flight of the terns cast at tallix

Flight of the Terns

image3

An original Bronze Sculpture by

William Barth Osmundsen

Cast at Tallix

image4

The exciting process of Cira Perdue or Lost Wax - Ceramic Shell Casting in Molten Bronze was caught by Roger Barth, Photographer, at Tallix Foundry in Peekskill, NY Roger's wife April wrote the feature article for 40 Magazine. 

Featured in 40 Magazine

image5

Sculptor Bill Osmundsen is pictured at the top left completing the Model at Burrows Gallery, in Englewood, NJ

Molds, a final Wax, Ceramic Shell and Bronze is melted at 2,250 F.  for the pour at Tallix Foundry.

The Flight of the terns sterling and bronze

Flight of the Terns Solid Sterling on Onyx

image6

A miniaturized sculpture was created by the Artist for casting in Sterling Silver. This work was cast by Tallix and had a Troy weight of 35 Toz.

Flight of the Terns as Commissioned for Barber Steamship Company, NYC

image7

The 'Terns' were made for Bob Pouch then CEO and President of Barber Steamship. When he left the Company he kept the Bronze, Onyx Base and Teak Pedestal as it was installed. He exhibited my work at several venues and later donated the work 

'Terns' find a Home at The Village of Irvington, NY

image8

 On Loan to   

The Village of Irvington, New York  

by Robert and Susan Pouch  

11 May 2012  

Gifted to The Villege of Irvington  

by Robert and Susan Pouch  

2016

flight of the terns locations of instillation, presentation

Osmundsen, Instillation of the 'Terns at Barber Steamship Co.

image9

 Barber Steamship Company was located at 17 Battery Place, The Whitehall Building, at New York's Battery. The 'Terns were commissioned for the Lobby of their Headquarters 

 

Commissioned by   

Robert H. Pouch, President & Chairman of the Board, Barber Steamship Lines, NYC, 1979  

For the Lobby of Barber Steamship Company  

Whitehall Building, 17 Battery PL., NYC

Scandinavian Airlines Systems presented the CEO of SAS

image10

The Flight of the Terns after being exhibited at the Rockefeller Center Windows on 5th Avenue at SAS were commissioned for presentation to their retiring Chairman of the Board, Knut Hagrup by the President of SAS North America, John Heistein.

image11

 On Loan to

The Village of Irvington, New York

by Robert and Susan Pouch

11 May 2012

Gifted to The Villege of Irvington

by Robert and Susan Pouch

2016