Anish Kapoor 2010 London Rare Pair Of Sculptural Torpedo Earrings In 18Kt yellow Gold
Torpedo earrings designed by Anish Kapoor (1954-).
An exceptional piece of wearable art, designed by the famed British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor. This large pair of Torpedo drop earrings has been carefully crafted in the United Kingdom in solid yellow gold of 18 karats. The incuse parts are treated with very high polish and the entire outer parts surfaces with diamond cut texture.
They was made in London United Kingdom in a limited edition of only 25 pieces. They are suited at the reverse with posts for pierced ears and secure butterfly backs.
They have a combined weight of 20.7 Grams and a measures of 56 mm by 16 mm (2.20 x 0.63 Inches).
Stamped, with British marks, the letter r for the production year 2016, the maker's mark, the edition numbers, the gold assay hallmarks and signed, "AK 8/25 .750 DSGH R".
Edition: In collaboration with Louisa Guinness Gallery, 8/25 plus 10 AP.
Provenance: Louisa Guinness Gallery, East Hampton, NY. A private collection in Beverly Hills, CA.
Anish Kapoor (born 12 March 1954) is a British-Indian sculptor specializing in installation art and conceptual art. He was born in Mumbai, and attended the elite all-boys' Indian boarding school, The Doon School in Dehradun. Since the early 1970s, Kapoor has lived and worked in London, where he moved to study art, first at the Hornsey College of Art and later at the Chelsea School of Art and Design.
Kapoor represented Britain at the XLIV Venice Biennale in 1990, when he was awarded the Premio Duemila Prize. In 1991, he received the Turner Prize and in 2002 received the Unilever Commission for the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern. His notable public sculptures include Cloud Gate (2006, colloquially known as "the Bean") in Chicago's Millennium Park; Sky Mirror, exhibited at the Rockefeller Center in New York City in 2006 and Kensington Gardens in London in 2010; Temenos, at Middlehaven, Middlesbrough; Leviathan, at the Grand Palais in Paris in 2011; and ArcelorMittal Orbit, commissioned as a permanent artwork for London's Olympic Park and completed in 2012. In 2017 Kapoor designed the statuette for the 2018 Brit Awards.
Note: This edition is already close.
Collateral: They are accompanied by a presentation jewelry box.
Condition: The overall condition of these pieces is excellent. Beside the little normal wear, there is no damage to the gold. This pair has been carefully inspected to guarantee the condition and authenticity.
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