18 May 1999
A Baccarat patterned millefiori weight
Mid 19th Century
The central red, white, blue and green arrow's head set-up within a circle of green-centred white star canes, enclosed within an entwined cinquefoil garland of canes in shades of claret, blue, red, yellow and green, each loop enclosing a large silhouette of a squirrel, a dog, a pigeon, a horse and a cockerel, on an upset muslin ground
3.3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) diam.
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Cf. Hollister/Lanmon, op. cit. (1978), p. 19, no. 27.
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