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Paul Jokelson 1905-2002 ith deep sadness and many fond memories, we are sorry to bid adieu to our dear friend and mentor Paul Jokelson. Paul passed swiftly and peace­ fully at his home in Scarsdale, New York, November 24, 2002, at the age of 97. Founder of the PCA (Paperweight Collectors Association), Jokelson is known to us for his lifelong enthusiasm and support for paperweights, and his trade­ mark wry sense of humor. He has been affectionately dubbed by his friends in the paperweight world as “The King of Paperweights,” partly because he sin­ gle-handedly sparked the renaissance of the art form in the 20th century. He will be profoundly missed.

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Paul Jokelson was born in Dunkirk, France, on January 13, 1905. His parents were Russian immigrants, and he had two older sisters, Sonia and Renee. He grew up in a comfortable home, and was introduced early to the high-quality art and craftsmanship that were to attract him throughout his life. He was born with the “collecting gene,” starting with autographs, then first-edition books, and of course the paperweights which he treasured from the time of his first purchases at age 18. Paul lived a life of varied experiences that most of us could barely imagine. He remembered World War I, although he was only a child, worked in his fathers shipping line, started a magazine, drove race cars, and met many famous people, from Maurice Chevalier to Charles Lindbergh. He served in the French army in World War II, joined the underground when his name appeared on the Gestapo capture list, survived the evacuation at Dunkirk, sold grain internationally from Canada, worked on Wall Street in the New York Stock Market, developed a successful international import-export busi­ ness, and negotiated for a paperweight collection in Egypt, despite a revolution going on in the country at the time. He lived in France, England, Canada, and the United States, and was a world traveler throughout his life. Paul was a widower with one daughter, Florence, and met his second wife, Margaret, in Granville, France, in 1945. He had just finished training to become a director for UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Association), which helped displaced persons after WWII. Margaret was the American nurse assigned to his team. They worked together rebuild­ ing refugee camps and helping former prisoners reclaim their lives. Their daughter, Catherine, was born in New York in 1948, and she has always known that, despite the jokes, her mother was the great strength in her parents’ marriage, the one who gave her father the opportunity to be such an amazing and unique personality. As a young man in Paris, Paul began his love affair with paperweights with his purchase of the “Bird in the Nest” for about $25. After this first fascinating discovery in what was to become a lifelong quest, Jokelson went on to search for other paperweights in order to know more about them. But he found that after a one-hundred year hiatus in which glass paperweights fell out of vogue among collectors and glass artists, few paperweights were available, and no one knew how to make them. So in the early1950s, Jokelson persuaded the Saint Louis and Baccarat glass factories of France to re-invent the art form. They did, and thus began the subsequent rally among glass workers worldwide to pursue this most difficult of all the glass arts, evolving into the profuse and expansive art form it is today. Paul became the U.S. importer of all Saint Louis’ glass paperweight production, and remained active in this endeavor until his death. As founder of the PCA and president from 1953 to 1981, Paul promoted and advocated for artists and dealers, as well as collectors. He founded the PCA in 1953 with 75 members, publishing the first annual PCA Bulletin in 1954. He organized and hosted the biannual PCA Convention for many years— elegant events held at upscale hotels, bringing together artists, dealers, and collectors. He also wrote and published regular PCA newsletters from September 1965 until December 1980. — Lawrence Selman


Part I: Antique Paperweights & Related Objects “Many people can draw or paint with a fair degree o f success, but how many can master the art o f the glassmaker? I have little doubt that, as people learn more about this fascinating art, they will join the ranks o f collectors... This popularity is just starting as more and more collectors are attracted to these delicate and lovely pieces o f crystal. ” —PAUL JOKELSON

1. Very rare antique Baccarat floral bouquet paperweight, containing a large salmon and white primrose-type flower, with flattened-tube petals. This salmon-colored flower is unusual for this type of floral bouquet paperweight. The cen­ tral primrose is surrounded by five smaller lampwork flowers of red, white, and blue, all with complex cane centers, and framed by buds and green leaves, on clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. In these floral groups, “The flowers may be arranged as a bouquet, or individual blossoms may be spaced in a big circle about a central blossom.. .Where the flowers in a weight are limited to red, white, and blue, the weights are commonly called tricolor in commemoration of the [French] Revolution of 1848—a likely notion, though unsupported by instances of dating.” — The E ncyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights. Diameter 3 9/16". $13,000-18,000

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posed “X” design in the stem is considered typical of Baccarat. (See A ntique French Paperweights a n d R elated Objects, p. 15) The leaves surrounding the forget-me-nots are of a brighter green than the bouquets others and show fine detail, and per­ haps suggest a committee of lampworkers, all contributing their best floral feature. Diameter 3 1/4". $13,000-16,000 3. Rare antique Clichy millefiori and lampwork blossom paperweight, with a stylized central flower, having three con­ centric rings of petals, the outer one in multi-hued purple, with inner rings of pale yellow and burnt orange, topped with brown. Between the layers of petals and the red and white complex cane center, rest two rings of ivory ruffles. The fanta­ sy flower blooms from a curved brown-and white-striped stem with a closed green bud and three dark green leaves, on a bed of double-swirl white latticinio. “Clichy was renowned for its inventive flower portrayals, no two of which are exactly alike.” — The Art o f the P aperweight: C hallenging Tradition. Diameter 2 3/4". $19,000-25,000 2. Rare antique Baccarat seven-flower bouquet paper­ weight, containing a central yellow pompon comprised of numerous C-shaped petals, with a central emerald and white arrow point and ruby star complex cane. Above the pompon is a cluster of three light blue forget-me-nots, each with a white stardust and turquoise bulls-eye. Then, three fantasy flowers, all of which exhibit a ruffled edge, two designed with arrow canes, and all of them centered with white stardust/bull’s-eye canes. The flowers are on entwined stems and framed by green leaves, over star-cut ground. Six and one facets. The superim­

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4. Very rare antique Clichy five-flower bouquet paperweight, of stacked lampwork and millefiori flowers, in purple, yellow, red, green, blue, and white, with dark green leaves framing each flower. A rich variety of lampwork petals surround complex cane centers, with the bottom pair of flowers having very small and almost hidden canes. The top blue and white bud consists almost entirely of a lengthened white stardust cane. A pink and white ribbon wraps around the stems. “Some fantastic flowers have petals fashioned from lengths of cane that have been sliced through lengthwise, exposing the interior of the cane, the petal tips showing the bisected cane ends, a remarkable feat and an

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exercise of imagination that represents paperweight-making at its best.” — The Encyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights. Diameter 2 13/16". $20,000-23,000 5. Antique Baccarat butterfly and double clematis paper­ weight, containing a marbled, multi-colored millefiori-winged butterfly, with a translucent purple body, hovering above a white double clematis flower, on a stem with a white bud and light green leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Top facet and two rows of circular side facets. “Baccarat glassworkers adroitly flat­ tened millefiori canes to create the wings of their thrilling but­ terflies. These insects dazzle the viewer, the delicate archetypes of a vibrant imagination.” — The Art o f the Paperweight: C hallenging Tradition. Diameter 3". $4000-3500 6. Antique Baccarat sulphide footed paperweight, with a landscape scene of a hunter and his dog in a tree-lined field, on translucent ruby ground. Concave top facet and all-over geo­ metric side facets. “The Joan of Arc and the Hunter and Dog deserve special attention as perhaps the finest sulphides ever made. The workmanship recalls the best of Bohemian (or any other) engraving, and we have to look closely to see that this is no engraving cut through ruby glass to clear glass, but a sul­ phide in which each leaf and reed is delineated as if by the most skillful glass engraver, or silhouette artist using scissors and paper. The effect is uncanny. How such perfection was nearly always achieved is a mystery.” — The E ncyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights. Diameter 3 3/8". $4000-5000 7. Extremely rare antique American Port Elizabeth mag­ num frit paperweight, featuring a large red, green, and blue pansy, on a curved stem with two green leaves, on powdery white ground. A spaced ring of small blue flowers accent a scal­

loped brown border. There is some question whether these are truly American weights or if they were produced by the Val St. Lambert factory in Belgium. “But it must be remembered that a great number of Belgian glassworkers came to Southern Jersey to work in the glasshouses in the Millville area. It could be that those glassmen transplanted this Belgian free-hand frit tech­ nique to the Millville factories in America.. .As more of these frit examples come to light, further research may someday solve the enigma of their origin.” — Id entifying A ntique Paperweights: The Less Familiar. Diameter 4 3/8". $4500-6000

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9. Antique Clichy mushroom paperweight, with a close packed complex millefiori mushroom, in an outstanding array of colored canes, including a pink and green rose cane, a white and green rose cane, and a white rose cane, in a white stave basket on clear star-cut ground. Five and one facets. “[Clichy] cane colors are actually similar to those found in St. Louis and Baccarat, but cobalt blue is used sparingly, and opaque pink, brilliant deep aquamarine or medium thalo blue (not turquoise), warm cadmium green, ivory, lilac, and deep ruby or deep cherry red are seen in abundance, giving the weights a warmth and richness not found elsewhere. If Baccarat paper­ weights appear to be seen in shade, Clichy seem to be always in broad sunlight.” — The E ncyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights. Diameter 3". $6300-8000

8. Antique Saint Louis six-flower garland paperweight, with a border ring of clematis and other flowers in cobalt blue, pink, and white, each blossom having five petals, a star cane center, and light green leaves, on clear ground. “These uncommon weights show a big circle of small flat bouquets, clematis, or other blossoms, or pansies, usually in clear glass.” — The E ncyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights. (See Figs. 97, 98a, p.103 for similar illustrated examples.) Diameter 3 1/8". $4300-3300

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10. Rare antique Clichy Rose and garland paperweight, with a trefoil garland of green and red millefiori, encircling a large, central, pink and green Clichy rose, and looped around six, spaced, complex pastry mold and floret canes, in pink, blue, turquoise, and white, on clear ground. “Whether woven to celebrate love, victory or merely beauty, the millefiori gar­ lands found in patterned spacing schemes are among the most graceful and delicate ornaments found in paperweights.” —Paperweights f o r Collectors. Diameter 3 1/16". $2750-3500

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11. Rare antique Bacchus close packed complex millefiori paperweight, with canes in pink, red, blue, green, and white, including four Queen Victoria silhouette canes, and green oak leaf and acorn portrait canes. “Entirely apart from their rarity, their workmanship entitles them to be included in every col­ lection of any consequence. A collector would be justified in including a number if there were greater variety of design.” — A nnual B ulletin o f the PCA (1999). See also —A nnual Bulletin o f the PCA (1997), p. 15, Fig. 3, for a strikingly similar exam­ ple. Diameter 3 1/2". $8500-12,000 12. Very rare antique Gillinder concentric millefiori paper­ weight, with a central “EB” complex signature cane, encircled by five rings of assorted red, white, and blue canes, including a border ring of “EB” signature canes. The “EB” signature was probably for Edwin Bennett, who was Gillinders one-time partner. “It is difficult enough to find a Gillinder weight, let alone a signed one, mainly because Gillinder signature canes are considered nonexistent. But a newly discovered miniature weight containing an “EB” cane may be just that (see Fig. 32.1, p. 97). During 1863-1867, William Gillinder was associated with Edwin Bennett and operated under the name Gillinder & Bennett.” — The D ictionary o f P aperw eight Signature Canes. Diameter 3 1/16". $2000-3000 13. Very rare antique New England Glass Company nosegay on mushroom paperweight, with a central nosegay, composed of three cane flowers and four green leaves, over a concentric millefiori basket, with rings of canes in blue, white, wintergreen, and pink. “One must credit the American glassworkers for trying unusual designs. In what one hopes became a unique experiment, an artisan set the typical flat bouquet above a

mushroom-shaped grouping of straw colored rods, which ter­ minate at the top in fairly decent millefiori canes (see Figure 7.112, p. 154). Viewed from the top, the bouquet appears as if it were being sucked down into a whirlpool.” — The Boston & Sandwich a n d New E ngland Glass Companies. Minor chips in base. Diameter 2 15/16". $3750-5000

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15. Rare antique St. Mande close packed complex millefiori paperweight, with 18 roses, including all five of the St. Mande rose cane types, resting atop a basket of swirling pink and white staves. This high-domed presentation is characteristic of St. Mande’s mature period just prior to closing. This weight is illustrated in the 1999 A nnual Bulletin o f the PCA\ “There are also five varieties of rose canes: rose of collapsed pink and white tubes, rose of white and blue glass shards, a four-sided rose, rose with shaped petals, and the sunburst rose.” Diameter 2 5/8". $6000-8000

14. Rare antique St. Mande concentric millefiori paper­ weight, with five rings of assorted complex canes in blue, white and red, including a border garland of 33 white and green St. Mande shard roses. “Considering the short life of the Nocus [St. Mande] factory (1841-1837), it is amazing that its workers were able to create such a rich variety of millefiori canes.. .weights from this small company rival the excellence we see in the production of the major French factories.” — Identifying Antique Paperweights: The Less Familiar. Diameter 2 3/8". $3000-5000

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16. Outstanding antique Bohemian scattered millefiori paperweight, with a central horse silhouette cane, surrounded by assorted complex canes in yellow, blue, and white, and bits of colored filigree in blue, yellow, red, and green, on white upset muslin. “The Bohemian breed is most frequently found in a scattered millefiori weight with the cane set into white muslin (lace). This horse, full and well-proportioned like a fine Lipizzaner stallion, is usually white or black on a contrasting background and forms the centerpiece of a complex cane.” — The Glass M enagerie: A Study o f Silhouette Canes in Antique Paperweights. Diameter 2 3/4". $2000-3000

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17. Antique Clichy scattered millefiori paperweight, with a central pink and green Clichy rose, surrounded by assorted complex canes, in pink, green, blue, purple, red, yellow, and white, including three additional pink and green Clichy roses, on clear ground. Five and one facets. Minor chips on base. Diameter 3". $1900-2730 18. Antique Clichy swirl paperweight, with alternating bands of turquoise and white, emanating from a large pink and white complex pastry mold cane center. Diameter 3 1/8M. $2300-3000 19. Antique Clichy swirl paperweight, with alternating threads of cobalt blue and white, radiating from a pink, white, green, and yellow complex cane center. Diameter 3". $2250-3000

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21. Antique Clichy C-scroll garlands millefiori paper­ weight, with a central floret/bundled rod cane, encircled by three concentric rings of canes, in pink, green, and white, and bordered by a ring of six, C-shaped, millefiori garlands of white, blue, and green on clear ground. Minor scratches on base. Diameter 3 1/4". $2300-3300 22. Antique Clichy star-shaped garlands paperweight, with a green, white, and pink central cane, surrounded by three con­ centric rows of star-shaped millefiori garlands in white and green, on translucent cranberry ground. Minor chips in base. Diameter 3". $2000-2500

20. Antique Clichy trefoil garland paperweight, with a white millefiori garland, surrounding four spaced complex canes and looped around three green and white canes, which are spaced at the border, over translucent cranberry ground. Diameter 3 1/8". $2000-3000

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23. Antique Clichy C-scroll garlands paperweight, com­ posed of a central red and white cane, encircled by a ring of pale green, white, and pink canes, and surrounded by a border ring of five, C-shaped rows of complex canes in pink, green, and purple, on opaque turquoise colorground. Diameter 2 1/2". $2250-3000 24. Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori paper­ weight, composed of a central pink and green Clichy rose, encircled by a ring of purple cog canes, and surrounded by a garland of pink pastry mold canes, alternating with pairs of smaller white and green edelweiss canes, on opaque turquoise colorground. Minor chips on base. Diameter 2 1/4". $2000-2500 25. Antique Baccarat spaced millefiori on colorground paperweight, with assorted complex canes in red, white, and green, including a central pink and green Clichy-type rose, and a pink flower portrait cane, on opaque cobalt blue colorground. Diameter 2 5/8". $2600-3500

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27. Antique Clichy scattered millefiori paperweight, with complex canes in shades of blue, pink, red, green, turquoise, yellow, orange, and white, on opaque sodden snow ground. Diameter 2 13/16". $1300-1300 28. Antique Clichy chequer millefiori paperweight, with spaced complex canes in red, blue, pink, purple, green, and white, including a white and green Clichy rose, divided by twisting strips of white latticinio. Minor chips on base. Diameter 2 9/16". $ 1400-1800

26. Antique Clichy concentric millefiori faceted paper­ weight, with a cobalt blue, pale yellow, and white center cane, encircled by two, spaced, concentric rings of complex canes, the outer ring containing 16 small pink and green Clichy roses. The design is completed by a border garland of green and pink canes, alternating with trios of smaller purple and white canes, on clear ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 1/2". $1400-2000

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29. Antique Clichy open concentric millefiori paperweight, with a central pink and green Clichy rose encircled by a ring of cobalt blue florets, followed by a ring of white stardust canes. A border ring of large emerald green, red, and white pastry mold canes, alternating with trios of small pink and white canes, frames the center, on clear ground. Diameter 2 9/16". $800-1200 30. Antique Clichy spaced complex millefiori paperweight, with a central red pastry mold cane, encircled by canes in blue, green, pink, red, purple, turquoise, yellow, and white, on clear ground. Diameter 2 5/8". $1400-1800 31. Antique Clichy spaced complex millefiori paperweight, with a central pink and green Clichy rose, surrounded by com­ plex canes in cobalt blue, green, pink, red, turquoise, purple, and white, on clear ground. Diameter 2 9/16". $1600-2000

32. Antique Clichy spaced complex millefiori paperweight, including three pink and green Clichy roses, and a border ring of canes in shades of blue, green, pink, purple, and white, on clear ground. Diameter 2 1/16". $1500-2000 33. Antique Clichy miniature spaced complex millefiori paperweight, with a central pink and green Clichy rose, encir­ cled by spaced pastry mold and cog canes in green, turquoise, pink, purple, and white, on clear ground. Diameter 1 3/4". $1400-1800 34. Antique Clichy scattered complex millefiori faceted paperweight, including one pink and green Clichy rose, and pastry and cog canes in shades of green, blue, pink, purple, and white on bed of white upset muslin over clear ground. Top facet and two rows of five side facets. Diameter 2 1/16". $2000-2600

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35. Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori paper­ weight, with a maroon center cane encircled by concentric rows of complex millefiori in white and purple. The central motif is surrounded by a border ring of complex green canes, alternating with trios of small pink florets, on clear ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 1/2". $1200-1600

39. Antique Clichy miniature open concentric millefiori paperweight, with a central green and white pastry mold cane, encircled by a ring of light pink florets, and a border ring con­ taining maroon pastry mold canes, alternating with pairs of smaller turquoise florets, on clear ground. Diameter 1 13/16". $650-850

36. Antique Clichy scrambled millefiori paperweight, with whole and partial complex millefiori in pink, purple, blue, and green, including one pink and green Clichy rose along the edge. Diameter 2 7/16". $850-1100

40. Antique Clichy miniature scattered complex millefiori paperweight, with a pair of Clichy roses, one pink and green, and the other white and green, around a central green pastry mold cane, and surrounded by assorted canes in pink, purple, green and white, on clear ground. Diameter 2". $ 1000-1600

37. Antique Clichy scrambled millefiori paperweight, with whole and partial complex millefiori in blue, green, purple, pink, yellow, and white, including blue and white star canes and one pink and green Clichy rose along the edge. Diameter 2 7/16". $850-1100 38. Antique Clichy miniature spaced complex millefiori paperweight, with canes in pink, green, red, turquoise, orange, and white, around a central green and pink pastry mold cane, on clear ground. Diameter 1 11/16". $800-1200

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41. Antique Clichy miniature open concentric millefiori paperweight, with a central pink and green Clichy rose, encir­ cled by a ring of blue-centered white canes, and a border ring containing pink pastry mold canes, alternating with pairs of smaller green canes, on clear ground. Diameter 1 5/8". $800-1100

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42. Antique Saint Louis paneled jasper and millefiori paperweight, with a central pale blue flower cane, encircled by a ruffled white collar, and surrounded by a ring of eight com­ plex canes, alternating with white spokes, dividing panels of jasper, in alternating blue, and white, and red and white. The design includes a white, blue, and yellow torsade. Diameter 3 7/8M. $1300-1800 43. Antique Saint Louis concentric millefiori mushroom paperweight, with assorted complex canes and tubes, in pale green, blue, pink, and white, encircled by a blue and white tor­ sade, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 1/2”. $2800-3600 44. Antique Saint Louis millefiori paperweight, with a white, green, and red complex star cane center, encircled by a ring of nine, red and white star canes, set into a raised green and white speckled jasper ground. Diameter 3 1/8". $400-630

45. Antique Saint Louis double clematis paperweight, with a large, two-tiered, royal-blue flower, having a yellow and red center cane, light green leaves, and stems, on a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Minor chips on base. Diameter 2 15/16”. $1000-1500 46. Antique Saint Louis pompon paperweight, containing a multi-tiered white flower, with a yellow complex cane center, a green and white bud, four green leaves, and stem, on a double­ swirl white latticinio cushion, which has a thin layer of translu­ cent pink in the center. Diameter 2 13/16”. $2500-3000 47. Antique Saint Louis pompon paperweight, with a pale pink flower, having a blue complex rod cane center, a red bud, green leaves, and stem, on a double-swirl white latticinio cush­ ion. Diameter 2 1/2”. $3000-3500

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48. Antique Saint Louis faceted cherry paperweight, with two red cherries and three green leaves on a salmon-colored stem, over clear ground. Top facet with two rows of side facets. Diameter 2 5/8". $2500-3250 49. Antique Saint Louis fruit bouquet paperweight, with a green apple, two yellow-orange pears, and three red cherries, on a bed of green leaves, in a swirling white latticinio basket. Diameter 3 3/16". $1400-2000 50. Antique Saint Louis faceted double clematis paper­ weight, with a double-tiered pink flower, having a complex pink and white cane center, green leaves, and stem over a clear, star-cut base. Top facet and three rows of geometric side facets. Diameter 2 3/4". $1000-1600

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51. Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori paperweight, with several whole and partial complex canes in red, blue, and green, among sections of colorful twists in cobalt blue, pale pink, and lime green, among filigree and white latticinio. Diameter 2 3/4". $700-850 52. Antique Saint Louis faceted upright bouquet handcooler, containing a clustered arrangement of red, yellow, and white lampwork flowers and dark green leaves, on clear ground. All-over circular facets. Height 2 1/4". Diameter 1 13/16". $1200-1800 53. Antique Saint Louis hollow scrambled millefiori eggshaped handcooler, with swirled sections of colorful twists of white, blue, red, and green. Height 2 9/16". Diameter 1 7/8". $1000-1400

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54. Antique Saint Louis faceted nosegay paperweight, with four cane flowers, five green leaves, and stem, on clear ground. Geometric facets across the top, with a ring of eight side facets. Diameter 2 1/2M. $600-750 55. Antique Saint Louis patterned millefiori paperweight, with a chartreuse, pink, blue, and white center cane, encircled by a ring of five spaced blue, red, and white complex canes, and a border garland of pink and light green complex canes, on a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Minor chips on base. Diameter 2 1/8". $1200-1800 56. Antique Saint Louis miniature scrambled faceted paper­ weight, with twists of filigree in red, green, blue, yellow, and white over white latticinio. Six and one circular facets. Diameter 1 7/8". $450-700

57. Antique Saint Louis miniature patterned millefiori paperweight, with a pastel pink, green, and white complex cane center, encircled by a spaced ring of five white and pink canes, and a complex millefiori border garland of yellow-green, pink, white, and blue, on clear ground. Diameter 1 11/16". $450-700 58. Antique Baccarat 1846 close packed complex millefiori paperweight, with a white “B 1846” signature/date cane, among a colorful assortment of complex canes in blue, green, mauve, and orange. Diameter 3". $3500-4250 59. Antique Baccarat 1848 close packed complex millefiori paperweight, with Gridel silhouette canes of a rooster, dog, pheasant, horse, deer, and lovebirds, picture canes of flowers, and five abstracted roses. Includes a white “B 1848” signa­ ture/date cane. Diameter 2 13/16". $3500-4000

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60. Antique Baccarat miniature close packed millefiori paperweight, with an assortment of colorful complex canes in shades of blue, green, and red. Diameter 1 15/16". $2250-3000 61. Antique Baccarat 1847 close packed complex millefiori paperweight, with a white “1847” date cane and Gridel sil­ houette canes of a dancing devil, white monkey, rooster, horse, and dog, among assorted complex canes of red, white, green, and blue. Diameter 2 3/16". $2500-3000 62. Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori mushroom paperweight, with assorted complex canes in green, blue, red, and white, including a flower portrait cane, encircled by a blue and white torsade near the base, on clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 9/16". $1500-2000

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63. Antique Baccarat 1848 scattered millefiori paper­ weight, with assorted complex canes, including a “B 1848” sig­ nature/ date cane, a flower portrait cane, and Gridel silhouettes of a butterfly, squirrel, deer, pelican, dog, rooster, horse, goat, and a pair of lovebirds, resting on white upset muslin, with bits of colored filigree. Diameter 3". $3500-4250 64. Antique Baccarat 1848 scattered complex millefiori paperweight, including seven Gridel silhouettes, a hunter sil­ houette, a flower portrait cane, and “B 1848” signature/date cane, on white upset muslin, with sections of filigree. Diameter 2 13/16". $3500-4000 65. Antique Baccarat 1848 spaced complex millefiori paperweight, with Gridel silhouettes, including a rare swan cane, along with silhouettes of a horse, monkey, and pink cen­ tral cane with a butterfly, on upset muslin with pieces of red and green filigree. Includes flower portrait cane and white “B 1848” signature/date cane. Diameter 2 3/4". $2500-3500

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66. Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly and garland paperweight, containing a butterfly, with marbled multi-col­ ored millefiori wings, an amethyst body, and turquoise eyes, centered within a circular millefiori garland with canes of red, white, and green, on clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 11/16". $3000-4000 67. Antique Baccarat millefiori garlands paperweight, with seven circular garlands in red, white, and blue, each around a complex cane center, spaced, on clear ground. Includes a but­ terfly silhouette cane. Diameter 3 1/4". $700-930 68. Antique Baccarat cinquefoil garland paperweight, in a star-shaped design of red, white, and blue, surrounding a ring of white and red canes and a green, white, and yellow center cane, on clear ground. Diameter 2 7/8". $700-950

69. Antique Baccarat millefiori garlands paperweight, with a pair of interlaced trefoil garlands, one white, green, and red, and one red and white, encircling two concentric rings of com­ plex millefiori in blue and white, around a red and white cen­ ter cane, on clear ground. Diameter 2 13/16". $700-950 70. Antique Baccarat scrambled millefiori and filigree paperweight, containing a single cobalt blue and white whorl cane, among tumbled segments of white latticinio and colored filigree in red, blue, green, and yellow. Diameter 3 1/8". $800-900 71. Antique Baccarat Dupont circular garlands paper­ weight, with a central green and red complex cane, encircled by a ring of yellow and green canes, surrounded by six spaced millefiori garlands, each having a complex cane center, on clear ground. Three of the garlands are composed of pink and green Clichy-type rose canes. Diameter 2 15/16". $600-700

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72. Antique Baccarat double clematis paperweight, with a pale yellow flower crowned with green leaves, a stardust/bull’seye center cane, two yellow buds on crisscrossed stems, and green leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 1/2". $2500-3000 73. Antique Baccarat white pompon paperweight, com­ posed of a yellow-centered flower, a white bud, green leaves, and stem, on clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 7/16". $2500-3000 74. Antique Baccarat primrose paperweight, containing a single flower with five, white-edged, red petals, a stardust/ bull’s-eye cane center, green leaves, and curved stem, on clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 5/8". $1200-1600

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75. Antique Baccarat primrose and garland paperweight, with a cobalt blue and white flower, having a star/honeycomb center, light green leaves, and stem, encircled by a complex millefiori garland, with stardust canes in blue and white, alter­ nating with red canes, on clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 1/2". $2000-3000 76. Antique Baccarat buttercup and garland faceted paper­ weight, composed of a white and turquoise layered flower, with a white bud, green leaves, and stem, encircled by a red and white millefiori garland, on clear, star-cut ground. Top facet and two rows of side facets. Diameter 2 11/16". $4000-5000 77. Antique Baccaratprimrose paperweight, with a cobalt blue and white flower, having six petals, a bull’s-eye/stardust center cane, dark green leaves, and stems, on clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 11/16". $1400-1800

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78. Antique Baccarat white double clematis paperweight, with stardust/bulls-eye center cane, green leaves, and stem on clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 5/8". $1600-2250 79. Antique Baccarat strawberry paperweight, with a pair of pink strawberries, growing on stems with clusters of green leaves over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 11/16". $2000-3000 80. Antique Baccarat red rose oblong oval paperweight, with an encased metal rose, red bud, and green leaves, in col­ ored enamels on gold foil, over clear, star-cut ground. Height 3 1/16". Diameter 2 1/4". $1400-2000

81. Antique Baccarat pansy paperweight, with a large purple and pale yellow pansy, having a stardust/bulls-eye cane center, on a stem with a purple and yellow bud, and bright green leaves, on clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 5/8". $800-1200 82. Antique Baccarat double clematis and garland paper­ weight, containing a pale, peach-colored flower, with a honey­ comb cane center, green leaves, and stem, encircled by a millefiori garland of alternating blue and white complex canes, on clear, star-cut ground. Minor scratch on dome. Diameter 2 1/2". $2000-3000 83. Antique Baccarat clematis buds paperweight, composed of two white buds and three pink and red buds, on crossed stems with green leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 13/16". $1800-2500

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84. Antique Baccarat miniature red double clematis paper­ weight, containing a red flower, with white stardust cane stamens, large green leaves, and a short stem on clear star-cut ground. Diameter 2". $1500-2000 85. Antique Baccarat miniature white double clematis paper­ weight, with a white flower, having a stardust/bulls-eye center cane, two white buds on crisscrossed stems, and green leaves, over clear ground. Diameter 1 15/16". $1100-1600 86. Antique Baccarat Dupont pansy paperweight, consisting of a flower with dark purple upper petals, and dark yellow and pur­ ple lower petals, around a stardust/bulls-eye cane center, on a curved stem with a purple and yellow bud, and green leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 2 15/16". $400-600 87. Antique Venetian lampworked round scent botde, with murrine portrait canes of three men and three gondolas, amidst swirls of gold aventurine and colored glass, in blue, green, turquoise, mauve, and white. Unknown Venetian manufacturer, mid-to-late 19th century. Topped with ornate, hinged, brass stop­ per, and attached chain. “Between 1843 and 1848, Venetian millefiori glass products created for the tourist trade included scent bot­ tles, as well as jewelry, snuffboxes and handles for seals, tableware, umbrellas and walking sticks.” —Annual Bulletin o f the PCA (1995). Height 2 1/2". $1000-2000

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88. Rare antique Venetian lampworked six-sided scent botde, with a “Vichy” word cane and several murrine portrait canes, including Pope Pius IX, Ferdinand I and Garibaldi, amidst swirls of gold aventurine and colored glass, in sea green, turquoise, mauve, red, blue, and white. Unknown Venetian manufacturer, mid-to-late 19th century. Includes cork stopper and black ridged top, accented with gold aventurine. “(Franchini) created his canes by a lampwork process, employing a simple lamp that was fueled by animal fat. In this freehand method, the glassworker heated small glass components, such as rods, in a flame and formed them into the desired shape with simple tools. That Giacomo Franchini was later able to produce beautifully detailed subject and portrait canes by this method is almost unbelievable.” — The Glass Menagerie. Height 3 1/8". $1400-2000 89. Antique Venetian lampworked round scent botde mid-tolate 19th century, with a single rare murrine portrait cane of a bearded man, wearing a yellow hat, on a ground of swirled light green, metallic blue, and silver. Features ornate, hinged, brass stop­ per, topped with a dark blue faceted glass “gemstone”. The beard­ ed figure resembles one that “is most likely that of a Doge, the prince of the Republic of Venice. Another possibility is that it hon­ ors Guiseppe Garibaldi, whose conquest of Sicily and Naples con­ tributed to Italian unity under the royal House of Savoy.” — The Glass M enagerie. Flattened globular shape. Height 2 3/8". $1000-2000

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90. Antique Bohemian close packed millefiori paperweight, with a central blue and white complex cane, and scattered canes in pastel hues of pink, yellow, green, blue, and orange on speckled, green and silver mica ground. Includes several star and cross canes. “Bohemian paperweights appear to be contemporary with Venetian and French work of the Classic period of paperweight­ making, but closer to the French in feeling and quality of work­ manship.. .The best of the Bohemian weights show superior workmanship and great charm.” — The Encyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights. Diameter 3". $300-700 91. Antique Bacchus concentric complex millefiori paper­ weight, with a white flower-shaped cane center, encircled by four rings of canes, in blue, pink, red, and white, in a basket of greenlined white staves. Diameter 3 3/8". $3300-6300 92. Antique English concentric millefiori footed paperweight, with a red, white, and yellow cane center, encircled by four rings of canes, in blue, white, aqua, and pink, in a white and blue stave basket. Unfinished pontil. Diameter 3 1/2". $600-900 93. Antique Whitefriars magnum, high-domed, footed paper­ weight, with concentric millefiori, in shades of pink, green, yellow, blue, and white, around a pink-centered white cog cane, on a clear footed base. Minor scratches on base. Diameter 3 7/8". $750-900

94. Antique English concentric high-domed millefiori paper­ weight, with a white and chartreuse cane center, encircled by four rings of white canes, having blue, red, or pale yellow centers, and a border of white rods. Diameter 3 3/8". $700-900 95. Antique Val St. Lambert sulphide magnum paperweight, with a central sulphide Christ figure, surrounded by a spaced ring of five blue and pink complex canes, with red and white cross cen­ ters, on pale blue ground ringed with a red and white, barber-pole, twisted rod. The design is encased in a ruby flash overlay, with geo­ metric top facet and two rows of geometric side facets. A similar sulphide of Joan of Arc from “probably the greatest of all Belgian glassworks” is illustrated in color in The Encyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights (Col. Fig. 84). “These paperweights do not turn up very often at European or American auctions; so one must assume that, unless they are secreted in great numbers in Belgian house­ holds, not very many were made.” —Paul Hollister. Diameter 4 1/4". $2500-3000 96. Antique Val St. Lambert scattered millefiori faceted paperweight, with a red pastry mold cane, surrounded by blue canes, and a red, green, and white striped torsade, on pink mar­ bled ground. Crowned with a translucent cobalt blue overlay, having six and one facets and fancy cutting. Diameter 3 13/16". $2750-3500

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97. Antique Sandwich Glass Company weedflower paper足 weight, with two cobalt blue upper petals, three red, pink, and white striped lower petals, a red and white cross cane center, pale green leaves, and stem, on clear ground. Diameter 2 7/8". $850-1100

101. Antique Sandwich Glass Company weedflower and bud paperweight, with a large, blue-striped, white flower, hav足 ing five petals and a cross cane center, a blue and white bud, pale green leaves, and short stem, on clear ground. Diameter 3". $1000-1500

98. Antique New England Glass Company poinsettia paperweight, with a double-tiered red poinsettia, having a white complex cane center, three dark green leaves, and a curved stem, on blue and white jasper ground. Diameter 2 11/16". $1000-1500

102. Antique Sandwich Glass Company poinsettia paper足 weight, with a double-tiered salmon-colored poinsettia, having a green and blue complex cane center, two dark green leaves, and a short stem, on red, white, and blue jasper ground. Diameter 2 7/8". $950-1500

99. Antique Sandwich Glass Company pansy paperweight, with a central flower having two pink-tipped, red upper petals, three blue-striped, white, lower petals, a complex cane center of burgundy, white, and red, with light green leaves, and short stem, on clear ground. Diameter 2 5/8". $1200-1600 100. Antique New England Glass Company millefiori nosegay and garland paperweight, with the central nosegay, composed of three complex cane flowers centered on four green leaves, encircled by a garland of complex millefiori, that includes bee and heart silhouette canes among the pastel-col足 ored canes, on a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Diameter 2 3/8". $1000-1500

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103. Antique Gillinder concentric millefiori paperweight, composed of a dark pink and white crimp cane center, surround­ ed by concentric rings of dark pink and white crimp canes in a white stave basket. Top facet and five large oval side facets. “Typical Gillinder canes consist largely of crimps and ruffles, with an occasional star or spoke.. .some of the faceted examples repre­ sent the very finest in American paperweight-making and the equal of the finest from France.”— The Encyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights. Diameter 2 1/2". $1800-2500 104. Very rare antique New England Glass Company close packed complex millefiori paperweight, with canes in pastel hues of pink, blue, green, and orange. Minor scratches on base. “These rate among the rarest of the rare; the author knows of only a few specimens.” — The Boston & Sandwich a n d New E ngland Glass Companies. Diameter 2 5/8". $1300-2000 105. Rare antique Islington paneled complex millefiori paperweight, with four wedges of close packed canes in blue, white, and pink, divided by uneven rows of white stardust canes and sixteen-point white cog canes. Includes a white com­ plex cane with two green Islington propeller-shaped rods. The close packed arrangement radiates from a red and white com­ plex cane center, which includes green whorl canes and several white canes that contain a black “W ”, the same as the “W ” in

the full “IGW” (Islington Glass Works) signature cane. Collector/author Robert Hall has recently confirmed this weight as an Islington: “This new paperweight is extremely important as it has a variety of canes never before seen in Islington examples and could possibly open the door to a few more additions to this glassworks.” —A nnual Bulletin o f the PCA (2003). Diameter 3 1/16". $4250-6000 106. Antique New England Glass Company faceted con­ centric millefiori paperweight, containing three rings of com­ plex canes, in dark blue, white, and dark green, around a cen­ tral pink bundled cane, on clear ground. Includes a running rabbit silhouette cane. All-over circular facets. Diameter 2 3/4". $800-1200 107. Antique Gillinder turtle and glass hand paperweight, with a brown metal turtle, having moveable legs, head, and tail, suspended in a hollow, pressed-glass container, held by a slen­ der frosted glass hand. Length 4 5/16". $550-850 108. Antique Gillinder 1876 molded lady figurine of frost­ ed glass, depicting a young woman in a long dress, resting on one knee, on a hollow, circular base. Signed etching on edge of base, “Gillinder & Sons, Centennial Exhibition.” Height 4 1/4". $225-400

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109. Antique Millville frit paperweight, with a depiction of a log cabin and trees, framed by the inscription, “HOME SWEET HOME,” over wavy, multi-colored ground. This is an example of a flat-type powdered-glass paperweight design that was produced at the Millville factory in South New Jersey: “In the so-called fiat paperweights, clear glass was placed over a plate of colored design. Then the plate was withdrawn, leaving the colored glass adhering to the clear.” —A nnual Bulletin o f the PCA (1955). Diameter 3 1/16". $200-350 110. Antique American souvenir frit paperweight, with the inscription, “Wm. J. Daly to Jennie A. Daly,” printed in red and blue letters, on white bands, bordered by twists of red and white, and blue and white, over four mounds, speckled in blue, red, green, yellow, and white. Unfinished pontil. Diameter 3 1/4". $400-600

112. Antique American souvenir frit paperweight, depicting the U. S. flag and the words, “Esther 1933 Toledo,” printed in pale green, over an upright blue, red, and green striped lily, on blue, red, green, and white dappled ground, with five spaced bubbles. Unpolished base. Diameter 3 3/16". $250-350 113. Antique American motto frit paperweight, with the word “Friendship” in white script, framed by a white-winged dove carrying a letter, at the top, and by a floral-scroll design, below, over ruby-dappled white cushion ground. Unpolished base. Diameter 3". $300-400 114. Antique American sailing ship frit paperweight, con­ taining a white ship with three sails in a calm sea, over a brown, painted base. Diameter 3 1/2". $300-450

111. Antique American souvenir frit paperweight, display­ ing the name, “EB. B. DOVENER,” printed in thick white let­ ters on a band of cobalt blue, bordered by several colored twists in red and white, and yellow and green, over a circle of multi­ colored glass chips. Diameter 3 5/16". $400-600

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115. Antique Nailsea large high-domed green bottle paper­ weight, containing randomly scattered bubbles of various sizes in a spaced abstract design. Height 5 1/4". $300-400 116. Antique Nailsea high-domed green bottle floral paper­ weight, with a large upright flower on a long stem above three smaller flowers, all in a translucent white-crackled flower pot. Unfinished pontil. Chipped base. Height 4 7/16". $280-350 117. Antique Nailsea-Stourbridge dog sulphide highdomed green bottle paperweight, with a three-dimensional white dog, standing on a crystal rock mound. Unfinished pon­ til. Height 5 1/16". Diameter 3 3/4". $600-800

118. Antique Bohemian-Czechoslovakian faceted dog sul­ phide paperweight, with a three-dimensional, marbled, silvercolored sulphide of a dog, wearing a hat, and sitting on a swirled, multi-colored, cushion ground. All-over geometric facets. Diameter 3 1/8". $400-600 119. Antique Gillinder large molded glass lion paper­ weight, with a three-dimensional male lion, having a long mane and tail, reclining on a rectangular glass block. Length 7 1/2". Height 3 1/2". Width 3 3/4". $425-600 120. Antique American Sandwich Glass Company faceted crystal decanter and poinsettia stopper. The crystal decanter has fancy-cut small cylinder side facets, all-over geometric facets on the neck, and a star-cut base. The clear stopper con­ tains a double-tiered cobalt blue poinsettia, with a white Lutz rose center cane, green leaves, and stem. Stopper has six and one facets. Height 9". $3000-4000

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Part II: Modern Paperweights & Related Objects

121. Paul Stankard environmental botanical block sculp­ ture, with blue pine barren gentians, yellow loose strife, red raspberries, leaves, and curly stems, growing from light green moss-covered ground. White and tan roots with one “spirit” below ground. Two textured sides. With botanical blocks like this one, Stankard, “broke the mold of the traditional paper­ weight and asked it to extend its definition. His botanicals also required him to expand his repertoire of effects; no longer could his wondrous plants be manifested solely through their flowers. The vertical format now required Stankard to consider more fully their stems and root systems, to see the flower as only the crowning glory of a complex interweaving of elements.” —Annual Bulletin o f the PCA (1997). Signed/dated 1990. Height 4 7/8". $10,000-12,000

122. Paul Stankard “Lilac Environmental” botanical block sculpture, with several stalks of light purple lilac blossoms, brown branches, and green leaves, growing from a slice of sandy ground. Root system includes a “spirit” and tendrils with split pods exposing a red “earth flower.” A fine example of the “organic credibility” that Stankard strives for in his work, as the wildflowers above blend seamlessly with the root system below. “The roots, often realized in a range of monochromatic pale browns, served as a foil for the explosion of color atop them, and to Stankard these gangly roots became every bit as much of the plant as is its flower, in many ways bound to it as cause and effect.” —A nnual Bulletin o f the PCA (1997). Signed/dated 1991. Height 5 1/4". $10,000-12,000 123. Paul Stankard floral rose paperweight, with a centrally placed single pink wild rose, having upright yellow stamens, green leaves, and thorny stems, on clear ground. Signed. Diameter 2 11/16". $1500-2000 124. Paul Stankard 1974 floral paperweight, with three stalks of wild orange plantain, yellow-green leaves, and dark brown roots, over white ground. “PS” signature cane on base. LE of 50. Diameter 2 3/8". $1600-2000

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125. Paul Stankard compound bouquet paperweight, con­ taining three red St. Anthony’s Fire flowers, six blue forget-menots, buds, pale green leaves, and stems, on clear ground. This “classic” floral paperweight most likely dates from the late 1970s, as a similar bouquet from 1978 and another one fea­ turing a St. Anthony’s Fire flower from 1976 are both displayed in the book, Paul J. Stankard: H om age to Nature (pages 82 and 51). Thus, it would seem, creating the distinctive red petals of the St. Anthony’s Fire flower is just another species that Stankard has added to his repertoire. “Flower blossoms are Paul’s passion, and his specialty. Figuring out how to make dif­ ferent varieties, how to translate each flower’s particular intri­ cacies into the unforgiving medium of glass, has been at the core of his art for years.”— Paul J. Stankard: H om age to Nature. “PS” signature cane embedded in side. Diameter 3". $2250-3000 126. Paul Stankard floral spiderwort paperweight, with a pair of three-petal, deep blue, spiderwort flowers, blue-green buds, green leaves, and stems, next to a sprouting seed, over clear ground. “S” signature cane on side. LE #7 of 75. Diameter 2 3/4". $1600-1800

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127. Paul Stankard 1987 gourd plant paperweight, with orange and green Indian gourds spiraling around large green leaves, yellow-orange flower blossoms, and pale yellow tendrils on clear ground. “S” signature cane on side. LE #45 of 75. Diameter 3 3/16". $1500-2000 128. Paul Stankard 1973 blue floral paperweight, with five blue forget-me-nots, on a curved green stem with small blue buds and pale green leaves, over white ground. “PS” signature cane on base. Diameter 2 3/8". $1500-2000 129. Paul Stankard floral bellwort paperweight, with a sin­ gle yellow bellwort flower, having orange stamens, on a curved stem with green leaves, next to a separate sprouting seed, on translucent cobalt blue ground. “S” signature cane. LE #75 of 75. Diameter 2 7/8". $1200-1500 130. Paul Stankard floral paperweight, composed of a kiwi green-yellow, five-petal flower with black-tipped yellow sta­ mens, on a curved stem with two red-speckled green berries, green leaves, sprawling tendrils, and root system, over clear ground. “S” signature cane on side. Diameter 3 1/16". $1800-2250

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131. Rick Ayotte “Heavenly Blue” bouquet paperweight, with a trio of large pale pink camellia flowers, above light and dark blue forget-me-nots, buds, and dark green leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated 2000. LE of 25. Diameter 3 5/8". $1500-2000 132. Rick Ayotte 1989 faceted tiger lily bouquet paper­ weight, with orange and yellow blossoms, buds, and long green leaves radiating from a central gathering, on opaque pale yel­ low-green ground. Six and one facets. Signed/dated. LE of 50. Diameter 3 11/16". $1500-2000 133. Rick Ayotte 1980 Eastern Bluebird paperweight, con­ taining an Eastern bluebird, perched on a brown branch with green leaves, over clear ground. Of the Eastern bluebirds native to his New Hampshire homeland, the artist remarks, “One of my favorite birds. A common sight throughout my life that once was a great harbinger of spring. My spirits still soar when I see one.” A strikingly similar example is pictured in Songs W ithout Words: The Art o f the P aperw eight—Rick Ayotte, p. 32. Signed/dated. #17 of 50. Diameter 2 3/8". $700-900

134. Rick Ayotte 1986 miniature tanager paperweight, con­ taining a centrally-placed dark red scarlet tanager, on a branch with three yellow tulip tree blossoms and green leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 7/8". $600-800 135. Rick Ayotte 1985 Monarch butterfly paperweight, consisting of a large orange and black monarch butterfly, with white spots on its wingtips, flying over a curved branch of cream-colored wood sorrel blossoms and green leaves, over clear ground. The layered composition here is an early example of an approach the artist would become known for: “He has developed a compound layering technique, which gives a sense of depth and realism to his work.” —All About Paperweights. Signed/dated. LE #43 of 50. Diameter 3 3/8". $2000-2500

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136. Delmo Tarsitano salamander paperweight, with a yel­ low-spotted green aventurine salamander, camouflaged next to an upright yellow flower with dark green leaves, on sandy and speckled earth ground. While clearly influenced by the antique Pan tin salamanders the artist witnessed at the seminal 1978 exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass (NY), daughter and fellow artist Debbie Tarsitano states, “...h e had no inten­ tion of copying the Pantin salamanders, but instead wanted to capture the richness and strength of the antiques using his own design style.” —A nnual Bulletin o f the PCA (1998). “DT” sig­ nature cane. Diameter 3". $2500-3000 137. Delmo Tarsitano salamander paperweight, with a bright orange and black-spotted salamander, between an upright yellow desert flower and tuft of green leaves, on rocks and wood over greenish, speckled earth ground. A similar example created during roughly the same period (1987-1990) is illustrated and detailed in the article “The Seven Salamanders of Delmo Tarsitano” that appears in the 1998 A nnual Bulletin o f the PCA. Stylized “DT” signature cane. Diameter 3". $3500-4000 138. Delmo Tarsitano “earth-life” snake paperweight, with an unusual white latticinio snake, having a dark brown head, coiled near an upright yellow and orange desert flower, on peb­

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bly earth ground. A great example of the elder Tarsitano’s “earth-life” series of paperweights—realistic presentations of snakes and spiders in their natural environments. “My desert scenes have reptiles, cactus plants, everything. They keep evolv­ ing. I just keep going.” —All About Paperweights. “DT” signa­ ture cane. Produced circa 1985. Diameter 3 3/8". $4500-5000 139. Delmo Tarsitano “earth-life” garden paperweight, with five green and red peppers, on a vine with green-striped white flowers and green leaves, next to a large fly, resting atop a white web nest, over sandy earth ground. The depiction of natural scenes in the “earth-life” series reflects “things that delighted him as a boy. Growing up,...D el saw vegetables, peaches, and other farming scenes that formed his character and love for nature. As an adult he kept a lush garden which inspired him to translate life that he saw into glass art.” —A nnual Bulletin o f the PCA (1991). “DT” signature cane. Produced circa 1985. Diameter 3 5/8". $5000-6000 140. Delmo Tarsitano strawberry paperweight, containing a red strawberry, on a bright green vine with three white blos­ soms and green leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. “DT” signa­ ture cane at base of stem. Diameter 2 3/4". $1000-1200

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141. Delmo Tarsitano butterfly paperweight, having yellow and blue millefiori wings, over an upright pink chamomile blossom with green leaves, on a cane ground of close concen­ tric pink, blue, and white complex millefiori, including fivepoint stars and turtle silhouette canes. This piece is rare and unusual in a number of respects. First, Delmo made very few cane-ground weights, only about 25. Of these, maybe six had butterflies. Also, these weights were produced in 1990-91, dur­ ing the last few years of his life, and the pink and blue color scheme of the canes as well as the painterly appearance of the butterfly suggests the possible influence of his daughter and fel­ low paperweight maker Debbie Tarsitano. This makes their shared “DT” signature cane, that appears here on the under­ side, all that more appropriate. Diameter 3 1/2". $5500-7000 142. James Kontes strawberry paperweight, with a bright red strawberry, a white blossom and bud, and dark green leaves, encircled by a pink and white torsade, on translucent cobalt blue ground. Circular top facet, and side finger facets. “JK” signature cane. Diameter 2 5/8". $3000-3500 143. Jim Donofrio Southwest Series paperweight, contain­ ing two green barrel cactus, each with orange blossoms, a braided necklace, having turquoise, coral, and white beads, a red sandstone, yellow and white clay pot, shards of broken pot­

tery, and marbled rocks, on sandy desert ground. Signed/dated 1992. Diameter 3 3/8". $1100-1400 144. Gordon Smith snake and seashell paperweight, con­ taining a blue water snake, with a black head and a burnt orange band around its neck, coiled near a green sea plant and several spiraled sea shells, on a sandy white ocean floor. “GS” signature cane. Dated 1995. Diameter 3 1/8". $2000-2250 145. Gordon Smith strawberry paperweight, with two red strawberries and one green berry on curved stems, with a white bud and green leaves, over clear ground. Signed “GES” and dated 1986. Diameter 215/16". $1000-1500 146. Debbie Tarsitano floral paperweight, with a marbled brown branch containing three upright pink blossoms, with yellow stamens, two pink flowers starting to bloom, sprays of pale blue buds, and green leaves, on clear, star-cut ground. Diameter 3 1/4". $1500-2000 147. Debbie Tarsitano floral bouquet paperweight, contain­ ing two large purple flowers, each having a multi-tiered pink rose center, on brown stems with a blue and yellow, partiallyopen bud, sprays of baby blue buds, and variegated green leaves, over clear ground.“DT” signature cane under a leaf. Diameter 3 3/16". $1500-2000

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148. Vasart concentric millefiori paperweight, with a central cluster of bundled rod canes, encircled by four rings of assort­ ed canes in white, lavender, orange, yellow, and light blue, on cobalt blue ground. Diameter 3". $630-900 149. Paul Ysart millefiori inkwell, with a cane and latticinio motif echoed in both base and stopper. In the base, a central circle of close packed canes is encircled by a border of large complex canes, alternating with radiating sections of white lat­ ticinio, on pale red ground. Stopper contains a central bundled cane, surrounded by a ring of canes alternating with radiating latticinio, also on pale red ground. Height 3". Diameter of base 4 3/16". $1700-2250 150. Paul Ysart red flower and garland paperweight, with a double-tiered red flower, having a white millefiori center, green leaves, and curved stem, encircled by a pink and white complex millefiori garland, on translucent dark gray ground; “PY” sig­ nature cane. Diameter 3 1/8". $1700-2000 151. Paul Ysart green fish paperweight, with a bright green fish, having red lips, and copper aventurine fins and tail, cen­ tered over a turquoise and white stave basket. “PY” signature cane, and paper label on base. Unfinished pontil. Diameter 2 13/16". $1700-2000

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152. Paul Ysart dragonfly paperweight, composed of a cen­ tral dragonfly, having yellow, blue, and white millefiori wings, and a yellow-spotted gold aventurine body, encircled by a spaced garland of peach and white complex canes, on translu­ cent dark gray ground. Paul Ysart, considered one of the most important contributors to paperweight making in the 20th century, apprenticed at the Saint Louis factory in France, and used that experience to refine his technique to a master level. His millefiori canes, fine examples of which are displayed here, are simplifications of Saint Louis’ canes, but his dragonflies, in the view of expert Paul Hollister, “are similar to, but much bolder than the French, [and] are also better executed.” — The E ncyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights. “PY” clustered signa­ ture cane. Diameter 3 1/8". $3000-4000 153. Paul Ysart “Basket of Flowers” sulphide paperweight, with a central sulphide of red, blue, yellow, and white flowers and green leaves in a pale yellow basket, encircled by a burnt orange and white latticinio torsade, on black textured ground. This rare sulphide, produced early in Ysart’s career, is “histori­ cally important as the first attempt by a Scottish glass house to recreate sulphide paperweights in the tradition of the Holyrood Glassworks and John Ford & Co. from the 19th century.” —Scottish Paperweights. Unfinished pontil. Diameter 2 7/8". $3250-4000

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154. Paul Ysart pink fish paperweight, with a fish, having translucent dark pink tail and fins, swimming over mauve ground, encircled by a ring of spaced bubbles. “H ” signature cane on base. Diameter 2 13/16". $500-700 155. Paul Ysart early floral paperweight, containing a cen­ tral blue flower with green leaves, encircled by a ring of com­ plex millefiori, in orange, yellow, pink, green, and white, on translucent wine-colored ground. Unfinished pontil. Diameter 3". $900-1200 156. Paul Ysart millefiori heart paperweight, with a heartshaped garland, composed of pink and white complex canes, encircling a complex cane center, and surrounded by a border garland of green and orange canes, on translucent dark blue ground. Unfinished pontil. Diameter 3". $850-1000

158. Paul Ysart magnum patterned millefiori paperweight, with rings of complex canes in green, maroon, and orange, alternating with segments of orange and white latticinio, on translucent light green ground. “PY” signature cane near the center. Diameter 4". $3000-4000 159. Paul Ysart early patterned millefiori paperweight, with an abstract flower, composed of six twists, spaced around a bubble center, on opaque teal ground, having panels of canes in orange, pale blue, and sea green, alternating with short lat­ ticinio spokes. Unfinished pontil. Diameter 3". $500-700

157. Paul Ysart patterned millefiori paperweight, with a central cluster of close packed canes, which is encircled by a garland of alternating pink and green cog canes, surrounded by a border of spaced latticinio spokes, set into cobalt blue ground. Four of the spokes have gold aventurine centers. Unfinished pontil. Diameter 2 7/8". $700-900

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160. Francis Whittemore miniature crimp rose pedestal paperweight, with an upright, cobalt blue rose with whitetipped petals, supported by four green leaves, over a clear, foot­ ed base. “W ” signature cane under the flower. Height 2 3/8". Diameter of base 1 13/16". $300-700 161. Charles Kaziun, Jr. crimp rose pedestal paperweight, with a tilted, crimson-red crimp rose, having pink-tipped petals, on a stem with a red bud and four green leaves, on a clear pedestal base. “K” complex signature cane, with seven sur­ rounding heart canes at the flower’s stem. “The Kaziun crimp rose is undoubtedly one of his most famous and most beautiful creations. Sometimes called the American Beauty Rose, its ori­ gin can be traced back to his days at the University of Pennsylvania.. .By his own estimation, he spent more than three years and $3000 in his...quest to create his own version of the legendary Millville flower.” —M agic in the Glass. Similar crimp rose examples are pictured in Bernard Drabeck’s book, M agic in the Glass, p. 83-86. Height 3 5/8". Diameter of globe 2 3/8". $2750-4000 162. Charles Kaziun, Jr. crimp rose pedestal paperweight, composed of an upright rose, having light pink-tipped, pale red petals and four dark green leaves, over a clear, footed base. “K”

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complex signature cane, with seven surrounding heart canes, under the flower. Similar crimp rose examples are pictured in M agic in the Glass, p. 85-86. Height 2 3/4". Diameter of globe 2 3/8". $2250-3000 163. Charles Kaziun, Jr. stylized flower paperweight, with a flower composed of six, white-striped, mauve petals, around a yellow and orange stardust cane center, on a stem with a mauve bud, and two green leaves, on a light blue colorground. Gold “K” on underside. Diameter 2 3/8". $750-900 164. Charles Kaziun, Jr. double overlay crimp rose paper­ weight, containing an upright, dark red, crimp rose with four green leaves, in a light blue-over-white double overlay, with fiveand-one facets. “K” complex signature cane with seven surround­ ing heart canes, on underside of flower. “Some of Kaziuns most glorious achievements can be found in the group of weights he covered with from one to five layers of colors and then had faceted to reveal the subject. The overlays that he produced appear in a notable variety of colors, from a sunny yellow to apricot to maroon to a medium blue that was one of his favorite hues.” —M agic in the Glass. Similar double overlay crimp rose examples are pictured in M agic in the Glass, p. 141. Diameter 2 1/4". $3000-4000

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165. Charles Kaziun, Jr. convolvulus flower on fan trellis paperweight, composed of a white and pink convolvulus, or morning glory, on a winding stem with a pink bud, and dark green leaves, climbing a white trellis, over bright blue ground. A gold bee rests at the top of the flower. Gold “K” signature on white base. A strikingly similar example is pictured in the A nnual Bulletin ofthePC A , (1983), p. 38. This choice of flower and it’s arrangement introduces some additional species into the Kaziun garden: “Additional variety is achieved, not only through the use of different colors and backgrounds, but also by placing the flower on a trellis, for example,.. .resulting in an astounding assortment of floral designs.” —A nnual Bulletin o f the PCA (1983). Diameter 2 1/8". $1100-1400 166. Charles Kaziun, Jr. faceted miniature perfume bottle, with a red-centered yellow spider lily on gold-flecked turquoise ground, in both the base and the stopper. The bottle has a ring of six facets around the center, and the stopper has six and one facets. Gold “K” on underside of base and stopper. Height 3 3/8". $1500-1800 167. Charles Kaziun, Jr. ribbed glass perfume bottle, with rounded millefiori stopper, which contains a ring of six spaced peach and green canes, around a central cluster of complex millefiori, which includes a “K” signature cane, on opaque, ivory ground. Height 4 7/8". $1300-1600 168. Charles Kaziun, Jr. gold heart and millefiori paper­ weight, with a central gold aventurine heart and a pink and

green Clichy-type rose cane, encircled by a ring of alternating red and green complex canes, and bordered by a chartreuse twist torsade, that is joined by a blue and white “K” signature cane, on opaque blue ground. Gold “K” on underside. Diameter 2 1/4". $1100-1400 169. Charles Kaziun, Jr. red rose paperweight, composed of a crimson cabbage rose and a red bud, on long, green, crossed stems, with green leaves, over white upset muslin. Signature gold “K” on underside. Diameter 2 1/4". $1700-2000 170. Charles Kaziun, Jr. chequer millefiori paperweight, with nine, spaced, complex canes, including a central white heart cane, divided by crisscrossed lines of gold aventurine, on translucent pink ground. Gold “K” on underside. Diameter 2 1/8". $1700-2000 171. Charles Kaziun, Jr. miniature snake paperweight, con­ taining a red and yellow striped snake with a dark head, slith­ ering across white upset muslin, over green ground. Complex “K” signature cane on underside. Diameter 2". $1200-1500 172. Charles Kaziun, Jr. miniature floral pedestal paper­ weight, containing a white and green millefiori flower, on a stem with five green leaves, encircled by a white twist torsade, on translucent pink ground. Tiny gold aventurine nugget at the bottom of the flowers stem. Gold “K” signature on underside. Height 2 1/4". $800-1000

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173. Chris Buzzini floral paperweight, where velvety stickseed, bright blue and white flowers, with buds and slender green leaves, grow from a moss-covered log. Signed/dated 1995. LE #7 of 10. Diameter 3 5/16". $1100-1400 174. Chris Buzzini lilacs paperweight, with two sprays of lilacs, one white and one in shades of purple, with clusters of green leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated 1998. LE #20 of 25. Diameter 3 3/8". $1100-1400 175. Chris Buzzini bouquet paperweight, with two yellow China roses and three buds, two purple flowers with yellow sta­ mens, and a pink and white flower, amid clusters of green leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated 1991. Artist proof. Diameter 3 3/16". $600-900 176. Baccarat 1979 millefiori garlands paperweight, com­ posed of two interlaced trefoil garlands, one yellow and one blue, around a central cluster of canes in red and green, on white upset muslin, over translucent blue ground. “B 1979” signature/date cane. Acid-etched insignia and date on base. Diameter 2 15/16". $400-500

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177. Cristal Saint-Louis 1996 “Anthemis” magnum encased overlay paperweight, containing a moss ground mushroom bouquet, with clematis blossoms of assorted colors, in a cobalt blue-over-white double overlay, cut with a top facet and three large side window facets, and encased in crystal. A white clema­ tis flower atop the mushroom contains a cobalt blue “SL 1996” signature/date cane center. “The finest antique paperweights made by Saint Louis were the encased overlays. At the request of the Corning Museum of Glass, Saint Louis attempted to recapture this most difficult technique. They succeeded beauti­ fully.” —Annual B ulletin o f the PCA (1978). LE #5 of 50. Diameter 4 1/4". $1800-2500 178. Cristal Saint-Louis magnum upright bouquet paper­ weight, containing a tall bouquet of blue, pink, red, yellow, and white flowers, with dark green leaves, in a double-swirl white latticinio basket, encircled by a pink torsade around the rim and at the base. “SL 1990” signature/date cane in one of the flowers. LE #3 of 25. Diameter 3 3/4". $1500-2000

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179. Cristal Saint-Louis 1986 millefiori and carpet ground paperweight, composed of a central cluster of canes, in red, blue, and white, surrounded by a spaced ring of five complex canes, on a carpet ground of light blue tubes, lined with green. “SL 1986” signature/date cane. LE of 250. Diameter 2 7/8". $400-600

182. Cristal Saint-Louis grouper fish paperweight, com­ posed of a fish, with a white-spotted orange body, and pink tail and fins, swimming close to an opaque white ground, dotted with orange rocks. Top facet. Blue and white signature/date cane. Acid-etched insignia on the base. Diameter 3". $400-600

180. Very rare Cristal Saint-Louis 1981 Greek Temple sculp­ ture, containing a 24-karat gold reproduction of the funeral mask of Agamemnon, centered against a turquoise back­ ground. Acid-etched insignia on the base. LE of 100. Chip on back of one temple column. Height 2 1/2". Length 2 5/8". $1000-1200

183. Cristal Saint-Louis 1979 King Tut paperweight, with a 24-karat gold death mask of Tutankhamen, encircled by a gar­ land of complex millefiori, on opaque orange ground. Six and one facets. “SL 1979” signature/date cane. LE of 600. Diameter 3 1/8". $450-550

181. Cristal Saint-Louis 1974 red honeycomb paperweight, with a central “SL 1974” signature/date cane, surrounded by seven concentric rings of pink and red half tubes. LE of 400. Diameter 3". $1000-1200

184. Cristal Saint-Louis 1997 fish paperweight, composed of a red mullet fish, with a white-spotted dark blue body, pink fins and tail, swimming over a white ground, dotted with red and blue rocks. Top facet. Blue and white “SL 1997” signa­ ture/date cane. Diameter 3". $400-600

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185. Cristal Saint-Louis 1970 millefiori mushroom paper­ weight, containing a concentric millefiori mushroom, with a central “SL 1970” signature/date cane, and canes of orange, white, blue, and green, in a double overlay of pistachio, with five and one facets. LE of 800. Diameter 2 7/8". $600-800

187. Cristal Saint-Louis 1973 paperweight, with a white flower composed of five ruffled, millefiori petals, a white bud and green leaves, on opaque orange ground. “SL 1973” signa­ ture/date cane at the flowers center. LE of 800. Diameter 3". $350-500

186. Crystal Saint-Louis 1994 bouquet and basket experi­ mental paperweight, containing an encased upright bouquet of blue, white, and red flowers, on a layered bed of bright green leaves, set in a swirling white latticinio basket, with a pink and white twist-ribbon handle. A pair of complex pink canes, including one “SL 1994” signature/date cane, attach the han­ dle to the basket. This experimental paperweight falls outside of the seven “Annual Edition” weights produced by Cristal Saint-Louis in 1994 and combines some unusual themes: “Among the rare objects of this manufacture [are] the Clichy type millefiori baskets, the large baskets with handles and the upright bouquets, the production of which Saint Louis is a past master.” —A nnual B ulletin o f the PCA (1983). Signed “SaintLouis” and “EA” on base. Diameter 3 1/2". $2250-3000

188. Cristal Saint-Louis 1995 bird and nest paperweight, composed of a multi-colored bird on a flat-lying branch near a nest containing three hungry baby birds, over opaque limegreen ground. Six and one facets. “SL 1995” signature/date cane. LE of 150. Diameter 3 3/8". $1700-2000

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189. Cristal Saint-Louis 1997 upright bouquet paper­ weight, with seven lampwork flowers of different colors above a bed of green leaves, on a double-swirl white latticinio basket, encircled by a pink and white spiral torsade. “SL 1977” signa­ ture/date cane centered in one of the flowers. LE of 450. Diameter 3". $550-700 190. Cristal Saint-Louis 1995 millefiori paperweight, with patterned complex canes of red, blue, green, and white, with spokes and garlands of green rod canes. “SL 1995” signa­ ture/date cane. LE #32 of 200. Diameter 3". $1400-1600

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191. Baccarat 1997 “Flag Bird” paperweight, of a yellow­ breasted black-winged bird, with two long blue head feathers, flying near a blue and black butterfly, against a background of red flowers and yellow and green leaves, over a golden amber ground. “B 1997” signature/date cane. LE of 100. Diameter 3 1/2". $1400-1600 192. Baccarat 1988 yellow pineapple paperweight, consist­ ing of a yellow millefiori pineapple, on a stem with a red and yellow flower and green leaves, over cobalt blue ground. “B 1988” signature/date cane. Acid-etched insignia and date on base. LE #24 of 200. Diameter 3 1/4". $300-700 193. Baccarat 1998 “Dancing Circus Seal” paperweight, with a black seal balancing a ball on its nose, while sitting on a large ball, against a colorful background of three more balanc­ ing balls on a stage, with bright curtains framing the scene. “B 1988” signature/date cane. Acid-etched insignia and date on base. LE #9 of 100. Diameter 3 1/2". $1300-1800

194. Baccarat 2000 dragonfly paperweight, of a pair of millefiori-winged purple dragonflies, facing each other over mottled purple ground. “B 2000” signature/date cane. Acidetched insignias and date on base. LE #79 of 100. Diameter 2 13/16". $550-700 195. Baccarat 1973 millefiori mushroom paperweight, with a concentric multi-colored millefiori mushroom, having a goldenrod and white striped stem, in a cobalt blue-over-white double overlay. Five and one facets. “B 1973” signature/date cane. Acid-etched insignia and date on base. Diameter 3 1/4". $500-700 196. Baccarat 1971 butterfly paperweight, containing a white, yellow, and red millefiori butterfly, hovering over a large pink flower, with a white millefiori center, green leaves, and stem, on clear ground. “B 1971” signature/date cane. Acidetched insignia and date on base. Diameter 3 1/4". $500-700

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197. Baccarat 1987 Oriental Collection kerria blossoms paperweight, containing five green kerria blossoms on a black branch, with clusters of green leaves, over dark pink ground. “B 1987” signature/date cane. Acid-etched insignia and date on base. LE #102 of 200. Diameter 3 1/4". $330-700 198. Baccarat 1987 Oriental Collection apple blossom paperweight, containing four coral-colored apple blossoms and buds on black branches, over opaque yellow ground. “B 1987” signature/date cane. Acid-etched insignia and date on base. LE #89 of 200. Diameter 3 1/8". $550-700 199. Baccarat 1987 Oriental Collection bonsai paper­ weight, containing an arborvitae bonsai, with green and yellow leaves, and a black trunk, on opaque red ground. “B 1987” sig­ nature/date cane. Acid-etched insignia and date on base. LE #59 of 200. Diameter 3 1/4". $550-700

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200. Baccarat 1979 Gridel pigeon paperweight, with a cen­ tral pigeon silhouette cane, encircled by rings of concentric millefiori, including one ring of the family of 18 Gridel canes, on translucent cobalt blue ground. “B 1979” signature/date cane. Acid-etched insignia and date on base. LE of 350. Diameter 3". $450-600 201. Baccarat 1978 Gridel goat paperweight, with a large, central, Gridel goat silhouette cane, encircled by six diamond­ shaped groups of red and white canes, and the other seventeen Gridel figures, spaced on butterscotch ground. “B 1978” sig­ nature/date cane. LE of 350. Acid-etched insignia and date on base. Diameter 3". $450-600 202. Baccarat 1971 Gridel rooster and concentric millefiori paperweight, with a large, central Gridel rooster silhouette cane, encircled by four rings of canes in shades of pink, blue, and green, on white upset muslin. Includes one ring of the eighteen Gridel silhouette canes, and a “B 1971” signature/date cane. LE of 1200. Diameter 3 3/8". $450-600

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203. Ken Rosenfeld small upright bouquet paperweight, with an assortment of three, double-tiered flowers, one pink, one purple, and one blue with yellow stripes, on minty green leaves, over clear ground. “R” signature cane on side. Signed/dated 1984. Diameter 2 3/4". $350-450

206. Yaffa and Jeffrey Todd “Cattails on Pond” Nature Series paperweight, with four tall cattail plants and wildflowers, growing at the edge of an unsettled blue pond, under a translucent blue sky. Signed/dated 2001. Diameter 3 1/16". $375-450

204. Ken Rosenfeld unusual half-circle upright floral bou­ quet paperweight, containing five pink and blue blossoms, with clusters of green leaves and a central stem over clear, dia­ mond-cut background. Signed/dated 1987. Height 2 1/2". $375-400

207. Ken Rosenfeld miniature golden-yellow sunflower paperweight, with a brown-seeded center and mottled dark green leaves, on translucent blue ground. Signed/dated 1999. “R” signature cane on side. Diameter 2 1/2". $275-375

205. Ken Rosenfeld frosted floral paperweight, with a multi-tiered pink rose, pink bud, veined green leaves, and stems on clear ground. Frosted exterior with a window facet. “R” signature cane on side. Diameter 2 1/2". $300-450

208. Yaffa and Jeffrey Todd “Frog on a Rock” Nature Series paperweight, with a green frog perched on a rock cliff near a pond of blue water, with lily pads floating on its surface. Signed/dated 1995. LE of 30. Diameter 3 3/16". $375-500

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209. Bob Banford primrose paperweight, with a royal blue and white primrose, having a star/honeycomb center cane, a layer of green leaves, and a long stem, on clear, star-cut ground. “B” signature cane near stem. Diameter 3 1/8". $330-700 210. Ray Banford iris paperweight, with three dark purple iris, three purple buds, and winding green leaves on clear, dia­ mond-cut ground. “B” signature cane near stem. Diameter 3 1/4". $600-800 211. Bob Banford primrose paperweight, with a red and white primrose, a central star/honeycomb cane, green leaves, and stems on clear, star-cut ground. “B” signature cane near base of stem. Diameter 3 1/8". $550-700 212. Ray Banford cabbage rose paperweight, containing two, multi-petal, pale pink roses, on stems with emerald green leaves, over gold-speckled, midnight-blue ground. A tiny goldfoil bee rests on one of the leaves. “B” signature cane near stem. Diameter 2 1/2". $1000-1200

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213. Bob Banford salamander paperweight, composed of a yellow-spotted black salamander, crawling near a plant with a pink flower and dark green leaves, under which two ladybugs are hiding, on multi-colored sandy ground. “B” signature cane near the plant. Diameter 3 3/16". $700-900 214. Ray Banford floral basket paperweight, containing a radiating, circular, upright bouquet of alternating pink and white cabbage roses and dark green leaves, over diamond-cut ground, within a clear, fancy-cut basket that includes two tilt­ ed side facets and an engraved torsade on the basket handle. “Ray creates beautiful full dimensional flowers, especially roses and iris, often enhanced by fancy faceting and cutting which add brilliance to the lovely designs.. .Among the most popular are the overlays cut like a basket to reveal the floral bouquets inside. The authors favorites are the clean baskets where the form is suggested only by the cutting.” —Annual Bulletin o f the PCA (1985—86). “B” signature cane. Width 2 3/4". $2000-3000

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215. Parabelle Glass quatrefoil millefiori garlands paper­ weight, with a central white and green rose, encircled by a ring of white stars, and surrounded by a pair of interlaced quatrefoil garlands: one of lavender pansy canes, and one of pink complex canes, on cranberry ground. Signed/dated 1995. LE #9 of 10. Includes paper label. Diameter 3 1/16". $700-900

218. Julie Scrutton Lewis concentric millefiori paper­ weight, with a bundled center cane in purple and green, encir­ cled by edelweiss and cog canes in white and green on light purple ground, with pink and green aventurine torsade. Signed/dated 1999. Artist proof. Diameter 2 5/16". $300-400

216. Parabelle Glass pansy and rose chequer paperweight, with an assortment of thirteen pansy canes in pink, purple, blue, and white, and twelve Clichy-type rose canes, in pink, white, yellow, and green, divided by a matrix of crisscrossed white cables, on emerald green aventurine ground. “Parabelle’s trademark has come to be its unique pansy cane. A former florist, [artist] Gary [Scrutton] says he has always had a special fondness for these flowers. He had seen numerous lampwork pansies in paperweights, but never a pansy cane. The challenge to create such a complex piece of millefiori was irresistible to Scrutton.”—A nnual B ulletin o f the PCA (1993—94). Signed/dated 1998. Artist proof. Diameter 3". $2500-3500

219. Julie Scrutton Lewis spaced concentric millefiori paperweight, with a pink edelweiss center cane, encircled by two rings of pink and white canes, on pink opal ground. Signed/dated 1999. LE #1 of 10. Diameter 2 5/16". $275-350 220. Julie Scrutton Lewis spaced concentric millefiori paperweight, with a central yellow rose, encircled by edel­ weiss, pastry mold and cog canes in purple and white, on opaque red ground. Signed/dated 1999. LE #8 of 15. Diameter 2 1/4". $300-400

217. Parabelle Glass millefiori paperweight, containing a spaced ring of six circlets of red and white canes, surrounding a central circlet, having a white rose center, on opaque green ground, dotted with scattered edelweiss canes and a “PB 1991” signature/date cane. LE of 75. Diameter 2 3/4". $300-400

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221. Drew Ebelhare close concentric millefiori paper­ weight, in blue, pink, green, and white, including several rings of hollow tubes and a white stave basket. Signed/dated 1994. Diameter 2 7/16”. $300-400

224. Drew Ebelhare close concentric millefiori paper­ weight, with canes in blue, red, pink, green, turquoise, yellow, and white, including hollow tubes and a light pink stave bas­ ket. Signed/dated 1998. Diameter 2 3/8". $300-400

222. Drew Ebelhare scattered complex millefiori paper­ weight, including a central complex “E” signature cane, a shamrock, and a flower portrait cane, on opaque cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated 1999. Diameter 2 3/4". $300-400

225. Drew Ebelhare concentric millefiori paperweight, with a small central white rose, encircled by canes in bright green, blue, yellow, white, and red, in a cobalt blue and white stave basket. Signed/dated 1996. Diameter 2 1/8". $230-350

223. Drew Ebelhare close concentric millefiori paper­ weight, with a central signature cane, encircled by canes of pink, blue, green, and white, in a green and white stave basket. Signed/dated 1998. Diameter 2 3/8". $300-400

226. Drew Ebelhare miniature close concentric millefiori paperweight, with a central complex “E” signature cane, sur­ rounded by canes in pink, blue, white, and green, in an emer­ ald green and white stave basket. Signed/dated 1999. Diameter 2". $200-300

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227. Whitefriars close packed millefiori paperweight, with canes in pink, black, and white, some with heart and star cen­ ters, encircled by a border ring of pink and white cog canes, having blue flower-shaped centers. Includes white monk signa­ ture cane. Diameter 3 3/16". $230-330

230. Whitefriars 1969 faceted concentric millefiori paper­ weight, with rings of alternating red, white, and blue canes, having centers of hearts and stars. Top facet and all-over, geo­ metric side facets. Signed/dated 1969. Diameter 3 1/16". $300-400

228. Whitefriars 1975 concentric millefiori pedestal paper­ weight, with canes in red, blue, green, aqua, and white. Five and one facets, with a clear, star-cut, footed base. White monk “1975” signature/date cane. Height 3 1/8". Diameter 2 7/8". $300-400

231. Whitefriars 1977 barrel-shaped millefiori paper­ weight, with concentric canes in red, white, and blue. Top facet with seven side-finger facets, and a ring of printies around the top and the base. White monk “1977” signature/date cane. Height 2 11/16". Diameter 27/8". $300-400

229. Whitefriars faceted concentric millefiori paperweight, with a central red, black, and white heart cane, encircled by rings of alternating red, white, and blue canes, and a border of heart canes. Top facet and all-over, geometric side facets. Diameter 3". $350-500

232. Whitefriars 1975 millefiori carpetground paper­ weight, with a central cluster of seven bundled rod canes, in pastel lavender, green, yellow, and white, on a blue millefiori carpet ground, encircled by a border of light pink canes. Five and one facets. White monk“1975” signature/date cane. Diameter 3". $300-400

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233. Perthshire Paperweights 1998 frosted oblong thistle paperweight, with three upright pink thistles and prickly green leaves. Frosted exterior with a front facet and star-cut back­ ground. “P” signature cane near stem. LE of 200. Diameter 2 5/8". $300-400

236. Perthshire Paperweights Celtic-style design floral paperweight, composed of four pink and light green lampwork flowers and multi-colored vines on translucent emerald green ground with eight and one facets. “P 2000” signature/date cane on base. LE of 75. Diameter 2 7/16". $200-300

234. Perthshire Paperweights 1982 encased double overlay millefiori paperweight, containing a central thistle portrait cane, surrounded by two spaced rings of canes, including six portrait canes, with depictions of a ship, a jalopy, and a horse and rider on a white carpet ground. This is placed within a pur­ ple-over-white double overlay, with a top facet, four large side facets, and numerous smaller facets, in a clear overlay, with a top facet and four, spaced pairs of finger facets on the sides. “P 1982” signature/date cane on base. Diameter 3 3/8". $1000-1500

237. Perthshire Paperweights faceted yellow rose paper­ weight, with two lampwork roses, a yellow bud, and green leaves, encircled by a garland of blue millefiori, on white upset muslin. Top facet and three rows of side facets. LE of 200. Diameter 2 3/4". $550-700 238. Perthshire Paperweights 1996 floral paperweight, con­ taining a large pink blossom, having upright yellow stamens, with five open-spaced petals, pink and green buds, and green leaves, on a translucent cobalt blue ground. Top facet and two rows of side facets. LE of 250. Diameter 2 15/16". $400-600

235. Perthshire Paperweights patterned millefiori paper­ weight, with a central cluster of complex canes in white and peach, encircled by radiating spiral twists, alternating with complex canes in blue, green, purple, and white, on a translu­ cent wine colorground, with seven and one facets. “P 2001” signature/date cane on base. LE of 200. Diameter 2 7/16". $250-350

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239. Perthshire Paperweights concentric spaced millefiori paperweight, with a large central complex cane in pastel hues, encircled by a ring of light green canes, and white latticinio spokes dividing rows of cane bundles in various sizes, on a translucent blue colorground. “P 1999” signature/date cane on base. LE of 150. Diameter 2 15/16". $250-350

242. Perthshire Paperweights 1981 top-faceted crown paperweight, with a goldenrod lampwork flower, centered on a swirling white latticinio cushion, over a crown composed of blue and green twists, alternating with white latticinio ribbons. “P 1981” signature/date cane on base. LE of 193. Diameter 3 1/8". $900-1200

240. Perthshire Paperweights 1998 faceted “Jojo the Clown” paperweight, with a three-dimensional clown in a full clown suit, standing on a brown ball, in an amethyst flash over­ lay with a top facet and two rows of side facets. “P 1998” sig­ nature/date cane on base. LE of 175. Diameter 3 1/4". $1000-1500

243. Perthshire Paperweights and Johne Parsley 1983 col­ laborative faceted piedouche, with two yellow and orange speckled pears, a white blossom, and green leaves, encircled by a ring of mauve canes, on strips of white lace. Footed base of swirling latticino with double pink and blue torsades. Top facet and two rows of side facets. Signature cane. LE of 35. Height 2 5/8". $2000-3000

241. Perthshire Paperweights faceted concentric millefiori paperweight, having a central cluster of canes in blue, green, and lavender, with radiating twists, alternating with a border of complex canes and pairs of yellow twists. “P 1999” signa­ ture/date cane on base. LE of 250. Diameter 2 5/8". $250-350

244. Perthshire Paperweights close packed millefiori paper­ weight, with complex canes in shades of blue, green, yellow, pink, purple, orange, and white, on black ground. Six and one facets. Includes “P 1997” signature/date cane. LE of 50. Diameter 3 3/16". $250-400

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245. Perthshire Paperweights 1982 “Nursery Rhyme” por­ trait cane and millefiori paperweight, with a central cluster of canes in green and blue, encircled by a spaced ring of five portrait canes, depicting nursery rhyme and cartoon characters, on a dark blue cushion ground with a border garland of bright­ ly colored canes. “P 1982” signature/date cane on base. LE of 201. Diameter 3". $300-400 246. Pairpoint Company crimp rose paperweight, contain­ ing an upright rose with shaded pink and red petals, and long green leaves, blooming from a star-cut ground. Encased in a blue-gray-over-white double overlay, with a top facet and six overlapping side facets. Signed by Robert Hanson and dated 1991. LE #5 of 150. Diameter 2 1/8". $450-600 247. Perthshire Paperweights 1977 triple overlay floral paperweight, containing a purple-edged white anemone blos­ som with a “P” signature cane center, over clear, star-cut ground, within a yellow-over-white-over-pink triple overlay, having a top facet and two rows of side facets. LE of 347. Diameter 2 7/8". $500-700

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248. Perthshire Paperweights 2001 Collectors’ Club floral paperweight, with a pastel blue lampwork flower, clusters of buds, and green leaves on long green stems over translucent amethyst ground. Six and one facets. “P” signature cane near stem with “PPCC” cane on base. Diameter 3". $350-450 249. Perthshire Paperweights Tudor Coffee Mug, handmade by Highland China Company of Scotland and commissioned exclusively for Perthshire. White porcelain with gold gilding, with Perthshire logo on one side, and image of a Perthshire concentric millefiori paperweight with “P” signature cane on the other side. LE #60 of 500. Includes certificate card. Height 3 1/16". Diameter 3 1/4". $30-50 250. Caithness Glass 1997 “Swan” paperweight, with a white swan floating on blue water with cattails and water lilies, over translucent blue ground. Large front facet and a star-cut back facet. Includes “W M ” (artist William Manson) signature cane near one of the cattails, and “Swan, Caithness, Scotland” etched into the base. LE #98 of 150. Diameter 2 1/2". $250-350

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251. William Manson 1981 “Arctic Encounter” paper­ weight, containing a dark, teal-blue, aventurine seal and a yel­ low-spotted, green aventurine fish, on an ice floe with small icebergs and blue water ground. “W M 81” signature/date cane on base. LE #25 of 250. Diameter 3". $400-600

254. William Manson 1980 salamander paperweight, with a yellow-spotted, green aventurine salamander and silver rocks, on brown and sandy speckled earth ground. LE #146 of 150. “WM 80” signature/date cane on base. Diameter 2 7/8". $400-600

252. William Manson textured undersea paperweight, with a scuba diver, floating above pieces of a sunken ship, resting on a sandy ocean floor. Textured, aqua flash exterior with large window facet. Signed/dated 1998. “Master sample” #1 of 15. Diameter 3 7/8". $900-1100

255. William Manson desert snake paperweight, with a yel­ low-striped red aventurine snake, coiled between two prickly green baby pipe cactus plants and a golden “NEVADA” sign, on speckled sandy ground. “W M ” signature cane near one cac­ tus. Signed/dated 1998. “Maker’s sample.” Diameter 3 7/8". $900-1200

253. Caithness Glass 1984 “Fire Lizard” paperweight, with a reptile of dark blue aventurine, having a reddish-orange head and yellow spots, standing near a ladybug and three large flow­ ers of green, purple, and pink on light green and blue speckled earth ground. Etching on base. LE #79 of 100 by William Manson. Diameter 3 1/8". $600-800

256. “J ” Glass double overlay pansy paperweight, with a purple and yellow pansy, two pink flowers with cane centers, buds, and busy green leaves in a yellow-over-white double over­ lay. Top facet, with fancy-cut, faceted sides and flutes encircling the base. “J 1983” signature/date cane. LE of 101. Diameter 3 1/4". $600-750

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257. Caithness Glass “Spring Sentinel” teardrop-shaped floral paperweight, containing a central white flower, with elongated petals blooming towards the base, over clear ground. Tilted front facet and frosted, translucent aqua exterior, with engraved flowers and leaves encircling the sides and the back. Signed/dated 1997 by Helen MacDonald. LE #8 of 125. Height 4". $750-900 258. Caithness Glass “The Raj” teardrop-shaped abstract design paperweight, depicting an Indian palace of dichroic veils and bubbles in gold and silver, against a background of translucent emerald green, with Indian elephants and palm trees engraved on the exterior, over a footed base of translucent amber. Circular front facet. Signed on base. LE #46 of 50. Height 4 15/16". $1300-1500 259. Caithness Glass “Jacobean Rose” high-domed abstract floral paperweight, composed of a large silver bubble on an upright, pink rose, with flecked petals and four, translucent, teal-green leaves, on a layer of sparkling white sand. Chiseled top facet. Signed on base. LE #146 of 350. Height 4". $300-400

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260. Caithness Glass “Millennium Dancer” abstract design paperweight, with a bubble floating over four red, white, and blue canes, each centered with one digit of “2000”, which sit atop swirling red, white, and blue threads, on white foamy powder ground. Etching on base. LE #625 of 650. Diameter 3 1/8". $150-300 261. Caithness/Whitefriars “April Showers” floral paper­ weight, with a bouquet of red and white flowers, white buds, and green leaves and stems set amidst a backdrop of rain drop bubbles, indicating the first signs of spring. Set over star-cut ground with top facet and five side facets. Includes Whitefriars “white monk” blue and white signature cane near stem, and Caithness signature markings on an additional side facet. Designed by Allan Scott. LE #5 of 50. Diameter 3 1/16". $450-600 262. Caithness Glass “Cactus Reflection” high-domed abstract design paperweight, with a yellow flower made of dichroic veils, on a green and white cactus, over translucent cobalt blue ground. Chiseled top facet. Signed on base. LE #183 of 350. Height 3 5/8". $375-500

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263. Caithness Glass “Rainbow Pool” compound floral paperweight, with pink, white, and yellow water lilies, floating at different levels, within a blue-green flash overlay. Six and one facets. Etching on base. LE #30 of 230. Diameter 3 1/8". $500-600 264. Caithness Glass “To Boldly Go...” high-domed abstract design paperweight, with a central cascade combin­ ing red and purple swirls, three large bubbles, and a green flash spiral. Designed by Colin Terris. Signed on base. LE #149 of 750. Height 5 1/4". $200-300 265. Caithness Glass “Tropicana” 1996 Collectors’ Club Paperweight, with a large, upright, dark purple flower, and three green leaves over a layer of sparkling white sand, on translucent aqua ground. Tilted circular facet. Signature etch­ ings on base. LE #351 of 1765. Diameter 3 1/8". $200-300

266. Caithness Glass “Tropical Bouquet” barrel-shaped paperweight, with a red flower, two yellow flowers, and green and purple leaves on clear ground. Flat top facet and side-panel facets with a ring of printies around the top and the base. Designed by Allan Scott. “CG” signature cane. Signed artist proof. Diameter 3". $1600-1800 267. Caithness Glass “City Limits” high-domed cityscape paperweight, with a large golden bubble floating over tiny white shimmering spires, on translucent teal ground, and a city skyline etched into the frosted back. Tilted oval window facet. Designed by Alastair Macintosh. Etching on base. LE #9 of 125. Height 3 13/16". $750-900 268. Caithness Glass “Island Dream” spherical paper­ weight, with a nature study of assorted deep green native plants on an island, over green ground. Tilted window facet. Designed by Rosette Fleming. “CG” signature cane in fore­ ground. LE #10 of 75. Diameter 3 3/16". $800-1000

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269. Chris Heilman “Angelfish” seascape compound sculp­ ture, with a pair of yellow angelfish swimming near coral, sea­ weed and brightly colored canes, against a clear background. Signed/dated 1995. Height 4 1/8". $450-550 270. Correia Art Glass orchid frosted window paperweight, with a red orchid and long green leaves, on opaque black ground. Frosted exterior with tilted window facet. Signed/dated 1985. LE #142 of 200. Diameter 2 13/16". $400-500 271. Correia Art Glass mottled gold snake paperweight, with relief of an iridescent dark blue garden snake, having red eyes and tongue, coiled atop the globe. Signed. Diameter of globe 3". $200-300

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272. Baccarat concentric millefiori paperweight, with a cen­ tral red, blue, and white cane, encircled by four rings of canes, in cobalt blue, red, green, and white, including several white star canes, over clear ground. Acid-etched insignia on base. Diameter 2 9/16". $275-400 273. Orient & Flume rock relief paperweight, with a threedimensional orange octopus clinging to a speckled gray rock with purple barnacles on the surface. Signed by artist David Smallhouse. LE #118 of 500. Diameter of rock 3 3/16". $300-400 274. Orient & Flume rock relief paperweight, with a threedimensional greenish-brown lizard, resting on a black striped rock on top of the larger teal rock surface. Signed. LE #71 of 300. Diameter of rock 3 3/4". $300-400

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275. Andrew Fote clear-encased, heart-shaped paperweight, of mottled ruby with a silver dancer engraved on the surface. Signed. Width 2 5/16". $70-100 276. Andrew Fote magnum cherub paperweight, with a sculpture of a gray and black cherub playing a guitar. Features copper-encased base and sides, with four large oblong side facets. Signed. Diameter 4 1/2". $450-600 277. Andrew Fote “Heart Full of Soul” clear-encased, heart-shaped paperweight, with mottled blue on the interior and a silver dancer engraved on the surface. Signed. Width 2 3/8". $70-100

278. Andrew Fote round, copper-encased abstract design paperweight, with circular and rectangular raised windows, and the silhouette of a man among a white frosted interior swirl. Signed. Diameter 3 1/8". $250-350 279. Andrew Fote “Rainbow Walk” abstract design paper­ weight, with a copper human figure engraved on the surface, while bands of color, twists, and a white net pattern fill the interior. Signed. LE of 5. Diameter 3 3/16". $300-400 280. Andrew Fote “Cat in the Grass” spherical paper­ weight, with a three-dimensional sculpture of a golden-yellow cat on its back, on a patch of green grass, over clear ground. Front window facet. Signed. Diameter 3 3/16". $350-450

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281. Baccarat 1966 Pope John XXIII sulphide paperweight, having a white cameo on translucent red ground, in a yellowover-white double overlay, with a top facet and multiple side facets. Acid-etched insignia on base. LE of 190. Diameter 3 1/8". $323-430

284. Baccarat 1954 Queen Elizabeth II Coronation com­ memorative sulphide paperweight, containing a white cameo on clear, diamond-cut ground, within a faceted white overlay, decorated with gold filigree. LE of 200. Diameter 3 1/8". $400-500

282. Baccarat 1968 W ill Rogers sulphide paperweight, hav­ ing a white sulphide on clear ground, cut with an eight-point star design, within a green-over-white double overlay with a top facet, and spiral-cut sides. LE of 383. Diameter 3 1/8". $325-450

285. Baccarat Pierre Laval memorial sulphide paperweight, with a white sulphide on black, wedge-cut ground, with allover geometric facets. Acid-etched insignia on base. LE of 160. Diameter 3”. $450-600

283. Baccarat 1955 Martin Luther sulphide faceted paperweight, with a white cameo in a green-and-white double overlay with a clear, diamond-cut base. “Luther 1483-1546” inscribed in base of cameo. LE of 86. Diameter 3 1/8". $750-900

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286. Cristal d’Albret Prince and Princess of Wales Royal Wedding commemorative sulphide footed paperweight, containing a white cameo of Charles and Diana, on clear, sun­ burst-cut ground, in a light blue-over-white double overlay, with six and one facets. LE of 150. Inscribed, “G.P. 29 July 1981 CA”. Diameter 3 1/8". $275-400

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287. Baccarat 1973 Evangeline Bergstrom sulphide paper­ weight, with a white cameo on translucent amethyst ground. Bergstrom was an influential 20th-century paperweight author and collector. Six and one facets. Inscription, “In Memoriam 1973 Evangeline Bergstrom 1872-1938” and acid-etched insignia on base. LE of 500. Diameter 2 3/4". $150-200 288. D’Art D’Amilly Elvis Presley sulphide paperweight, with the likeness of a “young Elvis” on clear, fancy-cut ground, with a top facet and twelve vertical side facets. Signed/dated. “1935-1972” inscription on base of sulphide. LE of 99 by Jean Hartwig. Diameter 2 3/4". $350-450 289. Baccarat President Herbert Hoover sulphide paper­ weight, containing a white cameo on translucent cobalt blue ground, and cut with six and one facets. Signed inscription, “A. David, Paris” on base of sulphide. Acid-etched insignia on base. LE of 2500. Diameter 2 13/16". $70-100

290. Baccarat 1971 Eleanor Roosevelt sulphide paper­ weight, with a white cameo on translucent amethyst ground, and having six and one facets. Signed inscription, “David, 1971” on base of sulphide LE of 2500. Diameter 2 13/16". $70-100 291. Baccarat 1954 Winston Churchill sulphide paper­ weight, with a white cameo on translucent cranberry ground, and cut with six and one facets. Signed inscription, “Mar 1953” on base of sulphide. LE of 558. Diameter 2 3/4". $1000-1200 292. Baccarat President John F. Kennedy sulphide paper­ weight, having a white cameo on green-edged, diamond-cut ground, with six and one facets. Signed inscription, “A. David 1963” on base of sulphide. LE of 3572. Diameter 2 7/8". $225-300

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293. Chinese floral paperweight, with a blue clematis flower, having a white millefiori center, a blue bud, and green leaves, on a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Quatrefoil top facet and ring of eight side facets. Diameter 2 1/2". $275-400 294. Chinese pansy paperweight, with a purple and pale yel­ low pansy, having a yellow and red millefiori center, a red and yellow bud, green leaves and stems on a double-swirl white lat­ ticinio cushion. Top facet and two rows of side facets. Diameter 2 13/16". $275-400 295. Chinese pink rose paperweight, with the flower com­ posed of a layer of dark pink petals over a layer of larger, pale pink petals, around a red and yellow cane center, on a stem with a bud and green leaves, over clear ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 3/4". $550-700

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296. Chinese painted grasshopper paperweight, with a green, yellow, and pink insect, poised on a leafy green fern, among blades of tall grass on white ground. Diameter 2 7/16". $275-400 297. Chinese painted fish paperweight, having a black fish with large tail fins, swimming among water lilies and plants, on white ground. Diameter 2 1/2". $250-350 298. Chinese painted landscape paperweight, depicting a pagoda and rolling green hills, with pink flowers blooming in the foreground over white ground. Diameter 2 1/2". $225-300

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299. R. Stewart Glass “Atlantis World with Rivers of Gold” magnum abstract design paperweight, depicting three ruby mountains covered with rivers of shimmering 23-karat gold and a halo of dichroic glass bubbles on top of the highest peak. A veined surface of shimmering blue and ruby red on the underside. Signed/dated Rebecca Stewart 1998-99. Diameter 4 3/8". $450-600 300. R. Stewart Glass “Fire Opal World with Winged Spirit” magnum abstract design paperweight, with layers of translucent dichroic glass and bubbles over a veiled mushroom shape, in shimmering magenta and cobalt blue, at the base. Signed/dated Rebecca Stewart 1991-99. Height 5". $450-600

301. Selkirk Glass “Corona” abstract design paperweight, with a central bubble over a dark red flower, with lavender mounds on blue and green ground. Designed by Peter Holmes, with a large “PH” signature cane. Signed/dated 1996. LE #68 of 350. Diameter 3 5/8". $160-200 302. Michael O’Keefe 1984 oblong high-domed abstract design paperweight, containing a pair of silver-veiled, amber spirals. Signed/dated 10/84. Height 3 3/8". $150-250 303. Selkirk Glass “Spellbound” abstract design paper­ weight, with a central bubble and an air ring above a sugary white swirl, over a feathered blue and ruby ground. Design by David McGregor. Signed/dated 1996. Diameter 3 5/16". $130-200

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304. Mary Angus “Teal Wave” frosted glass perfume bottle, with an engraved wave design encircling the exterior, a teal cen­ ter, and a long, slender stopper. Signed/dated 2001. Height 4 7/8". $250-400 305. Correia Art Glass “Equinox” glass perfume bottle, with an outer ring of translucent aqua, surrounding a circle of magenta, on a round base, with a hole through the center. Clear glass cone-shaped stopper. Signed. LE #121 of 500. Height 5 5/8" (with stopper). $300-400

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306. Joseph Morel “Lily of the Valley” heart-shaped glass perfume bottle, with stems of pink flowers and green leaves painted on the front surface. Short, slender stopper. Signed/dated 2001. Height 3 3/16" (with stopper). $180-200 307. Lotton Art Glass “Sunset” miniature decorative bowl, of translucent, iridescent amber and gold, with a pronounced rim and three heart-shaped pink and white flowers on dark vines, spaced around the sides. Signed/dated 2000 by Jerry Heer. Height 2 7/8". $150-250

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308. Timothy Landers “Glacier Rock” beetle glass sculp­ ture, with an aventurine green beetle, with extended limbs and antenna, encircled by a white and frothy blue veil of irregular­ ly shaped glass. Signed. Width of base 4". $230-350 309. Caithness Glass unicorn paperweight, with a silver uni­ corn standing on its hind legs engraved on a front facet, and an interior sphere of tiny, spaced bubbles on a blue flash back­ ground. LE #26 of 500. Diameter 3 1/8". $100-150 310. Timothy Landers “Glacier Rock” salamander glass sculpture, with a black-spotted, orange salamander, encircled by a white and frothy blue veil of irregularly shaped glass. Signed. Width of base 4 1/4". $250-350

311. Image 3 Crystal “Hummingbird” rectangular crystal block, by Fyodor Lebedev, containing a laser sculpture of a hummingbird hovering with it’s wings spread wide, near two trumpet-shaped blossoms and a bud. Height 3 1/8". $130-200 312. Chris Tedesco large, clear-encased, egg-shaped paper­ weight, composed of crackled 23-karat gold on white. Height 3 7/8". $120-200 313. Laser Light “Rhinoceros” rectangular crystal block, with a laser sculpture of a rhinoceros, walking and centered on clear ground. Beveled edges. Length 3". $180-250

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314. Orient & Flume “Star of Bethlehem” compound flo­ ral paperweight, containing three white and sea-green flowers, each having six pointed petals, around upright yellow stamens, on stems with green leaves, over mottled blue ground. Signed by artist Greg Held. LE #13 of 230. Diameter 2 7/8". $230-330 315. Orient & Flume 1974 abstract patterned surface design paperweight, with a Tiffany-style feather pattern in iri­ descent blue, ivory, and black. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8". $100-200

317. Orient & Flume 1976 iridescent gold floral surface design paperweight, with three red-dappled creme flowers, on green and dark blue vines, and a pulled-feather design around the lower half of the dome. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 11/16". $250-350 318. Lundberg Studios 1979 butterfly paperweight, con­ taining a blue and yellow butterfly, hovering over three yellow cane flowers, each on a long stem, with veined green leaves, over dark velvet blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4". $250-400

316. Lundberg Studios 1981 butterfly and bamboo paper­ weight, with a white butterfly near two long shoots of mint green bamboo, with leaves, over opaque cobalt blue ground. Signed/dated by D. Salazar. Artist proof. Diameter 2 7/8". $275-400

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— Glass Paperweights o f the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum. Richmond, VA: U. S. Historical Society Press, 1989. Dietz, Ulysses Grant. Paul J. Stankard: Homage to Nature. NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1996. Dohan, Andrew H. The Dictionary o f Paperweight Signature Canes, Identification and Dating. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 1997. Drabeck, Bernard. Magic in the Glass: The Paperweight Artistry o f Charles Kaziun, Jr. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 2002. Gaskill, W illiam . “Patriotic Paperweights,” Glass Tidings

Newsletter, Northern California Paperweight Collectors Association. Vol. 7, No. 3, Dec. 2001. Hall, Bob. “Salvadors Concentries,” Cambridge Paperweight Circle Newsletter. No. 79, Aug. 2002. Hall, Robert G. Old English Paperweights. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1998. — Scottish Paperweights. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1999. Hawley, John D. The Art o f the Paperweight: The Boston

&Sandwich and New England Glass Companies. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 1997.

— The Glass Menagerie: A Study o f Silhouette Canes in Antique Paperweights. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 1995.

History o f Baccarat Modern Paperweights, (A), (pamphlet) Baccarat, Inc., December 1977. Hollister, Paul, Jr. The Encyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights. NY: Clarkson N. Potter, Bramhall House, 1969.

— Glass Paperweights o f the New-York Historical Society. NY: Clarkson N. Potter, 1974. Hollister, Paul, Jr. and Dwight P. Lanmon. Paperweights: “Flowers which clothe the meadows. Corning, NY: The Corning Museum of Glass, 1978. Ingold, Gerard. The Art o f the Paperweight: Saint Louis [Revised edition]. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 1996. ”

Jargstorf, Sibylle. Paperweights. West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1991. Jokelson, Paul. Sulphides: The Art o f Cameo Incrustation. NY: Thomas A. Nelson, 1968. Kordasiewicz, Marek. Glass Paperweights: The Heritage o f

the 19th Century Riesengebirge and Isergebirge Glassworks. Zabrze, Poland: AMKOR, 2002.

(Bilingual Edition: Polish/English translation). Kulles, George N. Identifying Antique Paperweights: Lampwork. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 1987.

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— Identifying Antique Paperweights: Millefori. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 1985. Mackay, James. Glass Paperweights. NY: Viking Press, 1973. Mahoney, Colin & Debby, and Gary & Marge McClanahan. The Complete Guide to Perthshire Paperweights. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 1995. McCawley, Patricia K. Antique Glass Paperweights from France. London, England: Spink & Son Ltd., 1968. Melvin, Jean S. American Glass Paperweights and Their Makers [Third edition]. NY: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 1970. Rossi, Sarah. A Collector’s Guide to Paperweights. Seacaucus, NJ: Wellfleet Press, 1990. PaulJ. Stankard: Poetry in Glass. Exhibition booklet. Neenah, WI: Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, 1990. Selman, Lawrence H. All About Paperweights. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 1992. — The Art o f the Paperweight. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 1988.

— Songs Without Words: The Art o f the Paperweight— Rick Ayotte. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 1997. Selman, Lawrence H. and Linda Pope-Selman. Paperweights for Collectors. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 1975. Tarshis, Dena. Objects o f Fantasy: Glass Inclusions o f the Nineteenth Century. Santa Cruz, CA: Paperweight Press, 2001. Terris, Colin. The Charlton Standard Catalogue o f Caithness Paperweights [First edition]. Toronto, Ontario: The Charlton Press, 1999.

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Estimates provided reflect current trends. Use them as a guideline when placing your bids.

All initial bids must be in hand by 5 pm Pacific time on April 25, 2003. Bidding will continue until the winner of each lot is deter­ mined. All lots will be sold at one increment over the second high­ est bidder. L. H. Selman Ltd. has absolute discretion to settle any disputes.

A reserve is a confidential minimum price below which a lot gen­ erally will not be sold. In some cases L. H. Selman Ltd. has agreed with the consignor to accept a reserve. L. H. Selman Ltd. reserves the right to place bids on behalf of the consignor up to the amount of the reserve. Bids below reserve may be considered null at the sole discretion of L. H. Selman Ltd. In this event, the con­ signor has the right to recover consigned lots which do not reach the minimum price reserved.

Successful bidders will be invoiced for the total amount due at the auctions close. Unsuccessful bidders will not be contacted. Successful bidders must pay a 10% commission on the hammer price of each item, plus applicable tax and shipping fees. Shipping will be billed at cost, plus handling and insurance. Items will be shipped to domestic buyers via FedEx two-day air unless otherwise specified by the buyer, and to overseas buyers by air mail. The buyer will be charged for any increased costs in shipping, including postage, handling and insurance. Payment is due on receipt of invoice; after 15 days a 2% per month penalty on monies owed will be charged. All checks must be drawn on U. S. banks. If payment is made by credit card, a sur­ charge will appear on the invoice at the following rates: American Express, 5%; VISA, MasterCard or Discover, 3%. Purchases will not be shipped to the buyer until the full price has been paid.

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Reserves

Exhibition The items will be available for inspection at 123 Locust Street, Santa Cruz, California, by appointment only (800 538-0766, 831 427-1177). No appointments will be made for the closing day of the auction.

Spring 2003


A rt Glass

$25.00

978093375650252500

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L.H. Selman Ltd.'s Spring 2003 Paperweight Price Guide & Auction  

Auction Number 30

L.H. Selman Ltd.'s Spring 2003 Paperweight Price Guide & Auction  

Auction Number 30