Aluminium and Brass Brutalist Style Tray by David Marshall (circa 1970s)
Aluminium and brass brutalist style tray / bowl by David Marshall (circa 1970s). The shiny aluminium forms the main structure and the brass handles highlight both ends. The maker's mark is impressed on one of the brass handles. Overall, this piece is in good vintage condition with characterful marks consistent with its fabrication, age and usage while retaining, at the same time, characterful blemishing attesting to its interesting history. The leather base has been removed revealing its remnants and raw aluminium on the bottom. Upon request a video of this piece will be provided.
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.
L 26 cm (10.2")
W 11.5 cm (4.5")
H 5.5 cm (2.2")