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4 @ SWEDISH ART GLASS PAPERWEIGHTS & VASES KOSTA & AHUS: 1.) Goran Warff for Kosta Boda, Sweden, thick mushroom form glass with encased bubbles, engraved, "Kosta Warff 97068," 4.75"h. 2.) Studio Ahus, Sweden, with Saturn-like rings encased in clear glass, signed, "STUDIO AHUS SWEDEN 1984 KD-AZ," 3.75"h. 3.) Owl in clear glass with frosted eyes, signed illegibly on base, 4.25"h. 4.) Egg shaped with encased bubbles, engraved "3000-102," 5.25"h. 5.) Also included is a mid-century glass bark vase inspired by Geoffrey Baxter Bark's designs for Whitefriars, no visible maker's marks, 5.75"h.

PROVENANCE: From the mass international collection of the living estate of a former Executive for Levi Strauss International, who traveled the world for the firm buying and shipping denim before retirement and as a Broker of Real Estate in San Francisco, Maine and Florida. He received a B.A. from the University of Omaha, and remains a lead Donor of their Alumni Association today; he earned his Master's Degree at Ohio State where he served on the Dean's Staff. He was a Vice-President, 3-term President and still Serves on the Board of Directors for the Lee Memorial Auxiliary. He is a Director on the Board for the Fort Myers Community Concert Association and Sponsor of Southwest Florida Symphony. He is also the Benefactor of Healthcare Educational and Endowment Grants - with a specific generosity for patients of HIV/AIDS, healthcare workers, & of volunteers for the sick and under-privileged.

Condition

All are free of chips, cracks and restoration and on the base, occasional scratches as expected.

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$100.00

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  • 23%

5 @ SWEDISH ART GLASS PAPERWEIGHTS KOSTA & AHUS

Auction ended on Sun, Oct 30, 2016
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Funk & Wallace, Inc.
114 E. Tarpon Ave. Suite #1
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
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