MASTERPIECE LONDON 2014 – Adrian Sassoon

Adrian Sassoon

MPL14. The Golden Fleece  Headpiece, 2008-2009. Exhibited by Adrian Sassoon

This hat, hand-crafted entirely from gold is the truly astonishing creation of Giovanni Corvaja and took him over 2, 5oo hours to make and uses over 160km of gold wire..

The artist has brought the story of The Golden Fleece to life in a series of works of which this hat is the pinnacle. Its Cossack style is a tribute to the artist’s Russian wife. It is made from five million hand-hammered gold wires which were drawn through a diamond.

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