Once I had carved this head, it reminded me of the ecstasy of St. Theresa. She had such an elevated look, it seemed to me that she needed to ascend higher, rather than just sit on a shelf. The crudely carved hands and base represent our baser selves, and the head the higher plane that we can achieve. The is obsidian and the base is mahogany.
5.5”H x 2.2”W x 2.2”D