Very rare antique Millville pink water lily pedestal paperweight. by Antique American

$5,500

Category

paperweight

Medium

antique

Scancode

AM2068GD

Very rare antique Millville pink water lily pedestal paperweight. Long pink vertical cylinders rise from a tall cradle of alternating large green leaves and large white petals, the central cylinder caressed by a single yellow stamen, to form a water lily that entirely inhabits a clear dome atop a clear, footed base. “This rare weight is one of the most dramatic of all paperweights.” —The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights. Pictured and discussed on page 130 of Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Society. Previously sold in Sotheby’s New York, January 18, 1995 auction, in lot 64. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 13/16”, height 3 5/16”.