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Vintage Maroon Sculptural Wall Hanging Found Object Melbourne 1940s

$450

About

Unique, original and very aesthetically pleasing. This piece seems to stimulate communication with the subconscious - it's arresting and absorbing, with totemic overtones, like some kind of midcentury all-seeing owl-deity. Charles and Ray Eames would have loved this. It's a very old fibreglass rowing, crew or sculling seat, still attached to its original wooden glides and mounted for wall hanging. It makes a beautiful and original decorative piece. The colour is rich, deep and warm with beautiful patina and character. It's in clean condition, with a layer of wax to preserve the rich tone.

Details

  • Similar to
    Charles and Ray Eames (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 10.44 in. (26.5 cm)Width: 11.62 in. (29.5 cm)Depth: 2.37 in. (6 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Fiberglass,Polished
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. As it has been used in a vigorous sport, the seat is worn and scratched. See images. However, it's in clean condition, we applied a layer of wax to preserve the rich tone.
  • Seller Location
    Melbourne, AU
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2656317996942

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Free Shipping: Front Door Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 6-11 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Melbourne, Australia
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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