Hopkins, Steve & Sherry
"Segue Next Generation" is a parlor/handheld numbered series kaleidoscope by Steve and Sherry Hopkins. This scope has a 2-mirror system with a 6-point mandala. This scope is attached to the base with magnets and can be easily removed from the base and used as a handheld. The body of the scope is a staved and segmented tube of over 300 alternating pieces of Australian Figured Eucalyptus, Padauk, and Walnut. The magnetic stand is also a staved tube of the same woods on a walnut base. This scope has a turning end, liquid-filled, side-lit object cell that includes a combination of dichroic glass or film, custom lampworked glass and other found items. This scope on the stand measures 7"T. The scope barrel is 7-3/4"L x 2-3/4" in diameter and the stand is 6-1/4" x 6-1/4". The base is signed (s2jerome Hopkins), named (Segue NG), dated (2019) and numbered (5/11) by the artists.