Polar Kýklos Octopus (Tube-Head Cephalopod)


Found objects (camera parts, watch parts, electronics, transformer wire), urethane resin, stain, birch plywood, stainless & painted steel hardware.

• Includes insured priority domestic shipping, international shipping extra
• Limited Edition Brackets: #134, #135, #136, #137 / 214
• Framed: 13.75 x 13 x 3 in (34.93 x 33.02 x 7.62 cm)
• Fossil: ~7 in sq (17.78 cm sq)
• Silver Metal Frame
• CA residents pay Sales Tax based on zip code

This Tube-Head Cephalopod species lived deep within a liquid nitrogen ocean. The pronounced circles on the arms served both as chromatophores to change color and as structural flexing-mechanisms to ensure its chassis had constant movement to avoid seizing within the extremely cold temperatures.

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• Face: polished.
• Sides, top & bottom: lightly polished.
• Back: polished mold surface (the backs may have slight irregularities due to the mold).
• Hand-signed aluminum bade on lower-left side.
• Stainless and steel metal brackets designed by Lex, outsourced for laser cutting. • Mounting instructions are included.
• I note noticeable blemishes above. There may be slight surface imperfections on these casts along with some slight curved edges that are hidden in the bases.
• The cast insect is susceptible to fingerprints and may have slight surface imperfections.
• Do not clean the signature plate on the side.
• The cast piece can be cleaned with a tiny amount of rubbing alcohol or glass cleaner and a soft cloth.
• Comes with certificate of authenticity.

All images, concepts, artwork and content ©2020 Lex Talkington. All Rights Reserved.


All images, concepts, artwork and content ©2020 Lex Talkington. All Rights Reserved.