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Holmes, Peter

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  • A bright yellow primrose surrounded by yellow buds and green leaves rests on a bed of white lace. The border garland is composed of alternating aquamarine/white cogs and composite pale-orange/pale-green/white internal-daisy canes.Signed with a green/white PH cane and scratch-signed above the rim of the flat, polished base: Peter Holmes 2011  

  • Resting on a bed of pale-green lace is a 3-flower flat bouquet: a yellow pelargonium, a clematis with red & white striped petals and a turquoise/white clematis with deeply-cupped petals. Red & yellow buds and pale & dark-green foliage complete the bouquet. Encircling the arrangement is a millefiori garland composed of complex aquamarine/white...

  • A 5+1 faceted weight inset with white upset muslin and a continuous garland of alternating purple/white and coral-pink /white millefiori canes encircling the central feature: a purple double clematis, borne on a short stem with a single bud and 3 green leaves.A PH signature cane is set at the base of the stem. Scratch-signed around the rim of the flat,...

  • A bouquet composed of a single yellow clematis with ribbed petals and a bright-yellow dog rose with 5 heart-shaped petals arranged with 3 yellow buds and green leaves on a bed of blue/white lace. Encircling the flowers is a millefiori garland with amber/white/green cogs alternating with composite pale-orange/pale-green/white internal daisy canes.A green...

  • Blue, burgundy, purple, lemon & pink flowers with finely ribbed petals - partially enhanced with sparkling aventurine - are arranged around a central, shaded-blue double clematis with a millefiori cane “stamen”. Completing the design are variously coloured leaves over a ground of inky-blue powdered-glass. To the left of the centre flower...

  • 5 lampwork flowers arranged over a translucent mottled green ground. 2 flowers are white & orange, the others are shaded-blue, fuchsia & turquoise. Completing the bouquet are dark-green leaves and intertwined stems. Signed with a “PH” cane above the lower leaves.The weight is cut with a circular top facet and 5 round side facets....

  • A floral arrangement with two 3-dimensional white dogwood blossoms and a blue forget-me-not with a bud and a couple of green leaves. An attractive design set over a translucent cobalt-blue ground. The tiny white dot below the upper flower is a PH signature cane.5 + 1 faceting. Dated and signed on the polished, concave base; 1989 Peter Holmes 1/1.

  • In the centre of a translucent cobalt-blue colour ground is a large single clematis. The tips of dark-green leaves are set between the finely-ribbed white & mauve petals. The continuous border garland has 3 different types of millefiori canes - 6 large complex violet, white & green cogs separate alternate groups of smaller blue & white tubes...

  • Above pale-green, ribbed leaves are 2 brown & green buds about to flower and a pale-yellow primrose in full bloom. Its 5 heart-shaped petals surround an amber & white millefiori cane. On the underside of the millefiori “stamen” is a tiny “PH” signature cane. The design is encircled by a spaced garland of green, white &...

  • A floral paperweight created by Peter at Selkirk Glass in 1985 in an edition of 250. 3 snowdrops with stems and green leaves are enclosed within a spaced garland of green, white & pink cog canes. 5 + 1 faceting.There is a PH signature cane on the underside of the tuft of leaves. The flat, polished base is dated and numbered: Selkirk Glass Scotland,...

  • In this 1984 design, Peter set a deep-purple (almost black) pansy, bud and green leaves over a basket of fine purple & white spiraling latticinio rods to create visual depth - an effect that his mentor Paul Ysart had used to great effect in many of his designs. On the underside of the pansy is a PH signature cane.The weight is cut with a circular top...

  • An experimental design that never went into series production: a delicate gold-speckled pink vortex in orbital motion above a mottled purple ground.Signed and dated on the polished, concave base.  

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