SYLVIA VIGILETTI - ART GLASS PAPERWEIGHT - THOMAS BUECHNER COLLECTION - CORNING

For more than fifty years I have been acquiring and collecting antiques of all types, whatever really appealed to me at that particular time in my collecting career. While I continue to collect in several different areas today, it's time for me to disperse all those items which I no longer agressively pursue. So I am selling my accumulation of antique items in numerous categories and of vastly varying values, all acquired by me at sometime in the past and going as far back as the late 1950's. So please bookmark me, or save me as an ebay search, as just about anything is apt to appear in my future listings.

ART GLASS PAPERWEIGHT

SYLVIA VIGILETTI

1982

EX-THOMAS BUECHNER

CORNING MUSEUM OF GLASS

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Thomas Buechner was a founding director of the Corning Museum of Glass and a former director of the Brooklyn Museum. This was in his personal collection and came out of his estate.

Most likely he obtained this paperweight directly from the glass artist Sylvia Vigiletti, given his position at the Museum of Glass. The artist had signed it on the bottom and also dated it '82.

This is a really neat composition with varying shades of gray in the clear glass body and just a wisp of orange. Please look at all the photos. It has no damage.

It is 3" tall by 2
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