Fine Glass Paperweights    410 S. Michigan Ave., Suite #207, Chicago, IL 60605    1-800-538-0766    312-583-1177    
410 S. Michigan Ave., Suite #207, Chicago, IL 60605
1-800-538-0766    
Thumbnails •

 

Twists Glass Studio

  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2017 white rose decorative shallow glass bowl.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • TW709TW
  • $1,800

  • Mike Hunter 2017 white rose decorative shallow glass bowl. Through a complex and technical method, a shallow bowl is decorated with a wide ring of swirling white latticinio, bordered on the inside rim with a blue-encased white latticinio twist. The same twist is repeated closer to the middle, where it surrounds a complex center featuring a white rose surrounded by yellow roses, then complex blue and white millefiori canes. The bowl rests atop a white latticinio base edged in cobalt blue, echoing the design of the top section. Signed/dated. Diameter 11", height 2 7/8".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Michael Hunter "Dizzy" decorative shallow glass bowl.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • TW699TW
  • $1,200

  • Michael Hunter "Dizzy" decorative shallow glass bowl. "The bowl is made from 3 incalmo sections, the outside two sections are alternating "vetro a fili" whilst the centre is a latticcinio incalmo section. The three cups are pre-made and fused together while hot at the furnace. It's very complex and technical, this style combines ancient Venetian techniques."- Michael Hunter. Signed "Vetro #2". Diameter 12 1/4", height 2 1/8".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2015 patterned millefiori roses, seagulls and butterflies magnum paperweight.
  • Modern
  • TW594
  • $820

  • Mike Hunter 2015 patterned millefiori roses, seagulls and butterflies magnum paperweight. Twelve rows of complex millefiori canes as well as roses, pansies and silhouettes, lie in parallels, arranged by design, two circular daisy and heart motifs integrated into the rigorous structure and diametrically opping one another. Flat, white stave basket. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/2".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2017 black merletto hollow blown pear sculpture.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • TW697.1
  • $750

  • Mike Hunter 2017 black merletto hollow blown pear sculpture. A hollow pear has stripes of extremely fine twisting tubing radiating in a spiraling direction from the top apex of the stem down to the base flower navel in a delicate lacy, sultry and mysterious black merletto technique. A dark green sculpted leaf tops the stem. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4", height 6 1/4".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2017 pair of owl murrine yin yang-pattterned millefiori paperweight.
  • Modern
  • TW703
  • $725

  • Mike Hunter 2017 pair of owl murrine yin yang-pattterned millefiori paperweight. A detailed left facing owl cane, in a ring of pink complex millefiori, looks on to its right facing mirror image, inside a ring of purple complex millefiori with hearts, separated by a yin yang shaped curving divider of complex millefiori from which radiate curving rows of contrasting millefiori, including yellow roses and orange daisies. White stave basket. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2017 owl and Marilyn Monroe murrine close packed paperweight.
  • Modern
  • TW689
  • $625

  • Mike Hunter 2017 owl and Marilyn Monroe murrine close packed paperweight. A colorful assortment of complex close packed canes includes an owl murrina, Marilyn Monroe murrina, a bat, two cats and various colored roses. All resting on a translucent cobalt blue cushion, within a white shallow stave basket. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2017 owl and Belle murrine close packed paperweight.
  • Modern
  • TW688
  • $625

  • Mike Hunter 2017 owl and Belle murrine close packed paperweight. A colorful assortment of complex close packed canes includes an owl murrina, Belle murrina, a moth, a cat and various colored roses. All resting on a translucent cobalt blue cushion, within a white shallow stave basket. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2016 owl murrina and complex concentric millefiori paperweight.
  • Modern
  • TW666
  • $585

  • Mike Hunter 2016 owl murrina and complex concentric millefiori paperweight. A fluffy brown owl murrina, set against a translucent coblat blue sky, lies at the center of four concentric rings of complex millefiori, in shades of purple, pink, orange and white. White and pink shallow stave basket. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2017 Belle murrina and pansy complex close packed paperweight.
  • Modern
  • TW692
  • $525

  • Mike Hunter 2017 Elizabeth Taylor murrina and pansy complex close packed paperweight. A colorful assortment of complex close packed canes includes an Elizabeth Taylor murrina, a pansy, a moth, a cat and various colored roses. All resting on a translucent cobalt blue cushion, within a white shallow stave basket. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2018 patterned millefiori and moth silhouettes paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW728
  • $500

  • Mike Hunter 2018 patterned millefiori and moth silhouettes paperweight. Five black silhouettes of detailed moths are spaced evenly by trios of yellow Hunter-style roses and framed by complex heart canes. They radiate around a central rod bundle at the heart of a white stardust cane five-pointed star. A border garland of complex canes encircles the design, cradled by a white stave basket. Translucent blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2018 close concentric millefiori and sheep silhouettes paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW726
  • $500

  • Mike Hunter 2018 close concentric millefiori and sheep silhouettes paperweight. Five black sheep silhouettes are spaced by five blue complex canes around a ring of bright green rod bundles and a central baby-pink Hunter-style rose. The sheep are encircled by a ring of blue canes, then a ring of pairs of purple roses spaced by pairs of amber roses and, finally, by a border ring of pink and purple white star complex canes. The design is cradled in a white stave basket. Translucent blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2018 close concentric yellow roses and millefiori paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW713
  • $500

  • Mike Hunter 2018 close concentric yellow roses and millefiori paperweight. Yellow rose canes shine in a close concentric field of stardust canes and blue or pink complex millefiori, including as a ring of six around a large central cane. White stave basket and translucent cobalt blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2017 owl murrina and blue complex concentric millefiori paperweight.
  • Modern
  • TW686
  • $495

  • Mike Hunter 2017 owl murrina and blue complex concentric millefiori paperweight. A fluffy brown owl murrina is the central focus of five concentric rings of blue and white complex millefiori, resting on a translucent cobalt blue cushion, within a white shallow stave basket. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2017 Marilyn Monroe murrina and concentric millefiori paperweight.
  • Modern
  • TW668
  • $475

  • Mike Hunter 2017 Marilyn Monroe murrina and concentric millefiori paperweight. A red-lipsticked black and white image of Marilyn Monroe is at the center of three concentric rings of complex millefiori, stardust and heart canes, cradled in a white stave basket of ruffled canes. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 1/2".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2018 patterned millefiori with butterfly and dragonfly silhouettes paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW738
  • $460

  • Mike Hunter 2018 patterned millefiori with butterfly and dragonfly silhouettes paperweight. Three black dragonfly silhouettes are inline with three butterfly silhouettes to separate panels of three purple Hunter-style roses, a pair of bright green rod bundles and scattered complex canes. They are joined at the center by heart complex canes and the panels are held inside a ring of pairs of heart complex canes linked by purple complex canes. The design is cradled in a white stave basket. Translucent blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2015 "Lovers Meeting" double latticinio rose bushes layered paperweight.
  • Modern
  • TW597
  • $450

  • Mike Hunter 2015 "Lovers Meeting" double latticinio rose bushes layered paperweight. Four sets of five white lines swirl and cross with four more sets in the opposite direction to form a latticinio dome design that acts as a trellis for a layer of three rose bushes, which are comprised of four red rose canes and speckles of contrasting greens, all rising toward a common point at the top of the dome where lies a central red rose cane. Translucent mint green ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2016 Zanfirico black and white penguin sculpture.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • TW180.1TW
  • $425

  • Mike Hunter 2016 Zanfirico black and white penguin sculpture. Ribbons of black latticinio alternate with others of black and white, in a cascade originating at the head of a penguin with two millefiori eyes and a protruding latticinio beak. White latticinio ribbons form the penguin's belly, briefly interrupted by two small patches of symmetrically interposed yellow. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 3/4", height 5 5/8".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2016 Zanfirico blue, green and white duck sculpture.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • TW722TW
  • $425

  • Mike Hunter 2016 Zanfirico blue, green and white duck sculpture. Blue, black, green, yellow and white latticinio tubes alternate to form a hollow duck, its head with two millefiori eyes and yellow latticinio beak. Signed/dated. Height 3 7/8", length 5 5/8".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2014 Zanfirico brown owl sculpture.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • TW720
  • $425

  • Mike Hunter 2014 Zanfirico brown owl sculpture. Ribbons of brown, butterscotch and white latticinio twists alternate with one another to form the body of an owl. His two millefiori wide eyes rest above a small yellow beak. Signed/dated. Height 5 3/4".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2013 Zanfirico brown owl sculpture.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • TW721TW
  • $425

  • Mike Hunter 2013 Zanfirico brown owl sculpture. Ribbons of brown, black, white with two threads of yellow and green with purple and white latticinio twists alternate with one another to form the body of an owl. His two wide eyes, composed of yellow and black millefiori, rest above a small yellow beak. Signed/dated. Height 5 5/8".