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Part I: Antique Paperweights & Related Objects - 19th Century
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Lot 1
Extremely rare Antique Baccarat faceted tricolor bouquet paperweight, with a central white pompon, two purple, blue, and white pansies, a red double clematis, buds, and green leaves, on clear star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 3 9/16".
$17,000-$22,000
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Lot 2
Rare Antique Saint Louis clear-encased upright bouquet paperweight, containing a central white lampwork flower, surrounded by four smaller lampwork and cane flowers, and bright green leaves, in a single white overlay, with six and one facets, on clear star-cut ground. Diameter 3".
$7000-$10,000
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Lot 3
Extremely rare, possibly unique, antique Bacchus "mirror-image" close packed millefiori glass inkwell, with an identical pattern of millefiori in the base and in the matching stopper, composed of assorted crimped rods and complex canes, encircled by a ring of blue-lined, white, crimped tubes. The base and stopper were perhaps made from the same complex cane-- a very unusual technique. The clear bottle has a tapered neck, a flared rim, and a clear footed base. Unpolished pontil. Some surface wear. Height 6 1/4".
$12,000-$20,000
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Lot 4
Rare Antique Baccarat dated red and white stardust carpet ground paperweight, containing a "B 1848" signature/date cane, and assorted scattered complex millefiori, including a red flower portrait cane, and Gridel silhouette canes of a horse, a deer, a rooster, a goat, an elephant, two dogs, and two butterflies, nestled in a ground of red-centered white six-pointed stars. Diameter 3 1/16".
$11,000-$16,000
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Lot 5
Rare Antique Baccarat dated red carpet ground paperweight, with scattered complex millefiori, including Gridel silhouette canes of a pheasant, squirrel, horse, rooster, deer, elephant, and butterfly, and a "B 1848" signature/date cane. Diameter 2 13/16".
$15,000-$20,000
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Lot 6
Rare Antique Baccarat dated blue and white star carpet ground paperweight, containing a "B 1848" signature/date cane, and assorted scattered complex millefiori, including shamrocks, arrows, quatrefoils, and stars, as well as Gridel silhouette canes of a butterfly, a deer, a rooster, a goat, and a dog, all embedded in a ground of cobalt blue and white six-pointed star/bundeled rod canes. Diameter 3".
$11,000-$16,000
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