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Wonderful Early Piece From New York Craftsman
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This sale is for a vintage pulled feather art glass vase, very unusual in that the design is executed on clear glass as opposed to a more opaque colored glass. This piece is signed, "Art Reed 4/77 Nouveau Studios." We found that Art Reed is still actively blowing glass at Sweetwater Glass in DeLancey, NY and called him to verify that this is his signed piece.
This stands approx. 7.5" by 3.6" and has a pontil with a ground bottom. This is in perfect condition, a real work of art. Good Luck! This is his artist statement followed by his autobiography:
My interest in early glass and the history of the glass making industry in 19th Century America is a strong influence on my work. Drawing from a vocabulary of 18th and 19th Century designs and techniques, I recreate the characteristics of hand blown utilitarian vessels and tableware.
I was born in Millburn, NJ in 1953. At the age of 12, my parents took me to the 1964 Worlds Fair where I discovered a pavilion where they were blowing glass. I was fascinated by this molten material as it moved, and how these craftsmen seemingly, magically transformed it into an object, but I don’t remember thinking I want to be a glassblower when I grow up. In high school I had a chance to take a class to learn the art of glassblowing. After high school I attended the Hunterdon Art Center in Clinton, New Jersey and then onto the Penland School of Crafts for a concentrated course in glass blowing. I continued practicing in a studio my father helped me build in our garage. In 1975 I attended the Pilchuck Glass Center in Seattle, Washington as a student and returned in 1976 as a studio technician. In the fall of 1979, I found the place of my dreams, a small farmhouse with a large barn, some acreage and a pond. With the help of family and friends I began to convert the early 19th century barn into a studio and gallery and remain there to this day.
Estimated shipping weight, (packaged) is 2 lbs 14 oz in a 12 x 10 x 10 box. The Calculator is not always right - if the shipping looks too high email us and we will give you an accurate quote prior to the sale ending. ************ What a great find!
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