06-25-2011 06-25-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2552B Boston
June 25, 2011 10:00AMCalender

Chris Hawthorne Art Glass Vase

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2552B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 25, 2011 10:00AM


Chris Hawthorne Art Glass Vase
Blown glass
Oregon, late 20th century
Flattened amorphic-form vessel, the rim wrapped in red over a spectrum of colors with optical effects in transparent, opalescent, metallic, and iridescent glass, on a primarily transparent cobalt blue ground, with polished pontil, inscribed Hawthorne 88 and indistinct markings on base, ht. 16 7/8, wd. 11 1/2 in.

Chris Hawthorne, b. 1953, was influenced by Dale Chihuly and studied under some of the world's best glass artists at the Pilchuck Glass School in Washington state. He has exhibited numerous times over the years and his work is in many notable permanent collections including The Museum of Fine Art in Boston, The Muskegon Art Museum, Dow Chemical, Motorola Corporation, Prudential Securities, and the Gillette Corporation.
Estimate $400-500


Chris Hawthorne, Oregon, Dale Chihuly, Pilchuck Glass School in Washington, Prudential Securities, The Museum of Fine Art, The Muskegon Art Museum, Dow Chemical, Gillette Corporation, Motorola Corporation