Boston & Sandwich

PLEASE NOTE: this is the ARCHIVE section of the website.
All the paperweights illustrated below have been sold.

This page shows typical examples of paperweights produced by this 19th Century glassworks.

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  • A single flowerhead with two layers of pointed pink petals - the petals in the upper layer have a hint of blue - around a central pink & white cog cane stamen.  The bloom nestles against five blueish/green serrated leaves over a rare alternating pink & white spiral filigree basket. Polished base with deep basal concavity.

  • This scrambled weight - made ca. 1860/70 - with its predominantly white tones - has a complete 1852 date cane with 3 white running rabbit silhouettes on a blue/black field within a 10-point crimped cog cane. In addition it has 3 partial date canes; 2 of which also have 2 running rabbit silhouettes. There are also 2 canes with large “8”s on a white ground....

  • A scrambled weight - probably made ca. 1860/70 - which displays the overall white tonality associated with B&S, relieved by coloured ribbons and whole and partial millefiori canes. It has a complete 1852 date cane with 3 running rabbit silhouettes, although the numerals are not on the usual blue/black field, but are surrounded by bluish-grey in a...

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