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Dixon & Möbius Egg I - 2013 [sold]

A unique sculpture carved from Yorkshire sandstone. Mounted on a 40mm stainless steel rod.

Geometric stone sculpture Dixon and Möbius Egg I - 1 Geometric stone sculpture Dixon and Möbius Egg I - 2

Dimensions of the larger egg : Height : 58" Width : 41" Depth : 5".


This sculpture was commissioned by Cotswold Care Hospice, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire for their garden of meditation and reflection. The garden was designed by award winning designer Ann Walker of Graduate Gardeners. All of the landscaping work was carried out by a Graduate Gardeners team.


Geometric stone sculpture Dixon and Möbius Egg I - 3 Geometric stone sculpture Dixon and Möbius Egg I - 4


The outline of the eggs uses a geometric egg construction from Robert Dixon’s seminal book Mathographics, which he describes on page 5 as being a four-point egg.


DIXON, R. 1987. Mathographics. Basil Blackwell Ltd, Oxford, UK. Republished in 1991 by Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola, New York, USA.


Graduate Gardeners, Calfway Lane, Bisley, Near Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 7BS.

www.graduategardeners.co.uk

Telephone : (01452) 770273
Fax : (01452) 770134

enquiries@graduategardeners.co.uk


Prince Charles, patron of the Minchinhampton-based charity, visited the new therapeutic garden on 20th December 2013 and met with patients, carers, staff, volunteers and the creators of the garden ...
Geometric stone sculpture Dixon and Möbius Egg I - 1 Geometric stone sculpture Dixon and Möbius Egg I - 4 Geometric stone sculpture Dixon and Möbius Egg I - 5
Images above courtesy of Thousand Word Media Ltd - www.thousandwordmedia.com



To read more about Möbius strips and solids, and to see four short video demonstrations of their properties, click the images below to follow the link:

Link to mobius strips and solids page



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