Tribute to Madame Curie
Medium:Copper and Sterling Silver
Height: 9.25 in
Width: 8.75 in
Depth: 15 in
Ornate box, front opens to reveal scientific tools.
This piece acts as a reliquary that chronicles the life of Marie Curie from her childhood through adulthood, and the discovery of the two elements polonium and radium. It is done in the Early Christian style to give it a sense of history, intent upon capturing the importance of Madame Curie's contributions to science, teaching and mankind.