A GROUP OF FIVE ART GLASS FIGURAL PAPERWEIGHTS IN THE FORM OF FRUIT, CIRCA 1980, comprising a flecked red crackle art glass paperweight by The Glass Eye, Seattle, Washington, 1986 including ash from the 1980 eruption of Mt. Saint Helens, with clear leaf and remnants of matching stem, marked "The Glass Eye, MSH, 1986," height: 4", diameter: 3"; a cased red over white Sommerso technique art glass paperweight with black stem, possibly Italian, indistinctly signed, dated "1981," height: 3 3/8", diameter: 2 3/4"; a swirled iridescent art glass paperweight in the form and coloration of a peach with green leaf and beige stem by Orient & Flume, Chico, California, with original label and etched signature plus "GGv6," height: 2 5/8", diameter: 2 7/8"; an iridescent pale gold art glass paperweight in the form and coloration of a golden delicious apple with striped green and black leaf and golden brown stem by Orient & Flume, Chico, California, with original label and etched signature plus "GGw6," height: 2 3/4", diameter: 2 7/8"; and an Orient & Flume golden delicious apple paperweight, with identical signature but lacking original label, height: 2 5/8", diameter: 2 7/8".
With the exception of the first item all are in good to very good condition with no evidence of chips, nicks, or cracks to the glass, the Glass Eye example with loss to the stem.
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