Antique Clichy cobalt blue fantasy flower & bud on clear by Antique Clichy
Rare antique Clichy blue fantasy flower and bud paperweight. The unusual flower is centered with a multi-layer purple, pink, yellow, and white complex cane, encircled by a spaced ring of pale yellow rods, which are bordered by seven pointed, cobalt blue petals. Three veined green leaves share the flower's stem, while a long slender cobalt blue bud with thin green sepals sprouts from an adjoining stem, over clear ground. Minor chip to base. Minor cullet on leaf. Exhibited: Neenah, Wisconsin, The Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, "Rare Paperweights from a Private Collection," June 12 - September 5, 1982, catalogue number 32. Provenance: The Alschuler Collection. Diameter 2 13/16".