This is an antique Clichy concentric millefiori miniature piedouche weight. A white and green rose cane is centered by five concentric rings of assorted complex canes, including bulls-eyes, florets, stars, bundled rods, and crimped canes, in shades of pink, green, purple, red and white. A ring of green moss canes encircles the border of the design, over a basket of alternating. vertical, pink and white staves, which extend down the short pedestal base to a clear, circular foot.
Formerly part of the collection of the New York Historical Society (their accession number 1965.195. Concentric Height: 1 1/2 inches; diameter 1 7/8 inches.
Condition: Excellent Antique Condition.
Provenance: L. H. Selman, Ltd. The Glass Gallery.
This is a very rare and special weight that has been one of my special weights for many years.
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