The mushroom - with 3 concentric rings of complex canes around a large blue, white & green floret - is contained in a basket of claret-lined white ribbed canes set within a torsade of cobalt blue spirals around a twisted white latticinio ribbon. The weight is finished with a top window and 3 rows of oval facets.The concave base has a wide wear ring...
Over a clear ground an outer garland of alternating pistachio/pink & blue/white composite millefiori canes encircles a 4-cane nosegay in shades of salmon-pink, white, blue & pale-orange nestled against 5 green serrated leaves. The weight is finished with a top and 6 side facets.A 24-point star-cut decorates the polished, concave base.
A small pansy with 2 deep-purple and 3 purple-tipped yellow petals on an opaque white underlay. The lower petals have distinct black markings. Surrounding the flowerhead are the tips of 3 leaves; the short curved stem bears 2 further leaves.Polished, concave base finished with a star cut.
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.
Pink rose canes and 4 rows of complex millefiori canes in a huge range of colours - blues, mauve, green & brown - encircle a silhouette cane depicting a leaping cat in a design set on a translucent, sapphire-blue cushion above a bed of white staves.Signed with an MH cane in the flat, polished base. The base is scratch-signed, dated and numbered: 1 of 1.
A 5-row concentric with extremely complex millefiori canes in purples & reds, dark-green & light green complementing a ring of 11 pink rose canes. This attractive one-off design is set on a translucent, sapphire-blue colour ground above light-blue staves.The flat, polished base is centred by an MH cane and is scratch-signed, dated and numbered: M...
A medium-size weight from the 2007 Annual Collection with 17 complex millefiori canes - in colours ranging from pale-pink, blue, green & lavender to red, amber, cobalt-blue & forest-green - scattered across a cushion of fine lemon-coloured lace.A PMcD signature cane is set on the cushion amongst the canes. Scratch-dated 2007 on the polished,...
This small closepack - G12 in Peter’s General Range - contains approx. 30 complex millefiori canes (some with as many as 20 individual elements) in colours ranging from blues & greens to pink, lemon & lavender - on a mottled pale-pink & grey ground. A PMcD signature cane is included in the millefiori canopy.
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.