21 April 2010
A FRENCH GLASS FLOWER WEIGHT
Circa 1850, possibly Saint Louis
The flower composed of six striated blue and white petals about a yellow and green stamen center, growing from a short stem issuing three broad green leaves and a bud
2¾ in. (7 cm.) diameter
Maurice A. Lindon Collection, Paris, Sotheby's, London, 3 July 1978, lot 133.
Sotheby's, New York, 26 June 1996, lot 111 (col. pl. III and cover illustration).
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Charlotte Green, Presse-Papiers de Cristal, Paris, 1989, col. pl. 48b.
D. Tarshis, 'Adventitious Aventurine', PCA Bulletin, 1997, p. 8, fig. 8.
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