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EARLY SCOTTISH PAUL YSART FLORAL & MILLEFIORI PAPERWEIGHT C.1940
Circa 1940

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  • Xupes Reference GLCW016
  • Age Circa 1940
  • Condition The paperweight is offered without loss however has an internal making crack which runs across the centre of the body. The paperweight has wear to the base commensurate with age and is a rare and desirable example for the serious collector. A rare paperweight and one from an extensive private collection we are offering for sale.   View More Details

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    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • From a diverse and interesting private paperweight collection we are offering this rare vintage Scottish paperweight with a a floral and millefiori design made by Paul Ysart and dating from around 1940. Encased within clear glass the paperweight has a central five petal floral design on a dark blue cushion ground and with two concentric rows of millefirori canes around the outside. The domed paperweight has a recessed base with a broken pontil mark and is not signed.

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