1970s Blown Art Glass Paperweight Cobalt Blue and Orange Flower By Henry Davis
Description: A beautiful round large and heavy paperweight with a nice colorful design by Henry Davis Master Paperweight Maker in Wheaton Village in 1970s. The blown glass paperweight depicts a flower with cobalt blue petals having small orange flowers of them and a stem that is orange in color with a large air bubble in the center. The flower emanates from white pot with scalloped top on the bottom of the paper weight. The paperweight has air bubbles arranged in a symmetrical fashion around the design. There is also an air bubble on each cobalt blue petal. Just a great looking design. The paperweight is marked with a raised H within the letter D on the base for Henry Davis. A beautiful and rather unusual paperweight by a master glass blower from Wheaton Glass in New Jersey. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of the description.
Date: Uncertain but most likely sometime in the 1970s.
Origin: Purchased at an estate sale in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Made in Millville, New Jersey.
Size: The base is ~1 3/4" in diameter and the piece is ~3 1/2" in diameter and is ~3"high The paperweight weighs almost two pounds.
Maker: Henry Davis.
Marks: Has the raised letter H with in the letter D on the base.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A good size, heavy, and nice paperweight with an interesting and colorful design. The piece would display very well in your collection of paperweights or art glass collection.
Condition: The paperweight is in excellent condition and has no cracks, hairlines, or repairs. The design of the piece is vivid and beautiful. The surface of the piece is clear and clean. The base has roughness around the initial which we believe is original to the making and is an artifact of the glass blowing and stamping process. An absolutely beautiful and in great shape paperweight made by a great art glass artist. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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