Artist: Matt Stier
Size: 11" x 6" x 6"
This wire bonsai sculpture is handcrafted from over 450 feet of copper wire strands that have been twisted together and shaped to form the roots, trunk, branches, and leaves. The leaves are composed of hundreds of wire loops. The copper wire will continue to develop a beautiful patina over time. This tree is paired with a beautiful piece of locally sourced walnut. The tree is attached to the base using adhesive, and the roots are mechanically fitted to the base. The walnut base was hand finished using Danish oil, shellac, and wax to accentuate the wood's unique grain, coloration, and texture.