Introduced in 1967 and rarely appearing in the marketplace, the #0085 The Butterfly is a crystal prism cut in three major planes and engraved with a butterfly and a flowering vine. By prismatic reflection, the butterfly's wings appear to open and close as the viewer's position changes. 8" High, 6 1/2" wide, the piece is properly signed, in pristine condition and beautifully presented in the original red leather case with accompanying red leather information binder.
The 4" high #1006 Mouse & Cheese is a whimsical James Houston design featuring an 18K gold cast mouse perched eagerly on a wedge of crystal cheese. Properly signed and in excellent condition with the original red leather case.
Introduced in 1972 and designed by Lloyd Atkins, the truly extraordinary 7" wide #1030 Crystal & Silver Crab only appeared in one annual catalogue---confirming its rarity and desirability as one of the all time best Major Ornamental Designs. The short life span of this magical piece make it a must have item for any significant collection. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
The extremely rare #1038 Goldbug is one of the most desirable Major Ornamental Designs. Introduced in 1974 and only produced for a short time, this magnificent piece is 4 1/2" long and features a jade stone in the vermeil frame. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
In the late 1980's, Steuben Glass introduced the #1126 9 1/2" Lion majestically resting on an attractive wood base. This regal animal has appeared as a figure of bravery and strength throughout the history of art. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1995 and only available for a few years, the #1164 Rose Bouquet features a pair of copper wheel engraved roses beautifully positioned on the glass sculpture. Properly signed and in excellent condition, this elegant and romantic 8 1/2" design is the perfect gift for many special occasions.
As part of the extremely rare Great Animal series from the late 1960's, the 8 1/4" long #5007 Great Snail was only produced for a short time and does not often appear in the marketplace. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Some Steuben Glass collectors are familiar with the extremely rare Great Animal from the late 1960's but most do not realize there was also the extraordinary and massive 9"D. #5010 Great Pumpkin!! Have only seen two of them in my 27+ years of searching for the better Steuben Glass pieces. The Great Pumpkin was very difficult to produce given the hollow interior and many sections. Properly signed and in excellent condition--truly an important and fascinating design!!
The #7873 Pear is one of the early members of the Steuben Glass Fruit Family. This 4 3/4" high design was introduced in the early 1940's but was not produced for a long time---making it one of the most difficult Fruit pieces to find. In the photo above, the Pear is just to the right of the Pineapple. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1964 and produced until the closing in 2011, the James Houston designed 12" wide #8130 Eagle on Ball is a symbol of patriotism, freedom and courage. Therefore, it has always been a favorite corporate gift/award as well as an important addition to any Steuben Glass collection. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Designed by James Houston and introduced in 1964, the 12 3/4" long #8135 Dinosaur is one of the largest and most impressive Steuben Glass Animals. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1965 and long discontinued, the 4" #8138 Crown Paperweight is a most distinguished design that is a perfect gift or appropriate piece for any desk or library. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1968 and designed by James Houston, the 10" #8225 Alligator is one of the all time best Steuben Glass Animals. Featuring gaping jaws, curled tail and trapped air bubbles in the body, the Alligator belongs in any Steuben Glass collection. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1971, the 4 1/4" #8253 Love piece was the most famous and popular romantic gift for many years. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
The entire Steuben Glass Mushroom Family of seven was introduced in 1971. As one of the three examples with a smooth cap, the 5 1/4" #8262 Medium Smooth Mushroom is an essential piece for any significant Steuben Glass Mushroom display. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
In the early 1970's, Steuben Glass introduced the seven member Mushroom Family---three with Smooth Caps/twisted stems and four with Mottled Caps/straight stems in ascending heights and cap sizes. These appealing designs were often displayed together as a Mushroom Forest. The 7 1/2" #8263 Large Smooth Mushroom is the rarest one of them all. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
The 3 1/2" #8264 Small Mottled Mushroom is the junior member of the Steuben Glass Mushroom Family. The different heights and cap sizes make the Mushrooms a great display anywhere in the home. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
The 6 3/8" #8265 Narrow Mottled Mushroom is one of the taller members of the seven piece Steuben Glass Mushroom Family. Although attractive on a stand alone basis, the Mushrooms really look tremendous when displayed in a grouping. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Steuben Glass produced seven different Mushrooms in the 1970's. Three featured smooth caps and four had mottled caps. All of these designs have been discontinued for many years and rarely appear on the resale market. The #8266 Wide Mottled Mushroom is 5 3/4" high and has a very wide cap. Signed and in excellent condition.
The massive 8 1/2" #8267 Large Mottled Mushroom is the kingpin of the seven piece Steuben Glass Mushroom Family. This impressive design towers over the other Mushrooms as the patriarch of the family. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Designed by Lloyd Atkins and introduced in 1973, the extraordinary #8277 King & Queen of Chess represent the finest elements in Steuben Glass form. The 10 3/4" King and the 10 3/8" Queen embody the graceful and elegant style of this era in Steuben Glass design. Only available for a few years, the long discontinued King & Queen are a stunning couple!!
Introduced in 1976, the 8 1/2" long #8333 Horizontal Mink---along with the companion #8334 Vertical Mink---are the only Steuben Glass Animals featuring diamonds. Only produced for a short time, the Mink are among the most highly coveted Steuben Glass Animals. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1976, the 7 1/4" #8334 Vertical Mink--along with the companion #8333 Horizontal Mink--are the only Steuben Glass Animals featuring diamonds. The Mink are among the most highly coveted Steuben Glass Animals. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
The 5 1/4" high #8567 Star Stream was introduced in 1988. Two streaming, sparkling stars are linked by a trail of shimmering light reflecting the bond between two entities . Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1994 and one of the all time most popular corporate gifts/awards, the 12" #8760 Partnership symbolizes a bridge that spans both time and distance--a supportive partnership is a bond to be celebrated. Beautifully displayed on a black granite base. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1962 and produced in a very limited number as evidenced by the "X" prefix, the extraordinary X3549 Mother & Child sculpture is 12" wide and features a woman cradling her young child in a field. The glass form is in the shape of a cradle in keeping with the theme. Properly signed, in pristine condition and impressively presented in the original red leather case.