Big Rare Steuben Glass Great Pumpkin Ornamental Crystal Thanksgiving Gourd Art
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Big Rare Steuben Glass Great Pumpkin Ornamental Crystal Thanksgiving Gourd Art:
Steuben GREAT PUMPKIN
George Thompson design 1969
Consider this extremely rare vintagesigned SteubenGreat Pumpkinornamental sculpture. Perfect for your Autumn décor or set amid flowers at your Thanksgiving table or buffet. A large pumpkin shapeisformed of rippled Steuben formula glass and fully signed "Steuben" in the polished pontil on the bottom. This is the largest hand made Steuben pumpkin design. In the late 1960's and early 1970's Steuben made a few "GREAT" oversized figurines including the Great Whale, Great Koala, Great Polar Bear, Great Snail, Great Dolphin, Great Owl and Great Turtle. These largest sculptures were only made for a brief period and so they are quite rare.
ThisSteuben Great Pumpkinmeasuresapprox. 9" wide by 5" high withthebeautiful clarity and refraction of light that Steuben was renown for.This vintage design is in excellent conditionwith no chips, no cracks and very few signs of handling. Made in the USA Corning NY Steuben Glassworks of original formula Steuben glass. This will be packed in it's fine vintageSteuben box and flannel bag withSteuben care booklet.
A very fair buy it now priceforthis very rare Great Pumpkin Steuben style in excellent condition. After 108 years in business Steuben closed in 2011 making it very hard to find authentic gift worthy pieces. Any productscurrently being made under the Steuben label are being imported from Portugal and Germanyand are not made of the special optically pure formula glass since the USA glassworks and melting kilns were dismantled in 2012. Includes FREE INSURED PRIORITYshipping to US lower 48 States.
I ship promptly and pack with care double boxing allart glass. I specialize in gift worthy Steuben Glass,my response rating is 100% andis based on over 700 safely deliveredSteuben Glass sales. My goal is that you are satisfied with this item and the service you receive. I encourage you to ask questions. I appreciate your interest in this designand I hope you will take time to look at the other Steubenitems I have listed on this week.
Each day according to there are over one billion items for sale. The fact that there are fewer than 200 gift worthy in box Steuben Glass items on in any given week and only one GREAT PUMPKIN is a statement about rarity.