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Saint Louis Antique

  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Rare antique Saint Louis white pompon on tomato red latticinio paperweight.
  • antique
  • SL1540SS
  • $9,000

  • Rare antique Saint Louis white pompon on tomato red latticinio paperweight. A carefully arranged pompon, made of multiple tiers of white flattened hollow tubes, is crowned by two serrated green leaves and a tightly closed bud and blooms on a gently curved green stem along with two additional opposing leaves. The flower floats elegantly over a striking tomato red double-swirl latticinio cushion. "The tomato coloring of the ground is achieved with a translucent coating of red glass above and beneath the opaque white latticinio, rather than a color coating of the individual latticinio strands." -Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Society. For a similar example, see the same publication on page 59. Extremely fine condition. Diameter 3".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis faceted shot glass over two color crown base.
  • Antique
  • SL1382
  • $8,000

  • Antique Saint Louis faceted shot glass over two color crown base. A slender bowl engraved with pendant leaf swags lead up to a red and white twisted latticinio rim, terminates in a clear glass collar resting above a two color crown with red and green twisted ribbons alternating with white latticinio twists radiating from a central salmon and blue concentric canes. Diameter 2 1/8", height 3 13/16".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Rare antique Saint Louis pink aster on a latticinio swirl paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL1400GK
  • $4,500

  • Rare antique Saint Louis pink aster on a latticinio swirl paperweight. A beautiful aster, with fours tiers of variegated long pink and pointed petals, has a red and white floret at its nexus and sits atop a radically curving, slender stem shared by three ribbed, dark green leaves. Two additional leaves crest the bloom from behind, dark and furled and with a hint of chartreuse at their edges. White double swirl latticinio ground. From the George Kulles Collection. Very slight surface wear. Diameter 2 7/8".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis pink pelargonium on swirling latticinio paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL973SA
  • $4,500

  • Antique Saint Louis pink pelargonium on swirling latticinio paperweight. The delicate flower has five pastel-pink petals, each edged in white and accented with pairs of thin black lines, which surround a pink-shaded yellow and black center. Four narrow green sepals protrude from behind the pelargonium, as it blooms on a short green stem, with two green leaves, over a double-swirl white latticinio cushion. Pictured in Identifying Antique Paperweight: Lampwork, plate 44. From the Alschuler Collection. Diameter 2 1/4".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Uncommon antique Saint Louis pair of plums on a branch paperweight.
  • antique
  • SL1476KK
  • $3,750

  • Uncommon antique Saint Louis pair of plums on a branch paperweight. Two large purple plums ripen on thin yellow stems, hanging from a slender golden branch, with twigs and serrated green leaves. Clear, diamond-cut ground. “One of the less common St. Louis fruit weights” and only rarely seen additionally from Boston & Sandwich Glass Company and Pantin. —The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights, page 257. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Diameter 3 1/16”.
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Important antique Saint Louis dahlia and fuchsias bouquet paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL695
  • $3,500

  • Important antique Saint Louis dahlia and fuchsias bouquet paperweight. A double-tiered dark pink dahlia, with a rare blue flower picture cane center, is surrounded by assorted flowers and berries, including one pink and one red fuchsia, on gathered dark green stems. The bouquet also includes a pair of dark blue forget-me-not flowers, three white clematis blossoms, a golden-yellow flower, a small yellow bud, and three yellow-tipped cobalt blue berries. Clear, star-cut ground. (See Paperweights: “Flowers which clothe the meadows”, p. 76; No. 207, from the Art Institute of Chicago) Two of the dahlia's petals show slight separation. Diameter 3 1/16".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis white pompon on pink latticinio cushion paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL00.24SJ
  • $2,750

  • Antique Saint Louis white pompon on pink latticinio cushion paperweight. The pompon, achieved through the use of several concentric rings of flattened white hollow rods, is crowned by two green leaves and a small green-sheathed white bud and grows from a curved green stem with two additional green leaves, over a double-swirl pink latticinio cushion. Diameter 3 1/8".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet and torsade glass paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL1093
  • $2,600

  • Antique Saint Louis upright bouquet and torsade glass paperweight. The bouquet consists of two clematis flowers, one in red and one in white, and are joined by one blue lamp work bud and two millefiori flowers, several green leaves, on gathered stems, which are encircled by a blue spiral-encased white twist torsade, over clear star-cut ground. Diameter of the paperweight is 2 11/16".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis pelargonium on clear ground glass paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL1100SJ
  • $2,400

  • Antique Saint Louis pelargonium on clear ground glass paperweight. The flower, with five red petals, two pale green leaves, a yellow and black center and a single short green stem, rests inside a garland of red, white and green complex canes all on clear ground. Diameter 2 11/16".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique St Louis two red cherries on clear/facets
  • Antique
  • SL135
  • $2,250

  • Antique Saint Louis faceted cherries paperweight. Two red cherries and three jagged green leaves grow from a slender branch, over clear ground. Top facet encircled by a ring of seven small facets and six large side facets. Diameter 2 5/8".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis white camomile on pink latticinio paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL507EH
  • $2,250

  • Antique Saint Louis white camomile on pink latticinio paperweight. The large camomile, or pompon, has delicate yellow filament stamens surrounded by several concentric rings of white C-shaped rods. It grows atop a crooked stem, alongside a slender white bud and four light green leaves, on a cushion of double-swirl pink latticinio. Small chip to side of dome and detached lower leaf. Diameter 3 1/8".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis faceted upright bouquet glass paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL645
  • $2,250

  • Antique Saint Louis faceted upright bouquet glass paperweight. The five-flower bouquet consists of lampwork and millefiori flowers, in shades of pink, blue, yellow, and white, with several green leaves, on gathered stems, over clear, diamond-cut ground. All-over circular facets. Diameter 2 15/16".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis millefiori nosegay with garland on upset muslin paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL1867BE
  • $2,250

  • Antique Saint Louis millefiori nosegay with garland on upset muslin paperweight. The nosegay, with four millefiori flowers in white, blue, coral and apricot, grows from two bright green stems and is surrounded by five green leaves, then encircled by a millefiori garland composed of alternating coral and blue complex canes. The design rests on a bed of delicate white upset muslin. Provenance: The Anthony and Priscilla Beadell collection. Diameter 2 7/8".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori wafer stand.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • SL1490KK
  • $2,250

  • Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori wafer stand. A clear and shallow bowl, with a blue-over-white rim, is shaped with six ruffle lobes and rises from a base filled with scrambled millefiori and latticinio bits, including a complete dog silhouette cane near the center, in the traditional pistachio, chartreuse, coral and light blue colors. From the C. Frank Kireker Collection. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/2", height 3 1/2".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis crown paperweight toothpick holder.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • SL1879SS
  • $2,000

  • Antique Saint Louis crown paperweight toothpick holder. A pear-shaped upper vessel, the toothpick recipient, is made of vertically draped red and green lattimo twists, white-edged, in alternation with interlacing white latticinio ribbons. It sits atop a small clear pedestal which in turn rests atop a crown weight, it, too, made of red and green twists and white latticinio ribbons, this time all cascading from a six-point star and floret blue and white center cane. Nearly imperceptible surface wear. Diameter 2 7/16", height 4 3/16".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis nosegay on amber ground faceted paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL1364BR
  • $1,875

  • Antique Saint Louis nosegay on amber ground faceted paperweight. Four diverse millefiori blossoms, one a Persian blue, one salmon-colored, one ruby and one white, are tucked into the center of five long, crenulated green leaves, trailing stems gathered to create a traditional Victorian nosegay, over translucent amber, diamond cut ground. Eight circular side facets and all-over, large honeycomb faceting to the top. Diameter 3 3/8".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis concentric millefiori mushroom faceted paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL1028
  • $1,875

  • Antique Saint Louis concentric millefiori mushroom faceted paperweight. A mushroom consists of four concentric rings of assorted canes, including crimped florets, followed by purple star staves extended downward to form the mushroom’s tapered stem. A large complex floret and stars cane, in white, pink and yellow, crests the top. Clear ground. Top facet and three continuous rings of circular side facets. Very small chip to side of one side facet. Diameter 3 1/16”.
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori wafer stand.
  • Antique
  • SL1383
  • $1,800

  • Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori wafer stand dish. The piece has a clear shallow bowl, with dark red torsade around the scalloped rim. The paperweight-shaped base contains whole and partial complex canes, filigree, and white latticinio. Fine condition. Diameter 2 11/16", height 3 7/16".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis nosegay garland on upset muslin paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL1118
  • $1,800

  • Antique Saint Louis nosegay and garland on upset muslin paperweight. A millefiori five flower nosegay in pinks and blues is framed by five shaded and ribbed leaves, ringed by a garland of alternating blue and red canes with floret centers and set against white upset muslin. A red and white lampwork bud appears at the top of the nosegay. Minor surface wear, small chip to base. Diameter 3 3/16".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori wafer stand.
  • Antique
  • SL1488
  • $1,800

  • Antique Saint Louis scrambled millefiori wafer stand. The piece has a clear shallow bowl, with a pink and white twist torsade around the scalloped rim. The paperweight-shaped base contains whole and partial complex canes, filigree, and white latticinio. Diameter 2 13/16", Height 3 1/16" Very minor surface wear.
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis looped millefiori garlands on cerulean blue ground paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL1123JH
  • $1,575

  • Antique Saint Louis looped millefiori garlands on cerulean blue ground paperweight. An elaborate red, white and green cog cane, with a central blue floret, sits at the heart of the design, which is encircled by six alternating loops composed of white stardust and red bull’s-eye canes, as well as red and white complex canes. Opaque bright cerulean blue-colored ground. From the Joseph W. Hutt Collection. Minor surface wear. Diameter 3 1/16”.
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique St Louis fruit bouquet in swirling latticinio basket
  • Antique
  • SL984SA
  • $1,500

  • Antique Saint Louis bouquet of fruit in latticinio basket paperweight. An informal arrangement of fruit, with an amber apple, an amber pear, a chartreuse pear, three red cherries and several green leaves, rests on a double-swirl white latticinio basket. From the Alschuler Collection. Diameter 2 3/4".
  • Saint Louis Antique
  • Antique Saint Louis pink, blue and white close concentric mushroom faceted paperweight.
  • Antique
  • SL1498MG
  • $1,400

  • Antique Saint Louis pink, blue and white close concentric mushroom faceted paperweight. A small concentric mushroom, whose design departs from a blue and white complex six point star cane, moves to a circle of chartreuse and then pink, white florets with blue six-point star cores framing the design and pulling downward to form the stem. Clear ground. Top facet and three tiers of round side facets. Slight chipping to facets. Diameter 2 13/16".