Two (2) art glass vases, including Hawthorne & Nowak, Scott Beyers Orient & Flume. 1st item: Large studio art glass vase by James Nowak (American, b. 1956) and Chris Hawthorne (American, b. 1953). Rectangular form with an aquarium or undersea motif including rods of milliflori glass simulating seaweed and jelly fish with a cased interior creating an an underwater effect. Signed by both artists and dated "1989" on the underside. 13" H x 10" W x 4" D. Late 20th century. Note: Nowak has worked with Dale Chihuly, Dante Marioni, and William Morris. His work is highly decorated with canes and murrine, and he takes his inspiration from maritime Pacific Northwest. He often teaches at the Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle, where he has his own studio. (source: Corning Museum of Glass). 2nd item: Scott Beyers Orient & Flume Art Glass Vase with angelfish and seagrass design. Numbered on the base and incised "Orient & Flume" and "Beyers". 7 1/2" H. 20th century. Provenance: The collection of Dr. William Kendall Striker, Chattanooga, TN. CONDITION: Both pieces overall very good condition with light general wear, mostly to base.
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