This piece is from the. Each Marine Reliquary vessel is blown by David with the help of two to four assistants.
Preparation (making starfish, barnacles and anemones by pulling cane; cutting the fish and seaweed out of dichroic glass and painting them; and finally cutting fish, starfish, sea cucumbers and crustaceans out of thin copper sheet) can take three to five hours, the blowing can take up to three hours and the cold work (grinding) a further hour. A total of up to 20 person hours can go into the creation of one of the extraordinary glass vessels.
It is in excellent condition. No chips, no cracks, no repairs. Signed by the artist on the base as shown. About 12 1/2 inches tall.It weighs about 16 1/2 pounds. The item "David New-Small Marine Reliquary Hand Blown Glass Vase 12 1/2 16 1/2lbs Fish" is in sale since Sunday, September 3, 2017.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Studio/Handcrafted Glass". The seller is "avionsunantiques" and is located in victoria, BC. This item can be shipped worldwide.