From the Monet series, "Summer", signed Peter Raos,
Diameter 2 7/8".
|Obelisk - unknown maker|
with five-stripe swirl of white. Signed.
of dark green/grey glass with swirls of black and clay
blue. Bears some resemblance to the the British
style of A.J. Thorneycroft. This pontil is
partially ground out however the piece is
unsigned. (Normally, the British weight would be
scratch signed AJT with a date.)
yellow-green freeform weight with original label
"Handmade by Ngwenya Glass, Kingdom of Swaziland, South
shape with orange/brown/yellow frit 'flower' like
shapes. Base is ground, not polished. Original
paper label on base "Made in India".
Rows of white/gold/brown swirl over a bronze iridescent
layer over clear. Base is flat, unpolished.
Unsigned. Diameter 2 7/8".
|Unusual red over white
'plaque' with painted gilt design over a deep blue/white
ground. The piece is eight-sided with eight fancy
cuts at the top of each facet edge. The base is
slightly concave and polished to expose the white
layer. Four small drill holes in base suggest that
this may have been designed to sit atop an object such as
a jar, for example. Unknown maker. Source
suggests that this is Belgian, certainly European.
Diameter 3 1/4", height 1 5/8".
surface-painted with a white/grey 'water-lily' flower and
trailing leaves. The weight is six-sided with
diamond cutting to a top point. Unsigned.
Unknown maker. Bears some similar characteristics as
the previous weight. Base is ground flat and
polished. Diameter 2 1/8", height 1 1/2".