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Part I: A ntique Paperweights & R elated O bjects 1. Very rare antique Baccarat four-flower bouquet paper­ weight. A claret pompon, with yellow star cane stamens, centers the arrangement, bordered by two Type-I pansies, each with two, shaded, purple, upper petals, and a trio of cobalt blue and white arrowhead cane lower petals. A white double clematis, surrounded by five green leaves, blooms at the top of the bouquet, while a red bud, green leaves, and twisted stems complete the design, over clear star-cut ground. The clematis and pansies each have matching pale yellow star/honeycomb centers. Diameter 3 9/16". $14,000-18,000 “In contrast to the work of the other French factories, Baccarat produced conspicuously formal floral arrangements. These masterfully portrayed flowers combine to form a delightful garden, The millefiori cane sections that compose the bottom of the pansies indicate that this weight was pro­ duced in the early part of the classic period” -T h e Art o f the

Paperweight—Challenging Tradition. * The Art of the Paperweight—Challenging Tradition, No. 24 * The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, California * MSC Forsythe Center Galleries, Texas A&M University College Station, Texas * Muscatine Art Center, Muscatine, Iowa * Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland * Jones Museum of Glass and Ceramics, Douglas Hill, Maine * Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2. Extremely rare antique Clichy three-flower bouquet paperweight. The bouquet is topped by a pink flower, with six millefiori petals, around a pink, green, and white complex cane center, which shares an erect green stem with two small pink buds. A purple lampwork blossom and slender purple bud, fill one side of the bouquet, while a maroon and white millefiori flower, and matching bud comprise the other. The three leafy, green stems of the flowers are gathered and tied with a narrow pink ribbon. “Some fantas­ tic flowers have petals fashioned from lengths of the 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 exercise of imagination that repre­ sents paperweight-making at its best.” — Encyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights. Clear ground. Diameter 2 15/16". $15,000-20,000

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3. Very rare antique Clichy pink millefiori rose and bud paper­ weight. The simple, yet elegant, rose is composed of a single complex cane, formed by close rings of flattened pink tubes, around a bundle of pale yellow rods. Five green petals frame the flower, as it grows on a long, curved, dark, green stem, with a companion pink bud and four shaded green leaves, over clear ground. Many Clichy paperweights contain this cane, but it is rare to discover a single flower weight where the rose is used as the flower head. Diameter 2 13/16". $16,000-25,000 4. Extremely rare antique Clichy millefiori and lampwork bou­ quet paperweight. A pink complex cane rose, with a center of yellow bundled rods, serves as the centerpiece for the arrangement, which includes assorted lampwork flowers, buds, and dark green leaves, on clear ground. Two of the flowers are cobalt blue, one is pale yellow, one is white, and one is pink and white striped. Painted in white enamel with exhibit accession number. Diameter 2 3/4". $7000-8000 “Clichy artisans grouped an amazing range of flower forms in this bouquet to create an exquisite explosion of color. The tightly gathered flowers, centered on the famous Clichy rose, are remi­ niscent of a delicate bridal b ouquet.” —The Art o f the

P aperweight—C hallenging Tradition. The Art of the Paperweight-Challenging Tradition, No. 22 * The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, California * MSC Forsythe Center Galleries, Texas A&M University College Station, Texas * Muscatine Art Center, Muscatine, Iowa * Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland * Jones Museum of Glass and Ceramics, Douglas Hill, Maine * Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

5. Rare antique Baccarat blue flower and buds paperweight. The flower is composed of five cobalt blue petals, outlined in white, surrounding a yellow and red center, with short spaced yellow rays. Four green leaves, and two blue and white twisted buds share a stem with the flower, which is bordered by six additional green leaves, on clear star-cut ground. Diameter 2 3/4". $4000-6000

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6. Very nice antique Clichy circular millefiori garlands on rose pompadour color ground paperweight. The well-centered design contains a large white, green, and red, complex pastry mold cane, encircled by a ring of green, white, and red pastry mold canes. The border is surrounded by a spaced ring of five purple, circular garlands, alternating with five green-centered, white star canes, on an opaque pink color ground, (minor scratches). Diameter 3 3/16". $4230-5300 7. Rare antique Clichy signed close packed millefiori paperweight. An abundance of assorted complex canes fills the piece, including a green, pink, and white complex “C � signature cane, all resting within a basket of spaced white staves. Also included are three unusual flower canes, each composed of several yellow rods, encircled by a ring of pink whorls, and bordered by four, spaced, green staves. This cane could have been a prototype for the trademark Clichy rose, leading to the possibility that this is an early weight from the famed factory. Diameter 3 1/4". $4500-6000 8. Exceptional antique Clichy scattered millefiori on opaque turquoise color ground paperweight. A large maroon, blue, and white complex cog cane is centered by assorted, spaced, complex millefiori, on an opaque bright blue color ground. The design includes arrow, star, cross, bull’s-eye, and floret canes, as well as an unusual bird silhouette cane, and a white and green rose, which rests at the border of the piece. This color ground is one of the most celebrated of the colors from the Clichy factory. Diameter 3 1/8". $3250-4000

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portant antique Baccarat dated close packed millefiori :rweight. The piece contains a close arrangement of assorted, colorful complex millefiori, including shamrock, star, arrow, leaf, flower, and pink rose canes. A large cobalt blue and white signature/date cane is pressed into one edge of the design, bearing the words, “Baccarat 21 April 1858”, in blue letters on white ground, “..the only other weights known to date from that decade, the close millefiori weights, of which several were made to commemorate the visit of Marchal Canrobert to Baccarat in 1858. In these, large opaque white tooth-edged cane bears in blue the inscription ‘Baccarat, 21, Avril 1858’ above a sprig of laurel. Marechal Canrobert (1809-95) had recently distinguished himself in the Crimea and was to gain further honors in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870.” ^Encyclopedia o f Glass Paperweights. Lf A Diameter 2 11/16". A f\ L' t \ C' \ $8000-10,000 10. Rare antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly and wheatflower paperweight. The butterfly, with marbled millefiori wings and a dark purple body, hovers over a double-tiered, blue-spotted, white wheatflower. The flower is crowned by six radiating green leaves, and shares a stem with six additional green leaves, over clear star-cut ground. “Butterflies placed above flat flowers in a three-dimensional layering process were a Baccarat specialty.” -Paperweights: Flowers which clothe

the meadows. Diameter 3".

$6500-8500

11. Very nice antique Saint Louis pink dahlia paperweight. The flower, with several layers of overlapping, striped pink petals, around a yellow and blue cog cane center, is surrounded by six, spaced green leaves, on clear star-cut ground. Diameter 2 3/4". $3500-4500

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12. Unusual antique Saint Louis silhouettes and concentric millefiori paperweight. The black silhouettes of a dancing woman and devil rest on a pink and white crimped center cane, which is encir­ cled by a ring of seven dancing devil silhouette canes. The remainder of the piece is composed of four concentric rings of large complex canes, in pink, white, red, blue, and green, resting on a basket of cobalt blue rods. Diameter 3 3/16". $6300-8000 13. Antique Baccarat faceted green snake paperweight. A greenspotted pale green snake, with a dark green stripe running the length of its back, coils on a cushion of fluffy white upset muslin. Six-sided top facet and fancy-cut sides. An air ring is trapped between the snake's coils. Diameter 3 3/16". $5000-7000

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14. Antique Baccarat faceted green-flash overlay trefoil garlands and Gridels paperweight. The piece contains a central six-point star/arrow complex cane, encircled by a ring of green and white canes, which are surrounded by a pair of interlaced trefoil garlands, one in white and green, and one in red and white. A Gridel silhouette cane is positioned to the inside of each of the six outward loops of the garlands, over clear ground. Dark green-flash overlay, with six and one facets, and a ring of short finger facets around the lower edge (minor wear and chips). Diameter 3 1/4". $6000-7500 15. Very rare antique Clichy signed millefiori piedouche paper­ weight. A rare complex “C ” signature cane rests just off-center, nes­ tled among four clusters of close packed complex millefiori, in green, white, pink, red, and blue. Two concentric rings of complex canes encircle the border, over a pedestal of alternating blue and white staves. Clear footed base. Height 2 1/16", diameter 2 7/16". $7000-10,000

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16. Antique Saint Louis two-flower bouquet on blue color ground paperweight. A yellow-centered red clematis is paired with a white double clematis, with ridged petals, and a yellow and red center. The flowers are surrounded by five dark green leaves, and share a long curved stem, on cobalt blue ground. Diameter 2 15/16". $5000-6500 17. Exceptional antique Baccarat "thousand petal" rose paper­ weight. The large flower is composed of numerous, close, furled, red petals, bordered by a ring of seven red petals, which curve outward. Seven green leaves crown the rose, as it blooms on a curved green stem, with six additional green leaves, over clear ground. “So called because of its numerous petals, the unmistakable splendor of the "thousand petaled" rose speaks of a love with boundless intensity. The blood-red color of the bloom alludes to the passion of the sender. This type of flower is also sometimes referred to as a cabbage rose because of its tightly furled petals.” —The Art o f the Paperweight—Challenging Tradition.. Diameter 2 15/16". $4000-6000

18. Antique Clichy blue and white swirl paperweight. A pinwheel design is formed by curved ribbons of alternating cobalt blue and white, which emanate from a white and red complex star cane. Diameter 2 5/8". $1400-2000 19. Antique Saint Louis faceted upright bouquet and torsade paperweight. The five-flower bouquet is crowned by a large red clematis, which is framed by two lampwork flowers, in white and cobalt blue, and two cane flowers, in mauve and yellow. Four long green leaves are spaced around the bouquet, with a common stem extending down to the clear ground. A blue and white spiralencased, twist torsade and two air rings surround the arrangement. Rounded dome, with six large side facets (wear). Diameter 3 1/4". $1500-2500

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20. Antique Clichy millefiori garlands on sodden snow paper­ weight. A large pink, white, and green pastry mold cane centers the piece, encircled by an uneven garland of light blue complex star canes, which are bordered by a spaced ring of five green and pink canes. A five-point star-shaped garland surrounds the periphery, composed of alternating pink and green complex canes, a few of which are missing from one section. The design rests on white sodden snow ground. Diameter 3 1/4". $1400-2000 21. Antique Clichy faceted millefiori chequer paperweight. The piece contains a central pink and green rose, encircled by two rings of spaced complex canes, in vibrant shades of green, pink, red, blue, purple, and white, which are divided by short sections of white latticinio, over a bed of parallel white latticinio rods. Top facet, and two rows of five oval side facets, divided by five vertical grooves. Star-cut base. Diameter 2 5/8". $3000-4000

23. Antique Clichy millefiori chequer paperweight. The design contains twenty spaced, colorful, complex canes, including a central maroon ruffled cane, and a pink and green rose, which are divided by short sections of white latticinio, on parallel strips of white latticinio. Diameter 2 1/2". $2500-3500 24. Antique Clichy scattered millefiori paperweight. The piece is composed of assorted colorful complex canes, including one white rose, and a pink and green rose, on clear ground. Diameter 2 7/8". $1400-1800 25. Antique Clichy scattered millefiori, with two roses, paper­ weight. The piece is filled with an assortment of complex canes, in pink, green, cobalt blue, red, purple, and white, including one pink and green rose, and one white and pink rose, on clear ground. Diameter 2 7/8". $1300-1600

22. Antique Clichy millefiori chequer paperweight, with three rose canes. A large pink and green rose is centered by two spaced concen­ tric rings of assorted complex canes in green, red, pink, blue, purple, maroon, and white, which are divided by short segments of white latticinio, over parallel strips of white latticinio. A rare blue rose rests within the inner ring of canes, while a white and green rose resides at the border. Diameter 3". $2500-3500

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26. Antique Clichy spaced millefiori on sodden snow paper­ weight. An assortment of complex canes, in pink, green, red, light blue, cobalt blue, purple, yellow, and white, are nestled in a ground of white sodden snow. Diameter 3". $1500-2500 27. Antique Clichy scattered pink and green millefiori on sodden snow paperweight. The piece contains a central green and white floret/cog cane, which is surrounded by assorted complex canes, in various combinations of pink, green, and white, on sodden snow ground. Diameter 3". $2500-3500 28. Antique Clichy cinquefoil millefiori garlands on blue color ground paperweight. A trio of pink and white canes are encircled by two concentric rings of white complex star canes, which are bordered by a pair of interlaced cinquefoil garlands, on translucent cobalt blue ground. The garlands are composed of complex floret/cog canes, and alternate between white and green, and white and red. Diameter 3 1/8". $2500-3500

29. Antique Clichy trefoil millefiori garland on ruby ground paperweight. Seven spaced, complex, pastry mold canes, are surrounded by a trefoil garland, composed of white and blue star canes, alternating with green, white, and red cog canes, on translucent ruby ground. The spaced canes are comprised of various combinations of white, green, and red. Diameter 3". $2500-3500 30. Antique Clichy close concentric millefiori paperweight, the clear glass set with six rows of assorted millefiori, in shades of red, cobalt blue, green, pink, aqua, turquoise and white, around a composite crimp cog cane at center, within a basket of opaque red and white staves (internal crack in base). Diameter 3 1/16". $1000-1500 31. Antique Saint Louis low-domed concentric millefiori paper­ weight. The design is composed of a white and pale yellow complex star cane center, encircled by six concentric rings of assorted complex canes, in shades of red, cobalt blue, green, pink, pale yellow, and white, bordered by a ring of green and white staves. The base appears to have been ground down. Diameter 2 13/16". $1000-1500

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32. Antique Clichy blue and white swirl paperweight. A red and white pastry mold cane rests at the center of radiating curved ribbons, in alternating light blue and white. Diameter 2 3/4". $1500-2000 33. Antique Clichy concentric millefiori paperweight. A cluster of four white and pink star/bull’s-eye canes centers the design, encircled by six close concentric rings of assorted complex canes, in green, pink, cobalt blue, light blue, and white, within a cobalt blue and white stave basket. Diameter 3". $2500-3500 34. Antique Clichy faceted spaced concentric millefiori paper­ weight. A central pink and green rose cane, is encircled by two concentric rings of complex cog canes, in green and cobalt blue, and bordered by a garland of red complex cog canes, alternating with trios of white edelweiss canes, on clear ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 1/2". $1200-1600

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35. Antique Clichy faceted spaced concentric millefiori paper­ weight. A central green pastry mold cane, is encircled by a garland of light pink canes, and bordered by a ring of cobalt blue canes, alternating with pairs of white stars, on clear ground. Five and one facets (minor chips). Diameter 2 3/16". $700-1000 36. Antique Clichy spaced millefiori on upset muslin paper­ weight. A large pink and white complex cross cane, is centered by assorted complex canes, in red, green, purple, blue, pink, maroon, and white, on white upset muslin. Diameter 2 1/4". $800-1200 37. Antique Clichy faceted spaced millefiori paperweight. A velvety, dark purple, complex cog cane is centered by a vivid assort­ ment of complex cog and pastry mold canes, in pink, green, blue, red, purple, yellow, and white, on white upset muslin. Five and one facets. Diameter 2 1/8". $1400-1800

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38. Antique Saint Louis two-color crown paperweight. Red and green twists, alternate with ribbons of spiraling white latticinio, radiating from a yellow, blue, and white, star/cross cane center. Diameter 2 5/8". $1000-1500 39. Antique Saint Louis looped garland millefiori paperweight, with a propeller-shaped design of complex canes, the individual loops alternating in color between white and salmon, set on an opaque turquoise ground. Saint louis produced these pieces to compete with the popular Clichy swirl weight. (See the Art o f the Paperweight , p.84; The Encyclopedia o f Glass Paperweight , p. 90; Paperweights fo r Collectors, p. 57) Diameter 3". $3250-4500 40. Antique Saint Louis concentric millefiori mushroom and torsade paperweight. The tuft of the mushroom is composed of a large white and cobalt blue star/cog complex cane center, encircled by a ring of pink and white hollow cog canes, and bordered by a ring of cobalt blue and white star canes. A pink latticinio-encased, white, twist torsade, surrounds the cobalt blue stem of the mushroom, on clear star-cut ground. A pair of uneven air rings border the torsade, and dark cullet is visible on one side, near the base. Diameter 2 7/8". $1300-2000

41. Antique Saint Louis white camomile on swirling pink lat­ ticinio paperweight. The well-formed camomile, composed of mul­ tiple rings of C-shaped white canes, is bordered by a white bud, four serrated green leaves, and a curved green stem, on a double-swirl pink latticinio cushion. Diameter 2 7/8". $1700-2000 42. Antique Saint Louis pink camomile and garland paperweight. The camomile, or pompon, has a complex star cane center, in yellow, blue, red, and white, which is surrounded by several rings of C-shaped pink canes. A red bud and two green leaves protrude from behind the flower, which grows on a thick green stem, with two additional green leaves, over clear star-cut ground. The design is completed with a border garland of alternating blue and white complex canes (minor chips). Diameter 3 1/16". $2000-3000 43. Antique Saint Louis pink camomile and bud paperweight. The full flower, composed of rings of partially flattened pink tubes, around a complex star cane center, blooms on a stem with a red bud and four large green leaves, on a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Diameter 2 1/2". $2000-3000

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44. Antique Saint Louis fuchsia on swirling latticinio paper­ weight. A dark pink and cobalt blue fuchsia blossom, is attached by a thin stem to a golden branch, with a pair of dark pink buds and four light green leaves, on a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Diameter 2 15/16". $3000-4000 45. Antique Saint Louis faceted millefiori nosegay paperweight. Four complex cog cane flowers, in pink, blue, yellow, and white, are bordered by five, bright, green leaves and stems, over clear ground. Small circular top facet, encircled by a ring of seven printies, and five, large, oval, side facets. Diameter 2 7/8". $1400-1800

47. Antique Saint Louis honeycomb-faceted cherries paperweight. Two red cherries grow from a golden branch, with three rigid green leaves, over clear ground. All-over honeycomb facets. Diameter 2 3/4". $3000-4000 48. Antique Saint Louis strawberries on latticinio paperweight. Two dark red strawberries, ripen on stems with a blue-centered white blossom and green leaves, on double-swirl white latticinio. Diameter 2 11/16". $3000-4000

46. Antique Saint Louis patterned millefiori garland vase with five pistachio and salmon complex canes set around a salmon and Persian blue bull’s-eye/star cane, inside a garland of complex star-shaped canes and cog canes alternating between salmon and cadmium green in the base. The cup of the vase has been engraved with vines of grapes and branches of peaches. A spiraling cobalt blue and white latticinio twist torsade encircles the mouth of the vase. Height 6 3/5", diameter of base 3". $3000-4000

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49. Antique Saint Louis five-flower millefiori nosegay paper­ weight. The nosegay is composed of five complex cane flowers, in white, blue, yellow, and pink, which are bordered by six large green leaves and have gathered stems, on clear diamond-cut ground. Diameter 3 1/4". $1000-1300 50. Antique Saint Louis millefiori nosegay and garland paper­ weight. The piece contains a nosegay of four complex cane flowers, five red berries, five radiating dark green leaves, and a stem, which is encircled by a millefiori border garland, on diamond-cut amber-flash ground. The garland is composed of green, pink, and white star/cog canes, alternating with pink, white, and blue star/bull's-eye canes. Diameter 3 1/8". $1000-1300 51. Antique Saint Louis two-flower bouquet paperweight. A purple and dark yellow pansy, and a six-petaled white flower, nod away from each other, on stems with two green leaves, over clear dia­ mond-cut ground. Diameter 2 15/16". $2000-3000

52. Antique Saint Louis pelargonium and garland paperweight. The pelargonium, or geranium, has a yellow center and five cobalt blue petals, outlined in white, which curl under at the outer edges. Five light green leaf tips protrude from behind the blossom, as it grows on a stem with two green leaves, on clear star-cut ground. A millefiori garland, of alternating blue and yellow canes, encircles the border of the piece. Diameter 2 7/16". $4000-6000 53. Antique Saint Louis faceted upright bouquet paperweight. The delicate bouquet consists of five lampwork and millefiori flowers, in shades of pink, blue, yellow, and white, with green leaves and gathered stems, over clear diamond-cut ground. All-over circular facets. Diameter 2 13/16". $3000-4000 54. Antique Saint Louis faceted upright bouquet paperweight. A pink lampwork flower centers the bouquet, surrounded by four lampwork and cane flowers, in blue and white, with green leaves and a common stem. The clear star-cut ground is encircled by a white spiral-encased white twist torsade, with two air ring inclusions. All-over geometric facets. Diameter 2 13/16". $2730-3500

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55. Antique Saint Louis cobalt blue double clematis on jasper ground paperweight. The flower, composed of two tiers of cobalt blue petals, around a pink, white, and blue cog cane center, is bordered by serrated green leaves and a short curled stem, on red, pink, and white jasper ground. Diameter 211/16". $1000-1500 56. Antique Saint Louis nosegay on swirling latticinio paper­ weight. The five-flower nosegay has a central pale lavender blossom, which is surrounded by four cane flowers, two each, in blue and coral. The flowers are framed by five light green leaves, and a long curved stem, on a cushion of fine, double-swirl, white latticinio. A strand of cullet floats over the ground, near the outer edge. Diameter 2 1/4". $1000-1500 57. Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori paperweight. The piece contains colorful whole and partial complex canes, twists, rods, and latticinio. Diameter 3 1/8". $650-900

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58. Antique Saint Louis red and white jasper ground paperweight, with center complex cane of pistachio, red and white. Diameter 2 1/4". $500-600 59. Antique Saint Louis jasper spoke paperweight. A red and white latticinio turban-swirl, is centered by a spaced ring of eight complex canes, which alternate with white rod spokes, dividing panels of jasper. The panels alternate between blue and white, and red and white, and are bordered by a red, white, and green filigree torsade. One white spoke is missing from the design (small bruise on side). Diameter 3 1/16". $700-1200 60. Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori paperweight. The piece is composed of whole and partial complex canes, rods, twists, and latticinio, in red, blue, green, pink, yellow, and white. Diameter 2 7/8". $1500-2500

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61. Antique Baccarat faceted Joan of Arc sulphide on color ground paperweight. A white sulphide of Joan of Arc, holding a sword, is framed by two curved branches of laurel leaves and oak leaves, on translucent green ground. Top facet and all-over geometric side facets (minor chips). Diameter 3 1/2". $2750-3500

64. Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori and Gridel silhouette canes paperweight. The Gridel silhouette canes of a rooster, a goat, and a pair of lovebirds, are scattered among an assortment of color­ ful complex millefiori, including shamrock, cross, star, bull's-eye, and arrow canes. Diameter 2 3/4". $2750-3500

62. Antique Baccarat faceted turquoise overlay circular millefiori garlands paperweight. A symmetrical design, with a spaced ring of six circular garlands, around a central garland, within a turquoiseover-white double overlay. The outer garlands alternate between red complex star canes, and white complex cog canes, while the inner garland is composed of stardust/bull’s-eye canes. A complex cane rests within each of the seven circlets. Top facet and two rows of side facets. Diameter 3 1/16". $3500-4500

65. Antique Baccarat close packed millefiori mushroom and tor­ sade paperweight. The piece contains a close packed millefiori mush­ room, with assorted complex shamrock, star, whorl, and leaf canes. The mushroom's thick stem extends down to a clear star-cut ground, encircled by a blue spiral-encased white latticinio torsade. Diameter 2 13/16". $1300-1700

63. Antique Baccarat dated spaced millefiori and Gridels lowdomed paperweight. The piece is composed of a “B 1849” signature/date cane, assorted complex canes, and the Gridel silhouette canes of a pair of lovebirds, a squirrel, a goat, a rooster, and a dog, on white upset muslin (repolished and chip). Diameter 2 9/16". $3000-4000

66. Antique Baccarat scattered millefiori on upset muslin paper­ weight. The piece contains a scattered assortment of colorful complex canes, in cobalt blue, red, green, yellow, purple, and white, including a pink rose portrait cane, on white upset muslin. Diameter 2 3/4". $2500-3500

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67. Antique Baccarat white and blue anemone paperweight. The flower is composed of six ridged, white petals, rimmed in cobalt blue, which surround a red and white stardust/bull's-eye cane center. Five spaced green leaves border the edges of the blossom, on a thick green stem, with two additional green leaves, over clear star-cut ground. Diameter 2 7/16". $1100-1500 68. Antique Baccarat faceted yellow pompon and garland paper­ weight. The central pompon consists of a complex cane center, surrounded by numerous rings of pale yellow C-shaped hollow rods. Five green leaves and two slender red buds radiate from around the upper half of the flower, which is attached to a curved stem bearing an additional two leaves. The design is completed by a complex millefiori border garland, on clear star-cut ground. Five and one facets. Diameter 2 3/4". $3500-4500

70. Antique Baccarat faceted white clematis buds paperweight. A closed white bud tops a vine, with four partially open white buds and green leaves, on clear star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 7/8". $2000-2500 71. Antique Baccarat faceted pink clematis buds paperweight. Five pink clematis buds, sprout from a vine with two pairs of oppos­ ing green leaves, over clear star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 15/16". $2250-3000 72. Antique Baccarat blue gentian paperweight. Three, bell-shaped, cobalt blue gentians, their rims edged in white, are attached to a vine with a small cobalt blue bud and several dark green leaves, on clear star-cut ground. Diameter 2 13/16". $3750-4500

69. Antique Baccarat fluted primrose paperweight. The large prim­ rose has a stardust/bull’s-eye cane center, which is surrounded by five, heart-shaped, pink petals, over a layer of matching white petals, whose tips curl upward. Five spaced green leaves protrude from behind the flower, and six green leaves share its stem, over clear star-cut ground. Close vertical flutes surround the lower half of the piece. Diameter 2 7/8". $1400-1800

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73. Antique Baccarat faceted wheatflower and millefiori garland paperweight. The flower has two tiers of light blue-spotted white petals, around a large red, white, and blue star/arrow, complex cane center, and blooms on a stem with a small white bud and green leaves, over clear star-cut ground. A complex millefiori garland bor­ ders the design, with alternating cog and arrow canes of white and red. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 13/16". $5300-7000 74. Antique Baccarat wheatflower and garland paperweight. The wheatflower, with a blue and white stardust/bull's-eye complex cane center, surrounded by two layers of light blue-spotted white petals, grows on a stem with two clusters of three green leaves. Seven additional leaves frame the blossom, while a garland of alternating blue and white complex canes borders the piece, on clear ground. Diameter 3 1/8". $4500-6500 75. Antique Baccarat Dupont pansy and bud paperweight. A pur­ ple and dark amber pansy, with a stardust/bull's-eye complex cane center, is crowned by three spaced green leaves. The flower stands atop a long curved green stem, with a purple and yellow bud and green leaves, on clear star-cut ground. Diameter 2 15/16". $500-800

76. Antique Baccarat pansy and bud paperweight. The large pansy is composed of two purple petals and three, black-striped, purpletipped, yellow lower petals, which encircle a stardust/bull’s-eye complex cane center. A purple and yellow bud sprouts to one side of the flower, on stems with green leaves, over clear star-cut ground. Diameter 2 9/16". $700-850 77. Antique Baccarat blue primrose paperweight. The large primrose, with five heart-shaped, white-rimmed, cobalt blue petals, around a white and red stardust/bull’s-eye complex cane center, is bordered by five spaced green leaves. It blooms on a curved, dark green stem, with two trios of green leaves, over clear ground. Diameter 3 1/16". $1000-1400 78. Antique Clichy Lafayette sulphide on color ground paper­ weight. The piece contains a white sulphide of Lafayette, wearing a military uniform, on translucent cobalt blue ground. Diameter 2 11/16". $500-650

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79. Antique Baccarat interlaced trefoil millefiori garlands paper­ weight. A central red cross/white stardust complex cane, is encircled by a ring of white and green stardust/bull’s-eye canes, and bordered by a pair of interlaced trefoil garlands. One of the garlands is composed of white and light blue complex canes, and the other of green-centered white and pink complex canes. A large complex stardust cane rests within each of the six outer loops of the garlands, over clear ground. Diameter 3 1/16". $1300-2000 80. Antique Baccarat Dupont circular millefiori garlands paper­ weight. A spaced ring of six circular garlands, which alternate between green complex arrow canes, and white complex stardust canes, encircle a central ring of white complex cog canes, on clear ground. A complex cane of either red, cobalt blue, or white, is centered with­ in each of the circular garlands. Diameter 2 3/4". $1100-1500 81. Antique Baccarat Dupont patterned millefiori paperweight. An usual design, with a purple, white, and green complex cane center, encircled by a ring of white and red complex star canes, and bordered by a spaced ring of white and blue circular garlands, which are intersected by a ring of red, white, and green complex canes, over clear ground. Diameter 2 3/4". $500-800

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82. Antique Baccarat Dupont interlaced trefoil millefiori garlands paperweight. The piece contains a green, white, and pink complex cog cane center, encircled by a ring of pink and white-striped canes, which is bordered by a pair of interlaced trefoil garlands, over clear ground. Diameter 2 5/8". $350-500 83. Antique Baccarat Dupont circular millefiori garlands paper­ weight. A ring of six, spaced, circular garlands, which alternate between pink and red complex canes, surround a central ring of red canes, on clear ground. A white and cobalt blue complex star cane rests at the center of each of the six outer garlands, while the center circlet is punctuated by a green, white, and red star/bull’s-eye cane. Diameter 3". $550-750 84. Antique Baccarat Dupont spaced concentric millefiori paper­ weight. The piece is composed of a central “false” 1848 date cane, which is encircled by five spaced, concentric rings of assorted complex canes, on clear ground. This paperweight is attributed to maker Dupont, circa 1930s. Diameter 2 3/4". $300-500

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85. Antique Saint Louis blue dahlia on swirling latticinio minia­ ture paperweight. The multi-tiered cobalt blue flower, grows on a stem with three green leaves, on a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Diameter 1 15/16". $2000-3000 86. Antique Baccarat pink flower miniature paperweight. The flower, composed of eight ribbed, pink petals, around a stardust/ bull's-eye cane center, grows on a short stem, with five green leaves, on clear star-cut ground. Diameter 1 11/16". $1000-1500 87. Antique Baccarat white clematis and millefiori garland minia­ ture paperweight. A small flower, with seven ridged white petals, a star/arrow complex cane center, five green leaves and stem, is encircled by a complex millefiori garland, on clear ground. Diameter 2". $1500-2000 88. Antique Baccarat white clematis miniature paperweight. The flower, with two tiers of ridged white petals, around a white and red stardust/bull’s-eye cane center, grows on a stem bordered by two white buds and green leaves. Three additional green leaves frame the flower, over clear star-cut ground. Diameter 1 7/8". $1200-1800

89. Antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori miniature paper­ weight. A cobalt blue and white pastry mold cane is centered by a ring of six pink and green rose canes, on clear ground. The border of the piece is encircled by a garland of purple and white pastry mold canes, alternating with pairs of small green moss canes. Diameter 1 13/16". $1000-1500 90. Antique Clichy patterned millefiori miniature paperweight. A white and green rose cane is encircled by a ring of cobalt blue and white complex canes, and surrounded by a border ring of pink and white canes, alternating with pairs of small green, pink, and white canes, on clear ground. Diameter 1 3/4". $900-1200 91. Antique Clichy millefiori nosegay paperweight. Three complex cane flowers, in red, pink, and cobalt blue, are surrounded by five spaced, dark green leaves and a stem, over clear ground. Diameter 2 1/8". $600-1000 92. Antique Baccarat rock, or mountains o f the moon, miniature paperweight. The piece contains two sandy mounds, with scattered green and silver flecks. Diameter 2 1/16". $200-350

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93. Antique Sandwich Glass Company weedflower paperweight. The flower is composed of a gold-speckled, red, white, and blue, complex cane center, surrounded by two white upper petals, and two dark pink and blue lower petals, which are divided by a blue-striped white petal. Two green leaves share the flower's stem, while another leaf juts from behind the flower, on clear ground. Diameter 2 1/2". $450-700 94. Antique New England Glass Company pink and green leaf spray paperweight. An unusual design, with pink leaves, centered above three green leaves, over a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Diameter 2 1/2". $450-700 95. Antique New England Glass Company fruit bouquet paper­ weight. The piece contains a formal cruciform arrangement, with five blushing pears, four red cherries, and four long green leaves, in a double-swirl white latticinio basket. Diameter 2 5/8". $650-900

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96. Antique New England Glass Company patterned millefiori paperweight. A central blue, pink, and white complex cane, is encircled by three spaced, concentric rings of assorted canes in blue, pink, chartreuse, and white, over double-swirl white latticinio. Diameter 2 3/4". $650-850 97. Antique Sandwich Glass Company pink double poinsettia paperweight. The flower, composed of two layers of pointed pink petals, around a white complex cane center, grows on a stem with three green leaves,on a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Diameter 3". $600-850 98. Antique New England Glass Company blown glass pear paper­ weight. A three-dimensional red and dark yellow pear, rests on a clear, round cookie base. Diameter of base 2 3/4". $800-1200

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99. Antique Sandwich Glass Company blue double poinsettia on jasper ground paperweight. The flower has two tiers of cobalt blue petals, around a red, white, and blue complex cane center, and it shares a stem with two dark green leaves, over red, white, and blue jasper ground. Diameter 3". $800-1000 100. Antique Sandwich Glass Company red poinsettia and bud paperweight. The double-tiered flower, with a bundled rod cane center, blooms on a curved green stem, with three green leaves and a red bud, over a double-swirl white latticinio basket. Diameter 2 3/4". $700-830 101. Antique Sandwich Glass Company red double poinsettia and bud paperweight. The flower is composed of two layers of pointed red petals, around a blue, red, and white complex cane center. It grows on a long green stem, with a tight red bud, and three green leaves, over a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Diameter 3 1/8". $600-830

102. Antique New England Glass Company white clematis and bud paperweight. The demure flower, with five white petals around a blue complex cane center, grows on a stem with a companion bud and two dark green leaves, on a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Diameter 2 5/16". $700-900 103. Antique New England Glass Company blue poinsettia paperweight. The piece contains a double-tiered blue flower, with a white complex cane center, three green leaves, and curved stem, on double-swirl white latticinio. Diameter 2 11/16". $800-900 104. Antique New England Glass Company scrambled millefiori paperweight. The piece is composed of whole and partial complex canes, twists, rods, and white latticinio, including a running rabbit silhouette cane. Unpolished base (minor scratches). Diameter 2 7/8". $150-300

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105. Unusual antique, possibly Val St. Lambert, spaced concentric millefiori paperweight. A pink-collared white center cane, is surrounded by three spaced concentric rings of assorted simple and complex canes, on a white cushion ground. Painted red enamel acces­ sion number on the base, 1939.38. This piece was formerly from the collection of the New-York Historical Society. Diameter 3 9/16". $300-500 106. Antique Val St. Lambert faceted sulphide paperweight. The sulphide of an unidentified man is framed by a five-sided pattern of assorted candy cane-like striped rods in red and white, and green and white, which each have two curled ends. The design rests on powdery cobalt blue ground. Top facet, and two rows of side facets. Diameter 3 1/2”. $750-1000 107. Antique Val St. Lambert millefiori and torsade on color ground paperweight. A green, yellow, red, and white complex center cane, is encircled by a red, white, and blue “barber-pole” twist, in a diamond pattern, or God’s-eye design, and surrounded by a red, white, and blue filigree torsade, on bright yellow ground. Diameter 3 9/16". $325-500

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108. Antique Bacchus concentric millefiori paperweight. The piece contains a central cluster of pink-centered light blue cog canes, which are surrounded by three concentric rings of cross canes, in pink, white, and light aqua. A border garland of white and cobalt blue ruffled canes completes the design. Unpolished base. Diameter 3 5/16". $1000-2000 109. Antique Whitefriars concentric millefiori paperweight. A red, white, and blue center cane is surrounded by five concentric rings of cross canes, in white, blue, red, and pink. Diameter 3". $600-850 110. Antique Whitefriars concentric millefiori miniature paper­ weight. The high-domed piece contains a red and white star cane center, encircled by four concentric rings of assorted canes, in red, white, and blue. This piece was probably made from the top of a bottle stopper. Diameter 2". $350-500

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111. Antique Stourbridge-type concentric millefiori inkwell, with stopper. A dark turquoise and white center cane, is encircled by four rings of canes, in dark pink, turquoise, and white. Height 4", diameter 4". $650-800

114. Antique English high-domed close packed millefiori footed paperweight. The piece contains an assortment of close packed mille­ fiori, in red, blue, green, yellow and white, on a clear footed base. Diameter 3 5/8". $650-900

112. Antique Stourbridge-type high-domed concentric millefiori paperweight. A large dark turquoise and white complex cog cane is centered by three concentric rings of cog canes in dark pink, turquoise, and white, within a white stave basket (minor chips and scratches). Diameter 3 9/16". $500-600

115. Very rare antique dated English chequer/concentric millefiori paperweight, from Alfred Arculus & Co. Blue latticinio rods, loosely arranged around three canes, a center red, white and blue complex cane and two white and red pastry mold canes. Four consecutive canes of white with red numbers create the date “1848” in the concentric circle of alternating star and pastry mold canes of red and white. The outer concentric ring is comprised of blue latticinio rods. Rough pontil mark on base. Diameter 3 1/4". $900-1200

113. Antique Whitefriars crystal vase with a fluted top and concen­ tric millefiori, in pink, green and white, in the rounded base. Height 8 3/8". $550-800

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116. English green glass doorstop with the sulphide of a plaque which reads Complements of the Season, surrounded by a garland of flowers (wear and bruises). Height 5 7/8". Diameter 4". $350-500 117. Antique American Gillinder molded glass turtle paperweight. The piece contains a brown metal turtle, with moveable legs, head, and tail, which is suspended within a molded, hollow, glass dome. Ribbed sides and green paper base. Diameter 3". $300-500

119. Antique Czechoslovakian faceted magnum spoke paper­ weight. Six twists radiate from a central bubble on a red-speckled white umbrella, over a red, blue, and white-speckled ground. Flat top facet, with geometric side facets. Diameter 4 1/8". $200-350 120. Antique Bohemian faceted red and yellow flower paper­ weight. A large, central, upright, red and yellow flower, grows from a multi-colored, speckled, flower pot. Top facet and geometric facets surrounding the sides. Diameter 3 5/8". $150-200

118. Antique Saint Louis pressed glass bust of Napoleon III. Frosted bust, fancy cut clear pedestal. Napoleon III is imprinted at the base of the bust. Signed on the back of the bust is S. Louis DEIOSE (minor wear). Height 7 3/4" Diameter of base 3". $250-450

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121. Antique Czechoslovakian faceted souvenir paperweight. The piece has the initials “S G” on a central red, four-cornered panel, surrounded by rows of red and white curved bands, over multi-colored ground. Flat top facet, and curved side panel facets. Diameter 4 3/4". $200-300 122. Antique Czechoslovakian high-domed trumpet flowers paperweight. Six spaced, multi-colored trumpet flowers grow from a white ground. Diameter 3 3/4". $130-230 123. Ysart Brothers/Vasart era 1946-1956 concentric millefiori paperweight. Three concentric rings of assorted canes in orange, blue, green, red, and white, encircle a central group of four orange and white canes, on clear ground. Unpolished base. Probably made by Salvador Ysart or Vincent Ysart. Diameter 3 1/4". $600-1000 124. Antique Bohemian concentric millefiori and white roses paperweight. A blue and white complex star cane, is centered by a ring of red and white stardust/rod canes, and a border ring of eleven white and green Clichy-type rose canes, on clear ground. Diameter 3 1/2". $700-1000

125. Paul Ysart World War II military badge weight, over multi­ colored frit ground. Polished bottom. Diameter 2 7/8". $1200-2500 126. Antique Bohemian faceted deer sulphide paperweight, with a three-dimensional silver deer on green ground. All-over geometric facets. Diameter 3 1/2". $400-600 127. Antique Czechoslovakian faceted spire paperweight, with five spaced, blue, pink, aqua and white flowers, growing from blue, red, green and white speckled ground. All-over panel facets, with pointed top. Height 5 3/4", diameter 2 3/4". $200-400 128. Nineteenth, or early twentieth-century Nailsea or Kilner, green glass doorstop paperweight, comprised of seven foil flowers in a flowerpot. A carefully finished design (minor wear). Height 5 3/4". Diameter 3". $200-400

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Part II: M odern Paperweights & R elated O bjects

129. Saint Louis 1993 close packed millefiori super magnum newel post. The massive, clear-encased piece is composed of assorted close packed complex millefiori, including silhouette canes and a signature/date cane. Brass base. Limited edition of 2, created exclu­ sively for L. H. Selman Ltd. Height 11"; diameter 6". $8000-10,000

130. Barry Sautner 1998 “Tranquility” sand-carved glass sculp­ ture. An exquisite representation of a woman's torso, with a light blue cloth draped over the right shoulder and breast. Lighted black granite base. Signed/dated. Height of sculpture 9 7/8". $12,000-20,000 131. Randall Grubb “Garden Wall” magnum crystal column sculpture. Stalks of assorted wildflowers, in yellow, blue, mauve, purple, and white, grow around a wall of speckled rocks. Signature cane. Height 9 3/4". $8000-10,000

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132. Mayauel Ward 2003 “Coral Reef” octopus and angelfish large compound vase. A mauve octopus and assorted angelfish swim around coral and seaweed, against a clear background. Signed/dated. Height 11". $900-1200

134. Rick Ayotte 2001 “Tranquility Bouquet” Hallucination glass sculpture. The piece contains a pink rose, pink-centered white roses, rose buds, and green leaves, against a translucent rose-colored back­ ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 7 1/2". $3500-4000

133. Duncan McClellan “Alchemist’s Dream” gold overlay sandcarved magnum glass vessel. The piece is composed of alchemic symbols, in various sizes, covering an iridescent gold-over-translucent blue surface. Signed. Height 21". $5500-6500

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135. Peter Layton “Mirage" flattened, stone-form vase. The piece depicts overlapping layers of russet, brown, and beige sand, against a clear blue sky. Signed. Height 8 1/2". $800-1000 136. Peter Layton “Ebb Tide” multicolored glass bowl. Swirls of blue and beige surround the base of the piece, bordered by layers of red, khaki, and purple, at the top. Signed. Height 6 1/2",diameter 9 3/4". $900-1200 137. Peter Layton“Landscape” clear-encased stone-form vase. The piece depicts scattered green, blue, red, and golden-yellow leaves, on green ground, over pale blue. Signed. Height 8". $500-700

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138. Christian Guenther 2001 “Firefall” rose and amber magnum glass bowl. The piece is composed of scattered, clear, freeform protrusions, extending from a translucent rose and amber surface. Signed/dated. Width 12", height 7 1/4". $630-950

139. Kevin Chong “Untitled” 2003 white and black clear-encased glass vase. The piece is composed of scattered sections of white latticinio and white rods, on black. Height 14". $250-350 140. Charles Lowrie clear flat round glass vessel. The piece has several interior ridges, and a frosted glass panel wrapped around one side. Signed. Height 9 3/4", width 10 1/4". $700-1000

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141. Paul Stankard 1988 “Indian Pipes” blue cloistered botanical block paperweight. The piece contains a realistic rendering of an Indian Pipes plant, with pale pink flowers and leaves, growing from a thin layer of earth, while tangled roots, small pink flowers, and an earth “spirit” reside below ground. Three of the sides are encased in cobalt blue. Signed/dated. Height 5 1/2". $11,000-14,000 142. Paul Stankard faceted pink wild rose paperweight. A pink wild rose, with delicate upright yellow stamens, grows on thorny stems, with three closed buds and multiple green leaves, over clear ground. Five and one facets. “S” signature cane. Diameter 2 5/8". $1400-2500 143. Paul Stankard 1987 “Forget-me-nots” blue flowers paperweight. Several yellow-centered blue forget-me-not flowers bloom on stems, with clusters of small green buds and dark green leaves, over white ground. “S” signature cane on the underside. Dated. Diameter 3 1/16". $1500-2500

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144. Paul Stankard 1991 “Mountain Laurel” flowers on a branch paperweight. The piece contains three white mountain laurel blossoms, on a brown branch, with three buds and green leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16". $1900-2500 145. Paul Stankard 2003 “Pineland Pickerel Weed Bouquet with Berries and Mask” paperweight. A russet-colored ant crawls across a multi-tiered lavender flower, which grows near two additional lavender flowers, three pale pink flowers, red-speckled yellow berries, a signature cane bud, and veined green leaves, on a textured green, moss-covered ground. A green “pate de verre” mask yawns on the underside of the moss. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4". $3500-4500 146. Paul Stankard 2003 “Pineland Flowers Bouquet with Honeybee and Mask” paperweight. A honeybee hovers over three salmon-colored flowers and a bud, red-speckled yellow berries, variegated green leaves, and tendrils, growing from a mossy green mound, while a white “pate de verre” mask nestles in tangled moss on the underside of the piece. An ant and a signature cane bud are also included in the design. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4". $4000-5000

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147. Barry Sautner 2002 “Autumn Nasturtium” red flowers and buds sand-carved paperweight. Dark red nasturtium flowers and buds rest on the top of the piece, while vines of frosted leaves surround the lower half, over a frosted glass base. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/8". $4000-5000

150. Barry Sautner 1993 “Large Blue Clematis” flowers and leaves sand-carved paperweight. Carved cobalt blue clematis flowers and vines cover the top of a textured frosted glass orb, which has carved leaves and vines encircling the sides. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2". $5500-7000

148. Debbie Tarsitano lavender rose on blue ground paperweight. A multi-tiered lavender rose, grows on stems with a purple bud, small white buds, and green leaves, on translucent cobalt blue ground. Circa late 1970s. “T ” signature cane. Diameter 2 11/16". $1500-2500

151. Debbie Tarsitano floral bouquet paperweight. The symmetri­ cal bouquet is composed of four blue flowers, stalks of white buds, and green leaves, on gathered stems, which are tied with a pink ribbon, over clear ground. “DT” signature cane. Diameter 2 11/16". $1000-2000

149. Debbie Tarsitano Metaform lampwork and millefiori collage sculpture paperweight. The design includes lampwork, lace, and millefiori flowers, along with a black and white snake, a pink and blue butterfly, ladybugs, a formed millefiori sphere, a red flame swirl, and a red tic-tack-toe design, on pastel fiber and powder ground. Signature canes. Black marble base. Height 4 1/2". $4500-5500

152. Debbie Tarsitano autumn bouquet paperweight. Two yellow flowers bloom on a branch with a yellow bellflower, clusters of cobalt blue berries, green leaves, and orange leaves, on clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 3 5/16". $1000-2000

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153. Rick Ayotte 2003 “Joy” pink daisy bouquet magnum paper­ weight. The piece is composed of two upright pink, Gerber daisies and two yellow lilies, which are surrounded by assorted flowers in blue, yellow, and pink, with dark green leaves, on translucent green ground. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 10. Diameter 4 1/4". $1800-2500 154. Rick Ayotte 1994 “Sweet Summer Bouquet” paperweight. The lush bouquet contains pink and lavender carnations, daisies, assorted freesias, m iniature yellow mums, buds, and stems of dark and light green leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 50. Diameter 3 13/16". $1500-2500 155. Rick Ayotte 1997 “Pink Pollen Sunrise” hummingbirds and lilies paperweight. A pair of blue-cap starthroat hummingbirds, hover near a branch of pink lilies and buds, on marbled pink and blue ground. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 5. Diameter 3 7/8". $1500-2500

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156. Rick Ayotte 1992 Peace rose bouquet paperweight. Two pale, pink roses bloom next to a partially open pink rose, pink and white buds, and dark leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 50. Diameter 3 11/16". $950-1100 157. Rick Ayotte 1990 “Blueberry Bouquet” pink flowers and berries paperweight. Clusters of plump ripe blueberries are gathered with three multi-tiered, pink blossoms, pink and white buds, and green leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 50. Diameter 3 11/16". $800-1000 158. Rick Ayotte 1999 “GardenMysteries”fairies and flowers paperweight. Two pink-winged fairies rest on a bouquet of blue forget-me-nots, pink and white daisies, assorted buds, and dark green leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 25. Diameter 3 9/16". $1400-2500

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159. Rick Ayotte 1997 “Rainforest Rainbow” Artist Proof tropical bird compound paperweight. A scarlet macaw, with long red tail feathers, perches on a green, red, yellow, and blue shrimp plant, over a layer of broad red and green leaves. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8". $1400-2500

162. Rick Ayotte 1994 American Beauty rose bouquet paper­ weight. Two full, red roses and a partially open bud, are surrounded by small white flowers and dark green leaves, on translucent green ground. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 50. Diameter 3 5/8". $1300-1600

160. Rick Ayotte 1992 red poppy bouquet paperweight. Three upright, dark red poppies are centered among stems of blue and white flowers, buds, and assorted green leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 50. Diameter 3 11/16". $1400-2500

163. Rick Ayotte 1985 red cardinal miniature paperweight. A bright red male cardinal, perches on a branch with three white blossoms and dark green leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 15/16". $600-1000

161. Rick Ayotte 1984 monarch butterfly paperweight. An orange, black, and white monarch butterfly hovers near a branch with a pale orange wood sorrel blossom, buds, and green leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated. Edition #42 of a limited edition of 50. Diameter 3 3/8". $2000-3000

164. Rick Ayotte 2000 cat with frogs in pond magnum paper­ weight. A plump, gray and white cat, crouches at the edge of a pond, surrounded by blooming wildflowers. The cat’s curiosity is picqued by a green frog, who is swimming out from under a lily pad, floating on the translucent blue water. An upright, white water lily also floats on the pond, while two frogs swim underwater. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 25. Diameter 4 3/8". $1600-3000

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165. Jim D’Onofrio 2002 golfer and mouse paperweight. The piece depicts a golfer on the green, who is lying on his stomach next to his putter and golf ball, as he glares at a brown mouse, which is sticking its head out of the hole. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8". $1100-1500

168. Jim D’Onofrio 2003 “Doggie Dreams” daydreaming dog paperweight. A brown-spotted white dog, with white wings, floats above a black-spotted white dog, lying next to a steak, a bone, and a striped sock, on green and brown ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8". $1100-1500

166. Jim D’Onofrio 2002 girl withcrayons paperweight. A blond girl intently colors a picture with crayons, as her black and white dog lies next to her, on a lawn of green grass. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8". $1100-1500

169. Jim D’Onofrio 2001 dalmatian puppies paperweight. Two dalmatian puppies play with a fireman's black boot, yellow glove, and red suspenders, on grass-covered ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8". $1000-1500

167. Jim D’Onofrio 2003 “Fish”trout on sandy ground paper­ weight. The piece contains a fisherman’s light brown creel, and two green and white trout, lying on a sandy bank, at the edge of a blue river. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8". $1100-1500

170. Jim D’Onofrio 2004 “Dog and Cat” compound paper­ weight. The piece depicts a brown-spotted white dog, and a black and white cat, in a yard under blue sky, dotted with white clouds. The dog is playfully moving toward the aloof cat, which has its front paw poised to strike. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4". $1000-1500

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171. Randall Grubb 1994 “Jeannette's Garden” dahlia bouquet magnum paperweight. The bouquet contains a pair of large multi­ tiered dahlias, one red and one purple, with assorted flowers, buds, and green leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 25. Diameter 3 7/8". $900-1500

174. Gordon Smith 1988 bird-of-paradise flowers on blue ground paperweight. A full orange and purple bird-of-paradise flower, grows next to a partially open flower and green leaves, over translucent cobalt blue ground, which has a clear, star-cut center. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16". $700-1000

172. Randall Grubb “Bonsai” tree and blue sky paperweight. A brown tree, bent to one side, grows over green and brown earth, under blue sky, with scattered white clouds. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4". $1000-1500

175. Gordon Smith 1986 lady’s-slipper orchid paperweight. The piece contains a speckled dark pink and green lady’s-slipper orchid, growing from a cluster of three dark green leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16". $700-1000

173. Randall Grubb 1991 lavender plum blossoms paperweight. Clusters of lavender plum blossoms, with upright yellow stamens, grow on a brown branch, with buds and green leaves, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8". $700-1400

176. Gordon Smith 2003 “Koi Pond” fish in pond compound paperweight. An orange-speckled white koi, and two orange-and black-speckled white koi, swim below three flowers, in lavender and yellow, which are growing over the edge of a pond. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2". $2500-3000

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177. Bob Banford pink dahlia and torsade paperweight. The piece contains an upright, multi-tiered, pink dahlia, with yellow stamens and radiating dark green leaves, encircled by a pink and teal twist tor­ sade, on a layer of fine white lace. Signature cane. Diameter 3". $800-1000 178. Bob Banford octagon-faceted snake and flower paperweight. A red- and yellow-striped snake, coils near an upright pink flower, on multicolored sandy ground. Octagon-shaped top facet, and eight, curved, side-panel facets. Signature cane. Diameter 2 5/8". $450-650 179. Delmo Tarsitano strawberry on star-cut ground miniature paperweight. A single red strawberry, with dark green leaves and a curved stem, rests on clear star-cut ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2". $550-800

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180. Chris Buzzini 1993 Artist Proof twisted-stem bouquet paper­ weight. The graceful arrangement is composed of a lavender China rose, a spray of purple lilacs, maroon and white clematis blossoms, small orange flowers, assorted buds, and green leaves, on entwined stems, with trailing roots, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4". $800-1200 181. Chris Buzzini 1996 “Meadow Rue” bouquet paperweight. Clusters of pink and yellow stamens, hang from green petals, on stems with small dark green leaves. The plant grows from behind a piece of a branch, with speckled rocks and wilted blades of grass, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Edition #5 of a limited edition of 10. Diameter 3 3/8". $1200-1500 182. Chris Buzzini 1998 apple blossoms and speedwell paper­ weight. A stem of purple speedwell flowers and buds, compliment a pair of pale pink apple blossoms and dark green leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Edition #14 of a limited edition of 25. Diameter 3 3/8". $1200-1500

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183. Victor Trabucco “Salamander” magnum paperweight. The piece contains a three-dimensional, dark green salamander, next to a plant with an upright red blossom and green leaves, on an earth ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 5". $5000-6000 184. VictorTrabucco 2002 bee and red rose paperweight. The piece contains a black and yellow honeybee, hovering near a multi-tiered red rose, on stems with purple berries and variegated green leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/16". $800-1000 185. Victor Trabucco blue flowers and buds magnum paper­ weight. Three, white-centered, cobalt blue flowers, grow on a brown branch with blue buds and green leaves, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed. Diameter 4". $750-950

186. David and Jon Trabucco 2001 bouquet on lace paperweight. A multi-tiered pale pink rose, two lavender flowers, and green leaves, rest on a layer of white upset muslin. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 5/8". $500-600 187. Victor Trabucco 1998 pears and white blossom paperweight. Two blushing yellow pears grow on a branch, with a white blossom, two white buds, and multiple green leaves, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4". $800-1000 188. Victor Trabucco 2000 “Shakespeare’s Viola” pansy on lace paperweight. The piece contains a large mauve and purple pansy, on a stem with a twisted bud and green leaf, on white upset muslin. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/4". $800-1000

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189. Saint Louis 2000 triple-layer millefiori paperweight. The unique design has a Clichy-type pink rose in the top section, silhouette canes on lace in the center, and close packed millefiori in the base. Signature/date cane. Limited edition of 12. Height 4 1/8". $3500-4500 190. Saint Louis 2001 “Passe Fleur” millefiori paperweight. An unusual design, with a central signature/date cane, encircled by a ring of multicolored staves, and surrounded by four spaced pink and white flowers, on clear ground. The sides of the piece, at the surface, are encircled by two spaced bands of multiple rows of assorted canes. Top facet. Limited edition of 75. Diameter 3 5/8". $1750-2500 191. Saint Louis “Tazza” close packed millefiori footed pedestal bowl. Both the shallow bowl and the base are composed of assorted close packed complex millefiori, while the crystal stem contains double-spiral white latticinio. Signed. Limited edition of 10. Height 4 1/2". $5000-6000

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192. Saint Louis 1954 concentric millefiori piedouche paper­ weight. The piece is composed of a central blue, red, and white star/bundled rod complex cane, which is encircled by six concentric rings of pastel-colored complex canes. The footed pedestal base contains double-swirl white latticinio, with a pair of white and pink twist torsades. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3", height 2 7/8". $2500-3000 193. Saint Louis 1996 Commemorative close packed millefiori and crystal vase. The piece has a clear, narrow, multifaceted top, and close packed complex millefiori in the rounded base. Signature/date cane. Limited edition of 150. This design was made to commemorate 150 years since the first Saint Louis paperweight was produced. Height 5 3/8". $2500-3000 194. Saint Louis 2001 “StelFair” grooved spaced concentric mille­ fiori paperweight. The design is composed of a central cluster of complex canes, encircled by two spaced sets of three concentric rings of canes, over clear ground. Two base facets, with spaced vertical grooves, extending from the top of the piece to the base. Signature/date cane. Edition #30 of a limited edition of 45. Diameter 3 1/4". $1200-1500

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195. Saint Louis 1999 faceted upright bouquet paperweight. The piece contains a three-dimensional bouquet of white marguerites, yellow poppies, buds, and green leaves, over a ring of radiating, narrow, pink petals, on cobalt blue ground. Six and one facets. Signature/date cane. Edition #78 of a limited edition of 150. Diameter 3 1/4". $1200-1500

198. Saint Louis 2000 “Eden” millefiori paperweight. The piece contains the numerals “2000” on the sides of four spaced translucent pyramids, over assorted colorful, close packed, complex canes, includ­ ing stars, crescent moons, and a signature/date cane. Edition #30 of a limited edition of 150. Diameter 3 3/8". $ 1200-1800

196. Saint Louis 1990 clear-encased blue-over-white double over­ lay gingham upright bouquet paperweight. The multicolored bouquet, which is visible through a round window at the top of the piece, is composed of lampwork flowers, resting on a bed of green leaves. The arrangement is encased within a gingham-cut blue-over­ white double overlay, which is covered with a layer of clear crystal. Signature/date cane at the center of one of the flowers. Limited edition of 50. Diameter 3 3/4". $5000-6000

199. Saint Louis 1979 “Amour” faceted sulphide paperweight. A white sulphide of Cupid, is encircled by a spaced garland of millefiori-centered blue lampwork flowers, on opaque rose-colored ground. Six and one facets. Signature/date cane. Foil sticker. Limited edition of 400, exclusive for L. H. Selman Ltd. This unique design includes all of the three paperweight elements: sulphide, millefiori, and lampwork. Diameter 3 1/16". $350-450

197. Saint Louis 1981 bouquet paperweight. A dark blue double clematis is surrounded by various lampwork flowers and buds, in red, white, pink, and blue, on clear ground. A signature/date cane serves as the center of one of the white flowers. Limited edition of 500. Diameter 3 1/16". $600-800

200. Saint Louis 2003 “Magic Blue” patterned millefiori on turquoise color ground paperweight. The piece is composed of assorted star and cog canes, in cobalt blue, light blue, red, and white, on pale turquoise ground. Signature/date cane. Edition #39 of a limited edition of 125. Diameter 3 1/8". $1100-1400

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201. Paul Ysart signed blue fish and millefiori garland paper­ weight. The piece contains a blue fish, with light green tail and fins, encircled by a garland of alternating red, pink, and yellow complex canes, on black ground. “PY” signature cane. Diameter 3 1/4". $1000-1200

204. Paul Ysart signed aventurine fish paperweight. The piece contains a three-dimensional, green-spotted, red aventurine fish, swimming over a sandy ocean floor, with scattered pebbles. “PY” signature cane on the base. Diameter 2 7/8". $1000-1400

202. Paul Ysart signed pink flower in a latticinio basket paper­ weight. The double-tiered pink flower, which grows on a stem with three green leaves, is centered over a basket of alternating rods of white latticinio, blue and white latticinio, and turquoise. “PY” signature cane. Diameter 2 13/16". $1000-1200

205. Paul Ysart signed aventurine butterfly and millefiori garland paperweight. A central butterfly, with gold and green aventurine wings, attached to a red aventurine body, is encircled by a lavender and white complex millefiori garland, on clear ground. “PY’ signature cane. Diameter 3 1/8". $1100-1500

203. Paul Ysart signed bouquet and spaced millefiori on color ground paperweight. A bouquet of five assorted flowers, in blue, pink, yellow, and goldenrod, is encircled by a spaced ring of alternat­ ing blue and pink complex canes, on opaque mauve ground. “PY” signature cane. Diameter 3 1/16". $1200-1300

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206. Paul Ysart aventurine snake paperweight. A yellow- and redspotted red aventurine snake coils on mottled, translucent, green ground, with scattered white pebbles. Signature cane. Diameter 3". $1500-1800

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207. Dominick Labino 1967 translucent iridescent yellow freeform vase. Signed/dated. Height 6". $2000-2500 208. Dominick Labino 1974 abstract flower on red cushion paperweight. An abstract flower, with four white- and yellow-speck­ led petals, outlined in yellow, is centered on a translucent red cushion. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4". $500-600 209. Dominick Labino 1982 abstract design paperweight. The piece contains a central circle, in shades of tan and pale gray, encircled by a pale yellow halo, on a translucent blue cushion. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2". $500-600

210. Harold Hacker salamander on sandy ground paperweight. The piece contains an orange-spotted black salamander, with a protruding thin red tongue, on light-colored sandy ground. Signed. Diameter 2 1/4". $300-600 211. Michael O'Keefe 1990 “Seashell” upright plaque paper­ weight. The piece contains a spiraling seashell design, in silver-veiled translucent amber. Signed/dated. Height 3 1/2", width 3 7/8", depth 1 1/2". $150-200 212. Richard Ritter “Floral Murrini” millefiori paperweight. The piece contains a large dark blue flower, with crystal window petals, which is surrounded by light blue flowers, pale pink flowers, red spirals, green leaves, white lace, green lace, lavender latticinio, white latticinio, and millefiori ladybugs. Signed. Diameter 3 1/8". $650-850

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213. Charles Kaziun, Jr. faceted spider lily miniature perfume bottle. The base of the bottle and the stopper both contain an upright yellow spider lily, on gold-speckled turquoise ground. The bottle has a ring of six facets around the center, while the stopper has six and one facets. A gold “K” signature is centered on the underside of each turquoise ground. Height 3 3/8", diameter 1 1/2". $1200-1800 214. Charles Kaziun, Jr. pink and white crimp rose pedestal paperweight. The piece contains an upright crimp rose, with pale pink-tipped white petals, and four green leaves, over a clear, footed, pedestal base. “K” signature cane on the underside. Height 2 7/8", diameter 2 5/16". $1500-2000 215. Charles Kaziun, Jr. pink rose and gold bee miniature pedestal paperweight. A gold-foil bee rests on the edge of a pink cabbage rose, with three green leaves, which is surrounded by three spaced hollow white star canes, on light blue ground. The design is tilted to one side, and is mounted over a clear, footed, pedestal base. Gold “K” signature on the underside. Height 1 15/16", diameter of base 1 3/8". $800-1000

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216. Charles Kaziun, Jr. cabbage rose bouquet miniature paper­ weight. Three cabbage roses, in red, yellow, and goldenrod, rest on three radiating dark green leaves, over white upset muslin. Gold “K” signature on the underside. Diameter 2 1/16". $800-1000 217. Charles Kaziun, Jr. red rose on blue ground miniature pedestal paperweight. A dark red cabbage rose and three green leaves are centered by a white latticinio twist torsade, on translucent cobalt blue ground. The design is tilted to one side, and mounted on a clear, footed, pedestal base. Gold “K” signature on the underside. Height 2 1/8", diameter of base 1 11/16". $600-800 218. Charles Kaziun, Jr. honeycomb faceted cherries paperweight. Two red cherries on a branch, with green leaves, on white ground. Gold “K” signature on the underside. Small top facet, and honeycomb facets surrounding the sides. Diameter 2 3/16". $1000-1500

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219. Ronald Hansen blue flower low-domed miniature paper­ weight. A pale blue flower, with a golden-yellow millefiori center, five green leaves, and a short stem, rests on a ground which is half blue and half green. Signed. Diameter 2 1/8". $350-550 220. Ronald Hansen faceted double clematis on color ground miniature paperweight. A white-striped pink double clematis, with green leaves and a short stem, rests on opaque chartreuse ground. Six and one facets. Signed. Diameter 1 15/16". $350-550 221. Ronald Hansen faceted millefiori on color ground pedestal paperweight. A central complex “H” signature cane, is encircled by a spaced blue millefiori garland, on gold-speckled opaque pink ground. Six and one facets, with a clear footed base. Diameter 2 1/4". $350-550

222. Francis Whittemore yellow clematis low-domed paper­ weight. A pale yellow clematis flower grows on a thin stem with two green leaves, on powdery pink ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/8". $300-450 223. Francis Whittemore lily-of-the-valley on ruby flash paper­ weight. The piece contains a sprig of white bell-shaped flowers, with buds and two green leaves, on translucent ruby ground. Signature cane on the underside. Diameter 2 1/2". $350-450 224. Francis Whittemore double clematis paperweight. The flower is composed of a blue, white, and yellow complex signature cane center, which is encircled by a ring of six blue petals and lower ring of six white petals. Three spaced dark green leaves border the blossom, which grows on a thin stem with two additional green leaves, over clear ground. Diameter 2 5/16". $300-400

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225. Mayauel Ward 1997 twisted-stem bouquet paperweight. A large yellow and brown sunflower blooms from a curved arrange­ ment of assorted flowers and buds, in orange, pink, and blue, on black ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16". $450-600

228. Mayauel Ward 1993 orchid bouquet paperweight. The piece contains three mauve orchids, which are centered among two yellow, orange, and green lady's-slipper orchids, two orange bellflowers, a spray of small blue flowers, buds, and assorted green leaves, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/8". $450-600

226. Ken Rosenfeld 1986 fantasy flower bouquet low-domed paperweight. The design consists of two pink flowers, each with a fluffy yellow center, a pink bud, three orange puffs, and green leaves, on clear ground. “R” signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16". $325-450

229. Ken Rosenfeld 1997 sunflower on blue ground miniature paperweight. A golden-yellow sunflower, with radiating dark green leaves, rests on translucent blue ground. Signed/dated. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/2". $275-350

227. Ken Rosenfeld 1991 daffodil bouquet paperweight. Three orange-centered yellow daffodils provide contrast to stems of purple lupine, a pink blossom and buds, and green leaves, on clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/16". $500-700

230. Ken Rosenfeld 2003 pansy miniature paperweight. The piece contains a purple, yellow, and white pansy, a purple bud, and green leaves, on clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Edition #31 of a limited edition of 50. Diameter 2 1/2". $275-350

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231. Parabelle Glass 1989 close packed millefiori paperweight. A colorful arrangement of assorted complex canes, including white roses, yellow pansies, edelweiss, bells, stars, and silhouettes, on cobalt blue ground. Signature/date cane. Limited edition of 75. Diameter 2 13/16". $400-600 232. Parabelle Glass 1985 “Shamrock” spaced concentric mille­ fiori paperweight. A central white and green shamrock cane, is encircled by four concentric rings of green, white, and red complex canes, divided by one ring of white and green shamrock canes, on clear ground. The design is bordered by a ring of hollow green and white shamrocks. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3". $400-600 233. Parabelle Glass 1990 roses, pansies, and concentric millefiori paperweight. A Clichy-type pink rose, is centered by a ring of yellow roses, and surrounded by four concentric rings of assorted complex canes, including one ring of alternating pansy and edelweiss canes. The design is bordered by a fine, white, latticinio torsade. Signature/date cane. LE of 25. Diameter 2 5/8". $400-600

234. Parabelle Glass 1992 spaced millefiori on moss ground miniature paperweight. A central Clichy-type pink and green rose, is encircled by a spaced ring of assorted complex canes, on bright green moss ground, which is studded with tiny white edelweiss canes. Signature/date cane on the underside. Limited edition of 40. Diameter 2 1/4". $400-600 235. Parabelle Glass 1993 concentric millefiori basket paper­ weight. The piece is composed of assorted concentric complex mille­ fiori, in red, white, and green, resting in a red and white stave basket, with a three-dimensional red and white twist-ribbon handle, and two torsades. Signature/date cane. Limited edition of 10. Height 3 1/4", length 2 5/8", width 2 1/4". $2000-3000 236. Parabelle Glass 1998 spaced concentric millefiori on color ground paperweight. The design consists of a blue pansy cane, encircled by a ring of Clichy-type white roses, and a border garland of blue pansies, alternating with blue cog canes, on pink ground. Signed/dated. Edition #5 of a limited edition of 10. Diameter 3 3/16". $900-1400

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237. “J ” Glass 1979 yellow anemones paperweight. A pair of bright yellow anemone blossoms grow on adjoining stems, with dark green leaves, on translucent blue ground. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 3/8". $130-250

240. John Deacons purple plums paperweight. A pair of purple plums ripen on a golden-brown branch, with green leaves, over clear ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 1/2". $150-250

238. John Deacons faceted purple double overlay pink rose paperweight. A full pink rose, with green leaves and a stem, rests atop a cushion of radiating white latticinio ribbons, which is cen­ tered within a purple-over-white double overlay. The piece is cut with a top facet, and two rows of six side facets. “JD ” signature cane. A paper sticker on the base is printed, "Handmade in Scotland by John Deacons". Diameter 3 3/8". $325-400

241. John Deacons 2002 fuchsia on upset muslin paperweight. The piece contains a dark red and blue fuchsia flower, growing from a brown branch, with a red bud and green leaves, on white upset muslin. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3". $200-300

239. John Deacons yellow clematis and bud paperweight. A yellow clematis flower, with a complex star cane center, is crowned by three green leaves, as it grows next to a yellow bud, over mottled translucent purple ground. Signature cane. Diameter 2 5/8". $150-250

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242. John Deacons 2002 gingham-cut green double overlay bouquet paperweight. A bouquet of blue- and white-striped clematis flowers, buds, and green leaves, rests on a translucent green cushion, within a gingham-cut, green-over-white double overlay, with a circular top facet. Signature/date cane. Diameter 3 1/4". $650-850

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243. Whitefriars 1977 Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee faceted millefiori paperweight. The design was produced to commemorate the queen's accession to the throne of Great Britain. A blue and white crown portrait cane is centered among six spaced, radiating twists of red, blue, and white, which divide groups of pink and blue complex canes, on black ground. The piece also contains a signature cane, an “E II R” cane, and “1952” and “1977” date canes. Six and one facets. Edition #181. Diameter 3 1/8". $300-450 244. Whitefriars 1978 Coronation Jubilee faceted trefoil millefiori garlands paperweight, to commemorate the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. A central reli­ gious symbol portrait cane is surrounded by a pair of interlaced trefoil millefiori garlands, on translucent cobalt blue ground. The inward loops of the garlands are composed of blue and white complex canes, while the outward loops have pink and white complex canes. A single cane rests within each of the six loops of the garlands, including an “E II R”, “1953”, and “1978” cane. Six and one facets. Edition #270. Diameter 3 1/4" $300-450 245. Whitefriars 1974 faceted close packed millefiori pedestal paperweight. The piece is composed of assorted close packed complex canes in shades of blue, pink, green, lavender, yellow, and white, which form a cushion, over black ground. Signature/date cane. Five and one facets, and a clear star-cut footed base. Height 3", diameter 3". $300-450

246. Whitefriars 1978 “Star of David” faceted millefiori paper­ weight. The piece contains a central blue and white Star of David portrait cane, which is encircled by five concentric rings of alter­ nating blue and white complex millefiori. Five and one facets. 1948-1978 signature/date cane. Edition #326 of a limited edition of 1000, to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel. Diameter 3". $300-450 247. Whitefriars 1974 fancy-cut millefiori carpet ground paper­ weight. The piece is composed of red, white, and blue star/cog canes, which are encircled by a border garland of pale aqua and white cog canes. Six and one facets, with a ring of small printies around both the top facet and the base. Signature/date cane and paper label. Diameter 3 1/16". $300-450 248. Whitefriars 1971 faceted concentric millefiori paperweight. A small blue and white center cane is encircled by six concentric rings of assorted canes, in blue, aqua, dark purple, and white, which are bordered by a garland of pink, white, and blue star/cog canes. Five and one facets. Signature/date cane, and paper label. Diameter 3 1/16". $300-450

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249. Baccarat 1996 hermit crab paperweight. The piece contains a black-striped ivory hermit crab shell, golden coral, anemones, and seaweed, on foamy translucent blue ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Edition #85 of a limited edition of 100. Diameter 3 1/2". $1200-1600

252. Baccarat 1976 red rose paperweight. An elegant, multi-tiered, dark red rose, grows on a stem with a small red bud and green leaves, on clear star-cut ground. Signature/date cane. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Edition #50 of a limited edition of 150. Diameter 3 1/8". $400-550

250. Baccarat 1996 starfish paperweight. A dark red starfish, anemones, and sea grass, rest on foamy translucent blue ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Edition #63 of a limited edition of 100. Diameter 3 1/2". $1200-1600

253. Baccarat 1971 blue flower and buds paperweight. The flower, composed of five, white-rimmed, pale blue and pink petals, and a complex star cane center, grows with three companion buds, over translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature/date cane. Dated. #449. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3 3/16". $400-550

251. Baccarat 1975 seahorse on aqua ground paperweight. A yellow and brown seahorse clings to light green sea grass, on translu­ cent aqua ground. Signature/date cane. Dated. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Edition #202 of a limited edition of 260. Diameter 3". $450-600

254. Baccarat 1971 butterfly and sunflowers paperweight. A pink millefiori butterfly hovers above a pair of pale yellow sunflowers, on stems with green leaves, over clear ground. Signature/date cane. Dated. #16. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3 3/16". $450-600

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255. Baccarat 1975 Gridel black monkey millefiori carpet ground paperweight. The piece contains a central black monkey silhouette cane, surrounded by the other seventeen Gridel silhouettes, scattered on a yellow millefiori carpet ground. Signature/date cane. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Edition #72 of a limited edition of 350. Diameter 3 1/8". $600-750 256. Baccarat 1975 Gridel pheasant spaced concentric millefiori paperweight. A large central pheasant silhouette cane, is encircled by three spaced concentric rings of white complex millefiori, including one ring of the other seventeen Gridel silhouettes, on translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature/date cane. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Edition #271 of a limited edition of 350. Diameter 3 3/16". $500-700 257. Baccarat 1974 Gridel hunter millefiori paperweight. A central silhouette cane of a hunter with a rifle, is encircled by a ring of pink complex canes, which is surrounded by a wavy garland comprised of the other seventeen Gridel canes, on white upset muslin. The design is completed with a red, white, green, and blue, wavy border garland. Signature/date cane. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Edition #251 of a limited edition of 350. Diameter 3 1/4". $500-700

258. Baccarat 1971 concentric millefiori paperweight. An unusual pink and yellow geometric-shaped center cane is encircled by seven concentric rings of assorted complex canes, in shades of green, pink, yellow, blue, coral, and white, within a pink stave basket. Signature/date cane. Dated. #60. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3 3/16". $500-700 259. Baccarat 1970 trefoil millefiori garlands paperweight. A blue, pink, and white complex cross cane is centered by a ring of blue and white star canes, which is surrounded by a pair of interlaced trefoil garlands, on white upset muslin. One of the garlands is composed of red and white canes, while the other has alternating blue and yellow canes. Signature/date cane. Dated. #189. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 2 15/16". $350-500 260. Baccarat 1969 concentric millefiori paperweight. The design is composed of a central red and white complex star cane, encircled by eight concentric rings of assorted complex canes, in red, blue, and white, within a blue, purple, and white stave basket. Date cane. Acid-etched Baccarat insignia on the base. Diameter 3 1/4". $350-500

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261. Perthshire Paperweights 1976 concentric millefiori moss ground paperweight. The design is composed of a central arrow/ cog complex cane, which is encircled by three concentric rings of green moss canes, alternating with rings of red and white complex cog canes. Signature/date cane on the base. Limited edition of 168. Diameter 3". $350-300 262. Perthshire Paperweights 1979 portrait canes and trefoil millefiori garlands paperweight. The design consists of a central complex portrait cane of a horse and rider, surrounded by a pair of interlaced trefoil garlands, on an opaque dark red ground. A complex portrait cane rests within each of the six loops of the gar­ lands, which are composed of alternating sections of blue and white, and green and white complex canes. Signature/date cane on the base. Limited edition of 293. Diameter 3 1/16". $300-400 263. Perthshire Paperweights 1973 spaced concentric millefiori paperweight. A white, green, and goldenrod complex cane, is centered by two concentric rings of canes, and encircled by a spaced ring of white cog canes, on translucent cobalt blue ground. The design is completed with a blue and yellow complex millefiori border garland. Signature/date cane on the base. Diameter 3 1/8". $250-350

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264. Perthshire Paperweights swirl paperweight. A pink, blue, and white complex cane center, is surrounded by four panels of swirling colored rods, which alternate between blue and white, and yellow and red. This design was produced between 1974 and 1977. Diameter 2 15/16". $200-300 265. Perthshire Paperweights 1980 flowers on color ground paperweight. A golden-yellow sunflower, with a pale green complex cane center, is encircled by a spaced ring of five pink millefiori nosegays, on opaque cobalt blue ground. Signature/date cane on the base. Limited edition of 357. Diameter 2 1/8". $200-300 266. Perthshire Paperweights1977 patterned millefiori paper­ weight. A large flower with a “P” signature cane center, and six pink, complex, cane petals, floats over translucent ruby ground, bordered by a scalloped millefiori garland. Limited edition of 346. Diameter 2 15/16". $200-300

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267. Perthshire Paperweights 1976 faceted flower and garland miniature paperweight. The piece contains a blue- and white-striped flower, with green leaves and stem, encircled by a garland of pale pink complex canes, on clear ground. A “P” signature cane rests at the flower's center. Eight and one facets. Limited edition of 369. Diameter 2 3/16". $200-300 268. Perthshire Paperweights 1979 faceted five-flower bouquet paperweight. The bouquet, composed of a pink double clematis, a gold, red, and white primrose, three lavender flowers, green leaves, and stems, rests on clear star-cut ground. Each of the flowers has a complex cane center. The piece is finished with a large round top facet, and two rows of eight side facets. “P” signature cane. Limited edition of 332. Diameter 3 3/16". $323-300 269. Perthshire Paperweights 1971 faceted pansy and garland paperweight. The pansy, composed of two pink upper petals, three black-striped yellow lower petals, and a complex cane center, is framed by three green leaves, as it grows on a stem with two additional green leaves. The flower rests on white upset muslin, encircled by a green millefiori border garland. Eight and one facets. Signature/date cane on the underside. Limited edition of 350. Diameter 2 13/16". $250-350

270. Perthshire Paperweights 1978 faceted bluebell paperweight. The piece contains three blue flowers on a stem with green leaves, over clear star-cut ground. Top facet and two rows of eight side facets. “P” signature cane near the stem. Limited edition of 350. Diameter 2 3/16". $200-300 271. Perthshire Paperweights 1980 faceted amethyst-flash overlay floral paperweight. A blue lampwork flower, with a “P” signature cane center, is encircled by a spaced ring of six buds, on a translucent amethyst cushion. Amethyst-flash overlay, with a top facet, two rows of six side facets, and spaced vertical flutes around the base. Limited edition of 212. Diameter 2 13/16". $400-550 272. Perthshire Paperweights 1980 faceted green-flash overlay rose paperweight. A pink rose, on a stem with a pink bud and green leaves, rests on clear star-cut ground, within a green-flash overlay. Sixteen and one facets. “P” signature cane. Limited edition of 167. Diameter 2 7/16". $450-600

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273. Perthshire Paperweights 2000 faceted patterned millefiori paperweight. The piece is composed of several concentric rings of assorted complex canes, which are divided into panels, by two rows of radiating white latticinio twists, on translucent red ground. Six and one facets. Signature/date cane. Edition #36 of a limited edition of 200. Diameter 2 9/16". $200-300

276. Perthshire Paperweights 1969 red, blue, and white crown paperweight. The clear-encased piece is composed of red and blue twists, alternating with spiraling white latticinio ribbons, which emanate from a complex center cane. Signature/date cane on the underside. Limited edition of 268. Diameter 3". $500-800

274. Perthshire Paperweights 1977 faceted purple plums minia­ ture paperweight. The piece contains a stem of three dark purple plums and green leaves, over clear grid-cut ground. Top facet and two rows of eight side facets. Signed. Limited edition of 313. Diameter 2 1/8". $150-230

277. Perthshire Paperweights 1999 faceted bouquet on blue ground paperweight. The bouquet, with three yellow primroses, two pink clematis blossoms, and buds, rests on translucent cobalt blue ground. Seven and one facets. Signature/date cane. Edition #105 of a limited edition of 175. Diameter 2 15/16". $300-500

275. Perthshire Paperweights 1978 Scottish Heather paperweight. Three sprigs of pink heather, are encircled by a garland of alternating pink and green complex millefiori, on translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature/date cane on the base. Limited edition of 452. Diameter 2 5/8". $250-400

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278. Perthshire Paperweights 1981 faceted amber overlay close packed millefiori paperweight. The piece is composed of assorted, colorful, close packed, complex millefiori, within an amber-over-white double overlay. Top facet and four large side facets, alternating with pairs of spaced oval facets. Signature/date cane. Limited edition of 152. Diameter 2 13/16". $350-500

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279. Perthshire Paperweights 1977 white carpet ground paper­ weight. A central Scottish thistle portrait cane is encircled by assorted spaced, complex canes, including six portrait canes of birds and flow­ ers, on a white and pale aqua carpet ground. Signature/date cane on the base. Limited edition of 338. Diameter 3 1/16". $200-300 280. Perthshire Paperweights 1976 double-layer millefiori cush­ ion paperweight. A hexagon pattern of latticinio-encased twists and patterned millefiori, rests on a raised blue cushion ground, which surrounds a central window, through which can be seen an arrangement of assorted close packed canes, on the bottom level. Large circular top facet. Signature/date cane on the base. Limited edition of 293. Diameter 3 3/8". $400-800 281. Perthshire Paperweights 1986 "Golden Dahlia" faceted multi-tiered dahlia paperweight. The upright flower, composed of four spaced, tiers of golden-yellow lampwork petals, and a central “P” signature cane, floats over clear ground. Five and one facets. Limited edition of 279. Diameter 3 1/4". $450-800

282. Perthshire Paperweights 1973 close packed millefiori paper­ weight. The piece is composed of a multitude of assorted, colorful, complex canes, including a signature/date cane, on opaque purple ground. Limited edition of 378. Diameter 2 13/16". $300-400 283. Perthshire Paperweights 1975 patterned millefiori on color ground paperweight. A complex “P” signature cane, is centered with­ in a ring of blue, green, and white complex millefiori, which are sur­ rounded by five spaced clusters of assorted canes, on opaque burnt orange ground. The piece is completed by a white and green millefiori border garland. Limited edition of 400. Diameter 2 7/8". $200-300 284. Perthshire Paperweights 1974 faceted purple overlay close packed millefiori paperweight. Assorted, close packed, complex canes, including a signature/date cane, rest on a dark amethyst cushion, within a purple-over-white double overlay. Top facet and two rows of eight side facets. Limited edition of 300. Diameter 2 15/16". $350-600

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285. William Manson, Jr. 1999 “Within the Secret Garden” but­ terfly and lupine upright paperweight. The piece contains a yellow butterfly, hovering near stems of purple lupine, yellow flowers, and a stone archway, against a translucent aqua background. Circular front facet, and a textured exterior. Signed/dated. Edition #8 of a limited edition of 100. Diameter 3 3/8". $300-450 286. William Manson 1998 “Ridgecrest Farms” bear and beehive front-window paperweight. A whimsical design, with a brown bear, crawling across a tree branch, from which hangs a beehive. Raspberry bushes grow below the branch, and bees hover around the bear. A brown sign in the foreground contains the words, “Ridgecrest Farms”. Oval front facet. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 20. Length 4 5/16". $850-1100

288. Peter Raos 2001 “Renoir Vineyard” purple grapes highdomed paperweight. Three clusters of purple grapes, large variegated green leaves, and vines, encircle the mottled burgundy-colored sides of the piece. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16". $300-400 289. Peter Raos 2003 “Leaf Pond” autumn leaves low-domed paperweight. A garland of leaves, in shades of green, brown, yellow, and golden-orange, floats over a dark translucent teal ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 7/8". $350-450 290. Peter Raos 2000 “Madame Butterfly” cherry blossoms highdomed paperweight. The piece contains branches of white cherry blossoms, against an opaque rose-colored background. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16". $250-300

287. Andrew Byers 2002 “Sunflower” bouquet paperweight. A realistic composition containing four, brown-centered, goldenorange sunflowers, blooming on stems with buds and brown-speckled green leaves, over clear ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8". $600-800

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291. Caithness Glass 1997 “Blue Lagoon” abstract design highdomed paperweight. An abstract, upright, blue flower, is compli­ mented by a translucent green background. Tilted front facet, with engraved stylized leaf shapes across the top. Edition #39 of a limited edition of 100, designed by Colin Terris. Diameter 3 1/4". $600-800 292. Caithness Glass “Star Reflection” high-domed paperweight, from the Judaic collection. The piece contains a three-dimensional translucent blue Star of David, suspended above a layer of tiny spaced bubbles, over translucent gold ground. Chiseled top facets. Signed. Edition #22 of a limited edition of 630. Height 3 3/4". $200-330 293. Caithness Glass 1999 “Millennium Jewel” faceted abstract design high-domed paperweight. The upper half of the piece fea­ tures a large bubble, which is attached to a vertical, wispy, purple rib­ bon, over clear ground. The flat top facet, and a horizontal-cut band at the back of the weight, are bordered by a splash of translucent teal, while the sides are cut with three, large, flat panels. Signed. Edition #7 of a limited edition of 100, designed by Colin Terris. Height 3 3/8". $500-700

294. Caithness Glass “Huppa” abstract design wedding scene paperweight, from the Judaic collection. The piece depicts a tradi­ tional Jewish wedding, with the bride wearing a white gown, and the groom dressed in black, while standing on white, pink, and grayspeckled cobalt blue ground. Circular front facet, and a translucent aqua background. Signed. Edition #16 of a limited edition of 250. Diameter 3 1/8". $350-450 295. Caithness Glass 2000 “Summer Flight” octagon faceted drag­ onfly and water lilies paperweight, from the Monet Revisited series. A green dragonfly, hovers above three pink water lilies, on a blue-green pond, over a star-cut base. Octagon-shaped top facet, and eight side panel facets. Signed. Edition #91 of a limited edition of 100. Designed by Colin Terris. Diameter 3 9/16". $800-1000 296. Caithness Glass 1997 “Coral Garden” purple flowers abstract design paperweight. The piece contains a ring of four upright purple flowers, above delicate fingers of white coral, on translucent aqua ground. Signed. Edition #403 of a limited edition of 500. Designed by Colin Terris. Diameter 3 1/4". $250-350

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297. Cape Cod Glass Works faceted triple overlay concentric millefiori and roses paperweight. A central Clichy-style white rose, is encircled by three concentric rings of pink, green, and white complex millefiori, including seven white and pink rose canes, on a bed of white upset muslin. Green-over-white-over-yellow triple over­ lay, with five and one facets. Signed, by W. Burchfield. Diameter 2 3/4". $630-800 298. Drew Ebelhare 2003 millefiori flowers compound paper­ weight. The piece is composed of two layers of complex flower and leaf canes, over clear ground. The upper level contains two branches of pink pompon canes, which frame a gathering of ten white and purple rose canes, floating on the lower level. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4". $550-650 299. Drew Ebelhare 2000 patterned millefiori on moss ground paperweight. A dark purple, orange, and white pansy cane is centered by a ring of pink and white bundled rod canes, and surrounded by groups of assorted complex canes, including seven white pompons, on green moss ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4". $500-650

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300. Jim Brown faceted concentric millefiori paperweight. A central blue and white bundled cane, is encircled by concentric rings of complex millefiori, in white, light blue, and pink, including four rows of white ruffle canes and a “B” signature cane. Top facet and seven, large, oval, side facets. Signed. #20417. Diameter 3 7/16". $550-650 301. Drew Ebelhare 1993 scrambled millefiori paperweight. The piece contains a close arrangement of assorted whole and partial complex canes, including several “E” signature canes. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/4". $100-150 302. Drew Ebelhare 1996 “Moonglow”yellowand white carpet ground miniature paperweight. A central green complex signature cane, is encircled by a ring of pale pink cog canes, on a yellow and white carpet ground. The design also includes a spaced ring of pale pink canes, and a green and white stave basket. Signed/dated. Diameter 1 3/4". $150-250

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303. Steven Lundberg Glass Art 1999 yellow rose heart-shaped paperweight. A clear crystal heart holds an upright yellow rose, with three dark green leaves, on red upset muslin. Signed/dated. Width 2 1/2". $230-350 304. Steven Lundberg Glass Art 2002 “Pout” small red opal sateen vase. The cylindrical piece has a red-rimmed golden lip, and is deco­ rated with a red and gold pulled-feather design, on a white surface. Signed/dated. Height 4 11/16". $250-350 305. Steven Lundberg Glass Art “Plumeria with Dogwood” small crystal vase, by Justin Lundberg. Two white plumeria flowers and assorted dogwood blossoms, in pink, blue, lavender and white, encircle the clear sides of the piece. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 25. Height 5 5/8". $600-850

307. Lundberg Studios 1990 “Jonquils” compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Three pink- and white-striped jonquils bloom on erect stems, with long, pointed, green leaves, over clear ground. Signature/date cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16". $300-450 308. Steven Lundberg and Randall Grubb 1993 collaborative but­ terfly and grape vines compound paperweight. The innovative design contains an orange butterfly, fluttering over clusters of purple grapes, green leaves, and twisted brown grape vines. The piece also has two three-dimensional clusters of purple grapes, green leaves, and vines on the surface. Signed/dated. Limited edition of 20, designed for the 1993 L. H. Selman Ltd. International Paperweight Festival. Diameter 3 1/4". $1500-2500

306. Lundberg Studios 1995 cherry blossoms and golden moon compound paperweight, by Steven Lundberg. Three branches of pink cherry blossoms and buds, are silhouetted against a shimmering, golden, full moon, in a black night sky. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2". $400-550

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309. Orient & Flume Art Glass 1975 teal snake paperweight. A three-dimensional dark teal snake, coils around the top of a lustrous teal orb, the surface of which is decorated with four small white flowers and meandering vines. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4". $100-150 310. Orient & Flume Art Glass 1978 millefiori butterfly and flow­ ers paperweight. The butterfly, composed of mauve, red, and white millefiori wings, hovers near white cane flowers, on green and brown reeds, over a translucent pale blue ground. A dark brown pulled feather design surrounds the lower half of the piece. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16". $200-300 311. Orient & Flume Art Glass 1977 clematis on vine surface design paperweight. A red-centered white clematis blossom, grows on a vine with a bud and green leaves, on a glossy cobalt blue surface. The lower half of the piece is decorated with a light blue pulledfeather design. Signed/dated. Diameter 3". $200-300

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312. Orient & Flume Art Glass 1977 beetle and flower surface design paperweight. The lustrous gold surface of the piece is decorated with a large black beetle and a red-speckled white flower, which blooms on a leafy stem. A red web design surrounds the weight's lower half. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/8". $200-300 313. Orient & Flume Art Glass “Ruby-throated Hummingbird” paperweight. A hummingbird, with a red throat, and brown millefiori wings and tail, hovers near a stem of pink and white plum blossoms, bud, and green leaves, on a translucent iridescent cushion. Signed by Ed Seaira. Edition #80 of a limited edition of 150. Diameter 3". $300-400 314. Orient & Flume Art Glass violets bouquet paperweight. A pair of delicate purple violets bloom in the midst of two purple buds and ridged green leaves, on clear ground. Signed/dated, by Ed Alexander. Edition #31 of a limited edition of 250. Includes certificate of authenticity. Diameter 3 1/8". $300-400

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315. Lost Coast Art Glass 2002 “Elephant” one-of-a-kind com­ pound magnum paperweight, from the Safari series. The piece contains an orange butterfly, blue flowers, green leaves, and a ladybug, on a fern frond, over a blue dichroic image of an elephant, on black ground. Top facet. Signed/dated, by DeLong, Taj and Yannis S. Diameter 4 1/16". $1400-1800

318. Jesse Taj Glass 2003 butterfly and flowers miniature footed paperweight. A monarch butterfly portrait cane rests on white ground, at the top of the piece, and a spaced row of alternating orange and white flowers spirals from near the top to the base, bordered by spiraling twists. Signed/dated. Height 1 3/4". $250-350

316. Lost Coast Art Glass 2001 “Tiger Spire” faceted tiger murrini spire-shaped paperweight. An orange and black tiger cane rests on iridescent blue ground, encircled by a blue twist torsade. The blue footed base of the piece is surrounded by a spaced ring of monarch butterflies. M ultifaceted, w ith a tapered top. Signed/dated, by Taj and DeLong. Height 3 3/16". $550-700

319. Lost Coast Art Glass 2001 faceted frosted ladybug and flow­ ers miniature footed paperweight. The piece contains a red ladybug cane, surrounded by a garland of alternating yellow and white flowers, on iridescent blue ground, encircled by a cobalt blue twist torsade. Frosted exterior, with six and one facets. A blue and white twist torsade surrounds the bottom of the blue footed base. Signed/dated, by Taj and DeLong. #3. Diameter 1 5/8". $400-500

317. Jesse Taj Glass 2003 tree and butterflies miniature footed paperweight. The top of the piece has a tree portrait cane, on irides­ cent gold ground. The purple- and red-banded sides are decorated with a row of three spaced red butterflies, spiraling twists, and circles of green aventurine. Signed/dated. Height 1 3/4". $250-350

320. Lost Coast Art Glass 2001 faceted frosted butterfly and flow­ ers miniature footed paperweight. A gold and black butterfly, is encircled by a garland of yellow and white flowers, on iridescent blue ground, surrounded by a blue and yellow torsade. Frosted exterior, with six and one facets. Signed/dated, by DeLong and Taj. #1. Diameter 1 9/16". $400-500

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321. Lundberg Studios 1991 “Worldweight” planet Earth paper­ weight. The clear-encased piece depicts earth as seen from space, with a polar ice cap, and continents of brown and green, surrounded by dark blue oceans. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 5/8". $200-250

324. Lundberg Studios 1974 yellow flower surface design paper­ weight. A black-centered sunflower is positioned at the top of a black weight, which is decorated with iridescent blue waves around the lower half. Signed/dated, “Lundberg Studios 8/74 SL”. Diameter 3 1/4". $150-250

322. Lundberg Studios 1991 lavender poinsettia paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. The piece contains an upright lavender poinsettia, with green leaves, over an iridescent snow-white ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/8". $200-250

325. Lundberg Studios1974 iridescent flowers surface design paperweight. A pair of iridescent dark olive-colored flowers, each with a millefiori center, rest on training green vines, atop on opaque white orb. Signed/dated, “Lundberg Studios 9/74 DS”. Diameter 3". $150-250

323. Lundberg Studios “Monterey Bay Sanctuary” magnum com­ pound paperweight, by Daniel Salazar. The piece is composed of black-striped turquoise angelfish, shrimp, starfish, and a crab, over blue ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 5 1/8". $1200-1400

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326. Lundberg Studios 1993 amber pear on cookie base paper­ weight. A life-like, three-dimensional, iridescent, amber pear, with a dark green leaf and curled stem, rests on a round crystal base. Signed/dated. Diameter of the base 3 1/2". $150-250

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327. Charles Lotton 1973 surface design flower paperweight. A black flower, with five rounded petals, rimmed in iridescent blue, is centered atop an opaque white orb. Signed/dated. Diameter 3". $100-200 328. Richard Olma 1983 red flowers compound paperweight. The piece is composed of two layers of three flowers, each with four red and white-marbled petals, on vines with green and orange leaves, over clear ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 9/16". $100-200 329. Strathearn1970 faceted blue overlay blue flower paper­ weight. An upright, five-petal, blue flower, with three green leaves, rests on a black-dappled white cushion, within a blue-over-white dou­ ble overlay. Five and one facets. Signature/date cane. Diameter 2 7/8" $400-600

330. Vandermark 1976 Tiffany-style surface design paperweight. An abstract flower covers the top of the piece, with four, pointed, blueand white-striped petals, while the lower half is decorated with a purple, blue, and white pulled-feather design, on black. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16". $100-200 331. Chatham Glass 1988 crown paperweight. The clear-encased piece contains an “S” 1888-1988 date cane, centered at the top of radiating white latticinio-encased dark pink and cobalt blue twists, which alternate with white latticinio rods. Signed. Edition #67 of a limited edition of 100. Diameter 3". $230-350 332. Shaun Messenger 2000 “Landscape Flowers” millefiori paperweight. A carpetof assortedmillefiori wildflowers, in pastel shades of pink, lavender, yellow, and white, spring from a blue and green aventurine cushion ground. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 9/16". $225-350

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Paul J okelson S cholarship Fund Our last three auctions have included lots as fundraisers for the Paul Jokelson Scholarship Fund, established by the International Paperweight Society Foundation. We are pleased to report that those auctions have netted over $12,000 for the fund. Grants will be provided to emerging or established glass artists wishing to learn or further develop the art of the paperweight. We are pleased once again to offer lots 333-335; 100% of the proceeds of which will go to the Fund. To learn more about the Fund, please visit the Paul Jokelson Scholarship Fund link on our website: www.TheGlassGallery.com. If you would like to donate either funds or paperweights for sale to benefit the scholarship program, please call Marti Selman at 831-427-1177. 333. Paul Ysart fish paperweight, with a three-dimensional yellow-spotted green aventurine fish, swimming over a sandy ocean floor, dotted with scattered rocks and a seashell. “PY” signature cane on the base. Diameter 2 13/16". $830-1300 334. D’Albret “Pinchbeck-type” paperweight, with a bas-relief portrait of Winston Churchill by the medalist sculptor, Gilbert Poillerat. The visage of Churchill is gold-leafed, with an enamel painted British flag over the Prime Minister's left shoulder, and the Houses of Parliament on the right. The piece is protected under a crystal lens, in a brass container with embossed decoration. LE of 500. Diameter 2 11/16". $150-300 335. Saint Louis 1980 filigree and concentric millefiori crystal candlestick. The paperweight base of the piece is composed of six close concentric rings of assorted complex millefiori, around a red, blue, and white complex cane center. The clear short stem and the cup contain fine, spiraling, white latticinio, with a pink and white twist torsade surrounding the rim. Signature/date cane. Limited edition of 300. Donated by Cristal de Saint Louis for the Paul Jokelson Scholarship Fund. Height 6 3/8", diameter of base 2 1/4". $1500-2500

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After the last day to place initial bids, we expect bidders to contact us daily, via phone, fax, email or web, to check on the status of their bids. If you fail to contact us, you may be relinquishing Reserves your opportunity to raise your bid. Help us complete the auction A reserve is a confidential minimum price below which a lot gen­ in a timely fashion by informing us which lots you wish to drop. erally will not be sold. In some cases L. H. Selman Ltd. has agreed All initial bids must be in hand by Tuesday, April 26th, 2005 at with the consignor to accept a reserve. L. H. Selman Ltd. reserves 5 p.m. Bidding will continue until the winner of each lot is deter­ the right to place bids on behalf of the consignor up to the mined. All lots will be sold at one increment over the second high­ amount of the reserve. Bids below reserve may be considered null est bidder. L. H. Selman Ltd. has absolute discretion to settle any 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 disputes. the minimum price reserved. Successful bidders will be invoiced for the total amount due at the auctions close. Unsuccessful bidders will not be contacted. Exhibition Successful bidders must pay a 10% commission on the hammer The items will be available for inspection at 123 Locust Street, price of each item, plus applicable tax and shipping fees. Shipping Santa Cruz, California, by appointment only (800 538-0766, will be billed at cost, plus handling and insurance. Items will be 831 427-1177). No appointments will be made for the closing shipped to domestic buyers via FedEx two-day air, unless other­ day of the auction. wise 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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Spring 2005


A rt Glass

$25-00

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L.H. Selman Ltd.'s Spring 2005 Paperweight Price Guide & Auction  

Auction Number 34

L.H. Selman Ltd.'s Spring 2005 Paperweight Price Guide & Auction  

Auction Number 34