In 1965 and 1966 only, Blenko produced Joel Myers' rapturously curvaceous and unprecedentedly monumental #6535 architectural decanter in PEACOCK, (assuredly Blenko's most highly coveted color), and the world was never the same. Ok, an exaggeration perhaps, but not much of one for Blenko collectors. This breathtaking combination is so ridiculously spectacular and near-impossible to find that only two sold at auction in the last decade+ (according to Worthpoint). Moreover, this beauty is in ridiculously minty condition (see details below)! Once this is sold, your time is better spent hunting unicorns...
DIMENSIONS: ~42” tall, and ~11” in widest diameter
CONDITION: MINT! Some base wear, of course. The interior of the decanter, however, is SPOTLESS and undamaged by moisture, mineral deposits, etc. The stopper is perfect. Given the sheer size of this piece, the existence of a few bubbles (I counted 4) is inevitable, but the overall production quality of this piece is remarkable and as close to MUSEUM QUALITY as Blenko gets. No swirls and straw marks, knots, etc. and the one tiny piece of ash I spotted is too small to capture in a photo. The same goes for possible scuffs or scratches on the body of the piece. I can find none BUT there must be a few on such a large old piece, right?
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