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Antique magnum Val Saint Lambert (or Chne) Pansy paperweight on a black ground (c.1900-1914). The Pansy has a green stem with two green leaves and a heart with 5 petals in an intense pink color that degrades to light-pink to the edges. Surrounded by a black-yellow-red torsade (Colours of the Belgian flag). Flat polished pontil and typical base groove.

Condition: Internal crack above the torsade.

Size : 99mm Diameter, 65mm High, Weight : 844 grams.

(See: "Paperweights" - Peter Von Brackel , page 28 number 22 Below)

(See: "Presse papiers de prestige" - Jacques Parisse , page 55-57)

Collection and Photograph: Eddy Schoofs, Belgium