Today we are happy to offer for sale a wonderful rare 1930’s McClelland Barclay copper and brass vase! McClelland Barclay (1891-1943) was an American illustrator. By the age of 21, Barclay’s work had been published in The Saturday Evening Post, Ladies’ Home Journal, and Cosmopolitan. He was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Naval Reserve in 1938 and following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor he went on active duty. He was lost at sea in 1943. In the 1930’s he set up the McClelland Barclay Arts Products Corporation to produce jewelry and decorative articles for home and office use. This fabulous and substantial vase is finely crafted of copper, with a scalloped top border, and three applied leafed brass feet. The piece is marked on the bottom “McClelland Barclay”. Vase presents beautifully and is in very good antique condition, with very minor display wear, oxidation, and patina commensurate with age. Add Art Deco style and elegance to any interior with this beautiful vase from an iconic and heroic American designer. Fresh to the market!
Dimensions: approx. 10-1/2″ in height, 9″ in diameter (at the widest point)
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