Dan Murphy - "Salt Cod" 143/200 - Bartlett Auctions Inc.
Dan Murphy - "Salt Cod" 143/200
Lot Number:22
Start Time:5/5/2022 2:30:00 PM
End Time:5/9/2022 10:40:30 PM
Bid Count:22
High Bidder:951
Opening Bid (CDN):$5.00
Bid Increment:$10.00
Current Bid:$150.00
Bidding complete

'Salt Cod'

Edition 143/200
Dan Murphy, Tilting Fogo Island
Concrete sculpture
15 x 8"

Dried salt cod have been produced for over 500 years in Newfoundland and Labrador. it was once a major export of the North Atlantic region and now an ingredient of many fine cuisines. Codfish is split, salted, and dried outdoors on wooden frames called flakes.

This sculpture is handmade with counter top cement reinforced with glass fibre and steel mesh. It is hand painted with latex paint and tied with jute twine. To enjoy your salt fish hang it by the tail in the kitchen, coffee shop, shed, cabin, and rec room - anywhere indoors.

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