Material: Marble, serpentino and bronze
Size: 92 x 40 x 15 cm
€ 3750


This bronze minaret was originally a lightning rod, which comes from a church. I was thrilled by the hidden surprises: the colors of the different metals (gold / bronze, red / copper, silver / tin) and the bows to which the copper wires were originally attached.

It started with a search for support for the narrow tower, and eventually grew into a composite building. The turret clearly evokes associations with a church or mosque.

This sculpture is made of three pieces of cream-colored marble, in which there is a piece of dark green serpentino. The small niches are partially filled with small bronzes. The upright (a separate part) is held in place by three brass pins.


Fieke de Roij
Utrecht, The Netherlands

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