Zadora: Timepieces by Nicholas Foulkes
8vo. pp. 80. profusely illustrated. chronology. hardcover. dw. New York: Assouline, 2007.
ISBN-10: 2759401766 / ISBN 13: 9782759401765
_______________________________________________________________________________________________The creations of Andreas von Zadora-Gerlof are nothing short of magical. From ruby and diamond paved scorpions to South Sea pearl-bearing serpents, Zadora s luxurious carved objects d art have afforded him a level of notoriety uncommon in glyptic art. Most recently, Zadora has entered the world of horology with a collection of one-of-a kind timepieces that confirm his reputation as The American Faberge. This limited edition volume showcases the most extraordinary works in his premiere collection. A tiny, intricate golden turtle rests atop an orbital wristwatch, a fully functional amalgamation of different precious metals and gemstones come together in another one-of a kind timepiece. Truly original in every sense, Zadora Timepieces proves how a master artisan has redefined time.