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Philolaos Hammered Steel Canister

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Hand-built canister of hammered, shaped, and welded steel, with cork inner lid, by Greek-born, Paris-based sculptor Philolaos Tloupas (1923-2010). Considered one of the greatest Greek artists of the 20th century, Philaoas is best known for his steel sculptures, furniture, and fountains. The present work is part of a series of accessories that included bottles, spice jars, and footed vases, made by Philalaos, circa 1970. According to Piasa Auction in Paris, which sold items from the Philaloas estate in 2013, these objects were made in an edition of ten each. Stamped "Philaloas Made in France" underneath. Reference: Piasa 18 November 2013, Lots 1, 2, 3, 4.

Details

  • Creator
    Tloupas Philolaos (Artist)
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1970
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
    HammeredSteel
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Fine original structural condition. Wear to the metal, including some scratching and pitting, consistent with age and use.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 5.5 in. x Dm 6 in.H 13.97 cm x Dm 15.24 cm
  • Diameter
    6 in. (15.24 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU82852811882
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