UNIQUE DAVID GRAEBER (AMERICAN, B. 1967) SALAMANDER AND EGGS PAPERWEIGHT, central red salamander being flanked by three open eggs on a brown sandy ground with a few isolated thin vines swirling over scattered brown branches, signed to the side "Mantua Glass Studios/David Graeber", polished pontil mark. Mantua Glass Studios, NJ. 2002 3 1/4" D.
Provenance: From the Ben Fields collection, Forth Worth, TX.
Catalogue Note: This piece represents the first sold piece of David Graeber as an independent studio artist. After many years of assisting and learning from Paul Stankard, Mr. Graeber created "Mantua Glass Studios" in 2002. This is one of only two known salamanders created by David Graeber.