Reliquary for the Ashes of Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses
Minsky 1993
19" x 8" x 11"

From The United States Constitution series, "The Bill of Rights" section, this work is subtitled The First Amendment.

A Book Burning Kit, containing a copy of the First American Edition of the book, incense and matches. Lemon Gold leaf, White Gold leaf, ink and lacquer over bookbinders' board; Crystal Quartz, cut and polished Agate, emerald cut Citrine; wood base.

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The Reliquary in the Bill of Rights Edition

Also in the "Bill of Rights" series:

Forlorn Hope
The Eighth Amendment

A Force Upon The Plain
The Second Amendment

The Bill of Rights Edition includes ten works, one for each amendment.

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