New York, Park Avenue
24 September 1997
A CLICHY PATTERNED MILLEFIORI WEIGHT
The two interlaced quatrefoil garlands composed of florettes in shades of green, red, yellow and white, enclosing a central pink and green composite cane surrounded by two rows of millefiori canes in pink, green and white set on an opaque turquoise ground
3in. (7.6cm.) diam.
Applewhaite-Abbott Sale, Part II, Sotheby & Co. London, 21 October 1952, lot 329
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