Everything you could ever want in a French Baccarat Paperweight ! Millefiori with Gridel Figures Include a Butterfly in center, an Elephant, Deer,Horse,Dog,Rooster,and a standing Monkey, 7 Flowers of which 1 has the Butterfly inside, and 2 contain starburst. With a Fabulous Upset Muslim Background to boot !!! Secondary "Arrowheads or crowfoot" Canes were also used in the outer decor of a couple of the flowers.
Baccarat Paperweight Signed & Dated "B-1848" from their Early Period of Master Craftsmanship !!! (1845 to1855) The "B' and "1" are Green, and the "84" are Blue, and the last "8" is Red in color. Close-Up of date in last Photo.
Magnum Size Measures 2 1/2 inches or 63 millimeters across maximum Width.
Weighs 11.3 Ounces.
Book Ref. : The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights By : Paul Hollister Published By : Bramhall House,NY. Pages :47 to 84. See Sotheby's Photo on Page 55 illustrated in Fig. 15.
Condition is Excellent, with a couple of normal air bubbles which can be seen floating between the Deer and the Monkey. Also an Honest "Frosty Round Ring Pattern" on the base diameter.
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