The Alchemist's Wedding Band

Description

The small scale sculpture, according to the artist, represents an alchemical allegory of marriage. It is symmetrical with two bulbous shapes emerging from a third round piece which is balanced on a crescent shape. The work is topped with a funnel shape holding some shapes made of lead.

Physical Description

1 art original : lead, copper, 12K gold ; 3.75 x 2.75 x 1.25 in.

Creation Information

Lopez, Ana Maria 2006.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: College of Visual Arts + Design Archival Project and one other and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 84 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Lopez, Ana Maria

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Description

The small scale sculpture, according to the artist, represents an alchemical allegory of marriage. It is symmetrical with two bulbous shapes emerging from a third round piece which is balanced on a crescent shape. The work is topped with a funnel shape holding some shapes made of lead.

Physical Description

1 art original : lead, copper, 12K gold ; 3.75 x 2.75 x 1.25 in.

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College of Visual Arts + Design Archival Project

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The Scholarly Works Collection is home to materials from the University of North Texas community's research, creative, and scholarly activities and serves as UNT's Open Access Repository. It brings together articles, papers, artwork, music, research data, reports, presentations, and other scholarly and creative products representing the expertise in our university community. Access to some items in this collection may be restricted.

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Creation Date

  • 2006

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 19, 2012, 1:25 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 17, 2013, 8:08 a.m.

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Total Uses: 84

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Lopez, Ana Maria. The Alchemist's Wedding Band, physical object, 2006; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc129771/: accessed May 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.