Orient and Flume
Clear Frost Hawthorn by Orient & Flume Art Glass - Clear Frost Hawthorn (Art Glass Vase)
Orient and Flume remains one of California's premier art glass studios. Superb craftsmanship is par for the course, and their designs are more than worthy of the care and attention lavished on them by everyone who works with the studio. This vase is in their ever-popular Hawthorne pattern, to which they've added a lustrous blue-green iridescent finish. The base has been ground flat and polished. The pontil mark has been ground polished, and signed: "Orient & Flume ".
Orient and Flume - This vessel has been iridized inside and out. It sports an irresistible blue sheen that takes on all the colors from glowing indigo through electric blue to tropical blue-green. The clever folks at Orient and Flume have decorated this in their popular hawthorne pattern of applied millefiore and hand-drawn tree branch cane. The base has been ground flat, given a central concave facet, polished, and signed: "Orient & Flume ".
Orient & Flume iridescent art glass vase having a floral design over cobalt ground. Bottom holds etched company marks and dated 1984. Also artist signed to bottom. Has original label to bottom. Measures 5 3/4" height (14.6cm). Total weight of 449 gra [...more] Starting Bid: USD 100 Elite Decorative Arts Click image for more info
Orient and Flume Radiating warmth, Art Nouveau chic, and a romantic springtime captured in glass, this is a captivating piece. It is simply charming, and also a quite remarkable work in every way, whether it is the technical challenge of producing this glass or the great complexity of the very fluid design. The pontil mark on the base has been ground to a concave facet, polished, and signed "Orient & Flume Beyers Sillars ".
Orient and Flume Bruce Sillars has that special touch. He's put it to especially good use here with a design that radiates warmth and affection. The longer you own this, the more you'll come to appreciate the quality of this design. Signed on the base. The vase comes with a matching numbered certificate from the Studio.
This beautiful style of crystal encased glasswork leads many first time viewers to ask about the flowers that have been "painted" inside the vase. Of course, the Cala Lily, the Bird of paradise, and the delicate blue mountain lupine are all made of glass, an integral part of the vase, and the illusion that they were painted after the fact is a wonderful testament to the quality of Scott Beyers design and his skill as a glassworker.
Orient and Flume Who can ever forget the first time they noticed these all but impossible to imagine flowers decorating a garden? This design by Bruce Sillars uses a very soft palette but doesn't skimp on the intense color needed for the blossoms. Signed on the base. Comes with a numbered certificate from the Studio.