Beautiful millefiori art glass paperweight made by Perthshire Paperweights in Crieff, Scotland. This particular paperweight is large-sized and measures about 3 in diameter. It's dome-shaped with a hollow ground base. The design features a beautiful maroon red background. It has a central cane with a "P" inside surrounded by 2 concentric rings of canes.The backround is divided into sections separated by 14 radial twists with canes in an unusual 1-1-1-2-2 pattern. I believe this to be a PP1 paperweight made between 1978 and 1981, based on information on page 77 in the book. The Complete Guide to Perthshire Paperweights. It's guaranteed to be an authentic Perthshire paperweight and not a cheap imitation. Condition of this vintage Perthshire paperweight is EXCELLENT.
I did notice a thin, internal raised arch over the center rings of canes that I can't explain (see photo). It's only visible from certain angles. I don't see any noticeable scratches or nicks. Overall, this Perthshire paperweight looks fantastic and displays beautifully. It would make a fine addition to any collection.
Please take a close look at the many photos I've provided and judge condition for yourself. This unusual 1-1-1-2-2 PP1 design appears to be quite rare. Unexplained Internal Arch Over Center Canes. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please let me know.
I will insure this item at my own expense. Txzj pxzj11575 txzj-11 txzj85 txzj115. The item "Vintage 1978-1981 Perthshire PP1 Paperweight Red Ground 1-1-1-2-2 Pattern 3" is in sale since Sunday, July 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights". The seller is "virginia_quailman" and is located in Waynesboro, Virginia.
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