Bronze sculpture details
Majestically, a female figure in a long robe is enthroned on a colossal egg, a widespread symbol of fertility worldwide. Things are already stirring inside it: “The great egg” can be opened, whereupon life awakens in the form of little bird miniatures.
Edition in bronze, cast using the lost wax technique, chased and patinated by hand.
Fidelma Massey studied at School of Art, Dun Laoghaire majoring in Fine Art / Sculpture (Stonecarving, Claymodelling, Drawing and Ceramics). She engaged in commercial ceramics until 1986; after which time she returned to her original interest in pure sculpture, working in bronze, stone and ceramics.