The clear glass set with 4 red/white heart-shaped millefiori garlands around a complex cane in the centre and a ring of blue/green/red canes. Within each loop and between the 4 garlands are complex blue/green arrow canes. Polished, concave base with narrow wear ring.
Various types of arrow canes, shamrocks, whorls, honeycombs and stars - in green, turquoise, blue, red, salmon-pink and orange - are closely packed to form the tuft of the mushroom with the outer canes pulled into a tapered stem over a 32-point star-cut. Encircling the base of the mushroom is a coiled blue spiral wrapped around a white filigree...
A medium-sized 19-cane spaced design in clear crystal centred by a pink/green rose with yellow pistils. Typical Clichy pastrymould canes in colours ranging from pale-pink to claret & royal-blue meticulously set in a 3-4-5-4-3 formation. Polished, concave base with wear ring.
A mixed fruit weight with 2 pears (1 green), an apple and 4 cherries set amidst serrated emerald-green leaves on a double-spiral filigree basket. Polished, concave base.
White berries combined with pink peonies - in bud and in full bloom - are arranged with a couple of purple flowers on a bed of dark-green leaves over clear ground.Signed and dated around the weight: Cathy Richardson 2018. Polished, concave base. Includes original certificate
A delightful floral arrangement with a spray of yellow-centred, purple freesias cascading around a bright-blue clematis with long, upright blue anthers and an aster with a red & yellow central disk surrounded by pale-lilac rays. Green stalks and curling tendrils complete the arrangement, which is set over an opaque white ground.Signed on the underside...
Floating on the surface of a pool between 3 green lily pads are two pink waterlilies in full bloom as well as a tightly closed bud.Embedded in the side of the weight are an “R” signature cane and a 2018 date cane. Polished, concave base.
Antique Paperweights - covering the classic period - considered to be ca. 1845-1865 - and the post-classic period ca. 1870-1930.
Modern Paperweights - including weights made from ca. 1930 to the present day.
They are set out according to continent, country or region and list the main glasshouses, studios or artists in alphabetical order.
Both categories contain a Miscellaneous section for those paperweights for which there is no dedicated group
or which cannot be attributed with certainty to a particular glassworks or country.