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Mid-20th Century

Group of Three-Dimensional Shapes

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A set of four three-dimensional metal shapes most probably produced in the Czech Republic, in the 1960s or 70's.

Originally these shapes would have been used in schools, as a learning aid. Today, they make a Constructivist inspired kinetic sculpture. The perfect gift for any committed Modernist.

The set includes a sphere, cube, tetrahedron and cuboid. Each item features its original red paint, which has gently aged over time.

Country of Origin: Czech Republic

Year of Design: 1960s - 70s

Dates Produced: 1960s - 70s

Colour: Red

Material: Metal

Cube: 5 cm, Sphere: 5 cm, Cuboid: 6.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm, Tetrahedron: 7 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm  

Condition: Very Good. Paint chips, commensurate with age.