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Stankard, Paul

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This page shows examples of the work of probably one of the best-known lampwork artists.

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  • A beautiful 3-dimensional nature study with a red dragonfly hovering above a branch bearing flowering pink-tinged apple blossom, tightly-closed buds and curling variegated green leaves. On the lower blossom a ant is making a meal of one of the petals. Set on one side is a cane with the words “SEEDS” and “FERTILE”.Script signed and dated on the side above...

  • An early design from this iconic American lampwork artist: St. Anthony’s fire - a flower that he frequently portrayed either as a single element or, as here, in a bouquet with stems and leaves.Signed on the side with a red “S” initial cane. Engraved A 281 and dated 1978.  

  • A floral arrangement combining a large pale-pink China rose, pink bud, yellow-centred, purple-streaked marguerites, several blue forget-me-nots and blue & yellow buds ...issuing from braided greenish-brown stems over clear ground. Scratch-signed Paul Stankard  B 698  1982 next to the yellow & black “S” signature cane on the side of the weight.

  • The clear crystal of the slightly tapering upright weight encloses a sprig of white pineland pickerel, variegated green leaves and a bursting seed pod. An ant has made itself at home on one of the white flowers. Inscribed on a side shoot is the word “FERTILE” and the complex root system is inhabited by an “earth spirit”.The lower...

  • A flower & fruit arrangement with mottled blue/white flowers, yellow-centred white & pink daisies, pale-blue forget-me-nots and buds as well as 3 ripe blackberries over clear ground. The design is completed by a cluster of stems - with a blue-shaded, white-bodied “earth spirit” clinging to the underside - pale-green leaves and curling...

  • A curved stem bearing 3 pale-yellow orchids - tinged with orange - and 3 tightly-closed buds, hangs down from a bulb with trailing ariel roots and a tuft of variegated, lanceolate leaves. Signed with a brown & white “PS 93" cane, the weight is inscribed “F 46" above the basal rim of the polished, concave base.

  • 3 shaded pink trailing arbutus blossoms and a deep-purple berry - flanked by 2 white spring beauty flowers - centre this beautiful bouquet. A taller stem bears buds and a cluster of small, bright red flowers in full bloom. The design is completed by tightly-gathered brown and red stalks and numerous assorted leaves over a clear ground.Signed with a white...

  • A bee hovers above yellow squash flowers, striped green leaves, a firmly-closed seed pod and one which has split open and has red seeds spilling out of it...together with a clump of earth and roots containing 2 canes with the word “SEEDS”. Set in the side is a PS 97 signature/date cane and the weight is additionally scratch-signed, inscribed...

  • One of a number of the artist’s interpretations of this ever-popular flower: a gracefully curving stem bearing yellow-centred forget-me-nots, clusters of pale-yellow buds and curling leaves over  clear ground. The weight is cut with a circular top window and 5 side facets. A brown/white “S” signature cane is set near the base....

  • Set in clear crystal, the orchid has twisted, pale-yellow ribbon-like petals with black spots along the sides. A yellow stamen can be seen at the top of the lip. The single flower is borne on a stalk above 3 narrow, variegated green leaves and a pale, curling root system. Signed with a blue “S” cane. Etched on the side: AP (Artist Proof) A191...

  • 2 orange/yellow flowers with 2 buds atop a curving stalk and 3 brown seed pods on a second stalk growing above several narrow, variegated green leaves with trailing roots over a clear ground.Signed with an "S" cane; inscribed and dated: CO75 1986.  

  • The clear glass encloses a curved stem bearing 2 groups of yellow-centred forget-me-nots, clusters of small yellow buds and 3 curling green leaves.A brown & white “S” cane is set in the side; the weight is scratch-signed, numbered and dated: Paul Stankard A174 ‘85. Polished, concave base.  

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