Lot 5
  • 5

Silver Crown of Thorns Headpiece, Shaun Leane

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
Sold
137,500 USD
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Description

  • Silver
Formed from three coiled, entwined briars, diameter 8 inches.

Exhibited

Savage Beauty, Metropolitan Museum, 4 May - 7 August, 2011 and Victoria & Albert Museum, 14 March - 2 August, 2015.

Catalogue Note

‘Lee loved this piece. We took a powerful religious symbol and crafted it in silver. After making this for him I realized that there were no boundaries and everything we made had a deeper meaning’. S.L.

Created for Alexander McQueen's 'Dante' Collection, Autumn/Winter 1996-97.

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