24 September 1997,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 6,325
USD 4,000 - USD 5,000
A CLICHY PANSY WEIGHT
The flower composed of two shaded purple and three pale-yellow petals with purple markings with a green center, growing from a green stalk with numerous green leaves and a purple bud set on a delicate swirling white latticinio ground
2 7/8in. (7.3cm.) diam.
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See Geraldine J. Casper, Glass Paperweights of The Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Richmond, Virginia, 1989, p. 49 pl. 1121 for a similar pansy with one bud.
With Delamosne & Son, London, 1961
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