Dating blenko glass
8016 Don Shepherd Blenko Vase in super vividly beautiful sapphire colored glass which is a brilliant cobalt blue.The natural inclusions of the blown glass are present and the exquisite natural irregularities of the hand-blown glass process are evident. This piece was first produced in 1980 and truly displays as a sculptural object.Note: Styling items not included with vase; only vase is for sale in this listing.
Please check out our other listings for more Blenko, and especially our Blenko Tangerine Glass Pieces. It is also substantial enough to stand on its own as an art piece or focal point. This would make a great addition to any collection of Husted / Myers Blenko art glass or Mid Century / Eames Modern inspired décor. We have several pieces listed to add to or start your collection. We offer fast shipping and we will carefully wrap this for your safe arrival. Don was a designer for Blenko, but these were part of a series called Ice Floe by D. Nice mid-century pinched vase in light turquoise (Blenko catalogue color, Seabreeze). Largest example from this line, no longer manufactured, measuring 7.75" high.
No matter how you use it, this Blenko would be a great addition to any glass or Blenko collection. The color is amazing when the light shines through it. (More common examples are the dimpled tumblers and 6" vases).
Unsigned / labeled, but pontil on bottom is crude (indicative of hand-blown glass, as opposed to mold blown, and commonly associated with Blenko's works). One has a small rough spot on edge, seems like a manufacturing issue, not a chip.
Excellent, vintage condition Fun set of Blenko glass candlestick holders in the triangular ice block form. They measure approximately 4" tall and 3" long on the sides.
Joel Myers for Blenko Blown Glass Elephant Bookends - A Pair.