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Wes Hunting, "Colorfield Platter in Marigold"

Hand Blown Original Glass Sculpture, 20.5 x 18

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Artist Hunting, Wes

Wes Hunting, "Colorfield Platter in Marigold"


Wes Hunting’s Colorfield series began in 1984 and has evolved into the present work today. The title “colorfield” refers to the intense color and patterns which Wes “draws” onto the glass surface at temperatures exceeding 1,600 degrees. Much of Wes’s artistic style is his masterful rendering of the Italian glasswork technique called “millefiori”, which translates to a thousand flowers. This technique is synonymous with the glass masters of Venice and Murano, where Wes has drawn inspiration. This handcrafted platter depicts a vibrant array of miniscule millefiori “flowers” in a swirling pattern. In turn, the design of this platter takes the shape of a technicolor Milky Way galaxy.