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Wafer Throne
Wafer Throne

© David Nash. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

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The two large enfolding shapes that make up this sculpture suggest a throne. The artist has said about his work, ‘it is transformation that creates meaning. The objects I make are vessels for the presence of the human being’. This sculpture was carved from a single beech tree that once grew at Ashton Court in Bristol and was created on-site as part of a Bristol Sculpture Project commission.

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery



Wafer Throne






H 243.5 x W 75.5 x D 88 cm

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gift from the artist, 1990

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