Monday, 17 June 2013

Peacock Weathervane

We were recently commissioned to remake our peacock weathervane with an upgraded mainshaft and more robust tail feathers. This new design is hot off the workbench.

Peacock Weathervane

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Themes in Art: (Modern sculpture) The Hare

 Barry Flanagan RA OBE - 'Nijinski Hare' 
Beth Cavener Stichter - Husk, stoneware based mixed media sculpture
Nouveau Lapin de Victoire (grand) by Claude Lalanne
Francois-Xavier & Claude Lalanne

Sunday, 2 June 2013

Themes in Art: Horse & Riders

Susan Halls 'Horse and Jockey', wheel thrown and altered paperclay. Raku fired with colloidal slips.

Marino Marini, b. 1901

'Lucerne' by Croatian photographer Stanko Abadžić (b. 1952). The sculpture is Svaty Vaclav (Saint Wenceslas) by Czech sculptor David Cerny. It is located at the Lucerna Palace, Switzerland.

antique copper Horse & Rider weathervane  c. 1860 by J. Howard & Co.
Sold at Sotheby's in 1990 for $770,000.

from the collection of the late Bernard M. Barenholtz