London, South Kensington
28 November 2002
THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE GEOFFREY BAXTER ESQ.
Ten Whitefriars faceted millefiori paperweights
Third quarter 20th Century
Mostly limited editions designed by Geoffrey Baxter and including: an example with the American flag to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence in 1976; a blue-ground patterned millefiori weight with a design of a crown to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth in 1977; an example to commemorate Christmas 1979, with a design of a partridge in a pear-tree; another with a design of a ribbon-tied bell; another with a central star setup radiating blue and white torsades interspersed with canes, dated for 1980; and five other various concentric millefiori weights, mostly with boxes and certificates (10)
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