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Artist-Designed Steel Wristwatch, Ernest Tino Trova

Auction:
2375
Lot:
311
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2375
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 18, 2007 12:00PM

Description:

Artist-Designed Steel Wristwatch, Ernest Tino Trova, "Falling Man", the white metal dial with Arabic numeral indicators and seconds register, hands in the shape of a standing man in profile, enclosing Swiss manual wind movement, completed by an adjustable fabric band, 32 mm, reverse with monogram T, dated 1974.

Note: Purchased at Pace Gallery, New York.

Ernest Tino Trova (1927) is known for his "Falling Man" series in abstract figural sculpture. His viewers are meant to see themselves as human beings challenged by a technological society, aware of their own mortality. He is known for his advanced use of technology in his work.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Ernest Tino Trova, Pace Gallery, Sculpture

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