The assorted ramblings, photo essays and work of a British born , classically trained, Japanese Metalwork artist living in Torquay, England.
Wednesday, 12 March 2008
More hamered iron
This is also raised up from a sheet of iron, about 1mm thick to begin. This is by Kurose Sosei, 1886 ~ 1944, and is 14.7cm high. This artist was of a long line of armour makers from Kanazawa. This a bit like beating swords into plough shields; beating armour into art.