1 October 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
A PAUL STANKARD 'EXPERIMENTAL FIRST BOUQUET' WEIGHT*
SIGNED WITH AN 'S' CANE ON THE UNDERSIDE, INSCRIBED AND DATED 15576 1/25
The clear glass set with a clustered bouquet composed of four trefoil blue flowers, two St. Anthony's fire red flowers with black stamen, five white stylized fowers with red stamen centers and two yellow blossoms
3 in. (7.7 cm.) diameter; 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high
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This as one of Paul Stankard's very first efforts to develop a top view of a botanical bouquet. He notes the side view of the yellow blossom as an early experimentation with perspective.
This lot is offered without reserve.This lot is exempt from Sales Tax.
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