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A Pair of Owls
A Pair of Owls
A Pair of Owls
A Pair of Owls
A Pair of Owls
A Pair of Owls
A Pair of Owls

Photo credit: National Trust Images

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A pair of bronze owls perched on an irregular porphyry block. The owl on the left has yellow glass eyes and perches on its right leg, the right owl has orange glass eyes and stands on both legs.

The house and contents of Shaw's Corner were bequeathed to the National Trust by George Bernard Shaw in 1950, together with Shaw's photographic archive.

National Trust, Shaw's Corner

near Welwyn


A Pair of Owls




bronze, glass & porphyry


H 21.6 x W 12.7 x D 10.8 cm

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Acquisition method

beqeathed as part of the Shaw Collection, 1950

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Signature/marks description

on reverse of right owl: A. Gaul 1905


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National Trust, Shaw's Corner

Ayot St Lawrence, near Welwyn, Hertfordshire AL6 9BX England

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