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Profile image of Ashley Baldwin-SmithMuch of Ashley Baldwin-Smith`s work is inspired by found objects and materials and hence very varied. His workshop is full of `stuff` everything from combine harvester parts to snooker balls.

Before taking a degree in Art, Ashley worked for ten years as a skilled prototype engineer and uses many of those skills such as welding and fabricating to create his sculptures.

Sculpture: 'Mirror Carp'
by Ashley Baldwin-Smith

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Steel rod, tube and plate Fresh Water Fish sculpture statuettes sculpture by sculptor Ashley Baldwin-Smith titled: 'Mirror Carp'
Steel rod, tube and plate Fresh Water Fish sculpture statuettes sculpture by sculptor Ashley Baldwin-Smith titled: 'Mirror Carp' - Artwork View 1 Steel rod, tube and plate Fresh Water Fish sculpture statuettes sculpture by sculptor Ashley Baldwin-Smith titled: 'Mirror Carp' - Artwork View 2
Sculpture description:
I created this fish sculpture after I was commissioned to create a sculpture to celebrate a 6th wedding anniversary. The wife wanted to gift the sculpture to her husband who has his own stocked lake where he frequently fishes. And although he fishes for a range of species one of his favorites is the carp (Cyprinus carpio carpio). I made a number of sketches and decided to go with the stunning mirror carp variant that was originally bred by monks, centuries ago, to have less scales for the diner plate. Some of the mirror carp have a row of large scales running along the lateral line which I decided to use six scales either side to depict celebrate their 6th wedding anniversary. After settling on final sketch, having received final approval from the client, I scaled up the drawing with chalk directly onto my workshop floor and set about creating the fish sculpture. I am pleased to say both the husband and wife are very happy with the final sculpture. Below are pictures of the final work and work in progress.
Dimensions/size: 5 ft x 9 ft x 2 ft (height x width x depth)
approx: 1.52 x 2.74 x 0.61 m
Edition:
Medium: Steel rod, tube and plate
Sculptor: Ashley Baldwin-Smith [sculptor profile]
Price: £
1,584

Converted prices below are only for guidance and should be checked:
1,860
/ USD $
1,975
/ AUD $
2,574
/ CAD $
2,589
/ CHF
1,981
Availability: No, artwork probably sold out
Category: Aquatic Sculptures Fish / Shells / Sharks / Seals / Corals / Seaweed
Poolside Sculptures
Commission and Custom and Bespoke sculpture Statues
Sign of the Zodiac
Objets Trouve or Found Objects Sculptures or Statues
Fresh Water Fish sculpture statue statuettes
Weight:
Title: Mirror Carp
Finish: Various spray paints
Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
Year: 2012
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