paperweights: Baccarat, France – modern lampwork, page 3

PW2784. Baccarat Modern Magnum (almost four inches in diameter) Museum Piece 1994 Limited Edition of 100. Take a close look at this large weight. I think it’s one of their finest. Fabulous delicate petals. Bouquet floats above an elegant blue ground. This exact same paperweight is pictured in Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty by Paul Dunlop on page 223. Condition is excellent/pristine. Has box and certificate. They made 100; I am certain none are in better condition. Engraved 79/100 along with 1994 for the year and etched with the Baccarat logo. 3 15/16 inch diameter; 2 1/2 inches tall; two pounds and six ounces. $1600

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PW2788. Baccarat Modern Magnum Museum Piece 1995* Limited Edition of 100 – NUMBER 47. Semis de roses fond rouge. In 1995 Baccarat made seven limited edition weights – all of them rose themed (Coeur de rose). These four blossoms and bud are as perfect an art glass rose has ever been – stunning and set on a mesmerizing rose cushion. This paperweight is pictured in Baccarat Paperweights: Two Centuries of Beauty by Paul Dunlop, on page 224. Condition is excellent/perfect. Limited edition of 100 and numbered 47/100 along with 1995 for the year and etched with the Baccarat logo. Comes with box and original certificate of authenticity. 3 5/8 (very large) inch diameter; 2 1/4 inches tall; the glass paperweight weighs two pounds. $1600

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