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This page shows examples of work from this now defunct glass company established by W. Burchfield.

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  • The company first used a rose as a signature cane in 1992. This weight contains 13 roses on muslin over a translucent dark-blue cushion. Not all the roses have a signature (usually so tiny as to be almost illegible). Of the 6 canes at the top, 2 have a “wBc” signature (one being the official 1997 rose cane) and of the 7 canes around the lower...

  • A design generally associated with antique St Louis paperweights - here in an excellent, relatively large version from Cape Cod Glass. The white colouring of the weight is divided into quadrants by 4 blue swags forming  evenly-distributed festoons around the surface. A large purple & green “wBc” signature rose cane decorates the...

  • A ball-shaped scrambled signed with a cane bearing the initials "BMM", which was used for a series of weights made for the Bergstrom Mahler Museum in 1998. 7 whole canes - including a central white,  lilac & green rose (which doesn't appear to contain any initials) - are scattered amongst the predominantly blue, pink and green twists and ribbons,...

  • A white/pale-pink rose - with a miniature deep-pink & green rose at its centre - is set on top of a cushion composed of 4 or 5 complex pastel-coloured crimp canes (one with another miniature deep-pink rose hidden in the centre). A 3rd yellow-centred deep-pink & green rose is to be found near the basal rim amongst the aventurine inclusions and the...

  • A 4-panel design with alternating muted pink & dark-blue loops over a white ground crowned by a cluster of complex canes centred by an amethyst/green rose. The canes include 4 coral-pink & white collars filled with bundled rods, a CCGW 95 signature/date cane plus another cane inscribed PCA 95. The limited edition was created for the American...

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