Ben Jacober and Yannick Vu - Design New York Friday, November 13, 2009 | Phillips

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  • Catalogue Essay

    Venini first presented Jacober and Vu’s ‘Cavallo di Leonardo’ in Venice in 1993. The exhibition, at the Palazzo San Gregorio, was designed by Gae Aulenti. A much larger 45-foot tall version, without blown glass, was exhibited the same summer in the Giardini at the XLV Venice Biennale.

PROPERTY FROM THE VENINI ARCHIVES

87

Rare and monumental "Il Cavallo di Leonardo" sculpture

1993
Clear glass blown into a welded steel frame.
Sculpture: 55 1/8 x 35 3/8 x 30 3/8 in. (140 x 90 x 77.2 cm.), base: 27 3/4 in. (70.5 cm.) high
Produced by Venini, Italy.  Artist's proof for the edition of six.  Incised with “venini ben jacober 5.”  Together with a certificate of authenticity from Venini and plinth.

Estimate
$50,000 - 60,000 

Design

14 Nov 2009
New York