News-Antique.com - Oct 07,2008 - Some antiques are not for sale under any circumstances, despite their value, because of the sentimental place they hold in our hearts. Maybe it's a piece that belonged to Great-Grandma, or maybe it's something you bought when you first began collecting, but in any case, it's not ever going to be for sale!
My parents, Lynn & Evelyn Steele, were enthusiastic collectors of paperweights, primarily contemporary art glass weights of the 1980’s. One of their favorite studios was Lundberg Studios, in Davenport, California. During the 80’s, they often traveled west and visited the Lundbergs at the studio, always coming away with new treasures and occasionally a really unusual piece. One of those is this stunning paperweight by Lundberg artist Daniel Salazar. He personally inscribed it to my parents in 1988. My father had also commissioned a collection of bud vases, the type that used to be in luxury automobiles in the 1930’s, done by Lundberg in four variations of styles. These are items we intend to hang onto.
HOWEVER, I have many other Lundberg Studios paperweights, as well as art glass paperweights by many other artists, for sale at my website, http://www.tias.com/stores/agcs. Please visit if you’re a lover of this beautiful art form.