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Riedel Closepack

BOH 04038

A good example of a post-classic closepack from the Riedel glassworks in Polaun (Bohemia) ca. 1870/80 featuring colourful millefiori canes.  Most of the approx. 75 canes, which are set on a typical dark-green, mica-flecked cushion, are relatively simple (see pages 279 & 280 in Peter von Brackel’s book Classic Paperweights from Silesia/Bohemia).  A couple of the canes appear to be cracked although the weight itself is not cracked.
Flat, lightly-polished base, showing a few scratches.

Condition very good
Diameter 78mm - 3 1/16"
Height 53mm - 2 1/16"