Carpet Ground paperweights are considered to be Baccarat's "Top of the Line", and the Stardust Carpet is considered to be the best of the Carpet grounds. This rare Stardust Carpet Ground is signed and dated with a "B1848" cane and has a NINE Gridels, a scarce FLOWER cane and three different arrowhead canes, plus a rare YELLOW Shamrocks cane. The Gridels include a White Rooster, a Dog, a Deer, a Horse, an Elephant, a Black Rooster, a Black Monkey, a Moth and a two-color Swan cane. The weight is 2-3/4" in diameter and 1-15/16" high. There is a small depression and a half-moon shaped open bubble on the bottom surface that are from the making.
There is a tiny bit of carbon scattered in a few places near the lower edge. Other than that, the weight is PERFECT inside and out. All in all, an outstanding example. The item "RARE Antique BACCARAT Signed Stardust Carpet Ground with9 Gridels" is in sale since Saturday, August 12, 2017. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights".The seller is "photo" and is located in Fountain Valley, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.