RARE Daum CACTUS Pate De Verre Ring Trinket Bowl By Hilton McConnico Signed. Excellent condition, no damage, DAUM box included (however this is not the original box). This process pairs clear crystal glass with Pate De Verre: Various Green Coloured Pate De Verre is fused with pure, clear, sparkling'Mouth-Blown" crystal which is "hot-Formed while incandescent. Acid etched signature - "Daum, France" as well as Hilton's Initials - "HMC". 4.5" high and 5.25" diameter.
Hilton was internationally renowned and was the first American to have his designs permanently inducted into the Louvre's Decorative Arts Collection housed in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. Hilton's work is so highly regarded that President Francoise Mitterrand presented some of the Cactus Collection to George H. Bush as a State Gift.
"Daum offers many famous sculptors and artists such as Hilton an opportunity to express themselves in this ultra-luminous medium made of colour and light". Thus, Daum Pate De Verre pieces by Salvador Dali, Hilton and many others have ended up in Museums all over the world. According to Daum His (Hilton's) creations have marked the history of Daum with their audacity, their poetry, and their originality.The champagne flute of the Cactus collection has become an iconic piece of the Maison, and remains an absolute contemporaneity. These special Artist collaborations are created for collectors and often include Signed, Limited Edition, Numbered pieces. The process pairs clear crystal glass with Pate De Verre: Coloured Pate De Verre is fused with pure, clear, sparkling'Mouth-Blown" crystal which is "hot-Formed while incandescent. Hilton named his FIVE main cacti designs: SUN, WIND, DUST, ROCK & SAND. The Champagne Flute is Sun, The Water Goblet is Wind, The Wine is Dust, the Brandy is Rock and the Beer is Sand. PLEASE VIEW ALL PHOTOGRAPHS CAREFULLY FOR DETAILS OF THIS ITEM. WE DO CONSIDER OUR PHOTO'S TO BE OUR PRIMARY DESCRIPTION DEVICE AND AS YOU KNOW PHOTOS ARE WORTH 1000 WORDS! WE HAVE A 100% GUARANTEE AND WILL TAKE CARE OF ANY CLAIM ON YOUR BEHALF. SHELLY'S HIGH END COLLECTIBLES IS A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS IN ROCHESTER, MICHIGAN. IF YOU ARE NOT SATISFIED FOR ANY REASON PLEASE CONTACT SHELLY PRIOR TO LEAVING FEEDBACK. THANK YOU KINDLY FROM SHELLY AND HER FAMILY!