• Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2390

    Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art: A Superb Collection

    21 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1105

    A GOLD AND STEEL "DRAGONFLY BOWL," BY DANIEL BRUSH

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    A GOLD AND STEEL "DRAGONFLY BOWL," BY DANIEL BRUSH
    The exterior designed as sculpted steel swirls, each centering upon a textured gold plaque, the interior decorated with gold mosaic tiles, surmounted by two magnetic dragonflies, each with gold wings, eyes and tentacles, mounted in gold, 1991-1993, 1¼ x 3¾ ins.
    With maker's mark for Daniel Brush


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    Literature

    Harriet Whelchel, ed., Daniel Brush: Gold Without Boundaries, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1998, plate 73


    Exhibited

    National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1998