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Large Gentile Glass Calla Lily Paperweight. Hot stamp mark to base used 1981 to 2000. Gentile Glass Company started in a small building at 416 industrial avenue in 1974-1975. John moved his factory across the street and built a new factory, which remains located at 425 industrial avenue, Star city, WV. The factory remained open until May 2006, when it was closed 3 months after John passed away on February 9,2006. Just 3 days before his 83rd birthday. He was surrounded by his loving, devoted wife and partner, Gertrude, and his family members. Gertrude Gentile is known as the first female paperweight maker. Measures 3.25" tall weight is 1 ppd 14 oz. PROVENANCE: A Charleston SC Private Estate

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GENTILE GLASS STAR CITY PAPERWEIGHT

Estimate $100 - $150May 21, 2017