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Copper Wire Trees #1 - 4 (2020) by Mitsuru Koga - tortoise general store
Copper Wire Trees #1 - 4 (2020) by Mitsuru Koga - tortoise general store
Copper Wire Trees #1 - 4 (2020) by Mitsuru Koga - tortoise general store
Copper Wire Trees #1 - 4 (2020) by Mitsuru Koga - tortoise general store
Copper Wire Trees #1 - 4 (2020) by Mitsuru Koga - tortoise general store
Copper Wire Trees #1 - 4 (2020) by Mitsuru Koga - tortoise general store

Copper Wire Trees #1 - 4 (2020) by Mitsuru Koga

Regular price $800 Unit price  per 

Description:
Delicate trees made by Japanese artist, Mitsuru Koga, from copper wire found inside an electrical cable cord. Koga untangles the wires, then twists them into the shape of a rooted tree. Each tree is held inside a cylindrical glass case.

Variation:
The tree you select in the dropdown is the tree you will receive. Each tree is one-of-a-kind and hand-done.

History:
Misturu Koga (b. 1980), based in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, Koga has the ability to infuse life into seemingly mundane materials, and transforms them into objects of art. These transformations are Koga’s commitment to exploring the delicate relationship between man and object, man and nature. His recent studio visit can be found here.

Measurement:
6"H x 3.75" D 


Materials:
Copper wire found inside electrical cords (tree), glass (container)


Care Instructions:
Fragile piece. Please handle with care.

Art pieces are final sale.
Copper Wire Trees #1 - 4 (2020) by Mitsuru Koga - tortoise general store
Copper Wire Trees #1 - 4 (2020) by Mitsuru Koga - tortoise general store
Copper Wire Trees #1 - 4 (2020) by Mitsuru Koga - tortoise general store
Copper Wire Trees #1 - 4 (2020) by Mitsuru Koga - tortoise general store