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    Sale 5341

    20th Century Decorative Arts

    29 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 386

    KEVIN COATES

    'HYPNOS HERM', A SLATE TABLE SCULPTURE WITH REMOVABLE GOLD RING AND PIN, 1988

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    KEVIN COATES
    'HYPNOS HERM', A SLATE TABLE SCULPTURE WITH REMOVABLE GOLD RING AND PIN, 1988
    the partial figure and stand carved in black slate, with green slate base, the removable 18ct gold ring made as a mask and set with diamond and cat's-eye chrysoberyl, the removable gold 'hand' pin holds a moonstone sphere, London hallmarks, 750, signed and dated 1988 on ring, hand signed and dated, sculpture signed, with original painted case
    6¼in. (15.8cm.) high (3)


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    Hypnos was the god of sleep and dreams.
    Kevin Coates A Hidden Alchemy, Arnoldische, 2008, pp. 255-256 (illustrated).

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