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Baccarat Antique

  • Baccarat Antique
  • Very rare antique Baccarat Ducks-on-a-Pond hollow faceted paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB3012SD
  • $15,700

  • Very rare antique Baccarat Ducks-on-a-Pond hollow faceted paperweight. A paddling of three small ducks, all headed in the same direction, floats at the center of a hollow-blown dome. Each duck is beige with yellow, red and green feather stripes and has a red bill and eyes. The avian friends swim over clear water inside a narrow ring of green and white jasper, depicting a grassy bank surrounding the pond, inside a star-cut foot. A top facet and six side facets serve as portals to view the intimate undisturbed scene within. For similar examples, see Sotheby's, July 1st, 1968 auction catalog, page 41, lot 277, and Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty, page 117. Extremely fine condition. Diameter 3 5/16".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Rare magnum antique Baccarat "B 1848" scattered millefiori and Gridel canes paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1729
  • $7,500

  • Rare magnum antique Baccarat "B 1848" scattered millefiori and Gridel canes paperweight. A central Gridel moth, or butterfly, silhouette cane is surrounded by numerous assorted complex canes including a "blue flax" flower silhouette cane, a love bird cane and the Gridel silhouette canes of a horse, a deer, a dog, a goat, a rooster, a squirrel, a white monkey, a hunter and a pelican, on a cushion of white upset muslin and colored filigree. "B 1848" date cane. A ring of diamond cutting encircles the perimeter of the base. Thin line of dark striae on lower side. "The moth cane most often appears in or near the center of the motif. The separation of the large canes gives them a breathing space they do not have in the close millefiori and makes their colors look as bright as Clichy." - The Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights. Diameter 3 3/4".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat four-flower bouquet with pansies, clematis and primrose paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB3049RI
  • $7,200

  • Antique Baccarat four-flower bouquet with pansies, clematis and primrose paperweight. A red and white primrose, with honeycomb center cane, is flanked by two Type I pansies and crested by a white double clematis with a white stardust and yellow bull's-eye cane. The flowers share a cadmium green network of leaves and stems, over clear star-cut ground. Good condition. Diameter 3 5/8".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Extremely rare antique Baccarat Ducks-on-a-Pond hollow faceted paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB2052KK
  • $6,875

  • Extremely rare antique Baccarat Ducks-on-a-Pond hollow faceted paperweight. A paddling of three small ducks, all headed in the same direction, floats at the center of a hollow-blown dome. Each duck is beige with red and green feather stripes and has a red bill and eyes. The avian friends swim over clear water inside a narrow ring of green and white jasper, depicting a grassy bank surrounding the pond, inside a star-cut foot. A top facet and six side facets serve as portals to view the intimate, undisturbed scene within. Pictured and discussed in the 1970 PCA Bulletin article by the owner, page 10. See Sotheby’s, July 1st, 1968 auction catalog, page 41, lot 277, for a similar example and further references. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Radial crack to edge of base, chips to facets, scratches to top facet and surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16”.
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat paneled aqua honeycomb carpet ground paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1189
  • $6,500

  • Antique Baccarat paneled aqua honeycomb carpet ground paperweight. A flower-shaped design decorates the top of the piece, comprised of cobalt blue, red, and white arrowhead/six-point star canes, and salmon-pink, blue, and white cog/six-point star canes, outlined with white and cobalt blue complex six-point star canes. The design is surrounded by a carpet of aqua and white honeycomb canes. Diameter 2 1/2".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Rare antique Baccarat stylized cruciform floral bouquet faceted footed paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB2085SD
  • $6,000

  • Rare antique Baccarat stylized cruciform floral bouquet faceted footed paperweight. Four small millefiori blossoms, their stamens and petals made of six-pointed stars, arrows and cogs, bloom on the left side of four green stems, strewn with dew-covered leaves, that are arranged into a cruciform, the extremities of each being dotted by a red bud or, in one instance, a partially opened blue bud with a millefiori stamen. The stems are gathered together at the center by a peculiar upward spiraling green twist that conceals a fragment of blue and white latticinio at its core. The design floats over a clear, star-cut, footed ground that is bordered by a lovely and tightly-wound white-encased pink torsade. Six and one facets. Diameter 3 5/16”.
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Lovely antique Baccarat looped garland and rose cane paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1975NS
  • $6,000

  • Lovely antique Baccarat looped garland and rose cane paperweight. A rare pink and green Baccarat rose cane is ringed by a slightly spaced circle of red, white and blue complex star canes at the center of the weight. An eight-looped garland frames this central motif alternating between loops of complex white star canes with yellow cores and complex canes of royal blue and white. Clear ground. Diameter 2 13/16".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat yellow buttercup and red bud faceted paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB3016SD
  • $5,000

  • Antique Baccarat yellow buttercup and red bud faceted paperweight. A double-tiered buttercup blossom, with yellow-colored petals and a white stardust stamen, is haloed by five green leaves and blooms atop a curving green stem with opposing leaves and a surprising red bud. Alternating green and white millefiori form a border garland around the flower. Clear, star-cut ground. Two rows of seven side facets and one top facet. Fine condition. Diameter 3 1/16".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Rare antique Baccarat flat bouquet faceted paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1730
  • $5,000

  • Rare antique Baccarat flat bouquet faceted paperweight. Rare antique Baccarat flat bouquet faceted paperweight, with a dazzling and rare floral group. A large central white buttercup forms the center, with a bundle of yellow star rods making up the stamen. It is flanked by two Type-I pansies, with shaded purple upper petals and a trio of cobalt blue and white arrowhead cane lower petals. The bouquet is crowned by a white double clematis, with a star cane center. A light green vine bearing a blue bud and green leaves entwines the central dark green stem. Six and one faceting. Star cut base. A broken stem below the clematis. "In contrast to the work of the other French factories, Baccarat produced conspicuously formal floral arrangements. These masterfully portrayed flowers combine to form a delightful garden. The millefiori cane sections that compose the bottom of the pansies indicate that this weight was produced in the early part of the classic period." --The Art of the Paperweight: Challenging Tradition. Diameter 3 1/8".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat yellow pompon and red bud paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB3017SD
  • $5,000

  • Antique Baccarat yellow pompon and red bud 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 curved stem, with two opposing leaves, and is crowned with five leaves and a contrasting red bud. Alternating white and red canes form a border garland around the flower. Clear, star-cut ground. Extremely fine condition. Diameter 2 9/16".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat yellow pompon and millefiori garland faceted paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB3007SD
  • $4,600

  • 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".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat close concentric millefiori mushroom double overlay paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1709KG
  • $4,500

  • Antique Baccarat close concentric millefiori mushroom double overlay paperweight. A fortress encircled by white stardust sits at the center of a mushroom supported by a clear stem. Pink and blue complex arrow canes with star centers ensue, followed by a double row of small red-centered white stardust canes and finally by watermelon-colored complex canes. Turquoise-over-white double overlay with gold scrolling. Clear, star-cut ground. Five and one facets. Some surface wear, interior flaw. Diameter 3 1/8”.
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat aqua buttercup and bud with millefiori garland paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB1150SD
  • $4,000

  • Antique Baccarat aqua buttercup and bud with millefiori garland paperweight. Six deeply hollowed aqua petals ring five deeply hollowed white petals from whose core rises a straight thicket of yellow stamens, forming a traditional Baccarat buttercup motif. The flower is haloed by five green leaves and sits atop a curving stem flanked by additional green leaves and an aqua companion bud. Alternating green and white millefiori form a border garland around the buttercup. Clear, star-cut ground. Painted accession number 1965.83. Good condition. Diameter 3 3/16".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly over clematis paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB3050RI
  • $3,600

  • Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly over clematis paperweight. A butterfly, with turquoise eyes and four multicolored marbled millefiori wings extending from an amethyst latticinio body, hovers above a white double clematis with a red, green and white arrowhead cane center. A white bud and four radial green leaves crown the flower, which blooms atop a curvy stem, flanked by two leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. "Butterflies are placed above floral motifs encased in clear glass to create the illusion of their hovering in space." --"Glass Paperweights in the Art Institute of Chicago". See "Antique French Paperweights," p. 78. Diameter 3 1/6"
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly garland paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1762BH
  • $3,440

  • 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".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat yellow wheatflower paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1981GK
  • $3,000

  • Antique Baccarat yellow wheatflower paperweight. Two tiers of round, black-dotted petals have a white complex star cane with a red bull's-eye at their nexus and are crowned by five apple green leaves. The wheatflower sits atop a short, leaning stem flanked by two additional leaves, over clear, star-cut ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Very minor chipping to star cut. Diameter 2 7/16".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat millefiori circlet paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1991GK
  • $3,000

  • Antique Baccarat millefiori circlet paperweight. A central circlet with a blue arrow cane core ringed by complex white stardust canes with pink bull's-eye cores, is encircled by an additional six circlets, alternating between white stardust canes and dark-colored cogs, over translucent ruby ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Diameters 3 1/16".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Rare antique Baccarat patterned millefiori circlets with shamrocks paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB3008.1SD
  • $2,945

  • Rare antique Baccarat patterned millefiori circlets with shamrocks paperweight. A central circlet of red and white pastry molds, centered by a large arrowhead cane, is surrounded by three circlets of complex red and white cog canes spaced by three circlets of complex green and white ruffle canes. Each circlet is centered by a complex cane composed of a central red fortress cane, a ring of seven green shamrocks and a ring of yellow bull's-eyes. White upset muslin ground. For a similar example, see Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty, page 46, figure 144. Extremely fine condition. Diameter 2 15/16".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat blue clematis & millefiori garland/facets
  • Antique
  • AB1669
  • $2,800

  • Antique Baccarat faceted blue clematis and millefiori garland paperweight. The flower, with six cobalt blue petals, a honeycomb star cane center, shaded green leaves, and a dark green stem, is encircled by a garland of white, red, and pale yellow crimped canes, on clear, star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Diameter 2 7/16".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat millefiori circlets paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB2084KK
  • $2,500

  • Antique Baccarat millefiori circlets paperweight. A central circlet, with a blue floret cane core ringed by white stardust canes centered by red bull’s-eyes, is encircled by an additional six circlets of similar appearance to the central one but with green bull’s-eyes and alternating with circlets of dark green cogs centered by a complex stardust and red bull’s-eye cane. Translucent ruby ground. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3”.
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat mother and child sulphide monstrance.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • AB2047GK
  • $2,160

  • Antique Baccarat mother and child sulphide monstrance. A meticulous sulphide of the Virgin Mary holding an infant Christ and standing on a cloud of cherubs, floats inside a gilded turquoise overlay and is revealed through a gilded front facet. A gilded fancy-cut hexagonal pedestal supports the design and a gilded dimensional cross crowns the top. From the George Kulles Collection. Fading gilding, chip to cross, chips to corners of base and crackling to overlay. Diameter 3 3/8” , Height 8 1/2”.
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat yellow wheatflower paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB2105KK
  • $2,100

  • Antique Baccarat yellow wheatflower paperweight. A yellow wheatflower is haloed by a lush crown of seven leaves and dressed with a slightly curving stem and its attendant foliage of symmetrical trios of leaves. Its two tiers of six brown-dotted yellow rounded petals are joined at their nexus by a complex white stardust cane with green bull’s-eye core. Clear ground. "This uncommon Baccarat flower is seen in two color combinations. Most of these flowers have pointed petals but examples with rounded petals are known." —Baccarat Paperweights; Two Centuries of Beauty. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 2 1/2".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat scattered millefiori on upset muslin paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1954BE
  • $2,000

  • Antique Baccarat scattered millefiori on upset muslin paperweight. An unusual panoply of colorful and diverse millefiori complex canes includes one cane with tiny pink rose-like bull's-eyes ringed with yellow stars and a white border, another of alternating pink and yellow bull's-eyes, sawmills and a central quatrefoil, as well as the more ubiquitous arrow canes and cogs, over a beautifully arranged white upset muslin ground. Provenance: The Arturo Schroeder collection. See "The French Connection In Mexico. The Improbable Paperweight Path". Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16".
  • Baccarat Antique
  • Antique Baccarat faceted white clematis buds paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1530SA
  • $1,960

  • Antique Baccarat faceted white clematis buds paperweight. A symmetrical arrangement with five white clematis buds in profile growing from entwined stems with four green leaves, rests on clear star-cut ground. Six and one facets. Minor chips to star-cut ground. Provenance: The Alschuler Collection; JoAnn Syvertson Collection. Diameter 2 13/16".