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Lighthouse Keeper

Justine Hawksworth

This vintage oar has been transformed by Auckland artist Justine Hawksworth into a work of art. The long, slim board with a significant spine through the blade has been adorned by a lighthouse and a kingfisher (giving the work its name).

Hand painted lace detailing at select points, as well as copper bands, complete the piece while still letting the grain of the wood show.

The back of the oar is signed, named and dated by the artist and features a small hook to allow the oar to hang as soon as it arrives home.

Year: 2017

Dimensions: 2m high, blade is approx. 115mm wide at widest point, handle approx 55mm wide at widest point. 

Medium: Acrylic, copper

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