• £ 699.00 In stock

    A good 2-ring concentric design centred by a complex ruby/white/green millefiori cane. The canes - including a rare turquoise rose plus a pink/green rose - are set on a muslin cushion over parallel latticinio rods.Polished, deeply-concave base with a wide wear ring.  

    £ 699.00
  • £ 460.00 In Stock

    The clear crystal set with a mid-blue dog rose. The stardust and pink concentric stamen is encircled by 5 heart-shaped petals underlaid with white, which extends beyond the blue overlay. Crowning the flowerhead are the tips of 5 green leaves with another 6 on side branches to the stem. Polished concave base with a 32 point star-cut.

    £ 460.00
  • £ 320.00 In Stock

    A canopy of complex millefiori canes - more than 50 altogether - closely packed in a new design.  Variously-coloured rose canes, pansy canes & stylized Japanese anemones are scattered randomly among silhouette canes and 3 & 4-ring tube, cog & star canes in a huge variety of colours.  The canes are arranged over a translucent blue cushion on a...

    £ 320.00
  • £ 180.00 In Stock

    Borne on a single stem over a bed of white upset muslin are 2 yellow lampwork roses, a yellow bud & pale-green leaves. Encircling the design is a border garland of complex blue & white millefiori canes. The weight is finished with a circular top window and 24 side facets in 3 rows. Scratch-signed and numbered on the polished, concave base....

    £ 180.00
  • £ 299.00 In Stock

    A perfectly-crafted 4-row concentric set around a yellowish-green star and made up of 6 different types of complex millefiori canes with alternating canes in the 2nd and 4th rows. Colours range from pale-pink, pale-blue & pale-amber to purple, lime-green & orange.The base, which shows considerable signs of wear, is slightly concave with an...

    £ 299.00
  • £ 450.00 In stock

    The clear crystal set with a hummingbird searching for nectar. The bird - with its metallic green body and forked tail - is hovering in front of 3 lavender-blue flowers growing from a cluster of pale-green leaves together with a single bud. On the same branch is a second cluster of leaves and another 3 buds.Signed & dated: Ayotte Ed./50 ‘90. Polished,...

    £ 450.00
  • £ 185.00 In stock

    Probably the best-known lampwork design by this artist: the ever-popular spiderlily. This one has a yellow flower with an upright red/yellow “stamen”. It is supported on 4 narrow, two-tone green leaves over a pink jasper ground. The arrangement is set at an angle on a footed pedestal.Signed with a gold-foil “K” on the underside of the jasper ground.  

    £ 185.00
  • £ 340.00 In Stock

    A lampwork design with a red & purple fuchsia flower, 2 buds and green leaves borne on fine pink branches sprouting from a cluster of green leaves. The design is set over a white filigree double spiral. The weight is finished with a circular top facet and 6 side facets.Signed with a pink/white SL 1976 date cane above the cluster of leaves. Polished,...

    £ 340.00

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NEWS

Sunday May 13th: updates today include a couple of antique St Louis paperweights and modern St Louis from the 1970s, 80s & 90s - not all are shown here.

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NEXT EVENT

May 9th: the next NPS meeting is on Saturday, June 30th; the next PCC meeting is Sunday, July 1st. Melissa Ayotte will be the guest speaker at both meetings.

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