Kent Forrest Ipsen may be regarded as one of the pioneers of the Studio Glass movement in the United States. He formerly chaired the crafts department and founded the glass program at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Arts. His pieces are in the private collections at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Corning Museum of Glass and the Vatican Museum; etched signature 'Kent F. Ipsen '72'; excellent vintage condition
the impressively large and heavy hot cast glass bowl with copper metal leaf adornment; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; George Bucquet and his small team of artisans use a process of pouring hot glass, thick and translucent, into hand-made molds; after up to eight days of cooling, each piece is hand painted using a metallic palette of gold, silver, and copper leaf. Bucquet has established a national reputation for his unique and striking cast glass bowls.
At epoca we are in a "Holiday Frame of Mind" and we have some memorable gifts ideas for your family and friends this season!
A gift is an expression of how much we appreciate one other. The holidays offer us an opportunity to treat that important someone to an exquisite something that shimmers and shines—something they'd never pick up for themselves. A gift that stands out. Something really rather personal.
each with onion-form stopper above bottle-form bodies in colors of blue and chartreuse; 2 decanters in iconic crackle glass; all in excellent condition; Joel Myers served as Director of Design at Blenko Glass Company from 1963-1970, in Milton, WV.
this stunning art glass vase with faceted tapering body made in the Sommerso (submerged) technique, with gold bowl encased in clear glass, showcasing the skill and craftsmanship of the glassmakers of Murano; excellent condition