Elite Decorative Arts Holiday Sale - December 10, 2011
Lot 53 - JAMES NOWAK ART GLASS CLAMSHELL SCULTPURE
James Nowak art glass clamshell sculpture. Masterfully sculpted with Millefiori and candy drop design. Signed Nowak to bottom and marked F4K1. Emerald interior. Measures 23 1/4" length x 11 3/4" height (59cm x 29.8cm). He was born in Washington in 1956 and works and lives there still today in Seattle. He developed his personal style based on the maritime Pacific Northwest. He learned how to blow glass with Dale Chihuly, Flora Benjamin Moore, Richard Royal, Dante Marioni, William Morris and many others. One of the most influential to him is Dale Chihuly who allowed Nowak to work with him on one of this winter glass-blowing teams held in Pilchuck. Pre-Sale estimate $300-$500.