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Willy Guhl Biomorphic Planters, 1960s Switzerland (Multiple Available)

About the Item

Exceptional sculptural garden planters designed by Willy Guhl for Eternit in Switzerland circa 1960s, often referred to as his 'Clam Shell' planters. Resembling the architect's iconic elephant ear planters, this planter is made from fibrous cement that is delicately folded into the shape of a conch. The architectural pots own their original garden patina, making it a striking vessel for plants. Wonderful patina of lichen and moss after spending years outside in the European weather. Two available. Priced individually. Can send more photographs upon request.
  • Creator:
    Eternit (Manufacturer),Willy Guhl (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 13.78 in (35 cm)Width: 33.47 in (85 cm)Depth: 33.47 in (85 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Cement,Molded
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1960's
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Gardena, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU5925237902342
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