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Post  MikeLittle on Thu 29 Oct - 18:37

A treasured piece I inherited from my parents. I believe Ron Sang may have bought for them, not positive but he gave them many pieces over the years.

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Post  Ev on Fri 30 Oct - 6:56

Hi there Mike,

If you could post a photo of the mark on this lovely piece I may be able to help.
Len made exquisite cut clay pieces over several years, but his mark changed over time.
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Post  MikeLittle on Fri 30 Oct - 9:07

Here you go Smile

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Post  Ev on Fri 30 Oct - 9:16

Thanks, Len used this stamp from 1950 to 1994, so that is a wide timeframe.

I do recall lots of wire cut pieces at his Retrospective exhibition Making the Molecules Dance in 1994, but they were from all different times.

You are very fortunate to have such a piece of his work and sorry I can't be more precise.
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Post  MikeLittle on Fri 30 Oct - 9:29

No problem Smile Hopefully someone else on here may recognise.

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Post  Ev on Fri 30 Oct - 13:52

I went through the Making the Molecules Dance Catalogue and even though there are not many pictures, the descriptions fit for your wall hanging from the 1980's and 1990's.
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