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Langley Bookend by Henry Wilson

US$1,247.83

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Langley bookend by Henry Wilson Dimensions: 9.5 x 11 x 17 H cm Materials: Sand-cast Gunmetal bronze Langley Bookend is part modernist sculpture part functional shelf accessory. It is big and bold, comes in a single size and weighs a hefty 10kg. Each are made, finished and polished in Sydney, Australia in sand-cast Gunmetal Bronze. The weight and size can support the heftiest of editions. Langley Bookends are manufactured in small batches, slight variations will occur from piece to piece. Production marks may include slight pour ripples or surface pitting. They will arrive with a bright finish but will oxidize and darken over time to reveal a distinctive patina. Simply use a metal polish to restore a like-new finish. Henry Wilson's work combines a rational, democratic utility with an element of sculptural expression. There is a clear form and function in our products, but it’s important they also have feeling. We are interested in the awkward beauty that comes from something made by hand. We like to explore how imperfection can be introduced into an Industrial process, to make something at scale that retains a sense of individual charm. Permanent Collections and Exhibitions - Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney, Australia - Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia - 'Sempering' XXI Triennale, MUDEC, 2016, Milan, Italy.

Details

  • Creator
    Henry Wilson (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.7 in. (17 cm)Width: 4.34 in. (11 cm)Depth: 3.75 in. (9.5 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    2020
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Current Production)
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Geneve, CH
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1219222037092

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    Ships From: Darlinghurst, Australia
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About the Maker

Galerie Philia Furniture

Galerie Philia is a recognized contemporary design and modern fine arts gallery representing world wide known designers and artists. The Galerie Philia exhibits a collection resulting from a rhizomatic research transcending formal, stylistic, national or historical barriers. The selected art works emanates from different cultures and periods, are incarnated in various and multiform mediums, and evoke multiple and changing interior worlds. The only criterion unifying this composite plurality is their esthetical qualities and the sense they convey. The Galerie Philia attempts in this way to build bridges between different artistic continents in order to enlighten art works endowed with a marked artistic depth.
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