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Ruler Selenite with an 18th Century Italian Fragment & Baroque Pearls on Lucite

$1,250Asking Price

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Ruler Selenite with an 18th century Italian gold leaf fragment molding and natural forming baroque pearls on a lucite base. Ruler selenite or "selenite logs" are single, prismatic selenite crystals from Morocco that were formed in extensive beds by the evaporation of ocean brine. This mineral is characterized by a silky, pearly luster called satin spar. The piece is put together by Jean O'Reilly Barlow, the artist and creative director of Interi. The date of manufacture reflects when she created the piece and the period shows that the Italian fragment molding is originally 18th century. Interi transforms Italian artifacts and minerals using artistic methods and contemporary interpretations. The selenite log has been mounted onto lucite and adorned with the 18th century Italian fragment molding and intersecting baroque pearls to create an organically modern sculptural piece.

Customization Options

- Sizes - Can be adorned with gold leaf, baroque pearls, or original 18th century Italian fragments.

Details

  • Creator
    Interi (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Width: 6 in. (15.24 cm)Depth: 3.5 in. (8.89 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    2021
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(One of a Kind)
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Interi transforms Italian artifacts and minerals using artistic methods and contemporary interpretations. The ruler selenite has been adorned with the fragment molding and baroque pearls to create a new modern piece.
  • Seller Location
    Dublin, IE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5127124018312

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Columbia, SC
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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