Antique Saint Louis garland of flowers wafer-cut faceted paperweight. by Antique Saint Louis
Antique Saint Louis garland of flowers wafer-cut faceted paperweight. A flower, with five blue petals alternating with green leaves and centered by a golden rod cane, is garlanded by a spaced circle of six blooms, in yellow, red, white and blue, all strung together with serrated leaves and stems. Clear ground. Honeycomb side faceting and a deep, wafer-cut top facet. "... specifically designed as a desk accessory to hold sealing wax wafers for sealing a document or envelope." —"The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights". Fine condition. Diameter 2 15/16".