Aluminium and Brass Brutalist Style Tray by David Marshall (Circa 1980s)
Aluminium and brass brutalist style tray by David Marshall (Circa 1980s). In excellent vintage condition, this boat-shaped tray or vide-poche has retained much of its youthful appearance. The shiny aluminium forms the main structure and the brass handles highlight both ends. A wonderful addition to your home or work place. The maker's mark is impressed on one of the brass handles. The bottom has the trademark leather base also with maker's mark in pristine condition considering its age. Overall, this piece is in excellent vintage condition with characterful marks consistent with its 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 (david-marshall.com). His metal works from the 1970s have become iconic and are now seriously collectible pieces.
L 26 cm
W 12 cm
H 4.5 cm