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
In the Style Of
Brutalist
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1960s -1970s
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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