Altered BOOK, Secret POISON STORAGE. Original book cover from 1600. Intact book clasp. Pages bonded into a solid block & cut. 11 drawers & 1 open compartment. Silver & Stained wood details. Latin poison labels (Rhicinus, datura, belladonna, valerian, etc.). Glass bottle labeled "Statutum est hominibus semel mori" (A man is destined to die once) Hebrews 9:27. Engraving of a standing skeleton, dated "1682" ... Once owned by an educated 17th century bible-reading assassin? -pfb

Altered BOOK, Secret POISON STORAGE. Original book cover from 1600. Intact book clasp. Pages bonded into a solid block & cut. 11 drawers & 1 open compartment. Silver & Stained wood details. Latin poison labels (Rhicinus, datura, belladonna, valerian, etc.). Glass bottle labeled "Statutum est hominibus semel mori" (A man is destined to die once) Hebrews 9:27. Engraving of a standing skeleton, dated "1682" ... Once owned by an educated 17th century bible-reading assassin? -pfb

Flowers From Metal Spoons | Fork and Spoon Scorpion Metal Sculpture by CasualInvertebrates

Flowers From Metal Spoons | Fork and Spoon Scorpion Metal Sculpture by CasualInvertebrates

portfolio picture by creaturesfromel on Etsy, $0.20

private listing for Carol

Brian Dettmer - Travel Plans (Barcelona), 2008, Altered Paper Map, Acrylic Resin, 11" x 6-1/2" x 9" - Image Courtesy of the Artist and MiTO Gallery

Brian Dettmer - Travel Plans (Barcelona), 2008, Altered Paper Map, Acrylic Resin, 11" x 6-1/2" x 9" - Image Courtesy of the Artist and MiTO Gallery

Emily Richardson, Suspension

Emily Richardson, Suspension

Brian Dettmer - American Peoples, 2011, Hardcover books, acrylic medium, 61" x 39" x 14" (154 x 100 x 34 cm) - Image Courtesy of the Artist and Toomey Tourell Fine Art

Brian Dettmer - American Peoples, 2011, Hardcover books, acrylic medium, 61" x 39" x 14" (154 x 100 x 34 cm) - Image Courtesy of the Artist and Toomey Tourell Fine Art

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