Brutalist Owl Sculpture Attributed to French Sculptor Claude Barbat

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A brass, crystal, and geode Brutalist style sculpture of an owl on a wood base. Most likely done by Artist Claude Barbat.
Highly detailed and intricate. The body is formed from hand cut brass and iron stained quartz. The wings are clusters of quartz crystal, and the eyes are amethyst stalactites. The brass engraved plaque reads:
"Dear Charlie
with friendship and
admiration,
Robert"
This piece is from the estate of Mr. Charles Bludhorn, who acquired Paramount Pictures in 1966. Authentication provided by the Bludhorn Family.

Details

  • Period
    Late 20th Century
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    12 in. H x 10 in. W x 6.5 in. D
    30 cm H x 25 cm W x 17 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Mt Kisco, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU89714785983
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