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Ayotte, Rick

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  • A male red cardinal perched amidst 7 amber-tipped, dogwood blossoms over a clear ground. Brown branches and numerous variegated green leaves complete the design. Signed, dated & numbered Ayotte 1991 # 12/50 above the rim of the polished concave base.(The cardinal and dogwood are the State Bird and State Flower of Virginia.)  

  • A colourful kolibri feeding from a cluster of mirabilis blooms. Mirabilis plants are unusual due to the fact that a single plant may display a number of flowers of different colours !. Here, yellow, orange & blue flowers are growing together on a vine, which also bears 6 buds and numerous dark-green leaves.Set over clear and signed, numbered &...

  • A rainbow-coloured magnum compound weight depicting a scarlet, yellow & blue macaw - one of the most colourful of birds and native to the forests of South America. The bird is perched amongst exotic tropical foliage. The design is set over clear.Signed, numbered & dated: Rick Ayotte Ed 11/25 ‘97. (The distortion in the 1st image is due to...

  • The pink cockatoo with its orange crest, pale-pink plumage fading to white at the tips of its wings and yellow tail feathers is, possibly, the most beautiful of the 17 or so species of cockatoo. This one -set over clear ground - has a small black beak and is depicted perched on a branch, which bears a white/yellow orchid and 2 green leaves.Scratch-signed...

  • A floral arrangement with an air of springtime. The pink, deep-lavender and white blooms centering the bouquet are accompanied by clusters of small bright-yellow, orange, pink, white and inky-blue flowers against a background of spring-like pale and bright-green foliage.Script-signed around the side: Rick Ayotte LE/50 ‘97. Polished concave base.

  • The warm colours of autumn: reds and yellows, browns and orange - the glowing tones of nature captured in clear crystal. Set against a background of mixed foliage, small ripe scarlet berries and yellow and orange blooms are 3 chrysanthemums - 2 reddish-orange and one mustard-yellow. (The main flowers are, in fact, much redder than they appear in the...

  • The clear crystal set with an attractive floral composition. The first thing that catches the eye is a large, shaded blueish-purple & white dahlia with a darker centre. Hanging below it are bright-red & purple fuschias and completing the composition are clusters of small white flowers and variegated leaves. An edition of 35 - although we...

  • The clear crystal encloses 2 large bi-coloured roses - pale-pink outer petals, pale-yellow inner petals - together with 2 smaller roses about to unfurl. The blooms are set against a mixed arrangement of lily-of-the-valley, gypsophila and dark-green stems and foliage.Script-signed above the basal rim: Rick Ayotte LE/35 ‘98. Polished, concave base.  

  • A magnum-size bouquet set over clear ground. 2 flamingo-pink & white gerbera are accompanied by 2 large and 1 slightly smaller yellow day lilies. Filling out the bouquet are blue forget-me-nots, mauve & white phlox and small pink carnations - all arranged over variegated foliage.Signed and dated above the basal rim: Rick Ayotte LE/25 2003....

  • A bouquet composed of 2 full lavender roses, a smaller lavender rose and a large white rose, white and lavender buds, sprays of gypsophila (baby’s breath) and pale- & dark-green leaves over a clear ground. Signed above the base: Rick Ayotte LE/25 2004.Narrow basal rim and polished, concave base.

  • A fine, compound magnum over clear depicting a red cardinal amidst a mass of amber-tipped, dogwood blossoms with 3-dimensional centres and green leaves. Brown branches, green leaves and more white blossoms form the second layer giving a fuller impression to the motif. An “open edition” made specially for the 1991 PCA Convention, held in...

  • The clear glass is set with a blue & white belted kingfisher - with a blue & brown striped breast - perched on a forked tree stump next to 2 pink lady’s-slipper orchids with pale-green leaves and a cluster of golden-yellow marsh marigolds set amidst dark-green leaves. Signed Ayotte Ed/50 and dated ‘88 above the rim of the polished, conve base.

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