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Christina Callahan Glass Art Paperweight Carved Figural Murrine Woman in Red with Roses

Dimensions : 2-3/8" diameter & 1-3/4”  overall height 

Makers Mark:  TI signed to the base

 Provenance: Brand New    

Condition: Mint

A large detailed murrina of a blue-eyed woman in red framed by a garland of colorful roses and leaves. The large center murrina has been coldworked using a relief carving technique providing depth and dimension to the otherwise flat portrait. The techniques Christina employs in her work are laborious and uncommon in paperweight making. Each complex murrina is composed of various individual parts with intricate shading and composition.