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Peter McDougall started his glassmaking career as an apprentice at Strathearn Glass in Crieff, Scotland back in the 1960s.  When Perthshire was formed in 1968, he left Strathearn to move to Perthshire and worked there in many positions, eventually becoming Manager and Chief Glassmaker.  Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002.

Peter continued making making high quality glass paperweights in his own glass studio PMcD Glass Studio Ltd. in Crieff, Scotland until early 2012.  The studio is now closed but Peter plans to continue to make a limited number of paperweights in the future.  I am pleased to be able to offer this selection of PMcD paperweights.

If you would like to purchase any of these paperweights, e-mail Allan Port at: aport@paperweights.com
 
5065 Peter McDougall (PMcD) Edition of One Paneled Complex Millefiori on Clear Ground Paperweight.  circa 2002-2012.  This is a  wonderful paneled millefiori paperweight consisting of all complex millefiori canes placed on a clear ground.  It is a unique paperweight made in an edition of one and marked "1/1".  The paperweight has a central red and white complex millefiori cane surrounded by a ring nine blue complex canes, then nine panels each containing a 1-1-2 pattern of canes.  The panels are separated by nine white twist canes.  It is signed on the base with a complex "PMcD" cane made from four separate letter canes.  It is also engraved "PMcD 1/1" just above the upside down signature cane.  A special paperweight for the collector seeking unique paperweights. 

Peter McDougall started his glassmaking career as an apprentice at Strathearn Glass in Crieff, Scotland back in the 1960s.  When Perthshire was formed in 1968, he left Strathearn to move to Perthshire and worked there in many positions, eventually becoming Manager and Chief Glassmaker.   Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002 after the death of the owner Neil Drysdale.  Peter McDougall then made high quality glass paperweights at his own glass studio, PMcD Glass Studio Ltd. in Crieff, Scotland from 2002 until early 2012.  The studio is now closed but Peter plans to continue to make a limited number of paperweights in the future.

Medium Size:  2  9/16" diameter by just over 1 3/4" high.  The base is ground concave.
Condition:  Excellent condition with no scratches, chips or cracks. 
Signature:  It is signed on the base with a complex "PMcD" signature cane.  It is also engraved "PMcD 1/1" just above the signature cane.  The engraved signature was added with the signature cane upside down.   

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Peter McDougall (PMcD) Edition of One Paneled Complex Millefiori on Clear Ground Paperweight
3070 Special Peter McDougall Medium Ribbed Millefiori Paperweight Made For 2011 PCA Convention.  This ribbed millefiori paperweight has a paneled millefiori pattern with set in red, white, and blue.  It was made as a table favor for the 2011 Paperweight Collectors Association convention in Washington, DC.  There are seven panels, each with a 1-2 pattern of red, white and blue millefiori separated by red, white and blue twists.  There is a special convention complex cane in the center "WDC 2011".  The ground is a opaque black.  It is scratch signed PCA on the back and also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Hand Made in Crieff Scotland." 

This is called a pressed weight because a mold is used to form the shape.  The top is flattened. 

Peter McDougall started his glassmaking career as an apprentice at Strathearn Glass in Crieff, Scotland back in the 1960s.  When Perthshire was formed in 1968, he left Strathearn to move to Perthshire and worked there in many positions, eventually becoming Manager and Chief Glassmaker.   Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002 after the death of the owner Neil Drysdale.  Peter McDougall then made high quality glass paperweights at his own glass studio, PMcD Glass Studio Ltd. in Crieff, Scotland from 2002 until early 2012.  The studio is now closed but Peter plans to continue to make a limited number of paperweights in the future.

Medium Size:  Just over 2 1/2" diameter by 1 1/4" high.  The base is ground concave.
Condition:  Outstanding condition with no scratches, chips or cracks. 
Signature:  Signed with a special "WDC 2011" complex cane in the design and it also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Hand Made in Crieff Scotland." 

For extra pictures, click on the picture at the right and the following links: 

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Peter McDougall label and PCA designation
Base
$195 postage paid in the US. 

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Special Peter McDougall Medium Ribbed Millefiori Paperweight Made For 2011 PCA Convention
1906 Peter McDougall (PMcD) Unique 2003 Faceted Closepack Mushroom / Piedouche Paperweight.  circa 2003.  This is a  rare, possibly unique, Peter McDougall closepack millefiori design with an outer stave basket of blue and pink canes pulled down to form a mushroom shape.  There are some wonderful complex canes in the pattern.  The style mimics the familiar Clichy mushroom setup with alternating colored stave canes.  It is signed in the design with a complex "PMcD" cane made from four separate letter canes.  This was a special offering from Peter McDougall in 2003.  He stated each example made would be different enough to be considered unique.  As far as I know, this never became a production item.  This paperweight is faceted with one large top facet and ten side facets (five large and five smaller).  A special paperweight for the collector seeking unique paperweights. 

Peter McDougall started his glassmaking career as an apprentice at Strathearn Glass in Crieff, Scotland back in the 1960s.  When Perthshire was formed in 1968, he left Strathearn to move to Perthshire and worked there in many positions, eventually becoming Manager and Chief Glassmaker.   Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002 after the death of the owner Neil Drysdale.  Peter McDougall then made high quality glass paperweights at his own glass studio, PMcD Glass Studio Ltd. in Crieff, Scotland from 2002 until early 2012.  The studio is now closed but Peter plans to continue to make a limited number of paperweights in the future.

Large Size:  3  1/16" diameter by 2 3/16" high.  The base is ground concave.  This paperweight is faceted with one large top facet and ten side facets (five large and five smaller).
Condition:  Outstanding original condition with no scratches, chips or cracks. 
Signature:  It is signed in the design with a complex "PMcD" signature cane.   

For extra pictures, click on the picture at the right and the following links: 

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Signature cane
Base
Top view
Another view of base
$950 postage paid in the US.

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Peter McDougall (PMcD) Unique 2003 Faceted Closepack Mushroom / Piedouche Paperweight
3069 Special Peter McDougall Small Daisy Millefiori Paperweight Made For 2011 PCA Convention.  This daisy shaped paperweight has a paneled millefiori pattern with set in red, white, and blue.  It was made as a table favor for the 2011 Paperweight Collectors Association convention in Washington, DC.  There are six panels, each with a 1-2 pattern of red, white and blue millefiori separated by red, white and blue twists.  There is a special convention complex cane in the center "WDC 2011".  The ground is a opaque black.  It is scratch signed PCA on the back and also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Hand Made in Crieff Scotland." 

This is called a pressed weight because a mold is used to form the shape.  The top is flattened. 

Peter McDougall started his glassmaking career as an apprentice at Strathearn Glass in Crieff, Scotland back in the 1960s.  When Perthshire was formed in 1968, he left Strathearn to move to Perthshire and worked there in many positions, eventually becoming Manager and Chief Glassmaker.   Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002 after the death of the owner Neil Drysdale.  Peter McDougall then made high quality glass paperweights at his own glass studio, PMcD Glass Studio Ltd. in Crieff, Scotland from 2002 until early 2012.  The studio is now closed but Peter plans to continue to make a limited number of paperweights in the future.

Small Size:  Just over 2 1/8" diameter by 1 3/16" high. 
Condition:  Outstanding condition with no scratches, chips or cracks. 
Signature:  Signed with a special "WDC 2011" complex cane in the design and it also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Hand Made in Crieff Scotland." 

For extra pictures, click on the picture at the right and the following links: 

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Base with Peter McDougall label and PCA designation
Another side view
$145 postage paid in the US. 

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Special Peter McDougall Small Daisy Millefiori Paperweight Made For 2011 PCA Convention
3346 Rare Peter McDougall (PMcD) Special 2012 Magnum Spaced Millefiori on Lace Paperweight.  dated 2012.  This magnum paperweight features a spaced arrangement of 23 different complex millefiori canes plus a complex signature/date cane.  It has two rings of canes, with an outer ring of twelve canes, an inner ring of nine canes, and two canes in the center.  The design is placed over a lace ground.  It is one of the last paperweights made by Peter McDougall before he closed his studio in 2012.  The paperweight is signed in the design with Peter's complex signature/date cane "PMcD 12" and also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Handmade in Crieff Scotland."  A rare 2012 paperweight from this gifted glass artist.   

Peter McDougall started his glassmaking career as an apprentice at Strathearn Glass in Crieff, Scotland back in the 1960s.  When Perthshire was formed in 1968, he left Strathearn to move to Perthshire and worked there in many positions, eventually becoming Manager and Chief Glassmaker.   Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002 after the death of the owner Neil Drysdale.  Peter McDougall then made high quality glass paperweights at his own glass studio, PMcD Glass Studio Ltd. in Crieff, Scotland from 2002 until early 2012.  The studio is now closed but Peter plans to continue to make a limited number of paperweights in the future.

Very Large Size:  3 1/8" diameter by 2 1/16" high.  The base is ground concave.   
Condition:  Outstanding original condition with no scratches, chips or cracks. 
Signature:  Signed in the design with a complex "PMcD 12" signature cane and it also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Handmade in Crieff Scotland."

For extra pictures, click on the picture at the right and the following links: 

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Closeup
Profile
Signature cane in the design
Base with label
Side view
SOLD

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Rare Peter McDougall (PMcD) Special 2012 Magnum Spaced Millefiori on Lace Paperweight
3175 Peter McDougall Karen Maxwell Limited Edition 2011 Christmas Paperweight.   Attractive limited edition Christmas paperweight featuring a three dimensional bouquet of a Poinsettia, Christmas Rose, and Holly with stems, berries, and leaves.  The bouquet was made by Karen Maxwell and is set on a clear ground  with a dramatic star cut base.  The paperweight is faceted with a top facet and six side facets.  It is signed near the tip of the stem with a complex cane made from four separate letter canes forming the signature "PMcD".  It also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Hand Made in Crieff Scotland" and comes with its original laminated certificate stating that it is Number 16 out of a limited edition of 40 paperweights.  The paperweight is also engraved 16/40 on the side near the base.  A special paperweight for the holiday season.

Peter McDougall issued a Christmas paperweight each year.  I have most of these in stock.  Please contact me if you are looking for a different year. 

Peter McDougall started his glassmaking career as an apprentice at Strathearn Glass in Crieff, Scotland back in the 1960s.  When Perthshire was formed in 1968, he left Strathearn to move to Perthshire and worked there in many positions, eventually becoming Manager and Chief Glassmaker.   Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002 after the death of the owner Neil Drysdale.  Peter McDougall then made high quality glass paperweights at his own glass studio, PMcD Glass Studio Ltd. in Crieff, Scotland from 2002 until early 2012.  The studio is now closed but Peter plans to continue to make a limited number of paperweights in the future.

Karen Maxwell did the lampwork for this paperweight.  She previously worked at Perthshire Paperweights and is identified as the lampwork artist on several Peter McDougall paperweights.  I was unable to learn anything more about her background. 

Small Size:  2  5/16" diameter by just over 1 13/16" high.  The base is ground concave and finished with a dramatic star cut base.
Condition:  Outstanding original condition with no scratches, chips or cracks. 
Signature:  Signed with a complex "PMcD" cane near the tip of the stem.  The signature cane is tiny and hard to see.  It is barely visible in the closeup view.  It also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Hand Made in Crieff Scotland" and comes with its original laminated certificate stating that it is Number 16 out of a limited edition of 40 paperweights.  The paperweight is also marked 16/40 on the side near the base. 

For extra pictures, click on the picture at the right and the following links: 

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Base showing label, star cut base, and edition number (16/40)
Certificate
Edition number on side near base
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Peter McDougall Karen Maxwell Limited Edition 2011 Christmas Paperweight
1795 Peter McDougall (PMcD) 2003 Magnum Millefiori Ball Paperweight.  circa 2003.  This is a rare Magnum Peter McDougall closepack millefiori ball from 2003.  Although Peter called this a ball, it does have a base which is ground concave.  It is filled with a variety of millefiori canes of all sizes.  There are many wonderful complex canes in the design.  This was a special offering from Peter McDougall in 2003.  As far as I know, this never became a regular production item.  It is unsigned - or at least I have not been able to find a signature cane in the design.  A special paperweight for the collector seeking unique paperweights.

Peter McDougall started his glassmaking career as an apprentice at Strathearn Glass in Crieff, Scotland back in the 1960s.  When Perthshire was formed in 1968, he left Strathearn to move to Perthshire and worked there in many positions, eventually becoming Manager and Chief Glassmaker.   Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002 after the death of the owner Neil Drysdale.  Peter McDougall then made high quality glass paperweights at his own glass studio, PMcD Glass Studio Ltd. in Crieff, Scotland from 2002 until early 2012.  The studio is now closed but Peter plans to continue to make a limited number of paperweights in the future.

Very Large Size:  3  5/16" diameter by just under 2 3/4" high.  The base is ground concave.  It weighs just over 26 ounces.
Condition:  Outstanding original condition with no scratches, chips or cracks. 
Signature:  Unsigned.  I have not found a signature cane in this paperweight, but I guarantee it was made by Peter McDougall in late 2002 or early 2003.  

For extra pictures, click on the picture at the right and the following links: 

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$1,395 postage paid in the US.           US Sales only, no international shipping.

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Peter McDougall (PMcD) 2003 Magnum Millefiori Ball Paperweight
2737 Spectacular Peter McDougall (PMcD) Special 2009 Midyear Collection Butterfly on Lace Paperweight.  dated 2009.  This paperweight features a lampwork butterfly with stretched millefiori wings surrounded by a garland of  identical complex millefiori canes.  The design is set on a lace ground.  It is signed on the base with Peter's complex signature and date cane "PMcD 09" and also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Handmade in Crieff Scotland."  A well balanced design with great color.

This paperweight was one of the special annual editions made in only in 2009.  It was designated Collection 2009 Midyear #8. 

Peter McDougall started his glassmaking career as an apprentice at Strathearn Glass in Crieff, Scotland back in the 1960s.  When Perthshire was formed in 1968, he left Strathearn to move to Perthshire and worked there in many positions, eventually becoming Manager and Chief Glassmaker.   Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002 after the death of the owner Neil Drysdale.  Peter McDougall then made high quality glass paperweights at his own glass studio, PMcD Glass Studio Ltd. in Crieff, Scotland from 2002 until early 2012.  The studio is now closed but Peter plans to continue to make a limited number of paperweights in the future.

Large Size:  2 7/8" diameter by 2 1/16" high.  The base is ground concave.   
Condition:  Outstanding original condition with no scratches, chips or cracks.  
Signature:  Signed on the base with a complex "PMcD 09" signature / date cane and it also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Handmade in Crieff Scotland." 

For extra pictures, click on the picture at the right and the following links: 

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Closeup
Profile
Signature cane and label on bottom
Base
Side view
Another closeup
$375 postage paid in the US.                                            Added 11/28/2020

For more information about paperweights made by Peter McDougall, see my Peter McDougall Web Page .

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Spectacular Peter McDougall (PMcD) Special 2009 Midyear Collection Butterfly on Lace Paperweight
5063 Wonderful Peter McDougall (PMcD) Special 2008 Collection Spaced Concentric Millefiori on Lace Paperweight.  dated 2008.  This paperweight features an interesting concentric arrangement of complex millefiori canes on a lace ground.  There is an outer ring of eleven larger complex canes each separated by a short orange and white twist cane.  The middle ring has nine smaller complex canes surrounding four complex canes in the center.  It is signed on the base with Peter's complex signature "PMcD" and also has a worn paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Handmade in Crieff Scotland."  In addition, there is an engraved signature "2008 PMcD" on the base below the signature cane.  A well balanced design with great color.

This paperweight was one of the special annual editions made in only in 2008.  It was designated Collection 2008 #5. 

Peter McDougall started his glassmaking career as an apprentice at Strathearn Glass in Crieff, Scotland back in the 1960s.  When Perthshire was formed in 1968, he left Strathearn to move to Perthshire and worked there in many positions, eventually becoming Manager and Chief Glassmaker.   Perthshire Paperweights closed early in 2002 after the death of the owner Neil Drysdale.  Peter McDougall then made high quality glass paperweights at his own glass studio, PMcD Glass Studio Ltd. in Crieff, Scotland from 2002 until early 2012.  The studio is now closed but Peter plans to continue to make a limited number of paperweights in the future.

Medium Size:  2 5/8" diameter by 1 13/16" high.  The base is ground concave.   
Condition:  Outstanding original condition with no scratches, chips or cracks. 
Signature:  Signed on the base with a complex "PMcD" signature cane and it also has a paper label "PMcD Glass Studio LTD, Handmade in Crieff Scotland."  Below the signature cane, Peter has engraved "2008 PMcD". 

For extra pictures, click on the picture at the right and the following links: 

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Closeup
Profile
Signature cane and label on bottom
Base
Side view
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Wonderful Peter McDougall (PMcD) Special 2008 Collection Spaced Concentric Millefiori on Lace Paperweight

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