Set against a white ground with a faint hint of pink is a large, double-layered lavender chicory centring an arrangement of pink, white & purple flowers over variegated leaves and curling tendrils. The weight is script-signed and dated M Ayotte ‘19 above the basal rim. Polished, concave base with wide wear ring
Set on a concave white ground this simple bouquet is centred by a beautiful red rose. Grouped around the rose are small white and purple blooms; yellowish-green leaves complete the arrangement. Signed and dated above the basal rim: M Ayotte ‘19. Polished, concave base with wear ring
An attractive medium-size weight with an arrangement of pale-pink & white blooms around a deep-purple chrysanthemum. The bouquet is set on a bed of variegated leaves over a white ground with a faint pink tinge.The weight is signed and dated: M. Ayotte ‘19. Polished, concave
Variegated green leaves and curling tendrils provide the backdrop to this floral arrangement centred by a pink dahlia surrounded by blue & purple bell flowers. The bouquet is set on a white ground.The weight is signed and dated: M. Ayotte ‘19 above the basal rim. Polished, concave base.
A delightful floral arrangement over an opaque pale-blue ground. Clichy-style purple roses, accompanied by pink freesias are set around a yellow/orange clematis against a background of dark-green foliage.Signed with an “R” cane on the underside of the flower arrangement. Concave, polished base.
A butterfly with outstretched black-tipped blue wings hovers above an arrangement of small white flowers, mauve & lilac clematis blooms, green foliage and curling tendrils over an opaque pale-lilac ground.Set on the underside of the floral arrangement is a blue/white KR signature cane. Polished, concave base with a narrow wear ring
A colourful bouquet with a pale-orange sunflower, a purple morning glory and a lilac clematis with long, wispy anthers. The bouquet - set over an opaque blue colour ground - is completed by pale-blue forget-me-nots and small, yellow-veined green leaves. Signed with an “R” cane on the underside of the bouquet. Polished, concave base.
A medium-size, one-off design: a blue & white butterfly flutters next to a spray of blush-pink & white flowers with yellow stamen and deep-pink markings over a clear ground. Signed and dated around the middle of the weight: Cathy Richardson 2018. Polished, concave base. Includes original certificate
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 basket of pink/white star canes and purple/white rods encircles a 3-row cushion of millefiori canes. The complex canes in the centre are held in a palette of soft-greens, pale-pinks & white whereas the colours of the alternating millefiori canes in the outer row are bold cobalt-blue, wine-red & white.Scratch-signed D MacNaught 2019 above the...
A basket of pink & purple canes encircles a 3-row concentric design centred by a pink & pale-blue 4-petalled flower cane. A first row of black-lined hollow tubes is followed by 2 rows of alternating complex canes, including 2 different 4-petalled flower canes.Scratch-signed above the basal edge: D MacNaught 2018. An “M” signature cane is visible...
A 5-row concentric with complex millefiori, crimp and ruffle canes in green, white, blue & pale-yellow encircling a mauve/white centre cane. The canes are encased in a basket of pale-blue crimp canes, with a darker blue lining. The weight is finished with a small top facet and 6 side facets.A “B” signature cane is visible through the porthole in the...
A mid-size 3-row concentric set in a basket of ivory & pale-amber staves. The complex millefiori centre cane is encircled by 3 rows of canes: green crimps, white & blue crimps and blue, white & ochre crimps alternating with white 6-pointed stars. The weight is finished with a circular top facet and 5 deep-cut side facets. Signed with a "B"...
Over a speckled opaque blue ground this 2-layer design features a large white blossom centred by a complex millefiori cane. Spreading over the bloom are brown branches and green ruffled leaves. Engraved on the surface of the weight is a dragonfly with outstretched wings and a bee. Script-signed around the polished, flat base: Sherwin Art Glass. Engraving...
A beautifully simple design featuring a pale-pink crimp rose - its diaphanous petals streaked with darker-pink - nestled against variegated green leaves. The weight is finished with a top and 5 side facets. Script-signed around the polished, flat base: Sherwin Art Glass 2016. Faceting by Jim Poore.
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.