1978 Blown Art Glass Oriental Design Yellow Butterfly American Glass Paperweight
Description: A very nice blown art glass paperweight having a ball shape and a flat base. This beautiful paperweight has a very colorful oriental design with small red flowers attached to thin ribbon like brown branches having green leaves. There is a yellow butterfly flying within the flowers. There is also a white linear design in the background. All of that over a snow white central background with a raised tip. Just a gorgeous design that is difficult to describe, but beautiful to look at. This heavy paperweight (weighs over 1 pound) is very nice looking and has a nice shape and feel. It was made by American Glass in 1978. It is very well done and very colorful. Just a great paperweight worthy of a spot in your collection of better paperweights. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of the description.
Origin: Purchased in an estate auction in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Made in the USA.
Size: The base is ~2 1/8" in diameter while the piece is ~2 1/2" high and is ~2 7/8" in diameter. The paperweight weighs over 1 pound.
Maker: American Glass.
Marks: Signed "American Glass 1978" on bottom.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A beautiful piece with a colorful oriental design that very seldom comes by.
Condition: The paperweight is in excellent condition and has no cracks, hairlines, chips, or repairs. The piece has some minor scratches to the surface and some small bubbles throughout the piece which are original to the making. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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