Australian  Sculpture AAA Gun WWII Attr R. Klippel

Australian Sculpture AAA Gun WWII Attr R. Klippel

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Directory: Fine Art: Sculpture: Iron: Pre 1940: Item # 437753
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This iron sculpture belongs in the Guggenhiem Museum--believed to be inspired by a WWII naval anti aircraft deck gun-was made in the 1940s--composed of welded iron parts from assorted objects, all of which appear vintage--big piece--55 inches wide 33 inches deep and 58 inches high-on casters and gun tilts-very special piece-if you are bold, place in center of the living room-not for hen pecked husband--one of a kind-composed by skilled craftsman--had to take close to year to create--no condition problems--its silhouette will frighten prowlers--every castle needs one-art and function fused- the work is attributed to famous Australian sculptor Robert Klippel (1920-2001) Klippel was a sculpture assigned to the Australian Navy during WWII and became famous in US and Australia- in Museums-listed