18 May 1999
A St. Louis panelled carpet-ground sulphide weight
Mid 19th Century
The central sulphide profile portrait of a lady to the right set in a large hollow red cane enclosed within a circle of lime-green centred pink canes, on a ground of alternate panels of closely packed red-centred blue canes and hollow crimped pink canes, divided by pink-centred white canes
2 in. (7 cm.) diam.
Anon., sale Sotheby's, 4 July 1977, lot 146.
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For the type see Paul Hollister and Dwight P. Lanmon, Paperweights (1978), p. 35, no. 168.
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