1 October 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
A DEBBIE TARSITANO MAGNUM FACETED BUTTERFLY AND FLOWER COMPOUND COLLAGE WEIGHT*
SIGNED WITH A 'DT' CANE ON THE UNDERSIDE, CIRCA 1995
The 'mosaic' butterfly with blue spotted black body and cobalt-blue wings lined in pink overlaid with pale-blue millefiori canes hovers over a collage, composed of two multi-petal shaded amethyst dahlias with florette cane centers, beside a small yellow and green petal flower resting on a cluster of green leaves and issuing three buds, on a predominantly blue 'fiber' ground, cut with top and six circular side printies, concave base
3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) diameter; 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high
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An innovation of Debbie Tarsitano, the 'fiber' ground demonstrated here is made up of many minute multi-coloured filaments of glass.
This lot is offered without reserve.This lot is exempt from Sales Tax.
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