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Profile image of Nigel SardesonNigel is a self-taught woodcarver with a background in forestry. He produces large wooden sculptures using a chainsaw for much of the work. Dabbling with carving since 1995 Nigel has made a part-time career of sculpture since 2005. Usually working to commission he specialises in producing sculptures for public places such as parks, cyclepaths and schools. Most of his work is in his home area of Lincolnshire but he has taken part in chainsaw carving events such as Sculptree at Westonbirt Arboretum. Sometimes experimenting with abstract, most of...

Sculpture: 'Isaacs Apple (Giant Carved Wooden Hand and Apple statues/Carving/Art)'
by Nigel Sardeson

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Existing tree and imported wood Seed Nut Pod Grain Mast Fruit Stone Pip Pit Cereal sculpture statuary Carving Casting sculpture by sculptor Nigel Sardeson titled: 'Isaacs Apple (Giant Carved Wooden Hand and Apple statues/Carving/Art)'
Existing tree and imported wood Seed Nut Pod Grain Mast Fruit Stone Pip Pit Cereal sculpture statuary Carving Casting sculpture by sculptor Nigel Sardeson titled: 'Isaacs Apple (Giant Carved Wooden Hand and Apple statues/Carving/Art)' - Artwork View 1 Existing tree and imported wood Seed Nut Pod Grain Mast Fruit Stone Pip Pit Cereal sculpture statuary Carving Casting sculpture by sculptor Nigel Sardeson titled: 'Isaacs Apple (Giant Carved Wooden Hand and Apple statues/Carving/Art)' - Artwork View 2
Sculpture description:
This sculpture was carved from a diseased horse chestnut tree at the centre of a new public garden in Grantham, Isaac Newton`s home town. The tree lent its self to the hand shape, the apple was added and its surface was engraved with the map of the world to reference Newton`s theory of gravity.
Artist's comments:
This was a sculpture that seemed to fall into place; it was not hard to find a model!
Dimensions/size: 2.4 x 9 x 8 m (height x width x depth)
approx: 7 ft 10 1/2 in x 29 ft 6 1/3 in x 26 ft 3 in
It is a 10 times lifesize sculpture
Edition:
Medium: existing tree and imported wood
Sculptor: Nigel Sardeson [sculptor profile]
Price: Price on Application
Availability: No, artwork probably sold out
Category: Human Figurative Sculptures
Fruit Sculpture
Anatomy, Hands and Feet and other human parts of the body Sculptures
Carved Wood Sculptures
Outsize, Very Big, Extra Large and Massive Sculptures
Seed Nut Pod Grain Mast Fruit Stone Pip Pit Cereal sculpture statue statuary Carving Casting
Weight: 500 Kg / 1100 lb
Title: Isaacs Apple (Giant Carved Wooden Hand and Apple statues/Carving/Art)
Finish: sanded and oiled
Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
Year: 2010
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Existing tree and imported wood Seed Nut Pod Grain Mast Fruit Stone Pip Pit Cereal sculpture statuary Carving Casting sculpture by sculptor Nigel Sardeson titled: 'Isaacs Apple (Giant Carved Wooden Hand and Apple statues/Carving/Art)' - Artwork View 1Existing tree and imported wood Seed Nut Pod Grain Mast Fruit Stone Pip Pit Cereal sculpture statuary Carving Casting sculpture by sculptor Nigel Sardeson titled: 'Isaacs Apple (Giant Carved Wooden Hand and Apple statues/Carving/Art)' - Artwork View 2

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