New York, Park Avenue
24 September 1997
A SAINT LOUIS CONCENTRIC MILLEFIORI WEIGHT
The clear glass set with five rows of millefiori canes in shades of lime-green, blue, salmon-pink, red and white, the central cane showing the silhouette of two dancing figures enclosed by a circlet of six hollow canes each with a white silhouettes of the devil, set in a basket of elongated cobalt-blue canes lined in white
3¼in. (8.3cm.) diam.
With D.M. & P. Manheim, London, 1960
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
See Evangeline H. Bergstrom, Old Glass Paperweight, London, 1940, 1947, pl. III, for a similar dated example.
Harry Seymour continues his new weekly round-up of star performers from the past seven days in Christie’s salerooms
Deborah Coy, Head of European Art, is your guide to the art from an era characterised by high fashion, optimism and prosperity