ANTIQUE Dump English Victorian Sulphide PLAQUE Art Glass Paperweight In Beautiful Green Glass. (Circa Pre 1840 - 1860). The weight features a Plaque that reads "COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON". There are several dings here and there but mainly confined to one side, please see Yellow arrows in the last 2 pictures numbers 8 & 9.
I do see a few light scratches and a few tiny flea bites here and there but not bad at all for it's age. There is Amazing Detail to this Wonderful Plaque Motif. It would certainly be a nice addition to your collection.
I consider this Very Scarce Paperweight to be in Very Good Original Antique Condition. The clear flat bottom does show heavy shelf wear. This is a MAGNUM Size Paperweight and it measures 4" Diameter by 5 3/4" Tall and weighs just over 5 pounds all by itself. Ease check the pictures for further description.
The Stands are not part of this sale and were only used here for illustrative purposes. I will Consider any Reasonable Offers. On this Wonderful Antique Art Glass Paperweights and Thank You for Looking. Please do not miss my many other lovely Art Glass Paperweight Auctions by various Well Known and Famous Artists.Some of this Wonderful Paperweights Fascinating History. From The 65-year collection of Barbara Sisson, Charleston, WV. Her Collection Featured over 2,000 antique and modern paperweights including Baccarat, Clichy, St. Louis, Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. Kaziun, Ysart and other American studio artists, Millville/South Jersey, an extensive selection of Degenhart, St. Just recently in 2018 I was very proud and honored to have had the opportunity to acquire a large portion of Barbara Sissons Wonderful and Cherished Art Glass Paperweight Collection.
If youre a new collector, old collector or just would like a few original well documented paperweights for your collection please stay tuned and watch for my future Art Glass Paperweight auctions. Short History of English Victorian.
Dump glass weights were made in England by many different glass factories from the early 19th century. In the early 19th century there was a great demand glass bottles. To avoid wasting this remainder glass, factories began making thousands of these types of weights. Small dump weights were used as paperweights, and larger ones would be used as doorstops. Some of the weights had internal designs; controlled bubbles, complicated motifs made from foil or sulphides.
The majority of these Dump Weights were unmarked and have a rough pontil. One of my hobbies is collecting Art Glass Paperweights. I'm a member of Midwest Paperweight Collectors Club as well as the Paperweight Collectors Association (PCA) which is our National Club. Please follow me so you won't miss any of my fabulous items.
Pictures are used as part of my descriptions. ONLY if there is a Mistake in the description. If you receive your item and the box is damaged please keep that for. From the shipper should they need it back. The item "PHENOMENAL & HUGE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN Dump Sulpfide PLAQUE Art Glass Paperweight" is in sale since Thursday, August 23, 2018.This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights". The seller is "paperwtlady1" and is located in Hamilton, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States.