Art inspired by and demonstrating aspects of science were popular in Victorian times. People loved sculptures that did the seemingly impossible. Optical illusions, magnetic forces, the laws of gravity: they all seemed magical in an era when society was ch
SKYHOOKS COULD BE SET ON A SHELF OR THE RIM OF A TABLE AND SET IN MOTION TO EVERYBODY’S DELIGHT AND AMAZEMENT. MADE IN RECYCLED METAL SHEET, CUT BY HAND USING ORIGINAL TEMPLATES. HAND PAINTED IN GREAT DETAIL, FINISHED IN AGED PATINA, WAXED. COUNTERWEIGHT IS CALIBRATED TO CREATE SWING.
M. 13 x 4.3 x 21.7''