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Golden Pear by Ben Homer – £4,700

As a youth Ben helped raise funds for his local Young Farmers Club by picking cider apples and perry pears at the weekends from the ground to be processed. As it turned out he was really bad at this simple process as he became fascinated by how gnarly, knobbly and rotten the fruit were. Today this fascination has inspired a series of unique sculptural apples and pears taking advantage of natural growths and flaws in the wood.


The body of this free sanding  sculpture is crafted from Burr Elm from Aberdeenshire and has had the burr selectively covered with 24-carat gold leaf. The stalk is made from 5,000-year-old Bog Oakfrom the Cambridgeshire Fens and the leaf is in Cankered Ash from Worcestershire.

The sculpture is mounted on a solid base made from slate sourced from the Horseshoe Pass, Denbighshire, north-east Wales.

Approximate dimensions: Height: 980mm(38½”), Width: 280mm(11″), Depth: 60mm(2¾”)


Each piece is individually hand sculptured

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