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Today we are delighted to offer for sale a vintage carved wood Venus-style torso statue by H. Griffin! This elegant and striking piece was carved in Aspen, Colorado by H. Griffin. Although there is hardly any information on the artist online, given the high level of craftsmanship and attention to detail we truly believe H. Griffin should be more well known than he/she is! This neoclassical carved interpretation of the bust torso of Venus is carved out of wood and intricately and expertly detailed. The wood was painted a pleasant glowing shade of black ebony, which contrasts with the bespoke beveled white marble base. The piece recalls the famous pop art sculpture “Blue Venus” by Yves Klein (1961). Signed on the bottom “Carved from Colorado Aspen by H. Griffin”. In very good vintage condition, with very minor wear and patina commensurate with age. There are a few stable and tight, naturally occurring hairline cracks on the wood. The marble base has a few very light scuffs. This wonderful piece will be THE conversation piece in any room in your home or business, and will add je ne sais quoi to any fine collection. Fresh to the market!
Dimensions: Height: 15″ Length: 8″ Depth: 5.5″
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