Large Portland Stone

Private Commission

Unique  Private Collection UK  H: 100cms
I was commissioned to design and create a large stone carving to stand in a prominent position in a private garden.  I was given ‘carte blanche’ apart from the proviso being that from the bedroom window the passage of the sun would be seen across and importantly through the stone.    An idea came to me of a sphere being sliced in half and the two pieces sliding across one another and that is how ORA began.  I did do a drawing for this one and as the client liked what he saw, I proceeded with a smaller stone version (later to be cast in bronze / ORA edition of 8)  Funnily enough the section of this piece which fascinates me most is the tiny point at which the two spheres coincide at the very top….

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