a well executed lithograph by listed and highly regarded Canadian artist Harold Barling Town (1924-1990), member of Painters Eleven, as well as an accomplished print maker. This example is from the ‘Silent Stars – Sound Stars – Film Stars’ Series, is titled “Joan Crawford and Clark Gable”, dated “71” and numbered “35/123”.
SoldSteuben Glass Works (American, est. 1903)
Art Nouveau Shade #2290
Verre de Soie
4 1/2″ diameter x 3 1/2″ high
Four matching and signed Steuben hanging art glass shades of shape number 2290, the delicate crystal finished in rainbow-iridized satin frosted Verre de Soie technique and further acid-etched with continuous festoon and flower decorations. Frederick Carder stated that Verre de Soie was his favorite of all glass types Steuben designed.