Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design

Sat, May 20, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 607

Paul J. Stankard Botanical / Root People ORB Paperweight

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Paul J. Stankard (b. 1943)
Marking(s); notes: signed; 2015
Country of origin; materials: American; lampwork glass, polished clear glass, acrylic (stand)
Dimensions (H, W, D): 4"dia
Additional Information: The paperweight details include root people, a variety of flowers, and a bee. Provenance: Private Collection, Palm Beach, Florida. "What Walt Whitman did with words, I seek to do in glass on a visual level. My passion is to articulate fresh information celebrating nature through glass art. My work is driven by a respect for living things and truth to the organic mysteries of the plant kingdom." -

The consignor held an extensive collection of works by Paul J. Stankard. A sampling of these is shown in the listing photos.

Spring 2023 Auction Series
- Sat. May 6: Tupperware Corporate Collection: 1970s-1990s
- Sat. May 20: Modern & Contemporary Art + Design
- Now consigning: Fall 2023 Modern & Contemporary Art + Design

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very good, a couple of very light surface scratches, no chips or cracks