A large and striking, 1920s, French iron wall sculpture with inset mosaic glass tiles. Acquired in Barcelona, the sculpture was created in an early abstract style with the use of textured iron found in French Art Deco lighting and furniture. Signed Rue` in one mosaic panel.
62 in.Hx81 in.Wx6.75 in.D
157 cmHx206 cmWx17 cmD
An amazing carved wooden Garuda statue. In India and Southeast Asia the eagle symbolism is represented by Garuda, a large mythical bird with eagle-like features that appears in both Hindu and Buddhist mythology as the vahana (vehicle) of the god Vishnu.