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Brutalist Brass Plated Tin Candelabra by Gene Byron, circa 1965

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An increasingly rare and beautiful brass plated Brutalist tin candelabra by Mexican artist Gene Byron. handmade, hammered tin with lovely detail. This beautiful piece was also featured in the Verna Cook Shipway Mexican modernism design books of the 1960s. Signed with monogram on underside. Measures 23" H x 17.5" W x 5" D Ms. Byron, a Canadian Artist moved to De La Palomas, Guanajuato in the mid-1950s. She restored, refurbished and re-designed an astounding Casa with her Spanish husband who was a doctor. Ms. Byron rose to prominence in the 1960s-1970s creating tin candelabras, lighting and wall sconces. The export of her wares to the US was in high demand. Today her estate is now a culture museum; hosting many classical and Jazz Concerts, as well Art Exhibitions. Both examples of her work and photos of her estate where featured in famous 'Shipway' Mexican interior and design books of the 1960s.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1965
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
    PlatedBrass,HammeredTin
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    This piece is composed of hand-hammered tin and has rich patina throughout with some of the brass plate worn off along the bottom.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 23.25 in. x W 18 in. x D 5 in.H 59.06 cm x W 45.72 cm x D 12.7 cm
  • Seller Location
    Tempe, AZ
  • Reference Number
    LU1139216170922
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