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Ensemble of Brass Hand-Sculpted Candleholders by Samuel Costantini

$ 3,030
  • Description
    Ensemble of brass hand-sculpted candleholders by Samuel Costantini
    The three candleholders were entirely handmade by the artist
    Edition of 21+ 3 ap.
    Measures: Diameter 50mm, height 100 mm.
    Diameter 1.9681inches, height 3.937

    Pieces of bark which become detached from their trunks; nature changes
    shape and sheds its skin, leaving traces of this change on the ground.
    Marked by time on the outside and polished inside, they reveal the reality
    of many things. The Underwood candlestick is made of flame-shaped brass that is beaten by hand. The exterior bears the signs of the transformations it has undergone while the inside is polished like a mirror, revealing its soul.

    Samuel Constantini
    The ability to create objects lies in the tradition in our hands. In ancient times, they were our only means of realising our thoughts. Artisan is the one with this ability to breathe life into the raw material. Since Samuel Constantin was a young boy has tried to create the objects of his imagination. He has always believed when you make an object you have created yourself it is possible to bequeath something to that object and that my thoughts can be passed on via my hands.
    Metal is one of those materials which more than others allows you to give shape to ideas.
    Connection with the elements is basic when it comes to my objects being born. The principle element is earth, from which metal originates. The natural world around us is a source of inspiration for new techniques and new objects to be shaped. The earth has, over the centuries, already sculptured the most beautiful works of art. The second element is fire which governs metal. Over time he has come to understand that fire is never my servant. You can think that you dominate it, but in reality you never have full control over it. So fire contributes to the creation of objects as if it were a co-artist.

    The concept of the elements, the link with the territory, the precious metals often obtained from recycled materials, techniques from the past and the search for new ones give the creation all the subtleties it requires. This is the essence of Samuel Constantini's creations.
    After years of bringing to life the ideas of others, it is now time also to realise our own, giving hands and minds the freedom to experiment and create. There is no production line: every creation is made by hand and exclusively to order, and this enhances the individuality of the pieces, which are all numbered to make each one unique.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Italy
    Period: New
    Materials: Brass.
    Condition: New. Available Now.
    Creation Date: 2019
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Contemporary
    Incollect Reference #: 325801
  • Dimensions
    W. 1.97 in; H. 3.94 in; D. 1.97 in;
    W. 5 cm; H. 10.01 cm; D. 5 cm;
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Galerie Philia is a recognized contemporary design and modern art gallery representing world wide known designers and artists. The Galerie Philia exhibits a collection resulting from a rhizomatic research transcending formal, stylistic, national or historical barriers. The selected art works emanates from different cultures and periods, are incarnated in various and multiform mediums, and evoke multiple and changing interior worlds.

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