Massive "Heroic Sunburst" Double Sided Bronze Doors by Forms + Surfaces

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Forms + Surfaces of Santa Barbara, California created some of the finest architectural elements available to the discriminating designer of the period. These doors were titled the "Heroic Sunburst", and designed by Billy Joe Mc Carroll and David Gillespie. The surfaces are created with raised patterned bronzed resin panels. This is an exceptional pair, and the largest we have ever encountered. The sunburst pattern is repeated on the interior and exterior sides. Both sides feature semi-circular solid bronze handles. All original hinge hardware is included, as well. Both doors are in very Fine original condition, without any condition issues.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1970
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    104 in. H x 72 in. W x 2.25 in. D
    264 cm H x 183 cm W x 6 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU81206811393
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2005

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Located in Los Angeles, CA

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