Rare Clichy Art Glass Paperweight Complex Close Packed Millefiori Piedouche

Rough Dimensions: 2-3/4" diameter & 2-3/8" tall, and 1-7/8" at the base

Makers Mark: unsigned 

Condition:  Several small scratches and other minor marks to the upper dome. Shelf wear to the shallow concave polished base with a few small nicks to the edge of the base. Some tool marks are present in two places at the top of the staves which occurred while the glass was still molten resulting in two shallow dimples. No major issues, no cracks or bruises. Please see photos and let us know if you need any additional assistance. 

A rare Clichy piedouche with seven rows of concentric complex millefiori in a delicate pastel color palette, set above a basket of red and white staves. The piedouche is one of the rarest forms the antique era, very few serviced, and they are highly sought after by collectors.