A perfect gift for yourself or a history lover! A very handsome sulphide (or sulfide) cameo paperweight made by Baccarat, France, in limited edition for the Franklin Mint in 1975. The cameo portrait of American Revolutionary War hero Admiral DeGrasse is set in clear glass with inverted rounds on the sides. The cut glass bottom is done is deepest ruby red, appearing almost black (photo showing the marks has been lightened to show detail). It is fully hallmarked on the bottom as shown. 2 7/8" base diameter and 1 7/8" high. Excellent condition. Weighs a bit over 1 lb. (We do not have the original box.)
USPS Priority Mail, insurance included.