20th Century American Metal Birds and Sailboats Wall Sculpture by Curtis Jere
A black-grey, vintage Mid-Century modern American abstract Brutalist wall sculpture made of hand crafted gilded metal, designed and produced by Curtis Jere in good condition. The detailed wall décor piece depicts three sailboats and shorebirds at dock. Signed lower right. Dated 1972, United States.
Curtis Jere is a metalwork artist of wall sculptures and household accessories made by the company Artisan Household accessories. Curtis Jere is a compound of nom de plume, a pseudonym of the two artist Curtis Freiler and Jerry Fels. Kurt Freiler came over from Germany and moved to New York in the early 30's were he met Jerry Fels. In 1963, the company Artisan House was founded by Jerry Fels and by his brother in law Curtis ( Kurt ) Freiler. Jerry Fels passed away in 2007 and Kurt Freiler in 2013.
Details: Gilded Metal
Country of Origin: United States
Dimensions: 21.5" H x 50.5" W x 3" D