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Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght

Early Chris Buzzini / Bridgeton Studios Angelfish and Millefiori Flowers Paperweight. Contemporary surface decorated paperweight created by Chris Buzzini of Bridgeton Studios. The paperweight has a red and white angelfish swimming amidst vines with millefiori flowers. The design is just below the surface of the glass. Underneath there is a aqua colored sea ground. It is signed on the base “Bridgeton Studios Buzzini’78 F-465″. An early paperweight by one of the country’s most talented glass artists. Note on white glare: Please ignore the white areas, they are glare from the lights. Chris Buzzini studied at Shasta Junior College in Redding, CA and California State University at Chico, CA. While at Shasta, Chris was exposed to glassblowing for the first time by Chris Sowder (1970). Buzzini pursued glassblowing, eventually setting up his own backyard studio. From 1972 to 1975, Chris worked at Orient & Flume Art Glass in Chico, CA. Later from 1976 to 1978, he operated a glass studio Bridgeton Studios in New Jersey with the backing of a collector and a partner. Eventually he moved back to California and worked at Lundberg Studios and Correia Art Glass. Since 1986 he has been an independent studio artist. His designs often sell for several thousand dollars. Large Size: 2 3/4″ diameter by 2 9/16″ high. The base is ground flat. Condition: Excellent condition with no scratches, chips or cracks on the body of the paperweight. There are scratches and some tiny nicks at the base as shown in the view of the base. Signature: Signed on the base “Bridgeton Studios Buzzini’78 F-465″ on the base. The item “Vtg. Chris Buzzini Bridgeton Studios Angelfish & Millefiori Flowers Paperweght” is in sale since Friday, August 16, 2019. This item is in the category “Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights”. The seller is “sookasooka” and is located in Hackettstown, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Country of Origin: US
  • Style: ANGELFISH AND MILLEFIORI
  • Glassmaking Technique: SURFACE DECORATED AND MILLEFIORI PAPERWEIGHT
  • Type of Glass: PAPERWEIGHT
  • Subject/Theme: Flower
  • Brand: BUZZINI BRIDGETON
  • Original/Reproduction: ORIGINAL
  • Features: Signed