All artwork by Thormod Morrisson Contemporary Scottish sculptor
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'THOR' by Thormod Morrisson
Description: Norse God of Thunder, Protection, Fertility and Oaths. The most popular god of the Vikings, Thor became one of the deities honoured by the pagan population of Scotland and Ireland, giving rise to such personal names as Thormod and Thorkel in the Hebrides in a culture that was both Scandinavian and Celtic.
Description: Carved Wood Primitive Naive style Guardian Angel of Wisdom sculpture statue carving for sale for Indoors Inside Interior display by the Extraordinary Sculptor Thormod Morrisson, who writes... "The sages and alchemists of old saw wisdom as represented by a female angel or guide called Sophia. This muse inspired poets and wise men to higher thought - men such as Pythagoras the Greek philosopher. As Wisdom itself, Sophia was the goal of every scholar, his goddess and idol, who opened the doors of knowledge and revealed the mysteries of the Universe.
'DANU Agus BRIGID (Primitive Carved Nordic Wood Figures statue carving)' by Thormod Morrisson
Description: DANU Agus BRIGID: The completed Celtic Gaelic goddesses. Danu on the right, mother of the gods, after whom major rivers are named, including the Danube and the Don. And on the left, her daughter Brighid, goddess of poetry, druidry, smithcraft and battle. Honoured throughout ancient Scotland, Ireland and the Hebrides.
'ODHINN (Primitive Carved Wood Norse War God carving sculpture statue)' by Thormod Morrisson
Description: Carved Wood Primitive Naive head God sculpture statue statuette for sale for Indoors inside interior by the very Original Thormod Morrisson who writes.... "Alfather God of the Norse, master of runes, magic and poetry. It was said that Odhinn spoke entirely in verse. He chose the best heroes in battle to accompany him to Vaholl (Valhalla), the Hall of the Slain. War god of the early Gall-Gael, the Norse Scots of the West Highlands and Islands.
Although it seemed a daunting project to commission a sculpture on the internet with a tight deadline, Plamen Dimitrov in Bulgaria made it as easy as possible for me in Brazil by producing a series of little clay sketches after each email and sending photos it seemed by return. He worked round the clock and was incredibly intuitive with his understanding of what I wanted. This was despite an 8 hour time difference and having poor English as our common language. He w... [Read more]
Ilan Gorin, Ipanema, Brazil.