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From the estate of a retired military chief warrant officer, this naïve brass sculpture of a bird is installed on a free-form piece of unpolished granite. As part of his interesting career, this gentleman had the privilege to serve as the first helmsman of the first operational nuclear-powered submarine, The Nautilus. I don’t know for sure, but he was very good with his hands; so I feel like this is an example of Trench Art, something he made himself from spent shell casings. This piece, including the rock, measures 9” wide, 8 ½” tall and 5” deep. It is obvious that the brass hasn’t been polished since there are dark spots on it, but, considering that this could have been made 60+ years ago, it is understandable. The bird is securely perched on the rock, but there is something inside the bird that makes a small rattling noise when you turn it over – part of the intrigue of the piece! This sculpture weighs almost 8 lbs., so less expensive forms of shipping need to be considered!

This would be an interesting addition to your art, bird, or military history collection or to use as a decorative item. Please contact us if you have any questions. We will always consider any reasonable offer for our pieces.

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ITEM ID
PAJA-ART-brdrck
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
MEDIA
Brass

Naïve Brass Bird Sculpture on Granite

$58

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