The magnificent and impressive 15 1/4"D. #0054 Mariner's Bowl is a spectacular design by Sidney Waugh dating from 1938. The shallow bowl is intricately engraved with a compass rose theme. To the north, a bearded man holds an elaborate fleur-de-lis, a traditional symbol for this point of the compass, and to the south a woman reclines under a palm tree. To the east and west sea horses rear above the ocean. As an added element, the outer edge is engraved with an undulating wave motif. In excellent condition with the original red leather case. A truly outstanding Steuben Glass masterwork!! Note the metal stand is not available.
Designed by Bernard X. Wolff and introduced in 1984, the 8 3/4" wide and 6 1/2" high #0358 Monument Valley is a solid crystal form cut and deeply sand sculpted to depict a moon-drenched scene--buttes, spires, dunes and sand flats such as nature carves from sandstone at various breathtaking locations in Arizona and Utah---Monument Valley being one of the most spectacular!! The pale cut moon hovers above the fantasy landscape; in some light, it appears as a blazing sun. This extremely heavy masterwork---one of only a few Steuben Glass exhibition pieces featuring the American Southwest---is properly signed, in excellent condition and handsomely presented in the original red leather case.
Designed by Bernard X. Wolff in 1985, the extraordinary 10 1/4" #0361 Balloon Rally is one of the all-time best Steuben Glass masterworks. Peering into the glass, one can almost imagine soaring over a quaint New England village in one of the countless hot air balloons floating within this magnificent sculpture. The picturesque scenes, different from each viewing angle, are achieved by means of precise cuts and meticulous copper wheel engraving. Properly signed and in excellent condition.