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PAIR OF ITALIAN LARGE SEASHELL OBELISKS by Guido Manerba

AN ARCHITECTURAL PAIR OF ITALIAN 1970'S WOODEN LARGE OBELISKS ENCRUSTED WITH SEASHELLS.Each towering scaffold-like open obelisk; with four inclined corner supports and one central shaft joining three graduated quadrangular platforms (one suspended platform centered by the larger base and reduced cap); defining eight open facets, each occupied by an X-form support; surmounted by the open pyramidal top and the pyramidal final with circular base; and raised on four pad feet; the whole of wood, meticulously encrusted with diminutive, conical spiral periwinkle shells;