Aluminium and Brass Brutalist Style Candleholder by David Marshall (Circa 1970s)
Mainland UK Delivery is FREE. A competent and efficient courier will be chosen for your delivery.
Because of the nature of our products in terms of variety in their shapes, weights, value, etc., we will provide you a shipping quote on an individual basis. To obtain a shipping quote, proceed to checkout and complete your purchase. You will receive a shipping quote via email for your approval. If you do not approve the quote, your order will be canceled and you will be fully refunded. Alternatively, contact us in advance for a quote and to arrange delivery.
For purchased items BIA do offer a 7 day cooling off-period whereby the customer is entitled to a full refund (excluding shipping charges), no questions asked. To notify us that you wish to cancel the order, simply contact us. Once the products reach us and are confirmed to be in the same condition at shipping, we will issue a refund to your original payment account within 5 business days. All sales are final after 7 days unless the goods in question are proven faulty/unfit for purpose. This does not affect your statutory rights.
We encourage BIA shoppers to view vintage items in person when possible. Please contact us if you would like to view an item before purchase. Our private showroom is located in London, SE16, near Canada Water underground station. In the case of high value items, BIA may be able to convey the item to your home to facilitate a viewing in your own space. This applies to London post codes only.
Aluminium and brass candleholder by David Marshall (circa 1970s). This candleholder appears to be inspired by Gaudi in that it seems imperfect or irregular. Therein lies its beauty. Like branches emanating from a tree the candle stems grow according to nature's laws rather than man's. The piece derives its stability from its weightiness; its charms are both visual and tactile. The maker's mark is impressed on the aluminium surface on the base. The bottom of the base's trademark leather cover with maker's logo is worn. Overall this piece is in very good vintage condition with characterful marks consistent with fabrication, age and usage.
About the Artist: More than fifty years ago, attracted by the climate, light and magnificent scenery David Marshall left his native Scotland, settled in southern Spain and commenced his artistic career. Inspired by the mountainous surroundings and all the detritus of nature – David developed a thriving design business working with institutional and private clients worldwide. His metal works from the 1970s have become iconic and are now seriously collectible pieces.
W 30.5 cm
H 25 cm
D 8 cm