This apple paperweight is a lovely gold iridescent with purple highlights with a green leaf. It is handblown with a polished pontil. Signed and dated (base): Zellique Studio JM 1996.
Joseph Morel started his glass career in 1973, working at Orient and Flume Art Glass and later in 1980 opened his own glass studio. His art glass is found throughout galleries in the United States and in international collections and in the private collections of President Clinton and Vice President Quayle.