1 October 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
THREE CHARLES KAZIUN MINIATURE COLOUR GROUND WEIGHTS*
EACH SIGNED ON THE UNDERSIDE WITH A GOLD FOIL 'K', AN ADDITIONAL 'K' CANE INTERRUPTING THE TORSADE ON ONE, 20TH CENTURY
The first set with a silhouette portrait of Martha Washington, to dexter, within a row of six spaced pastry-mould canes in pink, white and green, on an opaque pink mound, cut with top and six side printies, 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) diameter; 7/8 in. (2.3 cm.) high; the second set with a similar central silhouette within pale-blue and white star-dust canes forming a heart, on a opaque white and deep-pink aventurine ground, 2 in. (5.1 cm.) diameter; 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high; the third a '#3' weight, set with a central composite cane within a row of spaced millefiori and silhouette canes including three turtles and a clover, a pink, white and light-green torsade at the periphery, on a translucent amethyst aventurine ground, 2 in. (5.1 cm.) diameter; 1½ in. (2.8 cm.) high (3)
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See Benard A. Drabeck, Magic in the Glass; The Paperweight Artistry of Charles Kaziun Jr. , Santa Cruz, 2002, p. 133, pl. SI-1 for a similar example of the first.
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