red mallee & banksia
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An Australian Red Mallee burl was used for the main wood on this piece, being cut in half and opened like a book. The wood was arranged so its natural outer edges face each other and an Australian Banksia Seed Pod was placed in between. Blue and Violet dyed epoxy with pearl mica powder were added, filling the gap. The wood finish is high-gloss acrylic urethane with non-yellowing qualities and UV blocking properties. The firmly fastened base is made of solid steel, making this sculpture very well footed.
17 1/4" tall, 13 1/2" wide