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Golden Topaz Basket
Golden Topaz Basket
The Golden Topaz Basket presents a true depiction of Chihuly’s vision to create softened, assymetrical forms in glass.
Two honey-gold vessels constitute this intimate sculpture. A thin, dexterous ribbon of deep oxblood red, which occasionally strikes black in the annealing process, wraps around both elements to further define the forms. The smaller element nestles within the larger, creating a diaphanous and weightless introspective environment.
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Signed by the artist
Approximately 8"H x 7"W x 9"D
Every year, Chihuly creates new Studio Editions, representing Chihuly’s most distinctive series. As every piece is handblown, your artwork may vary slightly in size, color, and shape. Small blemishes or imperfections in the glass are part of the glass blowing process and add to the individual characteristics of each piece.
Includes Chihuly: On Color and Form, a 120-page book with essays by Davira S. Taragin.
Shipping and handling within the United States and Canada is $150. Shipping will be added automatically during the checkout process. Each Edition is shipped via 2-day air with signature required. Within 2 business days, you will be contacted to schedule an arrival date before shipping.
International shipping to Australia, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom is $250. For shipping assistance to a country not listed, please call toll-free at 800.574.7272 or email [email protected]. Customer service is available Monday through Friday from 8:30AM–4:30PM PST
International shipping rates do not include any taxes, duties, or fees that may be due upon delivery. All additional fees are responsibility of the buyer. Customs charges and other applicable fees are determined by the receiving country. Chihuly Workshop has no control over these fees and charges, nor can we advise what the final cost may be. In the event the item(s) are shipped as you requested, and you choose not to accept delivery and/or pay the receiving country’s customs charges and applicable fees, the item(s) will be returned to Chihuly Workshop at your expense.
Studio Edition Glass arrives wrapped in bubble wrap and surrounded by packing peanuts in a custom cardboard shipping box (14 x 14 x 14" or 16 x 16 x 16"). Unpacking instructions are provided on the top of each box.
All sales are final for Studio Edition Glass.
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“I wanted to concentrate on using the fire from the furnace as well as centrifugal force and gravity. This meant letting glass find its own form.”
Upon seeing Northwest Coast Indian baskets at the Washington State History Museum in 1977, Chihuly was fascinated by the effect time had on the woven vessels—how the elements softened them, making them bend and slump. By exploring the malleable qualities of glass, Chihuly successfully achieved his own interpretive vision blown and spun in both delicate and vibrant tones.