Dating baccarat marks
With an exceptional collection of archives (65,000 molds and 200,000 drawings dating from the firm’s creation), Baccarat is, more than ever, a symbol of exception, of perfection, distinguished by icons fashioned from breath and exalted by fire.1764: King Louis XV authorizes the Bishop of Metz, Louis de Montmorency-Laval, to establish a glassworks in the village of Baccarat situated in Lorraine on the banks of the Meurthe River.The company uses a blend of sand, potash, and lead to create crystal that quickly became a symbol of high-quality French decorative art.1823: Baccarat receives commission to create stemware for King Louis XVIII.1827: Baccarat is the first French crystal manufacturer to exhibit chandeliers (which had been in development since 1824) during the National Exhibition of French Industrial Products.1835: Baccarat instigates a pioneering social policy: the creation of insurance policies for the manufacture’s glasscutters, followed in 1851 by a retirement policy, as well as free schooling for the workers’ children (starting in 1827 for boys and 1868 for girls).It may be most famous for its ornate paperweights, but it has also designed crystal and glass vases, perfume bottles, chandeliers, boxes, and other decorative objects. The following is a list of our Antique & Collectible e Bay auction results dating back to February 2005.
1906: Designed for Tsar Nicolas II, the Tsar stemware set in colored-overlay clear crystal and entirely engraved, was ordered by princes, aristocrats and prominent figures in the Russian Imperial Court.
Since then, the company has, on a variety of occasions, been hired to produce crystal for royalty and heads of state, whether it was stemware for Charles X and Franklin Roosevelt or vodka glasses for Czar Nicholas II.
Not only was Baccarat’s crystal gorgeous, it was also refractive, luminous, and heavy, thanks to its 32-percent lead content.
3.02 6 Longaberger All-American Baskets Pie, Carry-Along 2.71 Longaberger Basket 2004 Signature Medium Shoulder Bag 1.55 Monumental Capodimonte Sculpture of Man on Park Bench 4.50 Mercedes Benz OEM Six 6 CD Changer Model MC3198 3.50 Franciscan China Desert Rose Soup Tureen Lid 2.50 Longaberger Wrought Iron Paper Tray Stand with Baskets 1.51 Brigade Miniatures Sudanese Dervishes on Camels Set #7 0.00 Longaberger Basket 2000 Hostess Large Hamper, Lid 8.47 Thorowgood Sigma 17.5" Xtra Wide General Purpose Saddle 6.94 Royal Doulton Figurine Blue Beard Pirate HN2105 2105 2.50 Sterling Silver Cold Meat Fork with Embossed Fruits 0.50 19 Antique Sterling Silver Corn Cob Holders / Picks 7.50 Pair Hummel Figurine Ba-Bee-Rings 30/0 A & B TMK-6 2.49 Longaberger Wrought Iron Umbrella Stand Basket, Liner 8.05 Longaberger Club Basket 1999 Family Picnic Full Set 7.77 Royal Copenhagen Fluted Half Lace Coffee Pot Lid 7.50 8 Franciscan China Desert Rose Footed Sherbet Dishes 5.38 Steiff Nimrod Teddy Set 0210/22 Roosevelt Commemorative 2.50 Franciscan China Desert Rose 10.5" Cookie Jar Lid 2.50 Franciscan China Desert Rose Pattern Pitcher 5 Mugs 2.49 Longaberger Basket 1999 Hostess File Full Set !
5.79 Hummel Figurines Pretty & Pocketful of Posies Scape 4.49 6 Waterford Crystal Rosslare Port Glasses 1.31 Longaberger Club Basket 2002 JW Mini Corn Combo Box 0.00 Thorowgood Griffin 16.5" Extra Wide Pony Saddle 4.39 5 Vintage Greek Plastic Soldiers 5 in WWII Combat Kit 3.50 4 Precious Moments Seasons Figurines Mint in Boxes 3.49 Longaberger Basket 1998 Hostess Corn Full Set with Lid 3.49 Franciscan China Desert Rose Soup Tureen Lid 2.53 Danbury Mint 1938 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Die Cast 2.50 Precious Moments Figurine God Bless Our Years Together 2.50 5 Precious Moments Baby's First Figurines Step Words 1.05 4 Longaberger Pottery Red and Green Mixing Bowls 1.00 7 Longaberger Easter Feature Baskets Baby, Spring 0.00 Longaberger JW Basket 1989 Banker's Waste With Box .01 Longaberger Basket Combos 2000 Large Easter, Jelly Bean .00 8 Lenox China 8.5" Rutledge Accent / Luncheon Plates .77 10 Pieces Sterling Silver Flatware, Tableware & Opener .77 8 Lenox China 8.5" Rutledge Accent / Luncheon Plates .10 Royal Copenhagen Angular Demi Cup & Saucer Set of 8 .00 Longaberger Pottery Fruit Medley Pitcher, Mugs, Ramekin .77 Longaberger Basket 1999 Traditions Generosity Lid .77 3 Precious Moments Baby First Figurines Boxes .05 Longaberger Wrought Iron Tabletop Bakers Rack Shelves .01 Precious Moments Figurine True Spirit of Christmas MIB .00 4 Longaberger All-American Baskets Cake, Quilting .54 Lalique Frosted Crystal Preening Bird .00 4 Longaberger Baskets Sweetheart Picture Perfect Combos .00 Longaberger Wrought Iron Little Bin Organizer Baskets .00 Longaberger Basket 2001 GOS Medium Boardwalk Combo .00 Longaberger Basket 2003 Little Market Combo 5 Booking .00 Longaberger Basket 1999 Newspaper Divided Protector .88 8 Lenox China Rutledge Teacups / Coffee Cups 10 Saucers .43 Franciscan China Desert Rose 10.5" Cookie Jar Lid .00 26 Longaberger Basket Emerald Vine Liners 2 Garters .98 Longaberger Basket 1985 Large Hamper Lid .00 4 Longaberger St.