Sidney Mobell’s “La Garbage Can” is a 10-gallon garbage can plated in 24-karat gold with 457 precious and semi-precious stones. “Jeweled Objects of Desire: From Ordinary to Extraordinary” is on loan to the Whatcom Museum from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History through May 6.
Sidney Mobell’s “La Garbage Can” is a 10-gallon garbage can plated in 24-karat gold with 457 precious and semi-precious stones. “Jeweled Objects of Desire: From Ordinary to Extraordinary” is on loan to the Whatcom Museum from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History through May 6. Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald
Sidney Mobell’s “La Garbage Can” is a 10-gallon garbage can plated in 24-karat gold with 457 precious and semi-precious stones. “Jeweled Objects of Desire: From Ordinary to Extraordinary” is on loan to the Whatcom Museum from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History through May 6. Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

A 24-karat gold 10-gallon trash can, a 14-karat gold cell phone – objects you desire?

March 08, 2018 05:00 AM