Gorgeous ANTIQUE AMERICAN END OF DAY Art Glass Paperweight. (Circa 1890) I do not see any surface issues with this lovely piece and that is what leads me to believe it may have been professionally polished at one time. I see many Outstanding Canes and some Very Lovely Latticino Pieces.These types of weights are sometimes called Scrambles or End Of Day. It has a Concave Bottom that shows some flea bites and some shelf ware to the basal rim and that is. I even see a few nicely placed controlled bubbles here and there. I really like collecting these types of fascinating weights to see how many different kinds of canes I can identify in each weight. These End Of Day Paperweights are getting hard and hard to find from the Mid to Late 1800, so don't let this one slip by you again.
Every collection should have a few examples of this type to add variety. I consider this Amazing Paperweight to be in Very Good Original Antique Condition. This Lovely Paperweight measures 2 1/2" Diameter by 1 5/8" Tall.
Please check the pictures for further description. The Stand is not part of this sale and is only used here for illustrative purposes. I will Consider any Reasonable Offers. On this Wonderful Antique Art Glass Paperweight and Thank You for Looking.
Please do not miss my many other lovely Art Glass Paperweight Auctions by various Well Known and Famous Artists. Some of this Wonderful Paperweights Fascinating History. This Art Glass Paperweight is from the late William Gaskills Cherished Collection.
Gaskill was a former President of the National Paperweight Collectors Association (PCA) and an avid and very astute Art Glass Paperweight Collector. After His passing, his collection was on loan (for approximately 3 years from 2006 to 2009) to the Museum of American Glass (Wheaton Village) in Millville, NJ, which is now known as Wheaton Village Arts and Cultural Center. Gaskills highly regarded and very extensive Art Glass Paperweight Collection was on display in their most prominent area of the Museum at that time. Just prior to being put on display at the Museum, Lawrence Selman of the Renown L.Selman was commissioned to do an appraisal of the entire collection. Selman is known worldwide for his expertise in the field of Art Glass Paperweights and in 2001, Selman was awarded the honor of being named by the Paperweight Collectors Association, one of the Top Ten People of the 20. Century to influence the paperweight art form.
Gaskills collection was considered to be one of the largest gatherings of Antique American Art Glass Paperweights known to be in private hands. In 2009 a family member took possession of the entire collection and it went safely and quietly into storage for approximately 6 years, from 2009 to 2015. In 2016 I was very proud and honored to have had the opportunity to acquire a large portion of Mr. Gaskills Wonderful and Cherished Art Glass Paperweight Collection.If youre a new collector, old collector or just would like a few original well documented paperweights for your collection please stay tuned and watch for my future Art Glass Paperweight auctions. One of my hobbies is collecting Art Glass Paperweights. I'm a member of several paperweight clubs throughout the country. Please follow me so you won't miss any of my fabulous items. Pictures are used as part of my descriptions. On your end to receive the item or items. ONLY if there is a Mistake in the description. If you receive your item and the box is damaged please keep that for. From the shipper should they need it back.
The item "EXTRAORDINARY Antique AMERICAN END OF DAY Art Glass Paperweight (Circa 1890)" is in sale since Thursday, January 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights".The seller is "paperwtlady1" and is located in Hamilton, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States.