Curved Baseball Bat by Mark Sfirri

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Curved Baseball Bat by Mark Sfirri
550.00USD+ applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 Jun 13 @ 20:10UTC-7 : PDT/MST
All items in this auction were created, at least in part, on the wood lathe, with wood as the primary material. All are one-of-a-kind signed originals, guaranteed to be individually created by the woodturning artist listed.
Curved Baseball Bat
Walnut, mahogany, paint
19" x 5.25" x 4"

Mark Sfirri, b. 1952
New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States

Artist note: This free standing baseball bat is part of an ongoing series titled "Rejects From the Bat Factory" that I began in 1993. It is a multi-axis turned piece that is also carved.

About the artist: Sfirri was trained in the art of furniture making at the Rhode Island School of Design. He turns his pieces on multiple axes to produce both motion and simultaneity of multiple perspectives. Sfirri works independently, but has also collaborated with other artists like Robert Dodge and in this collection, Michael Hosaluk. Sfirri has said that "the responsive nature of collaborative process means that the final object is never fully envisioned by either of us before its completion. Perhaps this unpredictability is part of what makes the results of our work together so satisfying to us."