New York, Park Avenue
24 September 1997
A BACCARAT SHAMROCK AND BUTTERFLY WEIGHT
The clear glass set with a central set-up composed of claret and white millefiori canes including a ring of seven green shamrocks on opaque white canes with an outer circle of cobalt-blue, white and red arrow-head canes, with a garland of single butterfly silhouette canes at the periphery, the whole set on a mound of assorted white lengths of latticinio tubing
3in. (7.6cm.) diam.
Applewhaite-Abbott Sale, Part II, Sotheby & Co. London, 21 October 1952, lot 353
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See Patricia K. McCawley, Antique Glass Paperweights from France, London, 1968, p. 68, pl. 28 (74d) for a similar example.
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