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3660T Marlborough
May 25, 2021 12:00 PM - June 3, 2021 07:00 PMCalender
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Steuben Sterling Silver, Gold-washed, and Glass "Snail" Sculpture

$813$650
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3660T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 25, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

Steuben Sterling Silver, Gold-washed, and Glass "Snail" Sculpture, designed by Peter Schulze, Corning, New York, 1971, marked "Steuben" on underside of base, ht. 3 1/2 in.

Note: Proceeds to benefit Wilton Historical Society's education programs.

"I love the way thick pieces of glass can capture light and reflect it in different ways. As light moves through a space, so too you feel that the snail has moved. I could see this on my desk. It is not only a functional piece but a piece to distract and daydream with." --Phillip Thomas
Estimate $300-500

note that there is no 18K mark on this sculpture (was originally catalogued as such). very minor scratches, no evidence of chips, breaks, or repairs.


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Keywords

Corning, Phillip Thomas, Peter Schulze