Gong by Edward William Godwin

Godwin's most characteristic pieces were based on Japanese design principles.

Details

Medium:
Oak, iron & bronze
Dimensions:
82 x 45 x 43 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £8,000)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
H Blairman & Sons Ltd

They were often based on details of wood construction borrowed from Hokusai prints. A manuscript design for this piece by Godwin is in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Venue details

Sudley House Mossley Hill Road, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L18 8BX 0151 724 3245 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/sudley

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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