STUNNING Vintage PAUL STANKARD White WildFlower Art Glass PAPERWEIGHT, which is Floating Majestically over aTranslucent Clear Ground with his S Signature Cane on the underside area. This is a Limited Edition Piece and is Very Scarce and it's also etched 35/50 1972on the side.
White Flower with 2 Green Leaves, Green Stem and drown roots. The pictures do not do this GorgeousWork of Art justice and is a must see to appreciate. Paperweightmeasures approximately 2 29/64" Diameter by 1 39/64" Tall.Bought in 1972 at the paperweight convention in Chicago by a family that has paperweights of their own in The Glass Museum in WI, Chicago's Art Institute and the Smithsonian in DC. Only serious collects will understand the price, since it is a limited edition. Please read the fascinating Short Historybelow of the renowned Paul Stankard.
No Collection is truly complete with outa Paul Stankard Work of Art. If you were looking for one of his pieces that arein Excellent Condition (and at a reasonable price) to add to your FineCollection, Look No More! Please check pictures for further description. Is considered the father ofmodern. Was born April 7, 1943 as the second of nine children in an.He is an internationally acclaimed artist and pioneer in the studio glassmovement. He is considered a living master in the art of the paperweight, andhis work is represented in more than 60 museums around the world. He graduated from Salem County Vocational Technical Institutenow. Witha degree in Scientific Glassblowing. For the first ten years of his workcareer, he worked as a.
In1967 Stankard worked under Francis Whittemore at Philco-Ford. He had metFrancis earlier while attending Salem, where Francis had taught at that time. Earlier memories of seeing the Blaschka flowers at Harvard University and beingin contact with Whittemore as he pursued making weight, inspired Stankard tostart experimenting with making paperweights in 1969.
Stankard, whose driving desire was to "be on the creative side and do what heloves", started producing glass paperweights in his garage while workingin the industry to support his growing family. It was when Stankard displayedhis early paperweights at a craft exhibit on the boardwalk of. An internationally respected art dealer, saw his work and sponsored Stankardfinancially to move full-time into making glass art. Inthe early 1960s, paperweights made by other American paperweight makersshowcased brightly colored "crafty" type flowers that were notbotanically accurate. Stankard labored to make his glass floral designs lookmore natural and botanically lifelike.His glass flowers were so real lookingthat many people mistakenly thought that he had found a way to encase actualflowers in glass. Soon thereafter, paperweight makers (mostly American) werefollowing Stankard's lead. The item "Signed Paul Stankard Small Studio Art Glass Paperweight" is in sale since Friday, September 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights". The seller is "heresjonny2_9" and is located in Pahrump, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States.