18 May 1999
A St. Louis carpet-ground concentric millefiori weight
Mid 19th Century
The central blue, white and salmon-pink set-up surrounded by four circles of large blue-centred red-lined crimped white tubular canes
3 in. (8.3 cm.) diam.
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Similar weights were sold in these Rooms on 11 February 1986, lot 47 and 23 May 1989, lot 411, another in our New York Rooms on 14 March 1985, lot 127. Also cf. Patricia McCawley, Antique Paperweights from France, (1968), pl. 2, no. 5(b).
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