Growing up in rural Dorset, Paul Allen considered
(taken from Paul's Web site)
" Circular base with central column that branches out to support
the decorative shade, which incorporates honeysuckle flowers and stained
glass. Size 55cm high x 37cm wide. Made from mild steel with a lacquered
...The shade is made using repoussé techniques to form the flower
features and hand chasing to add decoration. The central column and decorative
infills that hold the glass are hand forged. "
Bench - V & A Museum, Ironwork Gallery
"History was made at the Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington
when visitors were invited to sit on one of the exhibits.
... The bench seat has a coat of arms combining the logos of the V &
A and The Ironmongers Company who provided the funding. Situated in the
Ironwork Gallery the bench commemorates the opening of the gallery’s
eastern wing in 1998. "
"Vortex in Fire" Candelabrum
A pair of highly polished candelabrum with three outer and one central
candleholder with removable sconces. Hand made and formed in stainless
steel using lead block, stake work and repoussé techniques. Size
460mm high x 380mm wide.
Paul's web site features a gallery
of past work and details on the historic Motcombe Forge ��