1989 Noble Effort Studio art glass sculptural paperweight rock by noted American glass maker Richard Marquis. The paperweight is zanfirico glass decorated with murrines in varying shapes and subjects. The paperweight is hollow and lightweight and measures approximately 5" by 4". Signed on the base with the "NOBLE EFFORT 1989" artisan house plate. Free of chips, cracks, breaks or repairs.Richard Marquis studied ceramics and glass in California in the mid 1960s, gaining early recognition with blown glass. In 1969, he had a Fulbright Scholarship to Murano, Italy and mastered the techniques of Venetian glass blowing and "murrine" , the slicing of colored glass. He began Noble Effort Studio with Ro Purser in 1983 and they operated sporadically until the partnership was dissolved in 1989.
The item "Rock Richard Marquis & Ro Purser Noble Effort Studio Art Glass Paperweight 1989" is in sale since Thursday, April 26, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Studio/Handcrafted Glass". The seller is "ooovintageoldstyleooo" and is located in Maslianico. This item can be shipped worldwide.