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Profile image of Rachael De FreitasRachael De Freitas -AKA Araboushikha, is a self taught stone sculptor working a variety of different stones. She was a drawn to the purity and simplicity of this most ancient craft. Her inspiration comes from shamanic dreams, ancient folklore and mythology but at the core of her work lies a deep wonder and respect for the Earth, the wild and wonderful creatures who roam it, and the deep Mystery that encompasses all. She likes to think that there is alot of LOVE in her work, for that is the intention and feeling she has when she creates.

Sculpture: 'Young Unicorn (Semi abstract Naive stone statue)'
by Rachael De Freitas

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Caen stone (limestone) Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor Rachael De Freitas titled: 'Young Unicorn (Semi abstract Naive stone statue)'
Caen stone (limestone) Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor Rachael De Freitas titled: 'Young Unicorn (Semi abstract Naive stone statue)' - Artwork View 1 Caen stone (limestone) Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor Rachael De Freitas titled: 'Young Unicorn (Semi abstract Naive stone statue)' - Artwork View 2
Sculpture description:
Small Carved Stone Running Naive Baby Foal Unicorn for Indoors Inside Interior Display Statuette or sculpture or Ornament. This is simply an enchanting carving.. intended to originally be a celtic style horse, but during the carving process, a strange and magical thing happened, a small horn started to appear.. and so a Baby Unicorn was born! hand carved in Caen stone (A finegrained french Limestone) suitable for indoors or outside in the garden. if left outside the stone will collect algae over time, and being quite a soft stone, details on the stone will soften and lose their sharpness. If you want to enjoy it in the garden, but slow down this natural weathering process, bring it inside during winter months when the weather is harshest.
Artist's comments:
I personally am in love with this piece!! for me it seems to capture and hold a bit of precious magical purity and innocence... so rare in our human obsessed.. overly serious..practical functional world. The Unicorn in mythology and folklore being the carrier of such blessed qualities, but even if i say it myself..- (and i am my own worst critic usually) I think these qualities really come across strongly in this carving.. somewhere between a childs toy horse/rocking horse/and ancient mythological creature from another world.. galloping sweetly into the consiousness of the viewer... reminding one of a time, childhood perhaps where magical beings, creatures lived alongside us. I think whoever claims this piece for their own.. will not be dissapointed, but be very lucky indeed!!
Dimensions/size: 27 x 55 x 13.5 cm (height x width x depth)
approx: 10 2/3 in x 1 ft 9 2/3 in x 5 1/3 in
Edition: unique!
Medium: caen stone (limestone)
Sculptor: Rachael De Freitas [sculptor profile]
Price: £
1,250

Converted prices below are only for guidance and should be checked:
1,483
/ USD $
1,578
/ AUD $
2,125
/ CAD $
2,099
/ CHF
1,594
Availability: No, artwork probably sold out
Category: Mythical Sculptures
Horse Sculpture / Equines Race Horses Pack HorseCart Horses Plough Horsess
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures
Abstract Contemporary or Modern Outdoor Outside Exterior Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary
Horses Abstract / Semi Abstract / Stylised / Contemporary / Modern Statues Sculptures statuettes
Donkeys Zebras Mules Asses and Unicorns sculpture / statue
Weight: 20 Kg / 44 lb
Title: Young Unicorn (Semi abstract Naive stone statue)
Finish: natural
Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
Year: 2012
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