Antique Clichy Spaced Concentric Millefiori on Lace Paperweight with Rose. This antique Clichy spaced concentric millefiori paperweight has a two concentric rings of complex millefiori around a central red pastry mold cane. There is a wonderful large green and pink Clichy rose in the inner ring. There are 19 canes in all, all placed on an upset muslin or lace ground. The canes are intricate and very colorful.See the close-up picture for more detail. A especially nice antique Clichy paperweight. 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 light. Clichy paperweights are highly sought after by collectors for their complex canes and brilliant colors. Clichy paperweights with rose canes are especially desirable. The Clichy factory was founded at Billancourt near Paris in 1837.
Shortly after that it moved to Clichy-la-Garenne, which gave the factory its best known name. They stayed in operation until about the 1870s. Small Size: 2 1/4" diameter by just over 1 5/8" high. The base is ground slightly concave.
There is wear on the base but no other chips, cracks, or scratches were found on inspection. This paperweight has probably been restored in the past. Signature: Unsigned but I guarantee this to be an authentic antique Clichy paperweight. Allan's Paperweights is owned by Allan Port.If in doubt, please check with me first. The item "Antique Clichy Spaced Concentric Millefiori on Lace Paperweight with Rose" is in sale since Sunday, December 20, 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.