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Cameo Carved Encased Horse Paperweight

Baccarat1845-1855

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

There are few examples produced in this manner of an encased cameo carved plaque. The technique is laborious and fragile, requiring carving the horse on a two-color glass disk while cold, then reheating it for encasement. Millefiori canes carefully encircle the plaque.

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