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2013 Santa Fe Concorso Awards

Jaguar Tribute Award

1952 C-type, Dick and Matilde Deluna of Woodside, CA

Image courtesy of Tony Bonanno Photography. Visit Tony's link for over 400 photos of 2013 Concorso events.

The Jaguar Tribute Award was presented by Dale Chihuly. The award is describerd as follows.

Midnight Blue Piccolo
Venetian with Red Feather, 1999

Chihuly Workshop Studio Edition

In 1988, inspired by Italian Art Deco, Chihuly started the Venetians series with Italian glassblower Lino Tagliapietra. In 1993, the series developed further into smaller Venetians, the Piccolo Venetians. In 1999, Chihuly chose the Midnight Blue Piccolo Venetian with Red Feather as one of the Chihuly Workshop Studio Editions. In this piece, forms of nature and tradition combine perfectly. Approximately seventeen inches tall, the midnight blue cone with shimmering, gemlike overtones is gracefully wrapped by a red feather. This piece is hand blown and signed by the artist.


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