New York, Park Avenue
24 September 1997
A BACCARAT DATED CARPET-GROUND WEIGHT
The clear glass set with assorted scattered millefiori canes including silhouettes of a stag, a dog, a goat, a swan and a butterfly, dated on a single cane 'B 1848', set on a ground of blue and white star-dust canes
3in. (7.6cm.) diam.
With A.W. Chesser, London, 1960
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See lot 158 for a similar weight.
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