Drones, 2022

Drones, 2022



A techno-futuristic riff on the traditional Victorian shadowbox containing horseshoe crab carapaces collected by hand on a family visit to Cape Cod.

Original artwork by Christopher Tennant.

From Town & Country December 2023: "The writer and artist Chris Tennant is best known for upcycled floor lamps and taxidermied dioramas, which were the subject not so long ago of an exhibit at the Vanderbilt Museum, surely one of the more curious destinations in all of Long Island. For his Fall 2023 'Venus' collection, Tennant is working on a smaller scale, fashioning surreal light fixtures out of seashells that would make Salvador Dali twirl his mustache with appreciation. The man who gave us the famed Lobster Telephone named his 1939 New York World's Fair pavilion, which featured nude models covered with strategically placed crustaceans, 'The Dream of Venus.' Thankfully, Tennant's raw materials are inanimate, and he makes each piece to order at his studio in Brooklyn." —Erik Maza, Executive Style Director

Edition of 3. Priced individually. In stock and ready to ship.

Includes: French cleat wall-mounting hardware, led remote

Width: 24” (60.9 cm)
Depth: 5” (12.7 cm)
Height: 37.5” (95.2 cm)
Cord Length: 8’ (243.8 cm)

Materials: Glass-fronted wood vitrine with ebonized frame, horseshoe crab carapaces, sand, wood, glass, mirror, polyurethane, heated polymer, acrylic paint, 40w led strip with remote, brass fittings, cotton cord, push-button Bakelite switch.

UL and CUL listed.



Tennant NY


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$725 in the U.S. 

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