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Ysart, Paul

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  • 6 oval loops of blue/white & blue/pink millefiori canes are spaced around the outer edge of a translucent olive-green ground (appears black!) Each loop is centred by a cane; small corrugated canes are placed between each loop. Signed with a green/white PY cane in the centre cluster. Flat, polished base. Caithness period 1962-1972.

  • A magnum complex patterned weight with millefiori canes covering most of the mottled amber cushion, which rises well into the dome. The arrangement in the centre includes simple yellow/orange cogs encircled by complex canes and tan/yellow cogs forming short spokes. Between the spokes are complex mauve/coffee/white/yellow canes. The border garland is...

  • A highly-complex patterned millefiori weight. In the centre are pink/ruby/white/turquoise canes and yellow/amber cogs laid on their side to form short spokes. This arrangement is encircled by 5 clusters - each containing 5 canes - separated by 5 yellowish-orange upright rods centred by green/white hollow tubes. The colour ground, which rises halfway into...

  • In the centre of the weight - over an opaque mid-blue colour ground - ca. 20 simple and complex canes are closely packed within a border of red & white composite cog canes. Brown, yellow, green, red and white composite canes are set between white cogs to form a border garland. Slightly concave fire-polished base with a rough pontil mark. The glass has...

  • A meticulously set up patterned millefiori - with three different-coloured cog canes around a complex pink/green centre cane - encircled by a continuous border garland composed of pink/white tubes and maroon/white/yellow cogs alternating with complex light-blue/white composite canes. The unusual feature is the rarely-seen white colour ground. (See page...

  • A patterned millefiori design - probably pre-1940s; the glass has a slight greyish tint.Complex and simple canes set around a bright-green, white & ruby composite centre cane encircled by a double border garland. The inner ring consists of turquoise and yellow-striped canes, the outer ring has dusty-pink and tan coloured canes set between lime-green,...

  • A colourful, superbly-set paperweight with an opaque mid-blue colour ground. A border garland of 7 large complex millefiori canes - with pairs of smaller canes between them - encloses a central arrangement composed of canes with colours similar to those in the garland.The gold Monart label covering the pontil mark on the fire-polished base, helps date the...

  • Millefiori canes in shades of pink, mauve, green, yellow & white form a complex centre arrangement over a translucent amber ground. The double garland around the perimeter contains muted-pink composite canes and alternating ginger and lime-green corrugated canes.The glass of the low-domed weight has a brownish tinge. The base has a deep concavity with...

  • A meticulous set-up on a pale-blue & white jasper ground. 6 green & orange "rays" - enhanced with aventurine - radiate out from a large, complex pink & white millefiori centre cane. Between them are dark-blue, white & pink complex canes.  Alternating  garland with canes in shades of amber, orange, yellow, pale-green and...

  • The close-packed centre of this patterned millefiori design contains approx. 25 complex and simple canes enclosed in a ring of pale-blue, mauve, pink & white complex canes. The continuous garland is composed of 5 large green/white/ginger composite canes with 3 canes in between each one: 2 pale-orange & white florets plus a green-lined, deep-pink...

  • Set over a translucent mottled amethyst ground, this early weight combines a good assortment of millefiori canes in shades of dusty-pink, tan, lime-green, turquoise, red & white to form a patterned arrangement in the centre encircled by a double garland.The glass has a marked greyish tint, probably late 1940s/50s Moncrieff period. The flat,...

  • During the first couple of years that Paul Ysart worked as training officer at Caithness, the company distributed ca. 5 or 6 of these dated one-off designs each year to its major outlets to find out whether there was a market for paperweights. (At that time Caithness did not include paperweights in its production range !) The artist made variations of...

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