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Deacons, J.+C.

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All the paperweights illustrated below have been sold.

This page shows typical examples of the work of John & Craig Deacons.

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Garlanded Butterfly (2017)
Reference: DEA 04052
Encircled by a garland of Clichy-style white/pink rose canes and white/pink complex millefiori canes is a red-aventurine bodied butterfly set over a pale-green lace ground. The insect’s outstretched yellow wings have orange markings close to the body and similar “eye-spots” at the tips.Signed with a..
Flash Overlay: Spoke Design (2017)
Reference: DEA 03891
A well-crafted classic spoke design around a rose cane and a single ring of purple & white complex millefiori canes. Lilac, white, pink, pale-amber, blue & green canes are set in a 1-1-2-2 formation between 9 lemon spokes. The blue flash overlay is finished with a large circular top facet and 5 side..
Garlanded Flower in Overlay (2017)
Reference: DEA 03892
A blue & white flower and bud rest on a white muslin cushion within a pink-on-white double overlay. Encircling the flower is a garland of pale-blue & topaz rose canes separated by pink & white crimps. The overlay is finished with a top facet, 10 oval side facets and a row of 6 star-cuts.Embedded in ..
Butterfly on Lace (2017)
Reference: DEA 03894
A medium-size weight centred by a red-aventurine bodied butterfly on white lace over a pale-yellow ground. The outstretched blue wings have lemon & black markings close to the body and similar “eye-spots” at the tips. The insect is enclosed within a garland of pale-yellow & purple Clichy-style rose ..
Purple Triple Overlay (2017)
Reference: DEA 03893
A small triple overlay - purple on white on pale-blue - encasing a canopy of closely-packed millefiori canes with the outer row pulled into the base. The colourful complex canes include 3 silhouettes - 2 birds and a dog. The overlay is cut with a top facet and 24 oval facets set in 2 rows.Signed wit..
Closepack in a Basket (2016)
Reference: DEA 03603
An assortment of multi-coloured millefiori canes closely packed in a 3-colour basket. The canes include 3 Clichy-style roses and 4 silhouettes (a bird, a dog and 2 mountain goats). In addition, there are thistle, complex star canes and whorls. The basket is made of purple & white staves, alternating..
Fuchsia with Torsade (2016)
Reference: DEA 03605
A beautifully simple design centred by a pink/purple fuchsia blossom on a bed of white upset muslin. The lampwork flower, with its leaves and stem, is set within a finely-twisted blue & white torsade and a border garland of complex millefiori stardust canes.Signed with a JHD 2016 cane in the centre ..
Rose Garden (2015)
Reference: DEA 03604
Clichy-style rose canes in various sizes and a range of colours - pink, white, pale-yellow, pale-blue - form a gently-curving arch over a cushion of white upset muslin.Signed with a JHD 2015 cane. A narrow wear ring surrounds the polished, concave base.  ..
Spaced in Blue Flash Overlay (2015)
Reference: DEA 03484
Spaced around a complex millefiori centre cane on a bed of white muslin are another 12 canes - including 3 rose canes, a butterfly cane and silhouettes of a bird and a deer. The blue flash overlay is finished with a large circular top facet with a pie-crust edge. Between each of the 5 side facets is..
Butterfly in Double Overlay (2015)
Reference: DEA 03483
The green-on-blue double overlay is cut with a top and 7 side facets to reveal a gold-aventurine bodied butterfly on a bed of white muslin. The outstretched lavender wings have black & yellow markings. The insect is encircled by a border garland of complex pale-pink and green millefiori canes.Signed..
Mauve Double Overlay (2013)
Reference: DEA 03227
An attractive, small mauve-on-white double overlay enclosing a canopy of closely-packed millefiori canes on a translucent cranberry colour ground. The colourful complex canes include 3 silhouettes (bird, mountain goat, dog), 2 picture canes (a 4-leaf clover & a thistle) and 5 rose canes. The double ..
Concentric in Stave Basket (2013)
Reference: DEA 03225
A good 5-row concentric encircled by a pale-amber/white stave basket, which is drawn underneath the weight. Apart from the row of white/pale-blue rose canes, all the millefiori canes are composed of white stars - some as stardust canes, others are coated with coral-pink, blue and purple.Signed with ..
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