Deep Sea Heaven (Gold)


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“Deep Sea Heaven (Gold)”  is a fine art sculpture made by Volker Scheurer in 2019.

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“Deep Sea Heaven (Gold)”  is a fine art sculpture made by Volker Scheurer in 2019.

This artwork is made of bronze in a German foundry and is covered with 24-carat gold.

The size is about 57cm X 27cm X 9cm.

With its 7KG of bronze covered with 24-carat gold, this fine art sculpture is perfectly placed as a decorative piece in your professional establishment or at home to bring happiness and wisdom with a unique sculpture.

This sculpture will quickly make your visitors notice your splendor with a strong symbol of power, and immortality for the pharaohs and more particularly for Ra (the sun god).

The best way to appreciate it is to place it at an angle in a glass planter or on a sculpture display/showcase with a glass lid, or even in the center of a glass table in order to be able to appreciate all the aesthetics absolutely magic on both sides of this sculpture which have been made on the basis of a horseshoe crab which is a subject in the art world that can already be found in the paintings of Heinrich Harder, c. 1916.

Horseshoe crabs appeared on Earth over 400 million years ago, long before the dinosaurs. The secret of its incredible longevity lies in its blue blood with incomparable immune properties. It is even so researched that each year in the United States, approximately 500,000 horseshoe crabs are captured for use in the manufacture of the LAL test and are then transported to laboratories where almost a third of their blood is drawn before releasing them. alive in the world. ‘ocean. The problem is that according to some studies, 15-30% of them die in the process. Additionally, once released, horseshoe crabs would often be disoriented and have difficulty reproducing. Today, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, this form of exploitation of horseshoe crabs worries more and more scientists.

In Asia, horseshoe crabs are seriously threatened because they are eaten by local populations and their habitat is constantly degrading, and the eggs of horseshoe crabs being very rich in lipids are essential for the survival of many species of fish and several migratory birds, including some that are listed as endangered. This is also why horseshoe crabs represent fertility, growth, and the magic of life represented here by the multitude of butterflies arranged in staggered rows on top of each other on the ventral side of this species.

You can therefore place this work in the center of your dining room table or in your bathroom very easily because as it is covered with gold, it is relatively insensitive to oxidation and can be easily kept for very long periods.

LIMITED EDITION: 7 pieces produced
This on is n° 4/7

Additional information

Weight 7 kg
Dimensions 57 × 27 × 9 cm





Artist Name

Volker Scheurer


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