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Mantiques Modern

Fractal Resin Sphere by Pierre Giraudon

$3,200
Mantiques Modern

Fractal Resin Sphere by Pierre Giraudon

NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Description
Pierre Giraudon (1923-2012) was both a biologist and an artist, although he resisted the latter label in favor of the former. After studying botany and biology at the Sorbonne, the Frenchman developed his signature technique of resin inclusion casting: running an electrical current through the curing resin allowed him to fracture the material and suspend elements within it, all while maintaining a smooth, solid form, such as this large sphere. Made by Giraudon in the 1970s, it reflects and refracts light, brightening any room.
Details
Material
Resin
Origin
Made in France circa 1970
Dimensions
Approximately 9 inches (width) x 9 inches (height)
Notes
Condition
In good vintage condition

* Out of stock.

Ready-to-Wear Size Chart

XS S M L XL
Italy 36 - 40 40 - 42 42 - 44 44 - 46 46 - 50
France 32 - 36 36 - 38 38 - 40 40 - 42 42 - 46
US 00 - 2 2 - 4 6 - 8 8 - 10 10 - 14
UK 4 - 8 8 - 10 10 - 12 12 - 14 14 - 18
Standard XS, XS/S, XXS, OS S, XS/S, OS M, M/L, OS L, M/L, OS XXL, OS
Numeric 0 1 2 3 4
Jeans 22 - 25 25 - 28 27 - 30 30 - 32 32 - 33

Bras Size Chart

XS S M
US 32A - 32B 32C - 34C 36A - 36C

Footwear Size Chart

Italy 34 34.5 35 35.5 36 36.5 37 37.5
UK 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5
US 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5
France 35 35.5 36 36.5 37 37.5 38 38.5
Brazil 33 33.5 34 34.5 35 35.5 36 36.5
Japan 21 21.5 22 22.5 23 23.5 24 24.5
Korea 210 215 220 225 230 235 240 245
China 34 34.5 35 35.5 36 36.5 37 37.5
Italy 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 40.5 41
UK 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8
US 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11
France 39 39.5 40 40.5 41 41.5 42
Brazil 37 37.5 38 38.5 39 39.5 40
Japan 25 25.5 26 26.5 27 27.5 28
Korea 250 255 260 265 270 275 280
China 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 40.5 41

Rings Size Chart

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EU 47 - 50 51 - 52 53 - 54 55 - 56 57 - 60
US 5¾ - 6 6½ - 6¾ 7¼ - 7½ 8 - 9¼
UK I - K L - L½ M½ - N O½ - P Q - S½
Circumference (mm) 47.4 - 49.9 51.2 - 51.8 53.1 - 53.8 55 - 55.7 56.9 - 60.1
Diameter (mm) 15.09 - 15.88 16.30 - 16.49 16.90 - 17.13 17.51 - 17.73 18.11 - 19.13

Belts Size Chart

XS S M L XL
UK 4 - 8 8 - 10 10 - 12 12 - 14 14 - 16
US 00 - 2 2 - 4 6 - 8 8 - 10 10 - 14
IT 36 - 40 40 - 42 42 - 44 44 - 46 46 - 50
EUR 65 - 75 75 - 80 80 - 85 85 - 90 90 - 100

Hats Size Chart

XS S M L XL
Europe 52 - 53 54 - 55 56 - 57 58 - 59 60 - 61

Bracelets Size Chart

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Centimeters 14cm 15cm 16cm 17cm