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Artist / Maker : De Castro, Robert
Title : Untitled (Polished Abstract Sculpture)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
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Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Wood; ceramic; laquer
Support / Technique : Carved; painted; assembled
Object Type : sculpture (visual works)
Visual Description : Abstract wood sculpture with a circular ceramic piece adhered to the front centre. The sculpture is lacquered black and the central ceramic portion is painted green with small, blue green spots. The edges of the overall sculpture have a texture that resembles the facets of a crystal. The ceramic piece has linear engravings arranged in a starburst formation with a spiral design at the top centre. The surface of the sculpture is glossy in appearance and smooth to the touch. On the reverse of the sculpture are two holes positioned at opposite ends of a horizontal, engraved line.
Accession # : U001.11.113
Width (cm) : 30.00
Height (cm) : 20.50
Depth (cm) : 6.50
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
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