1 October 2004
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THREE CHARLES KAZIUN SILHOUETTE COLOUR GROUND WEIGHTS*
ALL THREE SIGNED ON THE UNDERSIDE WITH A GOLD FOIL 'K' AND WITH AN ADDITIONAL 'K' CANE INTERRUPTING THE TORSADE, 20TH CENTURY
The first a '#3' weight, with a central silhouette cane of a turtle within a row of spaced millefiori and silhouette canes including two turtles, a heart and a clover, within a pink and opaque white torsade, on a turquoise aventurine ground, 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) diameter; 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high; the second similarly composed set with a central large oval silhouette of 'Flapper Girl II', 2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) diameter; 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) high; and the third similarly composed with a central silhouette of a fisherman, 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) diameter; 1 5/8 in. (4.2 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. 102, pl. MI-46 for a similar example of the first; and p. 135, pl. SI-20 of the second.
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