"Precision" 2010, Ken Smith
Artist: Ken Smith, Stainless steel
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Leaping Dolphin
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"Precision" 2010
Artist: Ken Smith
Material: Stainless Steel
Urban Trees 7 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
(Photo posted Thursday 29 September 2011)
(Photo taken 15:48:33 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
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The statue was made of stainless steel with a polished stainless steel ball balanced on its nose.


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By A Tall Ship
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"Precision" 2010
Artist: Ken Smith
Material: Stainless Steel
Urban Trees 7 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
(Photo posted Thursday 29 September 2011)
(Photo taken 15:48:19 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1071


A statue of a leaping dolphin was on exhibit near the bow of the Star Of India tall ship.


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Mechanical Details
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"Precision" 2010
Artist: Ken Smith
Material: Stainless Steel
Urban Trees 7 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
(Photo posted Thursday 29 September 2011)
(Photo taken 15:48:41 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1073


A closeup shot of the mechanics at the base of the dolphin. And no, the dolphin could not rotate.


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Mechanical Detail Of Hoop
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"Precision" 2010
Artist: Ken Smith
Material: Stainless Steel
Urban Trees 7 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
(Photo posted Thursday 29 September 2011)
(Photo taken 15:48:41 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1074


The dolphin was leaping up through a hoop. The shot shows the anchor point for that hoop.


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Polished Ball
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"Precision" 2010
Artist: Ken Smith
Material: Stainless Steel
Urban Trees 7 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
(Photo posted Thursday 29 September 2011)
(Photo taken 15:48:49 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1075


The photographer is seen taking a picture of the polished stainless steel ball balanced on the dolphin's nose.


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Flippers And Burnished Body
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"Precision" 2010
Artist: Ken Smith
Material: Stainless Steel
Urban Trees 7 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
(Photo posted Thursday 29 September 2011)
(Photo taken 15:48:55 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1076


The flippers of the dolphin were welded to the body. The body had a burnished stainless steel finish.


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The Sign
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"Precision" 2010
Artist: Ken Smith
Material: Stainless Steel
Urban Trees 7 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
(Photo posted Thursday 29 September 2011)
(Photo taken 15:48:05 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1070


The sign on the planter base read:

Precision
Ken Smith
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program
(619) 686-7246 | www.portofsandiego.org
Unified Port of San Diego
Do Not Climb On The Artwork


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