Note : The flower is a tiny bit off center. There is a slight dimple on the top, an imperfect circle on the base, and light scratches on the body. It is possible that the paperweight has been partially restored to remove a chip on the base. Please Note: The stand shown in the pictures is not included with the paperweight. It is shown for illustration only.
Note on white glare : Please ignore the white areas, they are glare from the lights. The Boston & Sandwich Glass Company (B&S) operated in Sandwich , Massachusetts on Cape Cod from 1826 to 1889. You can read about paperweights from B&S in the books by John Hawley. The Art of the Paperweight - The Boston & Sandwich and New England Glass Companies. Covers both B&S and NEGC.There is also a newer book. The Art of the Paperweight: The Boston & Sandwich Glass Company. Large Size : Just over 3 1/8" diameter by 1 5/8" high.
Flat profile with a slight dimple on top. The base is ground concave with an imperfect circle - possibly a chip was removed. Condition : Very good condition for its age. This paperweight has light scratches but no chips or cracks on the surface. There is one tiny chip on the edge of the base and it may have been polished in the past to remove another chip on the base.
Signature : Unsigned but I guarantee this to be an authentic Boston & Sandwich antique paperweight. Allan's Paperweights is owned by Allan Port. If in doubt, please check with me first. Please do not ask me to declare this a gift. The item "Antique Boston & Sandwich (B&S) Weedflower Paperweight Rare Configuration" is in sale since Saturday, May 16, 2020.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights". The seller is "paperweights" and is located in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
This item can be shipped to United States.