Handmade 'Sea Anemone' Side Table #2 (black)
A stunning piece of collectible design, this 'Sea Anemone' table is made from simple beech rods that were patiently cut, sanded and arranged one by one by the artist herself. It includes a brushed brass top and a cement base. An additional glass top is provided with the piece. Born in Germany in 1978, Pia Maria Raeder creates refined functional sculptures which evoke biomorphic forms. Each work is handmade. More than 130 hours of work and 12,000 beech rods were necessary to produce this magical piece with organic waves. Pricing does not include 20% VAT applicable in the EU only. “In my work with beech rods, I love the challenge of overcoming the contradictions in the material as I play with it. Natural beech rods are straight, but combined at different heights, these rods take on a new form resembling a wave with shadowy reflections. A wooden rod, that is rigid in itself, becomes soft and rounded once sanded. The application of lacquer on the rods arranged in large numbers transforms the wood and underlines its movements.” Emancipated from its limits, the wood is offered a newfound freedom. The breath of nature seems to animate these intriguing pieces of furniture in which function and poetry fuse. Their magic presence is like the echo of nature’s murmur while their organic waves sketch the movement of life. The ‘Sea Anemones’ collection includes side and coffee tables, wall mirrors, a freestanding mirror, an elegant, enveloping armchair and two floor lamps. Each piece can be created to go outdoors using fiberglass rods that, thanks to the artist’s talent, substitute the original wood rods while preserving the same biomorphic waves.
47H x 64W x 74D
18,50H x 25,20W x 29,13D
Creator / Artist:
Pia Maria Raeder