RARE Museum Quality Antique Saint Louis Faceted Bouquet Garland Ruby Color Ground Paperweight, Exhibited And Listed

This is from my private collection; one of which I am justifiably proud. It is from the collection of Sam and Winifred Altschuler who were well known to have one of the premier paperweight collections of the world. It has been museum exhibited (see Provenance below).

Description: A golden yellow flower, with spaced green leaves, is centered vt a ring of five millefiori nosegays, on a translucent ruby ground. Circular top facet, and three rows of side facets.

Diameter: 2 5/8".

Circa: 1860.

Condition: Minor Surface Wear.

Provenance: The Hollister Collection. Exhibited Neenah, Wisconsin, The Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, "Rare Paperweights From A Private Collection" June 12 - September 5, 1982, Catalog Number 47. (SeeThe Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights, p. 102 and color fig. 32.) Listed L. H. Selman Paperweight Price Guide and Auction, featuring the collection of Sam and Winifred Altschuler, Lot 50, p. 14.

Item ID: A5267

$12,500 USD

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