Morrison Thomas

Earthly Treasures No 28


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Burred English Elm inlaid with Chrysocolla, Malachite, Gold and Turquoise During Thomas’ time as a designer and maker of furniture it was usual practice to mask and hide any blemishes or cracks in the wood, however much like the Japanese art of Kintsugi (where ceramic breakages are repaired with gold and precious metals) Thomas highlights the anomalies in the wood by inlaying them with naturally formed colourful minerals, many taken from his personal collection which he still adds to. Recen...

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Width: 19 cm (7.48 in)

Height: 13 cm (5.12 in)

Depth: 19 cm (7.48 in)

Wood, Copper

2018

United Kingdom

London, UK


Morrison Thomas was born at New Inn Cottage in the tiny village of Charlton near Banbury, Oxfordshire. His father was a cabinet maker & carpenter who was also a wheelwright and blacksmith, as with many village craftsman of the time, he was skilled in all things. Keeping the family tradition, Thomas continued in his father’s footsteps and is a fourth generation woodworker.

As a furniture designer & maker Thomas has exhibited his work in numerous high profile galleries and underta...

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