William Friedle 1960's Sunburst SIGNED with sticker

Vintage metal sculpture sunburst


 
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Fabulous early 60's welded Sunburst mixed metal sculpture.

38" diameter

Unsigned - but a popular Friedle design in the 60's

approximately 32" x 24" x 6" deep

Good vintage condition.

This layered wall hanging has multiple patinas brass, coppery color, and antiqued brass.

There is a loop on the back for easy hanging.

William Friedle ran a metal sculpture shop in New York City during the early 60ís. He and his brother Bruce opened a showroom called Sculptsmith at 138 west Tenth Street in 1961. He and Bruce were both under 25 years old at the time. They created wonderful brass and copper abstract sculptures, including this one. We have an article from the New York Times dated 1961 on the opening of his shop. Many consider the Friedleís to be the originators of mod metal starburst designs. Most of their starburst's were created during the 1960ís. Collectors included Malcolm Forbes, Sammy Davis, Jr., Henry Morgan, Jim Henson, Former President Nixon, Ted Kennedy and Dom Delouise and many other notables/collectors. By the end of their shop, Friedle sculptures were selling for up to $60,000.

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$1,200.00


Product Code: F-2E

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>Fabulous early 60's welded abstract mixed metal sculpture.

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