Chelsea Physic Garden hosts “An Elixir of Letters,” a unique collaboration between the Chelsea Physic Garden and the Lettering Arts Trust. This wonderful exhibition celebrates the theme of drink, and features works in stone, slate, and metal inspired by plants that are the ingredients in teas, tisanes, wines, cordials, beers, and herbal brews. It is a show that will slake the thirst of art lovers and gardening enthusiasts alike.
“An Elixir of Letters” features standing stones and sculptures, sundials and ornaments created by 15 leading letter carving artists who took inspiration from the historic Chelsea Physic Garden to create works for this enchanting exhibition. The works featured celebrate the theme of Drink with inscriptions of poetry, drinking songs, and recipes.
The artists showing their inspiring works at this beautiful garden in the heart of Chelsea include Martin Cook, Annet Stirling, Karim Lahham, Alyosha Moeran, and Charlotte Howarth.
Lois Anderson, Gin & Tonic bench £2,240
Harry Brockway, Tea for Two £980
Mark Brooks, Divine Chocolate £1,200
Martin Cook, Enjoy Life £4,450
Iain Cotton, Message in a Bottle £5,600
Ayako Furuno, The Mead of Poetry £420
Rachel Gundry, Apple Bird Bath £2,720
Rachel Gundry, A Laughing Pomegranate £4,536
Wayne Hart, Olive Branch £2,345
Joe Hickey, Thank God for Tea £1,400
Charlotte Howarth, Haw Gin £4,200
Karim Lahham, White Peony Not for sale, please enquire to commission
Alyosha Moeran, Fern Bowl £1,680
Tom Sargeant, Cedar Seed £3,140
Annet Stirling, Pluck small £91, large £630
Louise Tiplady, Good Cups & Saucers £2,524
Teucer Wilson, Fill Each Other's Cup £4,200
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