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Scale is HO 1:87
Glass Cathedrals hung on the wall
Lisa in her studio


A Uniquely Portable Magic Sculpture

Lisa Swerling

United Kingdom

Sculpture, Paper on Glass

Size: 12 W x 8 H x 3 D in

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About The Artwork

This sparkling diorama is part of Lisa Swerling's series of miniature worlds in boxes, "Glass Cathedrals." The title is inspired by the Stephen King quotation: “Books are a uniquely portable magic”, capturing the mysterious enchantment of losing yourself in a book - particularly as a child. These are the pages read by millions of children all over the world, when Harry, Hermione and Ron first arrive at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. --------- Lisa is best is known for her three-dimensional custom portraits in boxes, where she recreates people and scenes in miniature dioramas. Weddings, travels, homes, favorite places - Lisa has made Glass Cathedrals for hundreds of families, lovers, individuals, each unique and extraordinary in their own way. This Glass Cathedral is an open edition, made to commission. Scale: HO 1:87 The figures are hand-painted, and not much bigger than pea-height. :) Hanging: "Glass Cathedral" diorama can nestle in a shelf, or easily hang on a french cleat (provided) on a wall.

Details & Dimensions

Sculpture:Paper on Glass

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:12 W x 8 H x 3 D in

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Glass Cathedrals are a series of miniature worlds in boxes, each containing a sparkling parallel world reflecting the poignancy, absurdity and beauty of our own. Many artboxes are uniquely customized, commissioned to capture special events, places, people or memories.

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