ORCHIDACEA HERMAPHRODITUS

2013 - Unique

Hand carved out of cherry wood, animal horn, veg tanned horse leather, sterling silver, horsehair and over 40 layers of the precious Urushi lacquer, to create a surface of almost mystical radiance and sensual depth.

Over eight months of crafting and lacquering have been necessary to complete this piece. H: 30cm, L: 16cm , W: 28cm

Handcrafted by Kotsuhiroi.

Exhibition history:

2014: Museum of Decorative Arts, Paris 2013: Museum at FIT, New York

Note:The piece did the cover of the catalogue titled “Shoe Obsession” by Valerie Steele. 

2013: M°BA Biennale, Netherlands

 

Private Collection