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Two Ingots: M.8A & B-1994

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Two Ingots


Sculptor: Paolozzi, Eduardo Luigi




Cast aluminium, painted yellow overall to resemble gold. Each ingot is rectangular with sloping sides and a V-shaped channel half-way along its length. The base is flat, with a central recessed rectangle on which is the mark. The top is flat, with on the left of the channel, a recessed rectangle with '100%' in relief, and on the right of the channel a recessed rectangle with 'F*ART' in relief. In a recessed rectangle in the base is the raised inscription 'EP 150 1971'

Legal notes

Given by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994) by Paolozzi, Eduardo Luigi


Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: dated AD 1971 : dated


One of an edition of 150 aluminium ingots painted gold, in addition to an edition of 150 made in aluminium in 1971.

School or Style

Pop Art


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Decoration composed of paint ( yellow)
Each Ingot Height 4.6 cm Length 25.0 cm Width 8.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Cast aluminium, painted yellow overall

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 100%
  • Location: On a recessed rectangle
  • Method of creation: In relief
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: F*ART
  • Location: On a recessed rectangle
  • Method of creation: Cast in relief
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: EP 150 1971
  • Location: In a recessed rectangle in the base
  • Method of creation: Cast in relief
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.8A & B-1994
Primary reference Number: 30551
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_8A & B_1994
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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