Charred Panchetta Bench (with slit) in Douglas Fir

Charred Panchetta Bench (with slit) in Douglas Fir (2022)


W 175cm x H35cm x D42cm.

Inspired by the regional tradition of the Walser architecture of the Alps, the
The Charred Panchetta bench emblematises a process that rests on authenticity and simplicity. Carved from local Douglas Fir grown in the high peaks of the Italian Alps, complete with the natural slit of the trunk, the bench has been assembled using only timber nails. It is finished with the ancient Japanese technique of shou sugi ban, the art of preserving wood using fire. The charring both protects the timber and creates a beautiful lustre and smoothness to the wood’s surface. The Charred Panchetta is ideal as a hallway table, coffee table or bedroom bench.

Price: £5000 (excluding VAT and delivery)

About Riccardo Monte

Joy’s work transports us to her ‘other universe’ of a natural world more poetical and fantastical than the one most of us usually inhabit, an enchanted forest of her own devising.

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