Turning Archive 2007

Subject:
precious metal font

Clay Foster
>There are circumstances in which a rusty piece of sheet iron would be more valuable than a gold ring, an old piece of baling wire worth more than a silver bracelet. 45" high

The pedestal is old growth yellow pine salvaged from a beam from a cotton gin. Also white milk paint.

The bowl is spalted pink ivory burl covered with pieces of old sheet metal, brass brads, and tile grout. The technique is called redneck repousse.

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