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Paperweight

  • Place of origin:

    Saint Louis les-Bitche
    Lorraine
    Saint Louis les-Bitche
    Baccarat
    Lorraine
    Lorraine
    Baccarat
    Lorraine

  • Date:

    mid-19th century (made)
    mid-19th century (made)
    mid-19th century (made)
    mid-19th century (made)
    mid-19th century (made)
    dated 1847 (made)
    mid-19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Appert Frères (manufacturer)
    St Louis (manufacturer)
    St Louis (manufacturer)
    Baccarat (manufacturer)
    St Louis (manufacturer)
    Baccarat (manufacturer)
    St Louis (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    millefiori canes enclosed in clear glass
    millefiori and silhouette canes enclosed in clear glass
    lampworked enclosure, cut
    millefiori canes enclosed in clear glass
    with lampworked enclosure, cut
    millefiori canes enclosed in clear glass
    millefiori canes enclosed in clear glass

  • Museum number:

    4474-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 27, shelf 3

Place of Origin

Saint Louis les-Bitche
Lorraine
Saint Louis les-Bitche
Baccarat
Lorraine
Lorraine
Baccarat
Lorraine

Date

mid-19th century (made)
mid-19th century (made)
mid-19th century (made)
mid-19th century (made)
mid-19th century (made)
dated 1847 (made)
mid-19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Appert Frères (manufacturer)
St Louis (manufacturer)
St Louis (manufacturer)
Baccarat (manufacturer)
St Louis (manufacturer)
Baccarat (manufacturer)
St Louis (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

millefiori canes enclosed in clear glass
millefiori and silhouette canes enclosed in clear glass
lampworked enclosure, cut
millefiori canes enclosed in clear glass
with lampworked enclosure, cut
millefiori canes enclosed in clear glass
millefiori canes enclosed in clear glass

Marks and inscriptions

Signed 'SL' in cane
Makers's mark

Signed 'B' and '1847'
Makers's mark

Dimensions

Height: 4.4 cm, Width: 7.3 cm greatest width, Height: 5.6 cm, Width: 7.5 cm greatest width, Height: 6.0 cm, Width: 8.0 cm greatest width, Height: 5.7 cm, Width: 7.5 cm greatest width, Height: 5.3 cm, Width: 7.6 cm greatest width, Height: 6.5 cm, Width: 9.8 cm greatest width, Height: 5.5 cm, Width: 7.0 cm greatest width

Descriptive line

Paperweight, France, probably made by Clichy factory, 1840-1860, 4474 F-1901 .
Paperweight, France (Lorraine), made by St. Louis factory, 1840-1855, 4474 A-1901 .
Paperweight, France, made by St. Louis factory, 1840-1855, 4474 B-1901 .
Paperweight, France, made by Baccarat factory, 1840-1860, 4474 C-1901 .
Paperweight, France, made by St. Louis factory, 1840-1855, 4474 D-1901 .
Paperweight, France (Lorraine), made by Baccarat factory, 1847-1847, 4474-1901 .
Paperweight, France, made by St. Louis factory, 1840-1855, 4474 E-1901 .

Labels and date

Upright bouquet design with blue torsade, facetted []
Concentric mushroom design with blue torsade and star cut base []
Upright bouquet type, facetted with pink torsade. This paperweight has been re-cut since production. []

Production Note

Sara Rossi believes this piece to have been re-cut since production.
Sara Rossi (ex-Spinks) thought that the 'SL' was so immediately obvious and clear, that she wondered whether it wasn't a fake, but then decided that the piece was okay. 17.8.93

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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