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GALLERY 7 - SAVVA



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Each Art Doll from Collection 1 is a one-of-a-kind, handmade character with an internal mobile brass structure which allows its arms and legs to rotate. Please visit 'the making process - collection 1' for information on how the dolls are made.

Every doll has been photographed on a fully functional, handmade brass swing with a name tag which are handmade by me and can be purchased with the doll or separately. The making time of each doll, including the brass swing, is over
100 hours.


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This doll is a work of art and not a toy. It is for display purposes only.
The dolls are not made to stand. The images where they are standing are for illustration purposes only.
It must be protected from heat and direct sunlight. (Please visit the 'doll care advice' page on this website for more information about how to care for the dolls.)
Every doll is a unique creation, no molds are used, therefore imperfections or irregularities are evidence of its handmade nature since it's not mass produced or made by a machine.


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About Savva:

(2011)

...I think Savva has an air of a theatre actor deep in his thoughts in between plays...

...Or also, he looks like a struggling artist, a painter, living in a small attic in Paris in the late 19th century, just as the Impressionist movement was emerging...

Materials used:

Brass, Cernit polymer clay, glass eyes, mohair.
Pyjamas: cobalt-coloured fine Silk and Cotton Voile.
Dressing gown: shell, dark shade of purple Cotton Velour; lining, Cotton Lawn with Paisley print.

Measurements*:

Total height: 47cm (including 5cm hair volume).
Seated height: 31cm (including 5cm hair volume).
Weight: 791grams (including clothing).

*All measurements are approximate.