Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly garland paperweight. by Antique Baccarat
Very fine antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly garland over upset muslin paperweight.The butterfly, with turquoise eyes, an eggplant-purple latticinio body and flattened millefiori wings, is encircled by a garland of green, white and complex cog canes, alternating with white and red cog canes, over upset muslin. Crack to base. "These insects dazzle the viewer, the delicate archetypes of a vibrant imagination." -The Art of the Paperweight: Challenging Tradition. "The Baccarat butterfly is basic to any advanced collection." -Paperweights for Collectors. Diameter 2 7/8".