Please ignore the white areas; they are glare from the lights. We also offer free help with identification or valuation. It was made by Peter Raos in New Zealand and is part of his four season Monet Series of paperweights. It is faceted with one top facet and five side facets. From multifaceted millefiori motifs to Saint Louis styles, the glass paperweight illustrates a unique aspect of luxury glass production. This paperweight has been professionally polished to remove scratches on the dome and on the base. The Swedish factory closed in 1991, and production was moved to Sardinia, Italy.
Doris passed away in 2013 and Gary followed in 2014. After much experimentation, Baccarat produced an edition of 153 of these paperweights, of which 103 were on a blue ground and 50 were on a clear ground. The design is slightly off center. The glass was of poor quality and the collection of scrambled scraps within was a random jumble, at best. Colorful scramble paperweight packed with a variety of millefiori canes and twist canes. The paperweight even includes wispy cloud formations. It contains complete a variety of millefiori canes and twists.
Condition: Outstanding original condition with no scratches, chips or cracks. In 1952, Paul Jokelson approached Baccarat with the idea of making sulphide paperweights again. The base is ground concave. The bottom is ground flat. The bottom is ground concave. He has a Bachelor's degree in art from the University of California and a Master's of Fine Arts degree from Southern Illinois University.
Ignore the white areas, they are glare from the lights. This is large by Kaziun's standards. The region was already home to several glassworks. This large paperweight features a surface decorated tiffany style art nouveau feather pulled design of greens, blues, and browns. Colin Terris joined Caithness in 1968 and started the modern line of paperweights in 1969. The flower has a great complex millefiori center. In 1946 Salvadore and his sons Augustine and Vincent left Moncrieff and founded Ysart Brothers Glass.
Condition: Excellent condition with no chips or cracks or scratches found on inspection. Sue started making beads, buttons, and doll house miniatures in 1994. This paperweight and all others are signed 1 of 1. The bottom is ground concave. Pairpoint Glass has a long history extending back to its earliest origins with Mount Washington Glass in 1837.
Some wear on the base. Condition: Excellent condition with no chips, cracks or scratches found on inspection. In 1973 the firm was renamed Lundberg Studios and moved to Davenport, California. This paperweight design was unique to Marcolin. An unknown number of those on a clear ground were finished with a diamond-cut base. Signature: Unsigned, but I guarantee that this was made by Marcolin in Sweden.
Millefiori paperweight production was resumed in 1957 and lampwork paperweights were re-introduced in the early 1970s. In 1981, Drew set up his first hot glass shop in Houston. He worked on the production of Monart Art Glass. Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002 after the death of the owner Neil Drysdale. The side facets are placed high on the dome. This paperweight was made in a limited edition of 300 paperweights of which all were made. He grew up in the Los Angeles suburbs and worked in ceramics in High School, later becoming a technician in the ceramic studio at Moorpark College.
Condition: Outstanding condition with no scratches, chips or cracks. This paperweight does not have a paper label. This is a compound paperweight with lampwork at several levels. The pictures show the exact paperweight you will get. New research of the Baccarat archives has identified the actual makers during the Dupont period as Joseph Boyé 1877-1948 and Louis Idoux 1882-1941. Selman promotional brochure featuring Drew Ebelhare's work.
There is also minor wear and scratching on the base. Small 2007 Yellow and Black Striped Snake Desert Ground Paperweight. In 1980, Caithness purchased the Whitefriars name and designs. Their paperweights were consistently high in quality and yet remained reasonable in price. His learned lampworking from his father Richard Hansen and was also influenced by the work of his uncles Ronald and Robert Hansen. Boyé is recorded as the maker of millefiori canes and millefiori paperweights during this period 1920-1934. Shortly after that it moved to Clichy-la-Garenne, which gave the factory its best known name.