Antique AB1762BH 3,440 Very fine antique Baccarat millefiori.
"This uncommon Baccarat flower is seen in two color combinations.
By 1846, Baccarat perfected the design of millefiori paperweights, often incorporating animal silhouette canes and making perimeter borders of canes around a central flower, fruit, or animal design in the crystal paperweight.
After much experimentation, Baccarat produced an edition of 153 of these paperweights, of which 103 were on a blue ground and 50 were on a clear ground. .About the Author, mary Haberstroh lives in Tucson, Arizona and she is a collector of millefiori paperweights.Lovely antique Baccarat looped garland and rose cane paperweight.A modern version was produced in the 1960s and is similar to earn money with poker online but different from the antique version.Each paperweight has a large Gridel figure in the center with smaller versions of all eighteen figures included in the design. ."Baccarat" is engraved on the side and the aid etch Baccarat logo is on the base. .The canes are pink and white while the center canes are blue and white.Rare antique Baccarat flat bouquet faceted paperweight.It was named after Emil Gridel, the nephew of Jean-Baptiste Toussaint the general manager of Baccarat. .The silhouette canes are of a dog, deer, rooster, and pelican.Antique Baccarat blue primrose paperweight.
Antique AB1991GK 3,000 Antique Baccarat millefiori circlet pape.
It is known that by 1910, the offering in the catalog had dwindled to pansy paperweights, simple open concentric paperweights, and rock paperweights. .
This very hard to find non-traditional design will be a welcome addition to any collection of Baccarat paperweights.Identifying Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania Glass Paperweights: Gillinder, Challinor and Taylor,.There is a signature cane "B 1994 " shown in the pictures. .The wings bear an imprinted millefiori design.For extra pictures, click on the picture at the right and the following links: Large picture of the paperweight Close-up view Profile view Signature Another view of signature showing "17" better Signature cane sold.Click on the picture to see a larger image.
Identifying Nineteenth Century New England Glass Company Paperweights.
Like the Italian paperweights, concentric circles were made from the canes to form all kinds of designs in the paperweights.