Spectacular Peter McDougall (PMcD) Large Closepack Millefiori Paperweight. Wonderful large paperweight with a closepack design featuring many large complex millefiori canes over a pink and light blue frit ground. It is signed in the design with a complex cane made from four separate letter canes forming the signature PMcD.
It also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Hand Made in Crieff Scotland" on the base. One of Peter McDougall's best millefiori designs. This style was also made in small and medium size weights.
The picture does not do justice to this paperweight. Ignore the white areas, they are reflections and glare from the lights.
Peter McDougall started his glass making career as an apprentice at Strathearn Glass in Crieff, Scotland back in the 1960s. When Perthshire was formed in 1968, he left Strathearn to move to Perthshire and worked there in many positions, eventually becoming Manager and Chief Glassmaker. Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002 after the death of the owner Neil Drysdale. Peter McDougall then made high quality glass paperweights at his own glass studio, PMcD Glass Studio Ltd.In Crieff, Scotland from 2002 until early 2012. The studio is now closed but Peter plans to continue to make a limited number of paperweights in the future. Large Size : Just under 3" diameter by 1 15/16" high. The bottom is ground concave. Condition : Excellent condition with no scratches, chips or cracks. Signature : Signed with a complex cane in the design and it also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Hand Made in Crieff Scotland" on the base. 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 "Spectacular Peter McDougall (PMcD) Large Closepack Millefiori Paperweight" is in sale since Monday, October 09, 2017. 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, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, France, Australia.