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    
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Twists Glass Studio

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  • 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".
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  • 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".
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  • 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".
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  • Mike Hunter 2019 "El Paso" dancing couple silhouette canes blue vase.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • TW770.1
  • $680

  • Mike Hunter 2019 "El Paso" dancing couple silhouette canes blue vase. A crackling textured tapered blue vase, speckled with aventurine, is dotted with complex heart millefiori, each with a central silhouette of a dancing couple. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 5", height 9 1/8".
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  • Mike Hunter 2019 "Storm" bird silhouette canes black vase.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • TW770.3
  • $680

  • Mike Hunter 2019 "Storm" bird silhouette canes black vase. A crackling textured tapered rust-colored and black vase, speckled with aventurine, is dotted with complex rod canes, each with a central silhouette of bird in flight. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 5 1/2", height 9 1/16".
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  • Mike Hunter 2019 "Sunday Afternoon" car silhouette canes green vase.
  • Sculptures & Vessels
  • TW770.2
  • $680

  • Mike Hunter 2019 "Sunday Afternoon" car silhouette canes green vase. A crackling textured tapered green vase, speckled with aventurine, is dotted with complex rod canes, each with a central silhouette of a Ford Model T car. Edition #1 of 1. Signed/dated. Diameter 5 1/4", height 9 9/16".
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  • Mike Hunter 2020 parallel millefiori with toucan and swan murrini paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW244
  • $550

  • Mike Hunter 2020 parallel millefiori with toucan and swan murrini paperweight. Eight parallel rows of complex millefiori, including detailed toucans and swan murrini placed in a carefully arranged sinister and dexter alternating orientation, are held in a juxtaposed basket of white hollow staves. Clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8".
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  • Mike Hunter 2019 close concentric millefiori and car silhouettes paperweight.
  • paperweight
  • TW792
  • $525

  • Mike Hunter 2019 close concentric millefiori and car silhouettes paperweight. Six car silhouettes of the Ford Model T encircle a central white and blue complex cane and are intern encircled by three rings of white, blue, pink, yellow and orange complex canes. Blue stave basket. Translucent blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter2 7/8".
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  • Mike Hunter 2020 parallel millefiori with panda and moth silhouette canes paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW245
  • $500

  • Mike Hunter 2020 parallel millefiori with panda and moth silhouette canes paperweight. Eight parallel rows of complex millefiori, including panda and moth picture canes placed in a carefully arranged in alternating orientation, are held in a juxtaposed basket of white hollow staves. Clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8".
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  • Mike Hunter 2011 patterned concentric millefiori and butterfly silhouette paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW821PT
  • $500

  • Mike Hunter 2011 patterned concentric millefiori and butterfly silhouette paperweight. A black butterfly on a white disc sits at the apex of cambered field of concentric millefiori in aqua, white, red and purple. The third ring alternated between purple and white canes, giving the appearance of a star pattern. White star stave ground. Edition #1 of 1. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 11/16".
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  • Mike Hunter 2017 Belle murrina and pansy complex close packed paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW692
  • $475

  • 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".
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  • Mike Hunter 2020 off-set close concentric millefiori and toucan murrina paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW242
  • $475

  • Mike Hunter 2020 off-set close concentric millefiori and toucan murrina paperweight. A detailed toucan, captured in his natural habitat, is encircled by six concentric rings that emanate from the outer edge of a clear dome. The design, in blue, yellow, pink, purple and white, is held in a white hollow tube stave basket, over a clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 7/8".
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  • Mike Hunter 2020 off-set close concentric millefiori and panda picture cane paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW253
  • $475

  • Mike Hunter 2020 off-set close concentric millefiori and panda picture cane paperweight. A black and white panda cane centers six concentric rings that emanate from the outer edge of a clear dome. The design, in blue, taupe, pink, purple and white, is held in a white hollow tube stave basket, over a clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16".
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  • Mike Hunter 2020 off-set close concentric millefiori and toucan murrina paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW251
  • $475

  • Mike Hunter 2020 off-set close concentric millefiori and toucan murrina paperweight. A detailed toucan, captured in his natural habitat, is encircled by six concentric rings that emanate from the outer edge of a clear dome. The design, in blue, pink, purple and taupe, is held in a white hollow tube stave basket, over a clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3".
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  • Mike Hunter 2020 off-set close concentric millefiori and panda picture cane paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW240
  • $450

  • Mike Hunter 2020 off-set close concentric millefiori and panda picture cane paperweight. A black and white panda cane centers five concentric rings that emanate from the outer edge of a clear dome. The design, in blue, purple and white, is held in a white hollow tube stave basket, over clear ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Excellent condition. Diameter 2 15/16".
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  • Mike Hunter 2018 pair of red and white twist candlestick holders.
  • Goblets & Glassware
  • TW752.1
  • $450

  • Mike Hunter 2018 pair of red and white twist candlestick holders. Matching red-encased white twists rise at the cores of two long cylindrical bodies, topped by a clear collar each and footed by a clear base each, to form two candlestick holders that were carefully crafted to be paired together. Signed/dated. Diameter 4", height 7 5/8".
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  • Mike Hunter 2015 two flowers and millefiori garland paperweight, by Michael Hunter and Colin Richardson.
  • modern
  • TW823PT
  • $450

  • Mike Hunter 2015 two flowers and millefiori garland paperweight, by Michael Hunter and Colin Richardson. A white flower, with a white daisy cane center, and a yellow flower, also with a daisy cane center, share a forking stem with three bladed leaves. A purple rod bundle cane garland encircles the bouquet atop a translucent cobalt blue ground and white stave basket. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 3/4".
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  • Mike Hunter 2018 pair of blue and white twist candlestick holders.
  • Goblets & Glassware
  • TW751.1
  • $450

  • Mike Hunter 2018 pair of blue and white twist candlestick holders. Matching blue-encased white twists rise at the cores of two long cylindrical bodies, topped by a clear collar each and footed by a clear base each, to form two candlestick holders that were carefully crafted to be paired together. Signed/dated. Diameter 4", height 7 5/8".
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  • 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".
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  • Mike Hunter (2017) skull murrina portrait cane.
  • Murrine
  • TW701
  • $350

  • Mike Hunter (2017) skull murrina portrait cane. A haunting white skull stares with its hollow orbits and grins eerily with a jagged smile from within a dark head covering in the fashion of the Grim Reaper. Dark blue opaque ground. Diameter 1 1/18".