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Niamh Barry, "Counterpoise," Suspended Light Sculpture, Ireland, 2014

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Barry’s Counterpoise is composed of two polished bronze ellipses, barnacled with a series of light-emitting coques. Each coque, in turn, possesses a warm golden interior and an inset mirror polished plate. This well-ordered form is not merely different and enchanting from every angle, but, with its multiplicity of surfaces, angles, and curves, gives forth a unique, warm, and nuanced light. Medium: Mirror polished bronze, opal glass, LEDs Size and finish customizable. Lead time: 30-35 weeks.

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Size and finish customizable.


  • Creator
    Niamh Barry (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 73.75 in. (187.33 cm)Width: 78.75 in. (200.03 cm)Depth: 54.5 in. (138.43 cm)
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  • Date of Manufacture
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(One of a Kind)
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  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: BARRN (Counterpoise)1stDibs: LU781311702401

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    Ships From: New York, NY
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    This item cannot be returned.

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