PAUL STANKARD (AMERICAN B. 1943) DAMSELFLY, FRUIT, AND MASK LAMPWORK PAPERWEIGHT, double-compound example, blue and black damselfly flying above a large bouquet with two red fuzzy fruits with one being broken open and showing columns of black seeds to the interior, two flanking purple flowers with a matching bud, all connected by variegated green leaves and a bed of green foliage, underside having a few isolated white flowers with a white and brown mask to the underside, signed to the side "Paul J. Stankard D6 2001", polished pontil mark. Stankard Studios, Mantua, NJ. Dated 2001. 3 1/8" D.
Provenance: From the Ben Fields collection, Forth Worth, TX.
L. H. Selman Ltd., Auction 77, lot 78.