A dramatic and imposing garden sphere made of two contrasting metals that plays with the ratio of void to substance.
The Matrix is a departure from traditional wire ball outdoor sculptures but it is made from a series of bronze hoops and randomly placed plates, with their inner surfaces gilded in 23¾-carat gold leaf.
The outer surface of the plates are made from stainless steel which subtly reflects the landscape.
The Matrix is available in a 30", 39" and 47" diameter, other sizes are available on request
The outer surfaces of the petals placed between the bronze hoops of the Matrix are made from 316 marine grade mirror polished stainless steel, which subtly reflects the landscape, their inner surfaces are gilded with 23 ? carat gold leaf.
An LED light can be incorporated in the base of the sculpture, the effect of which at night makes the triangles seemingly float as if in space.
The Matrix is available in a 76cm, 100cm and 120cm diameter, other sizes are available on request.
The Matrix is supplied with a bronze fixing ring at its base. The client will need to provide a stone or concrete pad to attach this ring to. Stainless steel bolts are then resin fixed into holes, drilled into the stone or concrete pad, to provide a secure fixing. An electrical supply to the area will be necessary emerging up through the centre of the concrete pad for the low voltage LED uplighter. We supply the driver for the LED.
Installation and delivery are included in the price for UK commissions, and for overseas shipping quotes can be obtained and charged at cost.
The finishes used on the Matrix will exhibit some natural weathering with age, however, periodic cleaning will help preserve its beauty. We would recommend that it be cleaned at least once a year with only warm water and a soft cloth to remove any detritus. Use of any abrasive cleaner will damage the finish and must be avoided. The interior gilding should be washed gently with a garden hose, a high-pressure hose should be avoided at all costs. Maintenance instructions will be issued on installation.