Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design

Sat, May 20, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 610

Paul J. Stankard & Rick Ayotte Sea Life / Turtle Paperweight

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Paul J. Stankard (b. 1943), Rick Ayotte (b. 1944)
Marking(s); notes: signed
Country of origin; materials: American; lampwork glass, polished clear glass
Dimensions (H, W, D): 2.25"h, 2.5"w, 2.5"d
Additional Information: The paperweight details include a turtle, an ant and sand. 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, no chips or cracks