18 May 1999
A St. Louis four-colour crown weight
Mid 19th Century
The lime-green and blue and red and green twisted ribbon alternating with entwined white latticinio thread radiating from a pink and white cogwheel cane
2 in. (6.5 cm.) diam.
Anon., sale Christie's, 18 April 1978, lot 345.
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Cf. E. Campbell Cloak, Glass Paperweights(1969), pl. 26, no. 611.
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