Rare Ed Rithner Art Glass Paperweight Maroon Flower on Frit Doily

Rough Dimensions: 3-1/2" diameter & 2-3/4" tall

Makers Mark: unsigned

Provenance: unavailable 

Condition: One small fleabite to the upper surface and minor shelf wear to the concave base with exposed pontil scar. Please see photos and let us know if you need any additional assistance.

A very large rare design from an important early American paperweight artist. It features a large upright white lined maroon flower with a control bubble at the center. The flower hovers over an intricate frit lattice doily and the whole design is pulled to the base.