Lot 152

UNIQUE CHRIS BUZZINI (AMERICAN, B. 1949) BUTTERFLY AND BOUQUET PAPERWEIGHT,

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
UNIQUE CHRIS BUZZINI (AMERICAN, B. 1949) BUTTERFLY AND BOUQUET PAPERWEIGHT, having a single yellow and black monarch butterfly hovering over a curved vine with many variegated leaves and blooming yellow flowers with many matching buds, signed to the side "Buzzini '01-05c MONARCH/ONE OF ONE", polished pontil mark. California. Dated 2001. 3 1/2" D.
Provenance: From the Ben Fields collection, Forth Worth, TX.
L. H. Selman Ltd., Auction 52, lot 137.
Catalogue Note: At one time, this paperweight held the record for a contemporary paperweight at auction. This example sold at L. H. Selman's Auction 52, lot 137. Butterflies are rare in Buzzini's work.
Undamaged.