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This page shows examples of the type of paperweights produced by this famous French glasshouse.

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  • Silhouette canes are rarely found in closepack mushrooms but close to the centre of the colourful assortment of millefiori canes here is a Gridel silhouette of the white monkey and at the edge of the tuft is a flower portrait - a red primrose centred by a complex millefiori cane. Encircling the base of the mushroom is a white filigree cable within a...

  • A black/brown-bodied butterfly with colourful fore and hind wings floats above a clear, star-cut ground encircled by a garland of alternating blue & white arrow canes and pink-centred white corrugated canes.Polished, concave base.

  • The clear crystal set with a Type III pansy with a rare honeycomb stamen.  There are 2 deep-purple upper petals and 3 purple-tipped yellow petals with purple veining.  The tips of 3 leaves surround the flowerhead; the short curved stem bears 2 further leaves. A broad wear rim surrounds the polished, concave base finished with a 16-point star-cut.

  • Evenly spaced around a central red flower portrait over a white upset muslin cushion, interwoven with yellow rods, pink filigree & multi-coloured cane fragments, are 19 assorted millefiori canes.  They include 9 Gridel silhouettes - black stag, black horse, black dog, white goat on dark-blue, white rooster on dark-blue, white pheasant on 2 shamrocks,...

  • A faceted pansy and bud on clear over a 16-point star-cut base. Below the 2 deep-purple petals are 3 purple-tipped yellow petals underlaid with opaque white.  The lower petals have distinct black markings.  The tips of 4 leaves surround the flowerhead; the short stem bears a further pair of leaves. The weight has a scalloped concave top facet with finger...

  • The clear crystal set with a mid-blue dog rose. The stardust and pink concentric stamen is encircled by 5 heart-shaped petals underlaid with white, which extends beyond the blue overlay. Crowning the flowerhead are the tips of 5 green leaves with another 6 on side branches to the stem. Polished concave base with a 32 point star-cut.

  • Evenly spaced over a white upset muslin cushion, interwoven with a couple of pink and blue filigree rods, are 18 typical Baccarat millefiori canes, including 8 Gridel silhouettes - hunter, pelican (both rarely seen), black stag, goat, dog, rooster, white squirrel & lovebirds - and a flower cane generally referred to as a flax.  5 of the other canes...

  • A 2-row miniature concentric on clear set around a red/white/green composite fortress/arrow cane.  The outer row is composed of complex white & green corrugated canes with pale-yellow rods in the centre whereas the 8 white cog canes in the inner row enclose tiny white, pink & green rosettes. Polished, concave base with wear rim.

  • The clear glass set with interlacing trefoils around a central complex blue & white star cane encircled by a ring of ruby & white millefiori canes. One of the garlands is composed of red-lined white cogs; the other garland has blue & white composite canes. Polished, concave base with narrow wear ring.

  • The tuft of the mushroom is composed of typical Baccarat millefiori canes - including whorls, honeycombs, fortress, shamrock and different types of arrow canes - in turquoise, green, blue, red, salmon-pink and white.  The outer canes are pulled into a tapered stem over a star-cut.  A coiled dark-blue spiral wrapped around a white filigree cable forms a...

  • A mid-size weight with short segments of filigree, lengths of ribbon and twists in ruby, pink, blue yellow & bright-green - laid in the typical Baccarat style - under a high dome. Polished concave base with a narrow wear ring.

  • A medium-size closepack with an arched canopy of millefiori canes which rises well into the dome. Set over an opaque white cushion the assortment of typical Baccarat canes includes shamrock & leaf canes with fortress centres, different types of arrow canes, numerous stars, whorls, bull’s eyes and red trefoils. The lower canes extend into the base.The...

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