Art glass

Sep 13, 2021. 16:29 UTC
Art Glass
Sarah
United States of America

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Yes
Description

A blown glass piece with some information on the bottom which is difficult to read. Looks like the artist's name, maybe starting with a G. Also 1986 and sculptor. It stands 10 1/8 inches tall and weighs 3 lbs, 13 oz.

Provenance

Unknown. It was purchased at an estate sale.

Answered within about 7 hours
Sep 13, 23:15 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$200 - $300 USD

Insurance Value

$500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Sarah,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

American Studio Art Glass Sculpture
1986
Abstract form with a clear "orb" supported by a black/gray lattice base, signed indistinctly, dated 1986
10-1/8 inches tall
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: acquired at an estate sale
$200-300*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

Sarah tenison Sep 14, 15:04 UTC

Hi Delia,
I sent 2 more photos. I hope these are easier to see.
Thanks,
Sarah

Delia Sep 15, 23:27 UTC

Sarah, your photos are excellent but - and I've tried numerous combinations and iterations of that signature - I can't come up with anything even remotely conclusive; it happens sometimes and I'm sorry we weren't able to immediately identify the maker of this piece.
I've valued this based on the market for other American studio art glass pieces of comparable size.

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