"Summer Bouquet with Honeybees" by Paul J. Stankard, 2004

Summary

Paul Stankard is one of the founders of the Studio Glass movement of the 1960s and 70s. Most early Studio Glass artists began their careers creating paperweights and moved on to other forms. Stankard concentrated on creating the most technically sophisticated and beautiful paperweights he could imagine. Today, Stankard is acclaimed for his miniature worlds, consisting of imaginary botanicals, bees and sometimes human figures.

Paul Stankard is one of the founders of the Studio Glass movement of the 1960s and 70s. Most early Studio Glass artists began their careers creating paperweights and moved on to other forms. Stankard concentrated on creating the most technically sophisticated and beautiful paperweights he could imagine. Today, Stankard is acclaimed for his miniature worlds, consisting of imaginary botanicals, bees and sometimes human figures.

Artifact

Paperweight

Date Made

2004

 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Davidson-Gerson Modern Glass Gallery

Object ID

2016.34.16

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Glass (Material)

Color

Colorless
Multicolored

Dimensions

Diameter: 4.5 in

Inscriptions

on one leaf, in ink: 2-11-2004

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