It will NEVER be number two. So, there you have it. For your consideration, here is a 1994 "magnum" dichroic paperweight sculpture by Michael K.And Nina Paladino Caron , or Paladino Hansen. We used several lighting types to capture its mesmerizing beauty, from natural lighting to intense halogen, and mixes.
As you know, dichroic is extremely hard to capture, but just by looking at our scans, you can see the massive'lectric effect. The paperweight sculpture does not have a chip, but it does have a small "internal fissure" that goes all the way to the surface.
See pictures #5 and #6, but PLEASE keep in mind that only picture #5 shows the actual proportion of the fissure. Again, it is relatively small. A digital close-up shot makes everything look gigantic -- like looking through a microscope.On the actual surface of the paperweight, the small "internal fissure" shows up as a hairline , c-shaped scratch. Be sure to grasp that we are talking about the actual surface of the paperweight (NOT the internal part of the paperweight).
You will not be able to feel the. With the flesh of your thump, unless you have an X-Men power. Then again, we have overly butch finger-tips with calluses. Plus, without a loupe, you will NOT be able to see this (c-shaped) hairline scratch on the surface of the paperweight.
With your fingernail while your mind is in full concentration, you might be able to feel it, however. HAIRLINE, c-shaped scratch made by the. Small "internal fissure, " the body does NOT have any scratches -- not counting the bottom area. It is as fresh as the day we bought it. After all, this is not a human-made sapphire glass.
The picture of its base shows the usual dust, fingerprints, original scratches (made by the artists), typical wear, and the obligatory signature/info. Besides, that is the section of the pontil, which is. We do not count the condition of the bottom section (which includes the area a quarter inch from the base), especially since this is a 1994 paperweight, and. This area is never perfect in the first place when it comes to handmade glass.
Xpect tool marks, as well. On the plus side: the fissure that starts internally is in the least interesting section of the sculpture (depending on your aesthetic POV of course).
Come to think of it, it adds a surreal dimension to that side, like a Josh Simpson spaceship. Perhaps the "internal fissure" happened during the firing process, or sudden change of temperature in the room... But we are sure you could come up with something more intriguing to explain it. Share it on Facebook, if you must. Or better yet, make a mini docu.
And upload it on YouTube. At any rate, this paperweight sculpture is EDT. #1, the first of its design, and we have not seen another one like it by Hansen & Paladino Caron for sale.When was the last time you have seen a fascinating paperweight by them? Making paperweight is not their usual gig, as far as we know. Now you understand how RARE this is. WIDTH: approx 8.6 cm. Actual color may vary from pictures due to digital camera phenomenon, lighting, your computer settings, and other factors. Please do not hesitate to ask questions. Thank you for stopping by. The magnum paperweight by Hansen & Paladino is the only one that's being auctioned off. This masterpiece will have a tamper-security sticker with a unique serial number -. The item "Rare Hansen & Paladino Caron EDT. #1 Magnum Paperweight Sculpture Dichroic Glass" is in sale since Wednesday, May 10, 2017. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights". The seller is "parker20021" and is located in Laguna Hills, California. This item can be shipped to United States.