A white cameo of Dickens on a blue jasperware disk is centered on the top surface of a drum-shaped crystal. The paperweight has a ring of vertical facets on its sides and a ring of shorter facets on the top, which border the cameo. The base has a sunburst-cut design. Signed. Limited edition of 7500. Diameter 3 1/8 inch.
Art Glass Swan Paperweight Elegant Cranberry Red Swirl Body
Elegant cranberry swirled body art glass swan. This swan is perfect and stands approximately 4.50 inches tall, 3.87 inches long and 3.00 inches wide. Inside the body of the swan there is a pretty Cranberry / Red swirl along with some bubbles. This could also be used as a paperweight since it almost weighs a pound. There are no chips, cracks or nicks to this piece. The pontil is semi-smooth with some rough spots where they broke the rods off.
Miniature flower paperweight, with a central pink double clematis, encircled by a ring of delicate pink canes, on a translucent deep cobalt blue ground. PMcD signature cane on base. Diameter: 1 3/4 . Lovely!
A delicate miniature crown paperweight, with aqua, yellow, and white twists, alternating with white latticino ribbons, emanating from a central pale pink lampwork flower, on cobalt blue ground. PMcD signature cane on base. Diameter: 1 3/4 .
Offering this large beautiful art glass paperweight made and signed by Coleman, dated 1974. by Royal Glass. Clear glass with an incredible ocean blue swirl in center with snow white crystal effects on swirl edges. It reminds me of a sea anemone - shimmering yet a soft velvet texture; but also reminds me of a new galaxy being born somewhere in our great universe. Excellent design! Measures 3 3/4 inches diameter x 2 1/4 inches tall; etched signed on bottom CLAD Coleman, '74. Good+++ condition, no cracks or chips, one teeny line mark on one top side and one tiny mark on side; one teeny pindot spot on side - none of these detract, you have to look very closely to see them. A beautiful paperweight for your collection; a wonderful gift! A wonderful way to display your paperweights is to set them on candlesticks, it allows the light to travel through; also if you have more than one, find candlesticks at different heights to create a very interesting and different decorative accent. We invite you to view all the beautiful vintage candlesticks we do have for sale in our inventory that would be perfect to display this paperweight!
Offering this lovely swirled green and white millifiore paperweight made by John Gentile of Gentile Glass Co, Star City West Virginia. Measures 3 1/2 inches diameter x 3 inches tall; marked on bottom Gentile Glass W VA and a G inside a star - this mark dates at 1979+. Good+++ condition, no cracks or chips, two teeny scuff marks on one side, does not detract. A beautiful paperweight for your collection; a wonderful gift! In the last photo, you will see that we have this paperweight setting on a vintage candlestick - this is a wonderful way to display your paperweights, it allows the light to travel through; also if you have more than one, find candlesticks at different heights to create a very interesting and different decorative accent. Candlestick in the photo is not included with this paperweight, however we invite you to view all the beautiful vintage candlesticks we do have for sale in our inventory!
Offering this large lovely paperweight made by Royal Glass. Clear glass with a mottled white design in center from which these elongated clear tube bubbles appear. Around the top third is a wreath of sky blue mottled pieces that have a shimmering of silver sparkling throughout. Reminds me of a cold winters day when ice forms on water and creates that glistening. Measures 3 1/2 inches diameter x 2 3/4 inches tall; marked on bottom Roy-al 8-70. Good+++ condition, no cracks or chips, one teeny line mark on one side, does not detract. A beautiful paperweight for your collection; a wonderful gift! In the last photo, you will see that we have this paperweight setting on a vintage candlestick - this is a wonderful way to display your paperweights, it allows the light to travel through; also if you have more than one, find candlesticks at different heights to create a very interesting and different decorative accent. Candlestick in the photo is NOT INCLUDED with this paperweight, however we invite you to view all the beautiful vintage candlesticks we do have for sale in our inventory!
Large and very heavy lead crystal paperweight with 5+1 facetting. The central region of the base is frosted glass with the date 1968 centrally placed. Paperweight still has a gold paper label ( Cristalleries Lemberg Lorraine ). A fine piece of French art glass that would be a perfect gift (especially for someone born in 1968 or marrried in that year). Any color in the photos are only light reflections and not abnormalities in this clear glass paperweight. Diameter: ~4¼ ; Height:3 .
This little pear? paperweight was produced by the Willow Creek Glass co. Handmade in the USA. it's 2.5 in. tall. A light solid green in color. Perfect to place on a window sill and add a bit of color to your kitchen.
This little tomato paperweight was produced by the Willow Creek Glass co. Handmade in the USA. it's 2 in. diameter. A light red in color. Perfect to place on a window sill and let the light shine through it to add a bit of color to your kitchen.
One-of-a-kind (?) surface design paperweight made by Lundberg in their early years. This iridescent paperweight has a variation of an art nouveau design ( Hearts and Vines ), which they did on several different paperweight and are well known for. The paperweight is divided into quadrants by thick brown/purple bands, which appear more blue in the first photo. Each quadrant contains a bright red heart, and a slightly different design. Signed: Lundberg 73 . Diameter: ~3
Unusual Hearts and Vines paperweight made in the earliest years of Lundberg Studios. The iridescent surface design has 6 bright turquoise hearts entwined within green vines and this is all on a rich purple-blue ground. Hard to describe (and to photograph). Signed: Lundberg 73 . Diamter: ~3 .
Most unusual surface design paperweight made by Lundberg studios in the very earliest years of their operation. This iridescent paperweight has a variation of the art nouveau Hearts and Vines design and is done in shades of deep red, gold and purple/brown; it also has a green hue to it in. The dark area on the top of the paperweight has a streaked appearance, which was intentionally done and not a defect. Condition is excellent. Signed: Lundberg 73 . Diameter: ~3 Perhaps a one-of-a-kind piece!
This vase is bottom marked Joe Rice 1993. In excellent condition, it stands 5.5 in. tall. In a clear glass with the base of blue floral with bubbles as in a paperweight. Handmade in the USA. My pictures do not do it justice. Very pretty.
This is a superb paperweight done with a black base and gold inside clear glass. The label is still attached, although worn. It reads L A Seronissima, Murano, Made in Italy. It's approx. 3 in. in diameter and 2.5 in. tall. No chips etc.Vintage is unknown. I purchased from a paperweight collector.I don't find the black base very often, so consider this one quite unique.
About 2¾ tall and the same in diameter this paperweight has an elongated bubble in the center, a bubble ring around that, a red flower that looks like a petunia on the bottom with small bubbles throughout. There are visible swirls in the glass; these are not scratches.
About 3¼ tall and the same in diameter this paperweight is in mint condition. It has an elongated bubble in the center, a bubble ring around that, a red flower that looks like a petunia on the bottom with small bubbles all around the edge.
This vase stands 8 1/4 in. tall. In perfect condition. The green base has concentric bubbles throughoout to give it a paperweight effect and also makes it pretty sturdy to display a long stemmed flower. Maker unknown. I think it's from the '60's-'70's era.
Glass Paperweight Souvenir With Top Hat and Cane Size: 4 Inches Across. 12 Inches Circumference. Weight: 12 oz. Condition: Very Good. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. The tophat has a few small scratches on the brim of the design. Age: 1997. There is a design of a top hat with cane and roses in the center. Magic Monents 1994 - 1997 around the outer rim both on the top and bottom. The design is on the bottom of the paperweight. It is not coated and needs to be used in a gentle manner so as not to be scratched.
This crystal carnival glass fish measures 5.5 in. long and 3.5 in. tall. Bottom signed by glass artist Ron Hinkle of Hinkle Glass Studio. This really looks great when placed in the light. All colors of the rainbow appear. An American made collectible. Literally one of a kind as each item is handmade.
Early Lundberg hearts and vines iridescent art glass paperweight. Yellow hearts of various sizes overlie a dark green vine on an iridescent blue/green surface. This early Lundberg paperweight is signed and dated on its base (Lundberg Studios 4-74) and is also signed by the artist Mark Cantor (MC), who worked there with Jim Lundberg in the early '70s. Diameter: ~31/8 .
Attractive double overlay paperweight with a cameo of Paul Revere within. This 8+1 faceted sulphide paperweight has a star cut base, and is signed by the engraver, Gilbert Poillerat, who had worked with sulphides at Baccarat, began to make sulphides for D'Albret paperweights in the 1960s, and was responsible for most of them in the D'Albret series. Signed on base (CR. Albret, France) which still has its paper label (see photograph). Diameter: 3 . LE: 200. Note: many additional sulphide paperweights are available; please inquire.
Radiating around a central signature ( PP ) cane are rows of blue millefiori canes that alternate with groups of white canes with red centers; all are on an opaque green ground. Signed on base (Phoenix 2002; 7/75). This limited edition paperweight is one of the first edition paperweights (FP13) from Phoenix Paperweights. Diameter: ~3.0 . Phoenix Paperweights recently opened in Scotland under the direction of William Manson, subsequent to the closure of Perthshire Paperweights in early 2002.
Bohemian Glass Paperweight - Measuring 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches this piece is handmade of Czech Republic Hohemian glass. The cut-out of a baseball player is featured on this piece. Doesn't have a maker's mark, but does have a worn gold sticker that labels it Handmade Glass Bohemia Czech Republic in the lower right corner. Condition is mint. Can be used as a paperweight or stand-up piece. Very nice piece.
Attractive faceted art glass paperweight by Carl Kraft. This 6 and one faceted paperweight has an interesting arrangement of rust colored millefiori canes surround a central plaque of larger canes done in yellow, black, rust and white. Diameter: ~2¾ ; height: 1¾ . Signed: Kraft '75 . This and other Kraft paperweights in our TIAS shop came from the estate of Carl Kraft, who made a variety of different types of high quality paperweights as well as other types of glass. His paperweights are very hard to find. A BIOGRAPHY of CARL KRAFT can be found in the description of another Kraft paperweight we have on TIAS (see item J077).
Attractive floral art glass paperweight by Carl Kraft, with a single top facet and 5 side facets. The 5-petaled lampwork flower overlies abstract green leaves that are encircled by 5 controlled bubbles. Diameter is ~3 inches. Signed: Kraft '75 . This is one of very few lampwork paperweights from his collection. This and other Kraft paperweights in our TIAS shop came from the estate of Carl Kraft, who made a variety of different types of high quality paperweights as well as other types of artglass. His paperweights are very hard to find. A BIOGRAPHY of CARL KRAFT can be found in the description of another Kraft paperweight we have on TIAS (see item J077).
Attractive and unusually shaped pressed glass paperweight with a well-centered medalion of (a hard to describe pattern) millefiori canes! Three diamond shaped clusters of millefiori canes surround a central cane. This paperweight was made by Carl Kraft and has a pressed pontil signature (by Kraft Toledo Ohio ) and is also signed on its base: Kraft '75 . Height is 1¼ , diameter is 3½ and condition is excellent. This and all other Kraft paperweights in our TIAS shop came from his estate. A BIOGRAPHY of CARL KRAFT can be found in the description of another Kraft paperweights we have for sale on TIAS (see item J077).
Attractive mauve colored paperweight doorstop (or magnum paperweight). Signed near the base: Robert Barker 744 B18 . Based on the estate this was purchased from, it was probably made in the early 1970s. It has mauve pulled glass around 8 large free floating bubbles and the entire piece is encased in clear glass. Quite attractive and looks unused! Height ~4¾ .
12556. Postcard Brochure: Paperweights From the Corning Museum of Glass. 23 Ready to Mail Full Color Postcards. NY: Dover Publications, Inc. in association with The Corning Museum of Glass Corning, NY. 1987. Folio 12x9. Mint. $24
12160. Book: American Glass Paperweights and Their Makers Revised Edition by Jean S. Melvin. NY: Thomas Nelson Inc.1970. 287pp. 4to 10.5x8.5. DJ over cloth hard board cover. Illustrated with 112 weights in color as well as more than 100 black & white photos and line drawings
An interesting shaped paperweight pen (or pencil) holder, that could also be used for flowers! Heavy clear glass piece with 3 large red and white flowers encircled by controled bubbles at their base. Height:4 . The first picture is a side-view and the next is a top-view. It is very similar in style to pieces done by Joe St. Clair and others at that time. Signed Kraft '75 on the base and it also has a pontil stamp ( by Kraft Toledo Ohio ). This and all the Kraft paperweights in our TIAS shop came from the estate of Carl Kraft and a BIOGRAPHY of CARL KRAFT can be found in the description of another Kraft paperweight we have on TIAS (see item J077).
An interesting floral paperweight by Carl Kraft, an experienced glassmaker who worked at Owens-Illinois in Toledo Ohio and in his later years made a variety of different types of high quality paperweights as well as other types of glass. This hard to describe and photograph paperweight has 4 large flowers, each with a centrally placed large bubble. The outer layer of petals in each flower has blue and white petals and the petals in the inner layer are multi-colored (red, yellow, white and blue). Paperweight is signed ( Kraft '71) near base and is ~3½ in height. All Kraft paperweights in our TIAS shop came from his estate. A BIOGRAPHY of Carl Kraft can be found in the description of another Kraft paperweight we have on TIAS (see item J077).
This attractive multi-faceted art glass paperweight was made in commemoration of the 1976 Bicentennial by Carl Kraft, a well-established glassblower who worked at Owens-Illinois Glass in Toledo, Ohio. The central white plaque depicts the Liberty Bell and the dates 1776 and 1976. This rests on an opaque ruby and white mottled base that has a row of evenly spaced controlled bubbles. A single top facet is surrounded by 2 rows (of 10 facets in each) of facets. The base has a clear pontil stamp that is an apple with the words: by Kraft Toledo Ohio ; it is also artist signed and numbered ( Kraft #179). This was obviously made in a limited edition, but I do not know how many of these were made. Diameter: 3 . This and all the Kraft paperweights in our TIAS shop came from the estate of Carl Kraft and a BIOGRAPHY of CARL KRAFT can be found in the description of other another Kraft paperweight we have on TIAS (see item J077).
This is a lovely light amber bird paperweight (looks like a dove). The paperweight is clear with just a hint of color and small bubbles throughout. It measures about 5 long, 3½ tall by 3 wide. The condition is very nice, I did fine one very small scratch on one of it's wings but I had to look very hard to fine it, it's that small.
This is an older paperweight that still has the label intact on the bottom. Approx. 2 1/8 in. in diam. Wonderful twisted cane pattern, in great colors. I'm not an authority on paperweights, so feel free to e-mail me with comments or corrections.
Early paperweight from Nourot Glass, which is now located in Benicia, California. A lilac colored veil surrounds several bubbles which is then encased in clear glass. This early piece from a well established glass artist (Ann Corcoran) is hard to describe. The pictures show a top view and side view. The paperweight is studio signed (Nourot) and artist signed (AC), dated (80), and numbered (P537). Diameter is ~3 .
Murano Millefiori Paperweight With Fili Toso Signature Cane
It is most unusual to find a signed Murano paperweight and one that has a Fili Toso signature cane. A large cluster of intricate green and white daisy-type millefiore canes is placed on a central cushion of pink and white glass, which are all encased in a crystal dome. The signature cane ( Fili Tosi ) is nestled amongst the central bouquet of flowers. Four and one faceting. Diameter: 2¾ . This is a RARE collectors item!
A wonderful crystal cube, tilted on one corner and mounted on a square, beveled edges, mirror base; three sides have dichroic coating and a concave facet. Cube has diverse aspects depending on angle of light source and view (see combination photograph provided that shows 4 views). Width of one side: 2 . If interested, we have several different sizes available in this paperweight. Please inquire.
Early Lundberg hearts and vines iridescent glass paperweight that is unusual in that it also has millefori stars. Not only is the design on the surface interesting, but the underside of this weight is also quite nice. Signed Lundberg 73 . Diameter: ~2¾ . The thumbnail picture is of the top of the paperweight; the next pair of pictures shows the top and bottom; the last pair of pictures shows side-views.
Well executed cameo of the thirty-fourth president of the US that captures the brave features of this admirable man. This paperweight has a grid-cut base, six and one faceting, is dated 1963. LE: 1389. Diameter: 2¾ . Note: many additional sulphide paperweights are available; please inquire.