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This page shows the range of 19th Century designs associated with this renowned French glasshouse.

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  • The bouquet is centred by a blue pelargonium with 5 heart-shaped petals around a green/white honeycomb millefiori stamen.  Completing the bouquet are 4 clematis blossoms - in shades of pale-orange, pink, blue & white - 2 larger tulips, an orange & a red bud, several green leaves and gathered, curved stems.  One of the lower petals of the...

  • A large concentric with an unusual centre: 13 blue/brown florets of varying sizes are set in sodden snow, edged with 9 cross canes. This is encircled by 6 rings of assorted complex canes in shades of cobalt-blue, white, pale-blue, salmon-pink, green & lime-green. The outermost ring - lime-green tubes filled with pale-green & salmon crimps - has...

  • Red-lined white crimp staves enclose 5 rows of complex millefiori canes and crimps centred by a black dancing devil silhouette. The glassmakers at St. Louis certainly knew how to use subtle colours schemes to achieve maximum effect. Here cobalt-blue & green florets have been placed next to pale-pink & pale-blue followed by amber, cobalt-blue,...

  • A small, 5 row concentric...with pink & white crimp canes, blue & white stars in white collars (which are repeated in the third row in clusters of 7 - without the collars!), white crimps and white stars in dark-green corrugated canes...all enclosed in a basket of large red & white fortress canes.Polished, concave base with a narrow basal...

  • A mid-size, concentric featuring a centre set-up with blue, white & red florets and green crimps. This is encircled by 2 rows of complex canes; pale salmon tubes enclosing pale green crimps and a row similar to the complex centre cane. Rows 3 and 4 display green-centred white crimps and blue-centered peach-coloured crimps. The white-and-green canes in...

  • A close concentric in a harmonious colour combination. Centering the 7 rows of millefiori canes is a small dog silhouette cane. The SL1848 signature/date cane is in the 6th row from the centre. The blue/white canes in the outer row are pulled to the centre underneath the weight.Some cullet from the manufacturing process remains in the glass of the concave...

  • Green-lined white crimp canes enclose 5 rows of large pink & white cross canes, blue & green complex canes and florets. The large centre set-up consists of 2 rows of pink & white and pure white canes around a blue 12-point star set in a red-lined white tube. Although very slightly off-centre, the design is extremely tidy with none of the...

  • A central white cog, lined in blue and containing 4 pink crosses is surrounded by 7 rows of crimps, florets and complex millefiori canes - in pastel tones of pale blue, pale green, pink, lemon and white, including one row of darker blue - all set in a pink crimp basket in this excellent St. Louis concentric.Provenance: Anon. Sale, Sotheby’s London 24th...

  • A small, low-domed crown composed of latticinio twists alternating with 8 opaque white spiralling ribbons coated blue on one side and orange on the other - a combination seen far less frequently than red/green or red/blue. At the apex - where the latticinio and ribbons meet - is a 2-ring pale-green/white/pale-orange complex millefiori cane with a...

  • Miniature crowns are far less common than their larger counterparts. Radiating out from a complex centre cane with blue-and-white florets, green crimps and a red-and-white star in a white collar, 9 red & green spiral ribbons - edged in opaque white - alternate with white multi-ply latticinio twists. Polished ,concave base with a narrow basal rim.

  • The hollow-bown centre of this outstanding crown is surrounded by deep-pink & cobalt-blue twisted ribbons alternating with fine spiralling white latticinio, and centred by a large floret composed of 12 salmon-pink tubes and 8 white stars.Provenance: 1) Alan Tillman’s Summer Exhibition,                             London 1975, No. 38...

  • 12 red & green ribbons, edged with white, alternate with 12 white latticinio spirals in this excellent mid-size crown. The twisted ribbons and latticinio radiate out from a central floret composed of a row of white cogs and a row of white crimps around a white, green-sheathed star.Polished, slightly concave base.  

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