PAUL STANKARD (AMERICAN, B. 1943) TEA ROSE WITH ANT AND MASK BOUQUET PAPERWEIGHT, mixed-floral bouquet featuring pink Tea Roses and yellow and white Mountain Laurels, with one supporting a single ant, three mottled blueberries, all resting on a bed of green foliage and variegated green leaves, central blue mask to the underside, signature cane located to the underside of the decoration, signed to the side "Paul J. Stankard M8-2003", polished pontil mark. Stankard Studios, Mantua, NJ. Dated 2003. 3 1/4" D.
Provenance: From the Ben Fields collection, Forth Worth, TX.
Virtually undamaged with a single minute surface scratch of less than 1/8".