Carved Box: Knot in Rimu

Rex Marshall
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One turned wooden box shaped like a teardrop, made from rimu. Inset brass and pewter strips curve around the base in a Celtic knot shape. The box is in two parts.
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This object was purchased from Whole House Reuse. Whole House Reuse was a project facilitated by Rekindle to encourage artists, craftspeople and the public to reuse and recycle the building materials from a house at 19 Admirals Way, New Brighton. The house was earthquake damaged and due to be demolished by digger but instead it was taken apart piece by piece and offered to the public to make functional artworks.
The resulting works were exhibited at Canterbury Museum, 5 June to 23 August 2015.: Whole House Reuse (Rekindle): Christchurch: 2015
Dimensions (LxWxH): 205 x 70 x 70mm (8 1/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 143 x 51 x 51mm (5 5/8 x 2 x 2")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 68 x 70 x 70mm (2 11/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4")
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