Michael Hunter 2019 Art Glass Paperweight & Matching Custom-Cut Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle Millefiori Closepack with Murrine & Silhouette Canes
Rough Dimensions : 3" diameter & 2” tall
Makers Mark: Hand inscribed to the flat polished base "M Hunter Twists 19" and a signature "MH" cane.
Condition: Mint. Please see photos and let us know if you need any additional assistance.
Collectors from around the world know that Michael Hunter's millefiori are among the most precise and most detailed canes ever made.
Hunter weights are the works that collectors seek out and lovingly make space for, carefully shuffling other lessor works to back of their cabinets.
When friends ask about our paperweight collection, it is a Hunter weight that we reach for, enthusiastically pointing out the details, the attention to color, form, and imaginative design.
They are the master works that will inspire future generations of artists. One day, a hundred years from now, glass artists around the world will be found peering into a Hunter weight wondering "How did he do that?".
Included in the sale is a custom one of kind laser cut wooden jigsaw puzzle. This heirloom quality wooden puzzle has roughly 384 pieces and 14 “whimsies” as they are referred to in the puzzle world. These whimsies are similar to what we in the paperweight world would call silhouettes. In this puzzle the fun shaped pieces include a butterfly, stegosaurus, dog, cat, frog, mushroom, dragonfly, heart, snake, squirrel, rooster, penguin, and a rabbit.