Rare, Vintage Orient & Flume Studio Art Glass Paperweight Description and Item Information Up for sale is this rare, vintage Orient and Flume studio art glass paperweight. Please excuse the glare in the photos. This clear crystal paperweight has internal floral decoration which is primarily pink and green. The exterior is cut into facets; some facets are flat and others feel concave.
The facets are not shaped consistently or arranged symmetrically. There are thin areas of frosted glass in between the facets. This piece stands approximately 2 1/4 inches tall.
The maximum width is about 2 3/4 inches. Unpacked, this piece weighs 15.2 ounces. This would be a wonderful addition to a collection of American studio art glass. Identification This vintage (circa 1985) Sam Sturgeon Orient & Flume piece has engraved markings beneath, as shown. This piece was made in Chico, California.
Condition The paperweight looks great overall, with no chips or cracks. It has very, very light wear beneath.
As made, there are the tiniest, pinprick-sized pits to the edges of some of the facets, from the factory grinding process. You may need to use magnification to see these, and they are mentioned for total accuracy. Payments must be received within three days of the end of the listing, unless prior arrangements have been made.
And international government regulations prohibit such behavior. Other Information Individual computers may display colors differently.The item "RARE VINTAGE 1985 ORIENT & FLUME STUDIO ART GLASS CUT PAPERWEIGHT SAM STURGEON" is in sale since Wednesday, February 24, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights". The seller is "craigkc" and is located in Sunny California. This item can be shipped worldwide.