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This page shows post-classic weights produced mainly in glassworks in Silesia & Thuringia.

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  • A good, post-classic weight attributed to one of the Silesian glassworks. Two rows of well made white/pink & blue/white/yellow composite millefiori canes are set around a pink/green centre circlet. The canes are supported on a swirling white filigree cushion.The flat base is lightly-ground and shows signs of wear.

  • A delightful, well set up miniature weight - attributed to a Silesian glassworks - with a fine central cane surrounded by 2 close concentric rows of extremely complex millefiori canes. The flower-like centre cane is composed of a flared, white 12-toothed cog cane (coated in red) with two 5-lobed ruffles inside filled with translucent ruby. The blue-coated...

  • Although slightly off-centre, this is an excellent example of a post-classic German weight. A well made centre cane encircled by 2 spaced rings of complex millefiori canes including green, yellow, blue & white cog canes, pink & blue composite canes surrounded by an outer row of 8 smaller canes and 7 dark-blue, white, pale-blue & yellow cogs -...

  • A most attractive miniature with a two-tiered white and yellow latticinio basket supporting the millefiori canes; meticulously set up and attributed to one of the Silesian glassworks. Two rings of alternating canes are set around a centre circlet. Delicately-coloured pink/white & pale-orange/white millefiori circlets and cog canes contrast with the...

  • This attractive miniature weight was probably made in one of the Silesian glassworks. A two-tiered white latticinio basket supports the two rings of alternating millefiori canes, set around a centre circlet. Soft-hued pink/white millefiori circlets and cog canes contrast with the yellow/green 5-lobed stars and the cobalt-blue/white corrugated canes placed...

  • This 2-ring concentric, featuring well-made millefiori canes, most likely came from one of the Silesian glassworks. Cobalt-blue, white & amber are the predominant colours in the complex millefiori canes, which float above a thin polychrome frit ground. The blue & white canes are extremely complex with eight tiny 5-lobed stars set in white around a...

  • A 2-row concentric with alternating canes - attributed to one of the Silesian glassworks. The well-made, complex millefiori canes are set in 2 rings around a green, white & ruby centre cane. Pink & white canes contrast with pale-amber & ruby;cobalt-blue & white with pale-blue & white. The canes are set - slightly off-centre - above a...

  • A fine, 3-row post-classic concentric - probably of Silesian origin - over a 2-tiered basket of latticinio threads. Complex millefiori canes in blue, green, yellow, white and various shades of pale orange encircle a central 8-ribbed white & orange cane, filled with a smaller, 5-ribbed cane in the same colours. Complex cog canes in the outer row...

  • An excellent example of a neatly-set German weight - possibly of Silesian origin - with well made complex canes on a predominantly yellow & white spatter base. Encircling the centre cluster of pink-and-white corrugated tubes are ca.25 upright yellow rods. These upright rods are repeated in the 3 canes with red & white striped collars in the first...

  • 2 rows of complex canes encircle a royal blue/yellow/red central feature cane. The first row has 3 different types of canes; in the outer row complex white plaques alternate with red/white/blue cruciform canes surrounded by translucent pink & pale-orange rods.The 3-tiered filigree basket - white within yellow within a white outer layer; the complexity...

  • This rare example of a 19th Century lampwork snake is attributed to one of the glassworks in Lauscha (Thuringia). Black markings cover the yellowish-green body and head. The eyes are white & red. The tightly-coiled reptile is set over a slight depression in the polychrome ground of frit, fragments of millefiori canes and aventurine inclusions. The...

  • A rare example of a post-classic lampwork dragonfly (or moth) - probably from a glassworks in Thuringia. The body is dark olive-green with black markings curling around it; while the wings appear to be pink with black or dark-blue markings - it’s difficult to tell due to the strong purple (manganese) tint to the dome. The insect is fluttering over a...

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