The Color Combination is magnificent with this Single White Wild Rose in Bloom with Yellow Stamens and with 3 Light Green Leaves and Brown Stem. The pictures do not do this Gorgeous Work of Art justice and is a must see to appreciate.Paperweight measures approximately 2 3/4" Diameter by 2 1/4" Tall. Please read the fascinating Short History below of the renowned Paul Stankard. No Collection is truly complete with out a Paul Stankard Work of Art.
If you were looking for one of his pieces that are in Excellent Condition (and at a reasonable price) to add to your Fine Collection, Look No More! There is negligible shelf wear and I consider this Lovely Work of Art to be in Excellent Over All Original Vintage Condition. Please check 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 Work of Art and Thank You for Looking.
Please do not miss my many other lovely Art Glass Paperweight Auctions by various Well Known and Famous Artists. Considered the father of modern. Was born April 7, 1943 as the second of nine children in an. Is an internationally acclaimed artist and pioneer in the studio glass movement. He is considered a living master in the art of the paperweight, and his work is represented in more than 60 museums around the world.
He graduated from Salem County Vocational Technical Institute now. With a degree in Scientific Glassblowing. For the first ten years of his work career, he worked as a. In 1967 Stankard worked under Francis Whittemore at Philco-Ford. He had met Francis earlier while attending Salem, where Francis had taught at that time.
Earlier memories of seeing the Blaschka flowers at Harvard University and being in contact with Whittemore as he pursued making weight, inspired Stankard to start experimenting with making paperweights in 1969. Stankard, whose driving desire was to "be on the creative side and do what he loves", started producing glass paperweights in his garage while working in the industry to support his growing family. It was when Stankard displayed his early paperweights at a craft exhibit on the boardwalk of. An internationally respected art dealer, saw his work and sponsored Stankard financially to move full-time into making glass art. In the early 1960s, paperweights made by other American paperweight makers showcased brightly colored "crafty" type flowers that were not botanically accurate.
Stankard labored to make his glass floral designs look more natural and botanically lifelike. His glass flowers were so real looking that many people mistakenly thought that he had found a way to encase actual flowers in glass.
Soon thereafter, paperweight makers (mostly American) were following Stankard's lead. Stankard, who is now an internationally acclaimed artist, is largely credited with changing the status of glass paperweights from that of "craft" to that of "fine art". Among many other museums, Stankard's work is exhibited at. The Corning Museum of Glass.
Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts. Stankard chronicles his early struggles with. Which made him score poorly on tests because he couldn't read the test questions. His high school transcripts showed him graduating at the very bottom of his class with a low IQ.In the book, Stankard describes the pressure and stigma of being labeled a slow learner by an educational system that at the time was not aware of dyslexia and the steps he took to overcome his low self-esteem and learning disabilities to become one of the foremost artists of his generation. One of my hobbies is collecting Art Glass Paperweights. I'm a member of Midwest Paperweight Collectors Club as well as the Paperweight Collectors Association (PCA) which is our National Club.
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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 "RAVISHING PAUL STANKARD WHITE WILD ROSE Art Glass Paperweight Limited Edition" is in sale since Thursday, May 3, 2018.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.