1 October 2004
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A BACCARAT FACETED CONCENTRIC MILLEFIORI MUSHROOM WEIGHT*
The tuft composed of four rows of assorted millefiori canes in shades of green, salmon-pink, lilac, blue and white, one row including eleven 'Clichy-type' roses, with a central white, green and red pastry-mould cane, within a basket of elongated stave canes, encompassed by a torsade of tightly woven latticinio tubing entwined with a cobalt-blue ribbon within mercury bands, cut with top and five side printies, star-cut base
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) diameter; 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high
The Homer Perkins Collection, Christie's, New York, 23 September 1998, lot 145
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Compare Paul Hollister, Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Society, New York, 1974, p. 39, pl. 21.
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