Aluminium and Brass Vide-Poche / Ashtray Attributed to David Marshall (c. 1980s)
Aluminium and brass vide-poche / ashtray attributed to David Marshall (circa 1980s). This tray is weighty and tactile. The shiny brass middle and edging is stylishly sensuous with curves. This piece is in good vintage condition with characterful marks and blemishes consistent with age and attesting to its interesting history. Unsigned. Upon request a video of the piece may 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 1980s have become iconic and are now seriously collectible pieces.
H 2.5 cm / 1.0"
W 30 cm / 11.8"
D 22.5 cm / 8.9"