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Brown, Jim

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The paperweights illustrated below show a cross-section of the work of this millefiori artist.

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  • A carpet ground made of pale-green crimps - in the style of antique St. Louis weights. The white/green/red centre floret is encircled by a ring of slightly darker green crimps. Distributed around the carpet are 5 florets similar to the one in the centre The outer ring of crimps is drawn underneath and neatly finished, leaving a small opening. In addition...

  • Enclosed in a basket of white & lavender crimps is a tightly-packed cushion of complex canes. Adding splashes of colour to the predominantly blue/green palette are reds, pinks & burnt-orange. Cleverly camouflaged in one of the canes is the silhouette of a green frog ! The crimp basket is drawn to a small porthole in the centre of the base. The...

  • A fine millefiori closepack containing over 80 large & small, simple & complex canes. Ruffles, crimps, stars  honeycombs, rods & tubes - in shades of pink, blue, green, amber, red & purple - form a tightly-packed cushion enclosed in a basket of mainly white staves lined in various colours. The stave basket is drawn to a small porthole...

  • Subtly-coloured millefiori combined with white latticinio spokes. Encircling a pale-green/white complex centre cane are 2 rows of white/red & blue/white crimps plus a row of white ruffle canes. The fine latticinio spokes divide 4 rows of millefiori canes: white stardust, white/pale-green crimps, pink ruffles and blue complex canes centred by a white...

  • A high cushion closepack with a predominantly blue tonality - pastel blue and darker blues tones - such as the blue stars scattered around the canopy of canes. But amongst the numerous complex millefiori canes are touches of soft-hued greens, pinks, yellows & lilac... all enclosed in a basket of hollow white crimps alternating with pale-blue &...

  • A new and unusual design from this artist; a spaced concentric with 14 complex millefiori canes in 2 rows around a white & pink centre cane. Another unusual feature is that the canes are set in an opaque white ground - a difficult colour to work with and seldom used for colour grounds. One of canes in the outer row has a “B” signature in...

  • A pale-pink millefiori carpet-ground in the style of the antique St Louis design with a high cushion of pink-lined white crimps meeting at a central cluster of white and pale-green crimps surrounding a red-and white cane. Placed around the weight are 8 smaller versions of the green, white and red central set up. The canes are enclosed in a stave basket,...

  • A relatively early weight from this American millefiori artist; encircling a central cluster of semi-translucent bluish-green complex canes, are 4 rings of white & aquamarine canes enclosed in a basket of aquamarine-lined white staves. The lacy white canes soften the stronger aquamarine tones in the 2nd and 3rd rows. A “rogue” cane in the...

  • A medium-size concentric set in an opaque white ground , studded around the perimeter with blue-and-yellow florets. The red, white and blue centre cane is encircled by 3 rows of white and ivory complex millefiori canes. The canes in rows 1 & 3 are lined in blue and brownish-blue, whereas the white double ruffles in row 2 have a white tube centre. The...

  • A large, white-edged, pale-blue camomile, encircled by a row of alternating green/white and white/pink crimp canes centres this attractive carpet ground. The other 3 rows of millefiori canes have a slate-blue centre surrounded by a white 8-toothed cog in a white corrugated “collar”. The outer row is drawn underneath...to form a basket.A “B” signature cane...

  • A great array of canes... ruffles, stars, cogs, crimps... in colours ranging from pale-lavender, pink, blue and green to ruby, purple, brown and cobalt-blue; all set around a small, pale-pink camomile and enclosed in multi-coloured staves drawn underneath to form a basket. The weight also contains the first silhouette the artist has made... the profile of...

  • A meticulously-set up 6-row concentric with great canes in a subtle range of colours. The complex feature cane in the centre - with white stars and pink-lined tubes - is encircled by rings of ruffle and corrugated canes in shades of pale-green, blue, white, pink and honey. The canes are enclosed in a basket of green ribbed-staves with red/white...

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