Bronze Tall Ash Casting

Alexander de Vol
£1,920
Bronze Tall Ash Casting by Alexander de Vol is a decorative piece hot cast in solid bronze. The original wood bowl was turned from the green log of a wild Ash tree locally felled due to storm damage, this was then cast into bronze using the lost wax method.

Bronze Tall Ash Casting is a solid bronze decorative piece by Alexander de Vol. Using an Ash wood bowl to cast the piece, the natural markings and imperfections of the wood then become fingerprints etched across the surface of the metal. This work is very much informed by the processes involved, allowing the material itself to be given prominence.
Material: Bronze.
Dimensions: Height: 17cm, Diametre: 17cm
Care Instructions: This object can be left to develop a natural patina over time, or polished as desired with a fine metal polish.
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Process

The original wood bowl used to create this piece was turned from the wood of a wild Ash tree locally felled due to storm damage, which was then cast into bronze using the lost wax method.
Bronze Tall Ash Casting by Alexander De Vol
The Maker Alexander de Vol Wood Artist - North West England

Alexander de Vol is a designer, artist and maker whose work investigates the material properties of wood and their transferal into other materials. Alexander uses a mix of traditional casting methods and new technologies to document the natural behavior and movement of the vessels which he crafts from 'green wood', while taking care to preserve the features he feels are aesthetically synonymous with the material's origin. Alongside his artistic practice, Alexander lectures in design at the University of Central Lancashire and his work has been featured in numerous exhibitions, including Burberry’s Makers House in London.