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

  • 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".
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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 close concentric millefiori and finch murrini paperweight.
  • paperweight
  • TW794
  • $695

  • Mike Hunter 2019 close concentric millefiori and finch murrini paperweight. Five Small brown finch, with exquisitely detailed yellow and black wings, a red headdress, a little black beak, black tail and black cap, perches on a short branch with shaded green leaves and form a ring around a central green cane, at the heart of three concentric rings of contrasting complex canes. Blue stave basket. Translucent blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16".
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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 patterned millefiori, moth and panda picture canes paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW819
  • $550

  • Mike Hunter 2020 parallel patterned millefiori, moth silhouette and panda picture canes paperweight. A lone moth silhouette stands at the left side of parallel rows of contrasting complex millefiori, in red, pink, purple, white, green and blue, divided down the center by a row of eight adorable pandas, which face in alternating direction. Blue and white stave basket. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 15/16".
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  • Mike Hunter 2019 close concentric millefiori and finch murrina paperweight.
  • paperweight
  • TW796
  • $550

  • Mike Hunter 2019 close concentric millefiori and finch murrina paperweight. A small brown finch murrina, with exquisitely detailed yellow and black wings, a red headdress, a little black beak, black tail and black cap, perches on a short branch with shaded green leaves at the center of a white cane. It sits at the heart of concentric rings of of complex millefiori. Hollow ruffled cane stave basket where every fifth stave is blue and white tube. Translucent blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16".
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  • Mike Hunter 2020 close concentric millefiori, roses and dancing couple silhouette paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW816
  • $525

  • Mike Hunter 2020 close concentric millefiori, roses and dancing couple silhouette paperweight. A central dancing couple silhouette cane is encricled by pink, white and blue canes, inside a circle of a larger version of the same cane, followed by a spaced ring of red roses and complex heart canes and, finally, a border ring of purple, green and white canes. Blue and white stave basket. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16".
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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 2018 close packed millefiori and silhouettes paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW745
  • $525

  • Mike Hunter 2018 close packed millefiori and silhouettes paperweight. The black on white silhouettes of a swan, beetle, sitting cat, butterflies, moths and a corgi are spaced around a close packed gather of contrasting millefiori, including roses, pansies, rod bundles and hearts. They rest in a white stave basket over translucent cobalt blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 2 13/16".
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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 patterned millefiori and panda picture cane paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW812
  • $475

  • Mike Hunter 2020 patterned millefiori and panda picture cane paperweight. An adorable picture cane of a black and white panda bear is encircled by a ring of purple, yellow and pink complex canes and centers a pattern of large purple, blue and yellow complex canes, spaced by smaller purple and blue complex canes, inside a border ring of alternating pink, blue and white canes and purple, blue and white canes. Blue and white hollow stave basket. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16".
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  • Mike Hunter 2020 close concentric millefiori and pansy paperweight.
  • modern
  • TW811
  • $450

  • Mike Hunter 2020 close concentric millefiori and pansy paperweight. A large white and yellow pansy centers four concentric rings of complex millefiori, in purple, beige, pink and white, inside a blue and white stave basket. Translucent cobalt blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signture cane. Signed/dated. 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".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • Mike Hunter 2019 close concentric millefiori and butterfly silhouette paperweight.
  • paperweight
  • TW782
  • $450

  • Mike Hunter 2019 close concentric millefiori and butterfly silhouette paperweight. A butterfly silhouette sits at the center of five close concentric rings of complex millefiori in blue, pink, white and yellow, inside a hollow ruffled cane stave basket where every fourth stave is lined in red. Translucent blue ground. Edition #1 of 1. Signature cane. Signed/dated. Diameter 3 1/16".
  • Twists Glass Studio
  • 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 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".