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This page shows paperweights by Salvador Ysart, the Ysart Brothers Company and its successor Vasart.

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  • A fine vintage concentric and one of the few signed paperweights from Salvador Ysart !  The “Y” signature cane is in the first row (at 5 o'clock in the first picture). 4 rows of well set up internal daisy canes with a central rod or small complex cane. The white canes are lined in red, pale-orange, blue and reddish-brown, while the outer...

  • Salvador Ysart - the founder of the Ysart/Vasart paperweight-making dynasty - signed very few paperweights. This low-domed, 4-row concentric, around a white, red and yellow centre cane - which is slightly distorted due to an air bubble partly underneath it - is set on an opaque aqua ground. The Y signature cane is in the outer row. The purple tint to the...

  • A well set-up spaced concentric design with no slippage attributed to Salvador Ysart. The 4-cane centre - here white daisy canes in lemon collars - is a feature often associated with Salavador’s work. Set on an opaque teal colour ground the 3 rings of complex millefiori canes - in colours ranging from brown, green, orange & yellow to pistachio,...

  • Complex millefiori canes in a neat set-up on an opaque sea-green colour ground. The blue-lined white/pale-green corrugated centre cane is encircled by 7 ivory/pale-yellow canes each containing 6 small millefiori canes. The panels between the radial latticinio twists are filled with pale-green/white cogs and orange-veneered dark-brown canes each...

  • This weight has all the hallmarks of having been made by Salvador Ysart, possibly in the late 1940s judging by the grey tint to the glass. 3 concentric rings on mottled lemon surround a well-centred cluster of 5 mustard-yellow composite canes. The other canes include pale-lavender internal daisy canes with pink & white corrugated rods;...

  • A large, 4-row close concentric that is almost identical to the few known weights that Salvador Ysart signed... and equally as well made, with no slippage. Canes in shades of pale-blue, sea-green, pale-orange, reddish-brown and ivory encircle a 4-cane centre - another feature often associated with Salavador Ysart’s work. Set on a translucent,...

  • A well set concentric - possibly the work of Salvador Ysart - with a 3-cane cluster in the centre framed by a row of composite canes, each composed of 17 individual blue, green & white elements bundled together. The canes are enhanced by the opaque sea-green ground. The glass has a distinct bluish-green tint. The base is concave with the pontil mark...

  • Numerous complex millefiori canes - some of which could have come from either Salvador or Paul Ysart (for instance, the branch with 3 cherries - at 9 o’clock in the main image) - closely-packed on an opaque, sea-green ground. Glass compatibility unfortunately caused annealing cracks - 2 in the canes (both ca. 2cm long) and one in the cushion and...

  • Although not signed, weights of this style and quality can generally be attributed to Salvador Ysart. The canes in this precisely set-up 4-row concentric - including the centre cane, the white composite cane with orange centre and the white & pale-blue internal star cane with central rod in the outer row - match canes found in signed weights (of...

  • A well set up 4-row concentric - attributed to Salvador Ysart - centred by a red & blue star cane over a brick-red ground. The perimeter canes - internal stars - are typical of the type of canes Salvador used in many of his signed weights.Fire-polished base, with lightly ground pontil.  

  • A well set-up 4-row concentric - possibly the work of Salvador Ysart from the late 1940s/early 50s. Around a yellow cane in the centre are 4 rings of assorted canes in pink, orange & white, deep blue with a white star centre and an outer row of white, red & pale- blue cogs over a clear ground.The base is flat; the pontil mark has been lightly ground out.  

  • Probably an early Ysart Brothers paperweight set on a semi-translucent amber ground. The 4-cane centre was a feature often found in weights made by Salvador Ysart. The canes are mainly 2-colour tubes (pale-blue/white, green/white & mulberry) filled with internal stars (pale-orange & red). The exception is a row of yellow cruciform canes...

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