paperweights: Baccarat, France – millefiori, page 5

PW3089. Baccarat Modern Museum Piece 1972. The twelve signs of the zodiac on white starry ground (color in the images is from the zodiac canes). Unusual and attractive. Drawn-in staves. Engraved 193 and 1972, etched with the Baccarat logo.  Condition is perfect. 3 1/16 inch diameter; 2 3/8 inches tall; one pound and six ounces.  $750

PW1648. Unique Baccarat 1970 concentric closepack weight. Ten ring closepack with especially attractive drawn-in stave basket. Beautifully arranged canes and colors. Cane “1970B” in the closepack. Etched with the Baccarat logo on the base and engraved 1970 and 131. 3 inch diameter; 2 inches tall; one pound and three ounces. Condition is excellent dome and barely perceptible shelfwear. $625

PW2052. Unique Baccarat 1969 concentric closepack. Eight rings and especially attractive drawn in staves. Cane “1969” in the closepack. Etched with the Baccarat logo on the base but not engraved. 2 7/8 inch diameter; 1 ¾ inches tall; one pound. Condition is perfect (barely perceptible shelfwear). $625

PW2654. Rare Baccarat 1976 numbered edition (#35) stunning green/white carpet ground Zodiac. The canes are white and green, which gives the carpet ground the look of a clover-filled lawn. Perfect execution. Drawn in stave basket. Cane “B1976B” in the closepack. Etched with the Baccarat logo on the base and engraved “35” “1976”. 3 inch diameter; 2 1/4 inches tall; one pound and four ounces. Condition is perfect (barely perceptible shelfwear). It’s from the same collection as those in the Baccarat book by Dunlop. $650

PW2761. Unique Baccarat 1969 concentric closepack. Eight rings and especially attractive drawn in stave basket. Cane “1969” in the closepack. Etched with the Baccarat logo on the base but not engraved. 3 1/8 inch diameter; 2 inches tall; one pound and five ounces. Condition is perfect (barely perceptible shelfwear). It’s from the same collection as those in the Baccarat book by Dunlop. $750

PW1220. Baccarat 1970 9-ring Close Concentric Museum piece. The design comprises nine rings in a mesmerizing mandala. One ring includes a date cane of “B 1970”. Drawn-in staves. There is some soot in the base from the making. You cannot feel it because it is in the glass. The soot is not visible from the top. It’s otherwise a very nice weight. The bottom is marked with the Baccarat logo. Condition is excellent, essentially pristine. 3 inch diameter; 1 13/16 inches tall; one pound and one ounce. $350

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