Extremely Rare, Vintage limited edition art glass paperweight, handcrafted in 1980 at “J” Glass of Crieff, Scotland. The clear glass weight has one top and six side facets, producing wonderful optic effects when viewed from different angles. The design features a central rose in dark pink and white with a single bud on a green stem surrounded by nine green leaves. The lampwork blossom is encircled by a colorful millefiori garland in alternating canes of green/white and pink/ with two signature canes, one “J”/cane and 1980 date cane and an “A”/cane for Alan Scott who work with John Deacons creating lampwork designs at J glass. The weight measures 1.65 in. H x 2.70 in. And is in Excellent condition! With no chips, cracks or scratches! An absolutely beautiful piece of glass! ” Glass artist John Deacons founded “J Glass in Crieff, Scotland in 1979. The company produced a variety of high-quality paperweights in limited editions (no more than 101 of any design) until the company ceased operations in 1983. Alan Scott started his paperweight career as a lampworker apprentice with Perthshire Paperweights in 1975. When John Deacons left Perthshire in 1978 to set up J Glass, Allan Scott and Harry McKay followed John to J Glass. They stayed at J Glass until it closed in March 1983. After that, Allan Scott joined Caithness Glass, where he stayed until 2007. Allan Scott is considered to be one of the most important European lampwork artists working in the paperweight genre. His work rarely appears under his own name and only for Scottish Glass Society exhibitions and invariably full credit is given to his collaborators on these weights John Deacons was part of a small team that in 1968 formed Perthshire Paperweights under Stuart Drysdale. Ten years later, In 1978 the master glassmaker left Perthshire to form J Glass, Having worked for Perthshire Paperweights and J Glass, Master lamp work designer Allan Scott was primarily a Caithness designer. The item “Rare! Alan Scott, John Deacons J Glass Faceted Garland Rose, Glass Paperweight” is in sale since Saturday, March 31, 2018. This item is in the category “Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights”. The seller is “carolina.glass” and is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.
- Type of Glass: Crystal
- Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original
- Subject/Theme: Flower
- Color: Clear
- Brand: “J glass”, John Deacons, Alan Scott
- Country of Origin: Scotland
- Glassmaking Technique: Lampwork