A Spectacular Corkscrew by Rob Higgs
This huge fabulous contraption and fantastic work of art is just what every discerning corkscrew enthusiast needs for uncorking and serving that special of bottle wine. Read the story and if you are interested in owning one and have a serious interest (price is in the six figure range!), email me for prices (firstname.lastname@example.org). See bottom of page for video links.
Rob Higgs mechanical sculpture The Corkscrew was launched by ONEOFONEHUNDRED LIMITED in Monaco and formally unveiled by Prince Albert of Monaco. The Corkscrew", created from over 250 found objects from scrapyards and farmsteads has been cast in bronze and re-assembled to create this priceless objet trouvés. The sheer energy and elegant proportions of The Corkscrew - designed to pull a cork from a bottle and pour the wine - are impressive from the outset and the creation is reminiscent of a Heath Robinson design, only this mechanical sculpture is not only beautiful, but actually works.
Dimensions & Weight: Stand alone Height: 65" (1651mm), Width: 60" (1510mm), Depth: 23" (588mm), Weight: 771 pound (350kg). On Plinth Height: (105") (2670mm), Width: 60" (1524mm), Depth: 30" (762mm), Weight: pounds/kg varies. There is a full service agreement to support The Corkscrew.
The Corkscrew is available as a stand-alone sculpture on a flat steel base or on a Pinfold Plinth or within a Kelmscott Cabinet or Hoffman Cabinet both of which incorporate a built in lifting mechanism which lifts The Corkscrew from within the cabinet.
Pouring the Wine
The Video is a must see!!!
***Click here to watch the complete video including design and construction (6 minutes wmv format - 80mb)***
***You will like this one best if you have a Windows Media Player***
Click here for a smaller version showing just the corkscrew in operation (3 minutes mpg format - 30mb)
Interested? Want prices? Click here to send email request.
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