A St. Louis concentric millefiori mushroom weight
Mid 19th Century
The central hollow red-lined tubular cane surrounded by circles of canes in shades of blue, white and pink and including one of red-lined crimped green tubular canes and an outer circle of red-centred blue and white canes, the torsade with a white laminated corkscrew core entwined with cobalt-blue spiral threads beneath a mercury band, star-cut base
3.1/8 in. (8 cm.) diam.
Anon., sale Sotheby's, 15 December 1980, lot 87A.