No, 214. The Kiss.

It took him three weeks to carve this alabaster sculpture of a clothespin.
He realized only later, as he sat regarding the piece in his studio, that he had made a sort of industrial (or, more accurately, pre-industrial) version of Brancusi's famous sculpture, The Kiss, from 1913.
But whereas Brancusi's stony lovers were bound together in their endless embrace by an inner drive of desire, the two sections of his new embrace were spring-loaded. Desire had been reduced to pressure. "A sculpture for our time," he thought ruefully.

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