Vintage Orient & Flume Paperweight Description and Item Information Up for sale is this beautiful Orient and Flume studio art glass paperweight. Please excuse any glare in the photos.This iridescent paperweight has swirled patterns in white and purple; it also has an applied blue glass snake. This piece measures approximately 2 1/4 inches tall, with a maximum width of about 3 inches. Unpacked, it weighs 14.8 ounces. The flat base is ground and polished. This would be a great addition to a collection of America studio art glass. Identification This vintage Orient & Flume piece has engraved markings beneath, O&F 1976 4th Easter. This piece was made in Chico, California. The abbreviated O & F marking denotes that this was considered a piece of "second quality" by Orient and Flume (more on this in "Condition" section below). Condition This paperweight looks very good overall, with very light wear.
The tip of the snake's tongue is broken off (see Photo 5); if this happened at the factory, this may be the reason that the abbreviated O & F marking was used. Color and iridescence variations are as made.Payments must be received within three days of the end of the listing, unless prior arrangements have been made. Some countries have restrictions or prohibitions on certain classes of merchandise. And international government regulations prohibit such behavior. Individual computers may display colors differently. The item "VINTAGE 1976 ORIENT & FLUME CALIFORNIA STUDIO ART GLASS BLUE SNAKE PAPERWEIGHT" is in sale since Monday, October 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Studio/Handcrafted Glass". The seller is "craigkc" and is located in Sunny California. This item can be shipped worldwide.