Mathieu Grodet Fused Murrine Paperweight Ingot with George Orwell Quotation

Dimensions:  1-3/4" Length x  1-1/8" Width x 1" Tall 

Makers Mark: Signature/Date cane “Mathieu Grodet 2021”

Provenance: Brand New  

Condition: Mint

Mathieu is an extraordinary artist who uses his many talents to create art which seamlessly combines various techniques and concepts creating art which is both unique and culturally significant. This piece features a quote by the English novelist George Orwell. The work is composed of numerous individually fused murrine creating a solid murrine “brick” framed in red against a white field - cut and polished to finish. It is executed in soft glass with rich organic colors, following in the Venetian tradition, using the Franchini cane making technique.