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Antique Baccarat

  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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”.
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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”.
  • Antique Baccarat
  • Antique Baccarat swan in pond facetted paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1733
  • $4,500

  • Extremely rare swan in a pond weight. A delicately crafted white opaque lampwork swan with red eyes and black beak swims in a clear glass pond ringed with green and white jasper, alternately described as pond weeds or grass. Six and one facets with a star cut base. Small annealing crack under the swan which is characteristic of hollow weights. Diameter 3".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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”.
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • 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".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • Antique Baccarat blue clematis buds paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1045
  • $1,750

  • Antique Baccarat blue clematis buds paperweight. Five pale blue clematis buds share intertwining stems with four green leaves, over clear star-cut ground. "Some large and often handsome clematis weights are composed entirely of buds arranged symmetrically in tiers on a long stem."--"Encyclopedia of Glass Paperweights". Diameter 2 15/16".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • Antique Baccarat entwined double trefoil on translucent green ground faceted paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1977GK
  • $1,500

  • Antique Baccarat entwined double trefoil on translucent green ground faceted paperweight. A red bull's-eye cane ringed by two circles of white star canes forms the center of a design that next moves to a spaced circle of white pastry mold canes. This central motif is framed by two interlacing trefoil garlands, one of complex millefiori made from alternating pink and white star canes and with pink bull's-eye cores, and the other made entirely of white stars, again with pink bull's-eye cores. Translucent green ground. Eight side facets. Small cullet. From the George Kulles collection. Diameter 3".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • Excellent antique Baccarat blue and white primrose paperweight.
  • antique
  • AB3086GK
  • $1,400

  • Excellent antique Baccarat blue and white primrose paperweight. A large flower has a white and red stardust and bull's-eye cane center, encircled by six blue and white striped petals. Five dark green leaves protrude from behind the primrose which grows from a long green stem with six additional green leaves. Clear, star-cut ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 15/16"."
  • Antique Baccarat
  • Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly and garland paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1736
  • $1,300

  • Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly and garland paperweight. A deep amethyst latticinio butterfly is framed on either side by orange millefiori fore wings and rainbow-colored millefiori hind wings. It is garlanded by a ring of alternating red and white cog canes, over a clear, star-cut ground. "These insects dazzle the viewer, the delicate archetypes of a vibrant imagination. The millefiori garland forms a decorative frame of flowers around the colorful insect."--"The Art of the Paperweight: Challenging Tradition". Good condition. Diameter 2 15/16".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly and garland faceted paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1737
  • $1,300

  • Antique Baccarat millefiori butterfly and garland faceted paperweight. A butterfly, with turquoise eyes, a translucent purple body and four marbled millefiori wings, is encircled by a garland of alternating white crimp canes and red cogs canes. Clear ground. Six and one facets. Excellent condition. Diameter 3 1/8".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • Unusual antique Baccarat mushroom faceted paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1735
  • $1,200

  • Unusual antique Baccarat mushroom faceted paperweight. The mushroom is formed of a central shamrock cane, surrounded by a ring of blue, red and white arrowhead/star canes, then a ring of white and coral star bundle canes with a third ring of coral green and white cog canes. An outer ring of white canes forms the stem and is drawn down to the star-cut base. A cobalt and white latticinio torsade encircles the base. Six and one circular facets. Diameter 2 3/4".
  • Antique Baccarat
  • Antique Baccarat white double clematis paperweight.
  • Antique
  • AB1738
  • $1,200

  • Antique Baccarat white double clematis paperweight. A white double-tiered clematis has a red bull's-eye cane framed by two rings of white star canes at its nexus and sits atop a curving stem flanked by two trios of slightly crenulated green leaves. An additional five leaves crown the bloom which floats over a clear, star cut ground. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 1/2".