With 18K HEAVY GOLD STAR. Designed by James Houston 1970. For the knowledgeable collector, consider this very rare signed. Massive Christmas Tree with 18k gold Star topper..A stunning design by favorite Steuben artist James Houston famous for Arctic Fisherman, Excalibur, Ice Bear, Trout & Fly, Eagle on Globe, Trumpeting Elephant, Sea Otter and many others. A marvelous addition for your own Holiday traditions! This massive Steuben Christmas Tree is NEW in BOX with no chips, no cracks, no scuffs and NO SCRATCHES and no wear on the bottom. Includes Tree with solid heavy 18k gold topper, vintage Steuben box, protective flannel bags and Steuben care booklet. This Christmas Tree measures approx 12" tall by 6" in diameter at the bottom with the weight approx. 9lbs and beauty Steuben was renown for. An 18kt gold cone shape tops the stunning mouth blown tree with internal bubbles and accepts the heavy 18kt gold Star which is screwed onto it's cone fitting. You get to "top off the tree".
A rare find new in box with a very fair price for an early 18K gold ornamented Houston Steuben work of outstanding design with no hidden reserve. Steuben Glass was the premier American glass company founded by Frederick Carder in 1903. It ranked as the world's foremost artisan glass house.Steuben glass was handmade by American craftsmen at the works in Corning NY. Steuben glass was frequently the United States' gift of State to foreign dignitaries. Steuben marketed no "seconds, " items that did not meet their exacting standards were destroyed by being smashed in a bin. Steuben--a recognized luxury brand and the ultimate in art glass.
Thank you for considering this lovely largest Steuben Christmas Tree and please see my other Steuben Glass listed on. Extra so that you can enlarge the photos, please do so and take a closer look at this beautiful design.
If quality is important to you, please know that I make every effort to locate items that meet Steuben's renown standards for perfection. This made in USA Steuben design was shown in both editions of the MJ Madigan Steuben reference book and also in a few early Steuben catalogs. The item "RARE NEW in BOX STEUBEN glass CHRISTMAS TREE 18K GOLD STAR ornament HOUSTON" is in sale since Monday, May 11, 2020.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\North American\Steuben". The seller is "sabinewoman2065" and is located in Ithaca, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.