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Author Topic: Pulled Feather Art Glass Paperweight I-D Help (PLEASE)  (Read 1191 times)

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Offline MarcN

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Pulled Feather Art Glass Paperweight I-D Help (PLEASE)
« on: May 19, 2006, 08:33:15 PM »
Hello all. I found this paperweight (see pics below) this last weekend at a yard sale, and am having a heckuva time trying to identify it. Any ideas on this would be appreciated. It is not signed. Althought there is some wear on the underside, I think it is fairly contemporary (within last 20 years?). The underside, including the pontil, is not ground. I think it is the most beautiful paperweight I've ever owned. Thanks! Marc
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Pulled Feather Art Glass Paperweight I-D Help (PLEASE)
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2006, 08:40:57 PM »
I don't know much about paperweights, but perhaps it could be Orient & Flume?  Someone will come along and correct me if I'm wrong.  :D
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Pulled Feather Art Glass Paperweight I-D Help (PLEASE)
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2006, 10:14:02 PM »
Hi Marc,

 Orient and Flume was my initial thought,also. But, Correia and Jerry Vandermark (Vandermark/Merritt Studios) also have produced some lovely pulled feather paperweights. I'm sure there are other makers as well, those are the three that come to mind!

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Pulled Feather Art Glass Paperweight I-D Help (PLEASE)
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2006, 03:29:46 PM »
Thank you Max, and thank you Liz - for your ideas on possible makers. I've been Googling around looking at examples by all of those mentioned - and do see similarities for sure. But the one thing that is always dissimilar are the undersides - which are pretty consistently ground flat and smooth, but on mine the underside is not ground at all. Ah, well.
Thanks again,
Marc

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