Antique Baccarat yellow pompon and millefiori garland faceted paperweight. by Antique Baccarat
Antique Baccarat yellow pompon and millefiori garland faceted paperweight. Numerous tiers of thin C-shaped canes, in pale yellow, radiate around a central green arrowhead cane to form a delicate pompon blossom that grows from a green serpentine stem, with two opposing leaves, and is crowned with five leaves and two slender contrasting red buds. Green and red arrowhead canes alternating with red-centered white pastry mold canes form a border garland around the flower. Clear, star-cut ground. Six side facets. For similar examples, see Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Society, page 60 and Glass Paperweights of the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, page 40, figure 347. Good condition. Diameter 3 1/4".