly” compound paperweight. A stylized red and white rose and two accompanying buds, laced together with shaded green leaves and stems, rests on a blue and red double latticinio swirl. Above the rose, a blue and white butterfly hovers. Six and one facets. Edition #22 of a limited edition of 150. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,500—2,000 198 Saint Louis 1974 “Ruche Rouge” red honeycomb paperweight. Tiers of red canes with white “C” cores are arranged to resemble a beehive, a white signature/date cane presiding at its summit. Limited edition of 400. Diameter 2 15/16" $1,500—2,000

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199 Saint Louis 1999 Les Demois’ Ailes paperweight. Two colorful lampwork butterflies are caged within a lovely orb of white honeycomb circles and drift, at different altitudes, across a luxurious carpet of pale green honeycomb complex canes. Edition #5 of a limited edition of 100. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/8" $1,300—1,800 200 Saint Louis 1971 faceted three-flower bouquet paperweight. Three flat clematis flowers, in red, blue and pistachio, display against a tableau of veined green leaves, over opaque white ground. A signature/date cane centers the pistachio flower. Six and one facets. Limited edition of 400. Diameter 3 1/8" $375—500 201 Saint Louis 1973 white flower on orange ground paperweight. The large flower, composed of five chartreuse and white millefiori petals and a signature/date cane center, grows from a slender green stem alongside a small white bud and green leaves, on dark orange ground. Limited edition of 400. Diameter 2 15/16" $375—500

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202 Saint Louis 1975 “Hawaiian Millefiori” paperweight. Stripes of turquoise, green, magenta and white flower canes create a fabric effect, cupped within a multi-colored stave basket and punctuated with a conspicuous signature/date cane . This design was suggested to the Saint Louis factory by Paul Jokelson, who was inspired by a shirt. Diameter 3" $375—500 203 Saint Louis 1967 commemorative King Saint Louis sulphide paperweight. A white cameo of King Saint Louis is framed by a garland of pink, white and chartreuse cog canes, on clear ground. Five and one facets. Inscribed on the back of the sulphide, “SL 1767-1967”. Diameter 2 1/2" $275—375 204 Saint Louis 1987 blue flowers on white latticinio swirl paperweight. Eight exuberant blue flowers, each with five petals and a millefiori stamen, grow from a common leafy stalk, over a white double swirl latticinio cushion hugging the inner confines of the weight’s dome. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 3/4" $650—900

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205 Baccarat 1954 Queen Elizabeth II Coronation commemorative sulphide paperweight. A white cameo of Queen Elizabeth rests on clear diamond-cut ground, within a faceted white overlay, decorated with gold filigree. Limited edition of 200. Diameter 3 1/8" $600—800 206 Baccarat 1996 hermit crab paperweight. In assorted pastels striped in black, a single hermit crab shell lies at the center of a design which includes a branch of orange coral, an exotic lavender sea fern and two long green-leafed sea fronds, on a white-dusted, opaque purple ground. Edition #64 of a limited edition of 100. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the underside. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 5/8" $1,100—1,400 207 Baccarat 1976 Gridel white monkey and millefiori panels paperweight. A large central Gridel monkey silhouette cane is surrounded by alternating panels of blue and green millefiori, divided by six spokes which contain the other seventeen Gridel silhouette canes and a signature/date cane. Edition #66 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched with the Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3 1/16" $600—800

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208 Baccarat 1970 scattered millefiori on upset muslin paperweight. Assorted complex canes, in shades of green, pink, yellow, blue, red, orange and white, are scattered across a cushion of white upset muslin. Edition #135 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the underside. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $600—800 209 Baccarat circlets on upset muslin paperweight. A large central circlet with an arrow cane core 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 underside. Diameter 3 1/8" $600—800 210 Baccarat 1971 Gridel rooster and concentric millefiori paperweight. A large central Gridel black rooster silhouette cane outlined in cobalt blue is surrounded by a close concentric ring of pink complex canes, a ring of the eighteen different Gridel silhouettes inside pink canes, a ring of pale green fortress canes with red centers, and a border garland of red millefiori canes, on a white upset muslin ground. Edition #734 of a limited edition. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/2" $600—800

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211 Baccarat 1976 Gridel deer millefiori paperweight. A large central deer silhouette cane is surrounded by curved panels of alternating green and yellow millefiori, divided by six curved rows comprised of the other seventeen Gridel silhouette canes. Edition #195 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/8" $600—800 212 Baccarat 1977 “Escargot” snail and flowers paperweight. A three-dimensional light brown snail, crawls between three spaced flowers, two in purple and one white, on translucent dark green ground, with scattered silver pebbles. Edition #175 of a limited edition of 300. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the underside. Limited edition of 300. Signature/date cane. Dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $600—800 213 Baccarat 1987 “Flowering Cherry Branch” paperweight. From the Oriental Collection, five pink and white striped cherry blossoms and seven small white buds emerge against a forking black branch over an opaque amethyst ground. Edition #118 of a limited edition of 200. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the underside. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $600—800

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214 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 ground. Edition #243 of a limited edition of 350. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 31/4" $150—200 215 Baccarat spaced concentric millefiori on clear ground glass paperweight. Four spaced concentric rings of complex canes in sky blue, pink, and green, encompass a collection of complex canes at the weight’s center, over clear ground. Acidetched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 2 9/16" $600—800 216 Baccarat (presumed 1958) zodiac “Church Weight” paperweight. The very fine silhouettes of all twelve zodiac symbols are scattered throughout a colorful close packed design achieved with a wide palette of predominantly pastel hues and a variety of complex canes. A revisiting of the classic “Church Weight”. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the underside. Diameter 3" $750—1,000

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217 Whitefriars 1977 scattered millefiori faceted paperweight. Green, white, blue, red and yellow millefiori of various sizes lie randomly scattered like flowers floating in a bowl on a translucent light blue ground. Five and one facets. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/16" $375—500 218 Whitefriars 1972 faceted patterned millefiori paperweight. A central cluster of blue canes, with a center of white and red, is the hub from which five white latticinio tubes radiate forming five triangular panels, each containing white, red and blue cane clusters. Five and one facets. Signature/date canes. Diameter 3 1/4" $375—500 219 Whitefriars 1970 millefiori “Plymouth Colony” commemorative close concentric faceted paperweight. A central white cane depicting a blue sailing ship, the Mayflower, against white, then surrounded by blue, is itself surrounded by five concentric rings of complex canes in green, white, blue and gold, on a clear ground. All-over honeycomb faceting and top facet. A “1620/1970” date cane is included in the design. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 5/16" $375—500

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220 Whitefriars 1977 Queen Elizabeth accession commemorative patterned faceted paperweight. Garlands of complex canes and individual millefiori are arranged on a black ground to depict the royal crown of England in an assortment of pastel yellow, pink and blue. The dates 1952 and 1977 as well as the initials “ER” are included in three complex canes at the bottom of the design. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Diameter 3 5/16" $375—500 221 Whitefriars 1977 close concentric millefiori cylindrical faceted paperweight. Concentric rings of complex canes in red, white and blue encircle a small blue and white cane on a clear ground. Seven oval concave and seven smaller, angled, offset facets along the top edge provide varying refracted views. Top facet and side facets. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $375—500 222 Whitefriars 1977 three flag paperweight. Three spaced U.S. flag portrait canes are encircled by concentric rings of alternating red, white and blue millefiori. Five and one facets. Edition #55 of a limited edition of 500. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/8" $375—500

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223 Parabelle Glass close concentric millefiori paperweight. A central silhouette rabbit cane in pink and cobalt blue is the focus of rings of blue, yellow, purple and red complex canes on a clear ground and is enclosed by a torsade of spiraling latticinio. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $900—1,200 224 Parabelle Glass quatrefoil millefiori garlands paperweight. The piece contains a Clichy-type pink rose cane, centered within a ring of pink canes, and is surrounded by a pair of interlaced quatrefoil garlands, in purple and pink pastry mold canes, on green moss ground, studded with tiny white florets. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,300—1,800 225 Parabelle Glass 1997 concentric millefiori on moss ground Artist Proof one-of-one paperweight. A large pink and green Clichy-style rose centers a ring of purple-cored moss canes which is then followed by a circle of varied and colorful complex millefiori, a circle of white-cored moss canes, another ring of multi-colored millefiori and finally a ring of pink-cored moss canes, all atop a white muslin crosspatch motif. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $1,800—2,500

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226 Parabelle Glass 1990 cog cane looped garland paperweight. A green, white and red complex cog cane is encircled by a looped garland composed of alternating white edelweiss canes and pink and white cog canes, embedded in an opaque blue ground. A single green, white and red cog cane rests within each of the garland’s six outer loops. “PB 1990” signature/date cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $1,200—1,600 227 Parabelle Glass 1998 patterned millefiori paperweight. A central purple and maroon pansy is surrounded by a ring of five more similar pansies and then enclosed by a circumference ring of alternating red and green Clichy-type roses and red and white cog canes, on a green, white and gold aventurine mottled ground. Edition #2 of a limited edition of 5. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $1,200—1,600 228 Parabelle Glass 1986 spaced millefiori paperweight. A central yellow and purple pansy is encircled by spaced rings of assorted cog, Clichy-type rose, pastry mold and fortress canes in blue, yellow, green, red and white, on an upset muslin ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 3/16" $900—1,200

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232 Drew Ebelhare 1998 close concentric millefiori pink stave basket paperweight. A central white, yellow and blue complex cane is encircled by five concentric rings of millefiori canes in blue, green, pink and white; all rest inside a pink stave basket. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2" $750—1,000

230 Drew Ebelhare 1998 spaced concentric millefiori on red ground paperweight. A central blue and white complex cane with a signature cane center is encircled by two spaced rings of assorted colorful millefiori embedded in a deep red opaque ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $650—900

233 Drew Ebelhare 1998 close concentric millefiori paperweight. A central white signature cane is encircled by five rings of complex canes in blue and white, red and white, and green; all rest inside a cobalt blue and white stave basket. Signed/dated. Diameter 2" $375—500

231 Drew Ebelhare 2002 close concentric millefiori miniature paperweight. A central peony complex cane with orange stamens is circled by three concentric rings of complex canes resembling flowers: purple and white pansies alternate with white flowers, pink and white flower canes and then alternating green and blue millefiori complete the design, on a clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 13/16" $300—400

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234 Drew Ebelhare 1996 interlaced trefoil garlands on red ground paperweight. Two interlacing trefoil millefiori garlands, one white with blue star centers and the other white with white stars, form six separate cells, each hosting a single white Clichytype rose. At the center of this motif, a lavender ring of millefiori surrounds a green center cane. All rest on a translucent red ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 9/16" $600—800

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235 Mike Hunter 2014 close concentric millefiori dog silhouette paperweight. A black and white right facing dog silhouette cane sits at the center of four rings of millefiori canes, including blue and red heart canes, white and red heart canes, alternating pairs of red and blue complex canes and pairs of pink roses, and a border garland of blue and red complex canes. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $550—700 236 Mike Hunter “Waterfall” lampwork motorcycle compound paperweight. A motorcycle rider speeds through a lush green countryside, cleaved by a gushing waterfall, on a red, white and blue bike, a sporty white scarf trailing behind. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed. Diameter 3 3/16" $750—1,000 237 Damon MacNaught 2012 close concentric millefiori in blues and pinks faceted paperweight. Concentric rings of millefiori in pastel blues and pinks are lightly relieved with touches of yellow and rest on a pink stave basket within a clear encasement. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2" $550—700

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238 Mike Hunter 2014 concentric millefiori with red and white pansy canes paperweight. A central cluster of small red and white pansy canes is ringed by white and dark purple floret tubes, then by lavender and pink heart canes alternating with larger red and white pansies, a ring of purple bundle rod canes and finally an outer ring of complex heart canes in ocher, all resting on a flat white stave basket. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $550—700 239 Twists Glass Studio 2006 “Clown Balloon” encased surface design miniature paperweight. Five spaced balloons surround the sides of the white-speckled blue weight, including a signature cane and four clown face portrait canes, each with a red nose and a green and yellow hat. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/8" $225—300 240 Damon MacNaught 2012 close concentric millefiori in greens and yellow faceted paperweight. Four concentric rings in greens and yellow enclose a black center cane and rest upon a green stave basket within a clear encasement. Six and one facets. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $375—500

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241 Ronald Hanson red rose miniature paperweight. A red rose sits atop a curved green stem with two leaves on either side. Three additional green leaves crown the bloom, over a sky blue opaque ground. Diameter 2" $375—500 242 Ronald Hansen six-petaled pink flower on pale pink ground petite paperweight. A six-petaled flower, its petals each striped in varying shades of pink, has a blue millefiori cane at its nexus and is framed by a fan of four sea-green leaves, another two flanking the flower’s slender stem. Pale pink opaque ground. Six and one facets. Signed. Diameter 2 5/16" $375—500 243 Ronald Hansen bluebird on a branch petite paperweight. A sweet, dimensional bluebird pauses serenely on a bit of green branch flanked on either side by a pair of leaves, over opaque pink ground. Signed. Diameter 2 1/4" $300—400

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244 Ronald Hanson swirling pink flower faceted miniature paperweight. Swirling, pointed petals, striped in pinks and white and centered by a sky blue cane, create a pinwheel effect, six green leaves repeating the movement from behind, over an opaque cerulean blue ground. Six and one facets. Signed. Diameter 2 1/8" $450—600 245 Robert Hansen II upright bouquet with fruit petite paperweight. Four dahlias, one blue, one red, one pink and one orange, are bundled together along with two pieces of red fruit and two yellow, and cradled by four splayed, green sepals, over a translucent cobalt blue ground over an opaque white. Signed. Diameter 2 3/16" $150—200 246 Ronald Hansen two pears petite paperweight. Two frosted pink pears and four green leaves share a common short and sturdy stem, over a translucent teal ground. Signed. Diameter 2 1/4" $150—200

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247 Francis Whittemore two pears on pink ground petite paperweight. Two yellow pears, one slightly larger than the other, hang from a green branch shared by four green leaves, over a powdery opaque pink ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $225—300 248 Francis Whittemore pink bloom with bud petite paperweight. A pink flower, its five petals sweeping upwards from a listing stem, is accompanied by a companion bud and two heartshaped, green leaves, each on a separate stem, over a translucent green ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 3/8" $225—300 249 Dave Plasket 1985 pink lady’s-slipper paperweight. A pink and white lady’s-slipper, its two peripheral petals furled and its pouch a dusty rose, grows atop a bending stem which emerges from a clump of four bladed, veined leaves, over translucent mauve ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 9/16" $300—400

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250 Francis Whittemore pansy miniature paperweight. A single pansy, with two purple upper petals and three black-lined lower petals, wears a nimbus of five spaced green leaves and sits atop a short, thin stem, over translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Diameter 1 15/16" $450—600 251 Francis Whittemore pink primrose petite paperweight. A pink primrose, with five smooth petals and a cage of yellow stamens, haloed by three groupings of spaced green leaves and a single bud, boldly occupies the center of a translucent green ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $450—600 252 Dave Plasket 1985 lady’s-slipper petite paperweight. The mint green, white striped pouch of a lady’s-slipper droops from a slender curving stem against the charming background of four splayed and variegated petals. Four pointed leaves sprout from the bottom of the stem, over translucent blue ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 2 5/8" $300—400

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253 Orient & Flume Art Glass “Emperor Penguin” glass sculpture. A three-dimensional green-black and white emperor penguin, with yellow markings, droops his head just slightly, as though tuckered out after a long journey. Signed. Height 4 3/4" $120—160 254 Bridgeton Studio 1977 surface design clematis paperweight, by Chris Buzzini. A round apple green core is encased within a clear dome horizontally striped in ocher and crowned by a large, white clematis bloom, rising up to the weight’s apex on a network of stems from the base. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $300—400 255 Cape Cod red and white crown paperweight, by William Burchfield. White double-spiral latticinio ribbons alternate with translucent red, gold aventurine-edged ribbons, all cascading from the crest of a clear ground weight to its base, departing from a pink bull’s-eye cane rimmed in white stars. Signed. Diameter 2 13/16" $300—400

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256 Correia Art Glass 1984 butterfly and aster frosted glass paperweight. A green and white striped butterfly, with a single orange and yellow millefiori cane in each of its upper wings, hovers above a blue aster and its listing stem and leaves, over a translucent cobalt blue cushion within a frosted encasement. Tilted top facet. Limited edition of 200. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16" $225—300 257 Caithness Glass 2000 “Millennium Starburst” high-domed fireworks paperweight, by Colin Terris. The piece contains dichroic bubbles, depicting fireworks, above a translucent amethyst cushion. The numerals “2000” float in the background. Limited edition of 650. Signed. Height 3 3/4" $180—250 258 Archimede Seguso Glass, Murano abstract blue and gold ovate paperweight. A wide swirling strip of translucent midnight blue and another wide strip of translucent aventurine gold wrap the exterior of an egg-shaped dome. Signed. Diameter 2 3/4", height 3 3/4" $225—300

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259 Cape Cod Glass Works red and green crown paperweight. Cascading from a large pink rose at the weight’s crest, eight ribbons of twisting red and green latticinio edged in white meet again at the center of the base, alternating on their descent with white, double swirl latticinio ribbons. Paper sticker. Diameter 3" $450—600 260 Zellique 2005 lily of the valley heart-shaped glass perfume bottle, by Joseph Morel. Stems of lily of the valley, represented by pink millefiori canes, rise up within a gather of three long, bladed green leaves and are tied with a white bow on the exterior of a clear, heart-shaped encasement enclosing an aqua vessel at its core. Signed/dated. Height 3 1/4" $120—160 261 Chinese white plaque stork paperweight. A looming stork walks across a patch of green grass toward a loose thicket of leaves, his head turned as though surveying for followers. Powdered glass painting technique. Diameter 2 11/16" $150—200

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262 Selkirk Glass 1981 “Three French Hens” engraved paperweight. A tribute to the song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, the piece has three French hens and the word, “Noel”, engraved on the front facet. A large bubble centers a swirled purple cushion on the interior. Edition #345 of a limited edition of 500. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/8" $120—160 263 Charles Lotton 1979 “Duo Flora” surface design paperweight. Two orange nasturtium-like blossoms and three heartshaped, cobalt blue leaves weave together through an intricate system of iridescent golden stems across the surface of a pale citrine dome. Edition #11 of a limited edition of 300. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $225—300 264 Peter Raos 1998 “Madame Butterfly” encased high-domed millefiori paperweight. Delicate green branches , laden with white cherry blossoms, crisscross against an opaque sky blue background, shrouding its entire circumference in candid bursts of flora. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16", height 3 5/16" $550—700

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265 Lundberg Studios 1987 camellia and buds paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A pink camellia, with three tiers of petals and a yellow stamen core, is framed by the tips of three spread, green sepals from which emerge two pink buds, each flanked by two small leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $750—1,000

268 Lundberg Studios 2012 white hibiscus with buds on blue lustre ground paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. A large white hibiscus dominates the top of a blue lustre surface design paperweight, its ribbed leaves, a twisting stem and a companion bud completing the design. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $375—550

266 Lundberg Studios 1990 “Apple Blossoms” paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. Two delicate white apple blossoms, each with translucent variegations and bright yellow stamen clusters, share a gnarled branch with two compact buds and an array of green, scalloped leaves, over translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 1/4" $1,000—1,400

269 Lundberg Studios 1989 gardenia on blue ground cut paperweight. A single white gardenia blossom displays atop three splayed green sepals over a translucent royal blue ground. Top facet and six spaced vertical cuts to sides. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $800—1,100

267 Lundberg Studios 2001 iris and crane blue jewelry jar, by Daniel Salazar. Six beautiful blue iris ring the exterior of a translucent cobalt blue jewelry jar, in a weave of twisted and bladed green leaves that spring from the base. The jar’s lid is crested by a white crane in flight over a seventh clump of iris and leaves. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 9/16" $1,100—1,400

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270 Lundberg Studios 1985 pink flower on cobalt blue ground low-domed paperweight, by Danny Salazar. A magenta-colored hibiscus, with curling petals, is framed by a fan of ribbed green leaves, over translucent cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $600—800

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271 Orient & Flume 1985 two calla lilies paperweight, by Scott Beyers. Two white calla lilies rise up on separate stems, each accompanied by a large green leaf and each with a brilliant yellow stamen waving from its cupped petal. The design is set on a clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $550—700 272 Orient & Flume undated mallard duck on a pond surface design paperweight. An iridescent mallard floats over a blue pond near a pair of cattails and five blades of grass. The design is set on an iridescent clear dome over a blue speckled background. Edition #23 of a limited edition of 250. Signed. Diameter 3 1/4" $300—400 273 Orient & Flume 1978 turquoise clematis paperweight. Three turquoise clematis flowers with white and orange stardust centers are connected by white and brown stems and set on an iridescent crackled gray crater ground. A brown pulled-feather design encircles the lower perimeter of the dome forming a flower around the base. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16" $375—500

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274 Orient & Flume blue and white flower paperweight, by Greg Held. Floating above a ribbed green cushion, a flower with five white ribbed petals and a marigold-colored tuft of stamens is underscored first by five brilliant blue petals in alternation with the white ones and then by three spaced, ribbed green leaves. From this central motif, two red blossoms, three pink buds and two trios of leaves extend in opposing directions, spiraling tendrils adding further interest. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1 5/16" $300—400 275 Orient & Flume 1982 three flowers over red frit paperweight, by Matthew Quinn. A five-petaled lavender blossom is flanked by two others, white and tinged with aqua, all three lined up against an array of ribbed green leaves which float on one side of a clear encasement with a translucent ruby frit cushion at its center. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $325—450 276 Richard Olma 1996 orange colored blossoms and blue and green leaves paperweight. Tracing the interior dome of a large clear ground weight, three orange colored blossoms mottled with white, each with three petals and a brilliant blue center, are interwoven with a graceful network of blue and green stems and heart-shaped leaves. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16" $325—450

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277 Peter McDougall Glass Studio millefiori flower paperweight. A five-petaled purple millefiori flower with three pale sepals shares a network of forking stems with variegated green leaves and scattered pastel petals, over opaque red ground. Signature “PMCD” cane and signature in the base. Diameter 2 5/8" $400—550 278 Peter McDougall Glass Studio flowers and hummingbird faceted paperweight. A two-dimensional fantasy flower plant with five purple blossoms and long green leaves and stems is visited by a sparkling bronze hummingbird. Top facet and two rows of six side facets each. Signature “PMCD” cane at the foot of the flower. Signed. Diameter 2 5/8" $475—650 279 Allan Scott 2008 “Tropical Paradise” faceted paperweight. A bouquet of magenta, yellow and white berries and flowers sits atop green leaves and branches. Clear, star-cut base. Top facet and three rows of eight side facets each. Signature “A” and “S” canes at the foot of the bouquet and signed and dated. Diameter 3 3/4" $550—750

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280 Peter McDougall Glass Studio millefiori swirl faceted paperweight. Rings of complex millefiori canes sitting atop a red ground are trapped in a white open-top swirl and revealed in a top facet. Signature “PMCD” cane. Signed. Diameter 2 3/8" $550—750 281 Peter McDougall six flower bouquet with buds and butterflies paperweight. Sharing a slender, upright stem with symmetrical forks, six daisy-like flowers in rainbow colors, scattered buds and leaves are visited by two butterflies, over clear, star-cut ground. Top facet and two rows of circular side facets. Signature cane. Signed. Diameter 3" $400—550 282 William Manson 1998 bouquet and bow paperweight. A two-dimensional bouquet of three white flowers with green leaves and green or brown stems is held by a purple bow. Set on a spotted magenta ground and highlighted by a top facet and five side facets with a dimpled base. Signature “WM” cane. Signed/ dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $550—700

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283 John Deacons 2014 white latticinio and colored ribbon twists crown paperweight. Alternating white latticinio ribbon twists, and red and blue or green and purple twists cascade down from a red, white and blue stardust millefiori cane at the top, and converge at the base. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 5/8" $300—400 284 John Deacons 2002 pink dahlia faceted overlay paperweight. A pink dahlia flower with green stem and leaves sits at the top of a white latticinio crown. Highlighted through a ridged top facet and three rows of eight facets in white and magenta pink overlays. Signature “JD” and date cane in the base. Diameter 3 1/4" $900—1,200 285 John Deacons 2014 blue and white mushroom with a blue and white torsade paperweight. A mushroom, its stem made of alternating royal blue and white canes, is capped by four concentric rings of canes, each ring different from the next and including hearts, stars and roses, all in blue and white and all focusing on a central pink and green rose. A blue and white latticinio twist torsade frames the mushroom which sits over star-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 7/8" $950—1,300 286 John Deacons 2014 Clichy-style roses and white stardust millefiori on upset muslin ground paperweight. Blue and www.selman.com

yellow Clichy-style roses are spaced amid white stardust millefiori canes, circling a central white stardust cane with a heart center, and bordered by a ring of red and yellow rose canes, on upset muslin ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $300—400 287 John Deacons 2014 lampwork butterfly trio and Clichytype roses on upset muslin paperweight. Three lampwork butterflies, one yellow with black and white spots, one orange with red and black spots and the third red with yellow and purple spots, are evenly spaced, separated by green Clichy-type roses, and form a circle around a central cluster of close concentric red and blue stardust canes, cross canes, and a heart and star millefiori cane at the very center. All rest on a white upset muslin cushion. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4" $450—600 288 John Deacons 2014 red, white and blue crown within a red, white and blue overlay paperweight. A crown, fashioned from red and white twist ribbons alternating with white double swirl latticinio ribbons, all cascading from a large pink, blue and white central complex cane, sits at the center of another crown of the same design but with a top facet exposing its interior, all set against a clear ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $450—600

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293 “J” Glass 1979 double clematis paperweight. Two blue clematis flowers with white stardust centers and a bud are connected by green stems and leaves and sit on a translucent purple ground. Signature “J” date cane. Diameter 2 1/4" $225—300

290 Perthshire Paperweights 1973 clematis faceted miniature paperweight. A delicate, two-dimensional, five-petaled lavender and white clematis, with a green stem and pair of leaves, is joined at the center by a millefiori complex turquoise and burgundy cane with a central signature “P” cane and revealed in a top facet. Over a clear diamond cut base and with eight side facets. Diameter 2 1/8" $275—375

294 Perthshire Paperweights 1974-1975 twists and cogs paperweight. From a central blue cog cane encircled by a ring of yellow cogs, six twists radiate forming panels filled with alternating colors of canes. The whole is encircled by two concentric outer rings of cogs and is set on a translucent fuchsia ground. Limited edition. Signature “P” cane. Diameter 2 1/2" $275—375

291 Perthshire Paperweights 1994 faceted thistle paperweight. Five Scottish thistles surround a complex center cane of millefiori and stardust canes and are encircled by a looping garland of white stardust canes, all on a black opaque ground. One top facet and five side facets. Signature “P 1994” cane in the base. Diameter 3 1/4" $400—550

295 Strathearn latticinio spokes on crimson ground paperweight. A central yellow millefiori cane is encircled by six red and blue millefiori canes from which radiate nine white latticinio twists that form panels of five anemone or flower canes each. The whole is set on a translucent crimson red ground. Small piece of cullet and small crack in one cane. Diameter 2 7/16" $130—180

292 Perthshire Paperweights 1982-1997 millefiori and twists paperweight. A central magenta signature “P” cog cane is embedded in two concentric rings of magenta cog canes. Ten amber, white and blue twists radiate from the center and form panels of seven green, magenta, amber and lavender cog wheels. The whole is encircled by a ring of more twists and another of amber cog canes, set on a blue-dusted translucent background and highlighted through a top facet. Diameter 3 1/16" $450—600

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301 Perthshire Paperweights 1978-1997 millefiori and twists paperweight. A central signature “P” blue cog cane is encircled by two concentric rings of cog canes, one white and one salmon. From that center, eleven white, red and blue twists radiate to form panels of six yellow, blue, white and lavender cog canes all set on a red dusted translucent background. Diameter 2 13/16" $275—375 302 Strathearn millefiori and twists paperweight. A central cane is encircled by two concentric rings of cog canes from which radiate eleven twists that form panels of six cog canes each in white, purple, blue, yellow and green. The whole is set on an opaque dark prune ground. Diameter 2 9/16" $150—200 303 Perthshire Paperweights 2002 millefiori on dark purple ground paperweight. A colorful group of concentric rings made of complex millefiori canes in blue, green, yellow and pink sits atop a translucent dark purple ground. Signature “P 2002” cane in the base. Diameter 3" $375—500 304 Perthshire Paperweights 1982-1995 pressed concentric millefiori paperweight. A green and white signature “P” cane is surrounded by concentric cog cane rings of yellow, blue, orange, pink and green, set on an indigo translucent background. The dome is pressed with a fluted edge. Diameter 2 3/8" $90—140

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305 Perthshire Paperweights 1982 pink flamingo paperweight. A pink flamingo poses on one leg, its head reaching downward to a patch of blue pond in which float two white water lilies. Two cattails grow close to shore against a translucent green ground. Circular top facet. Limited edition of 300; 184 made. Signature/ date cane. Diameter 2 5/8" $375—500 306 Perthshire Paperweights 1974 flower and buds on mauve ground paperweight. Growing atop a long, curved stem, a lone flower with six ribbed white petals tipped in purple and with a three leaf crown, is accompanied by a bud and leaf. A second bud emerges from its sepal sheath atop a shorter stem with single leaf that touches but lists away from the flower. Opaque mauve ground. Limited edition of 350; 345 made. Signature cane. Diameter 2 13/16" $225—300 307 Perthshire Paperweights 2002 clematis on upset muslin ground paperweight. Three blue variegated clematis flowers, with white stardust centers and green stems and leaves, sit atop a bed of white latticinio on translucent blue ground. Signature “P” date cane. Diameter 2 11/16" $225—300 308 Perthshire Paperweights 1980 fruit bouquet paperweight. An orange, a pear, a lemon and three dark red cherries are clustered atop a bed of green leaves, over a single spiral white latticinio ground. Limited edition of 350; 228 made. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 9/16" $300—400

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309 Perthshire Paperweights 1977 rooster picture cane two-layer cushion ground paperweight. A large blue rooster picture cane rests at the center of the lower level of the piece, encircled by a ring of chartreuse complex canes. The rooster is visible through a circular window in the top layer red cushion, which is decorated with a pentagon-shaped pattern of green and orange pastry mold canes. Alternating trios of pink and green complex canes frame the window. Limited edition of 350; 334 made. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3" $300—400 310 Perthshire Paperweights 1971 faceted patterned millefiori paperweight. Five spaced clusters of pink canes, each with a central green millefiori cane, form a pentagon shape surrounding a central cobalt blue cluster of complex canes which contains a tiny white “C” [1971] cane in its center. Clear, star-cut ground. Five and one facets. Diameter 2 1/2" $225—300 311 Perthshire Paperweights 1981 flower and swirl miniature paperweight. A flower at the center of a white swirl on honeyamber translucent ground is made of six hollow pink and white petals with two green leaves at the end of alternating petals and joined at the center by a white sieved cane. Diameter 2 3/16" $300—400 312 Perthshire Paperweights 1981 acorns faceted paperweight. Two orange acorns tied to a green branch of oak leaves are set on a white spiral ground. Top facet, twenty-four small side printies and eight large side printies. Signature “P 1981” cane in the base. Diameter 2 5/16" $300—400

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313 Perthshire Paperweights 1998 “Whiskers” cat and millefiori paperweight. A black and white cat is encircled by two concentric garlands of complex canes, which are separated by a ring of twists, on opaque teal ground. Limited edition of 100, produced exclusively for L. H. Selman Ltd. Signature “P” cane in the base. Diameter 2 7/8" $300—400 314 Perthshire Paperweights 2001 faceted ruby flower and blue arches paperweight. The piece contains five spaced sets of pink and blue millefiori buds, each framed within a dark blue arched cable, around a central ruby lampwork flower, on white upset muslin. Five and one facets. Edition #8 of a limited edition of 150. Signature “P” date cane. Diameter 2 15/16" $300—400 315 Perthshire Paperweights 1973 flower on a basket paperweight. An unusual flower with a signature “P” cane center is composed of five, white-rimmed, translucent pale blue-on-amethyst petals and framed by four green leaves. It grows from a short stem with two additional green leaves and is set on a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Limited edition of 300. Diameter 2 3/4" $300—400 316 Perthshire Paperweights 1981 “Aquarium” faceted paperweight. Swirling arms of pink sea fern are visited by two colorful circling fish and a seahorse, a blue crab and a green snail idling on the gray ground sea floor below. Top facet and three rows of eight round side facets each. Limited edition of 350; 237 made. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 11/16" $450—600

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317 Perthshire Paperweights 1977 miniature faceted Damson plums paperweight. Three dark purple plums ripen on green stems, with green leaves, over clear, strawberry cut ground. Sixteen and one facets. Edition #107 of a limited edition of 500; 315 made. This was the first Perthshire fruit paperweight. Signed on small extra facet near base. Diameter 2 1/8" $300—400 318 Perthshire Paperweights 1976 blue and white flower faceted miniature paperweight. A flower, with six blue and white striped petals, blossoms on a short green stem amid four green leaves and is surrounded by a border garland of pink and white complex canes, on clear ground. Eight and one facets. Limited edition of 400; 369 made. Signature cane “P” in flower center. Diameter 2 5/16" $180—250 319 Perthshire Paperweights 1973 spaced millefiori and silhouette canes on upset muslin ground paperweight. A colorful assortment of complex canes, including two silhouette canes and a signature/date cane, is scattered on a cushion of white upset muslin which rests over a translucent ruby ground. Diameter 2 11/16" $225—300 320 Perthshire Paperweights 1982 green buttercup with millefiori garland paperweight. A green buttercup, its five petals deeply hollowed, has a millefiori stamen and is haloed by five pointed green leaves. It is framed by a lavender garland of small complex canes followed by large lavender complex canes alternating with pairs of canes in blue and green, over translucent ruby ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 5/8" $275—375

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321 Bridgeton Studios 1978 yellow flowers surface-design paperweight. Three four-petaled yellow flowers at the top of the design are connected by blue stems that swirl through yellow lines. The whole is set over a teal ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4" $275—375

325 Unidentified red snake miniature paperweight. A translucent red snake, with an orange spine running through the length of its body, coils with raised head atop a colorful pastel frit ground. Unfinished pontil. Diameter 2 1/8" $110—160

322 Caithness Glass 1981 “Springtime” paperweight, by Andrew Lawson. Three elongated, trumpet-shaped magenta blooms, with deeply scalloped edges, arise from the nexus of three long, upwardreaching green leaves, over a translucent amber ground sprinkled with copper aventurine. Edition #73 of a limited edition of 750. Signed. Diameter 3 3/16" $225—300

326 John Degenhart “Home Sweet Home” on blue plaque motto paperweight. A log cabin with smoke rising from a chimney in a snowy scene is drawn onto a blue plaque with the words “HOME SWEET HOME” above; two yellow and two red spaced fantasy flowers frame the design, on a multi-colored pebble ground. Diameter 3" $150—200

323 Probably Murano close concentric millefiori with horse canes paperweight. The charming silhouette cane of a scruffy horse dominates the center of a circle of royal blue and white complex canes, three rings of three different types of canes following in white with blue, blue and yellow and white with florets, respectively. Four additional horse silhouettes are incorporated symmetrically into the design. Very minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16" $60—90 324 Murano blue close concentric millefiori paperweight. Complex canes with brown centers enlivened by a white flower with yellow core and rimmed with six blue cog canes with brown interiors are tightly packed in concentric rings and framed by an outer circle of blue cogs. Diameter 2 11/16" $110—160

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327 Chinese orange poinsettia paperweight. A large orange poinsettia, with two tiers of six petals each, has a yellow honeycomb complex cane at its nexus and sits atop a short, curving green stem flanked by two leaves, over clear ground. Diameter 2 3/4" $180—250 328 Baccarat Cancer zodiac sulphide faceted paperweight. The white sulphide of a crab, symbol of the zodiac sign Cancer, rests on translucent cobalt blue ground. Six and one facets. Acidetched Baccarat insignia on the underside. Diameter 2 13/16" $130—180

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329 K H Boyers 1954 blue and white flowers paperweight. Springing from a common clump of green leaves, each rising atop a long, slender stem, flowers in cobalt blue and white, slightly varied, are arranged in two concentric rings around a central bloom, forming a canopy tracing the interior dome of a clear ground weight. Signed/dated. Diameter 3" $130—180 330 Unidentified maker four-color crown paperweight. Latticinio ribbons, in green, deep blue and light blue and pink, alternate with white latticinio double spiral ribbons, all cascading uniformly from the weight’s crest and encased within clear ground. Diameter 2 7/8" $90—140 331 Caithness Glass 1972 “May Dance” abstract design paperweight, by Colin Terris. A central floating bubble is encircled by six smaller spaced bubbles sitting atop red pavilion poles and connected by teal green gauzy ribbons of glass, over a white foam ground. Signed on base. Diameter 3 1/8" $110—160 332 Isle of Wight Glass abstract surface design petite paperweight. A patchwork of browns, grays and greens traces the exterior periphery of a small paperweight whose upper half is a patchwork of blues. Signed. Diameter 2 3/8" $80—120

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333 Unknown maker etched perfume bottle with rose. A clear ground perfume bottle, with an etching of a flower and buds on one of its sides, has a companion stopper filled with a blue crimp rose cradled within four deep green sepals. Diameter 2", height 4 5/16" $275—375 334 Richard Ritter abstract design paperweight. A combination of painted glass technique and millefiori, bright oranges and reds dominate a multi-colored design achieved within clear ground. Rough pontil. Signed. Diameter 3 1/4" $120—160 335 Gentile Glass “To My Sweetheart” motto paperweight. Floating above a loose and multi-colored frit ground, the outlines of a dove on the wing are sketched in a powdered white glass at the weight’s center and ringed by the words, also in powdered white, “TO MY SWEETHEART”. Rough pontil. Diameter 3 3/8" $60—90 336 Unidentified maker 1993 surface design hummingbird hollow paperweight. Within a clear encasement, a hollow taupe dome is painted with the images of two hummingbirds swooping upwards toward two exotic red blooms whose leaves and stems span the design. “BYA” signature. Dated. Diameter 3 3/16" $80—120

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L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 60th Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, Summer 2015  

L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 60th Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, containing pictures, descriptions, and price estimates for all available lots in...

L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 60th Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, Summer 2015  

L.H. Selman Ltd.'s 60th Paperweight Auction & Price Guide, containing pictures, descriptions, and price estimates for all available lots in...