Vintage Whitefriars Art Glass Millefiori Paperweight Limited Smithsonian Edition

Rough Dimensions: 3-1/8" diameter & 2” tall

Makers Mark: Dated “Monk” cane embedded in the setup “1978” and hand inscribed to the concave base, “133”. 

Provenance: unavailable 

Condition: Near mint, only very minor shelf wear to the concave polished button base. Please see photos and let us know if you need any additional assistance. 


This is a rare specially commissioned design exclusive to the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. and limited to 200 pieces. It features a cheerful design with complex pink & yellow millefiori separated by white latticino on a transparent green ground. Finished with 6+1 faceting.