This Orient & Flume paperweight measures 3" high by 2.25" in diameter, and weighs 1lb. It has a rounded egg form and it is adorned with blossoms and vines, and leaves, which have a pulled feather design. The colors are stunning in turquoise blues, deep purples and white blossoms with orange centers. This paperweight is marked with its original Orient & Flume paper label, which is taped on the base, along with the date 1977 and code E16F, etched on the base edge as shown in the photos. It includes its original box, fabric sleeve with insignia, and its authenticity card/paper pamphlet. The box shows some wear and water marks, but the paperweight is in excellent condition, no blemishes.
The artists at the Orient and Flume Studio have been designing and creating fine Art Glass in Northern California since 1972. The Studios' designers include Bruce Sillars, Scott Beyers, Chris Sherwin, William Carter and Richard Braley. Artists at the Orient and Flume Studio work individually or in collaboration to design and produce this beautiful glass. Drawn from nature, most Orient and Flume designs echo a common theme. Each artist, however enjoys the creative freedom to develop their own unique style.