Antique Baccarat type III pansy and bud paperweight. by Antique Baccarat
Antique Baccarat type III pansy and bud paperweight. A nicely formed pansy, with two velvety purple upper petals and three amber lower petals striped in black and stained with patches of purple, and with a white stardust center cane dotted with a red bull's-eye, sits atop a pertly curving stem shared by a companion bud and four leaves, an additional three leaves symmetrically crowning the bloom, over clear, star-cut ground. Provenance: The Arturo Schroeder collection. See "The French Connection In Mexico. The Improbable Paperweight Path". Diameter 2 9/16".