Hopkins, Steve & Sherry
This is "Segue" a segmented parlor/handheld kaleidoscope by Steve and Sherry Hopkins. This scope is a signed and numbered limited series of 12 with a 2-mirror 5-point system. This scope is attached to the stand with magnets and it can be easily removed to use as a handheld scope. The barrel 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 a staved tube of the same woods on a Walnut base. The object cell is fluid-filled and includes a combination of dichroic glass or film, custome lampworked glass and found items. This scope on the stand measures 8"L x 6"W x 8"H and it is signed (S2Jerome Hopkins), named (Segue), dated (2018), and numbered (3/12) by the artists.