Mid Century Welded Sailboat 24K Gold Plated by artist JESS NELSON on natural onyx base.
Collector's Editions 1977 - 1978
STERLING SILVER & GOLD SCULPTURES
Production of these sculptures ended in 1978.
The 24K gold-plated metal sculptures were produced from 1977 to 1978 . Five series of works were produced.
Early pieces were mounted on onyx and real stone. Later works were placed on cast stone. Starlight Originals was the casting foundry in Los Angeles.
The artist assembled the castings and bases at The Art Works in Orange County, California.
on fine crystallized minerals as bases.
The company went out of business in 1979. The edition was never completed and the molds were destroyed making the few works that were produced very rare.
About 9" tall by 4.5" across base
Excellent vintage condtion please see photots.
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