An Ensō Sculpture Commission to Mark a Birthday

Enso Sculpture

It was a pleasure to produce this piece as a commission to mark a birthday

Jane Keenan commissioned the scupture to mark the birthday of her husband Terry. Terry, who lives on the Sheep’s Head peninsula here in West Cork, is an ordained Buddist monk, the Rev. Saigyo Yuho, as well as a writer and painter.

The Ensō circle at the top of the sculptre is a Zen Buddhist symbol which represents a state in which the
mind is free to let the body and spirit create.

The harp inside is based on one of Terry’s drawings, and the Baile is the way he writes it himself.

How wonderful to have a piece of sculpture that has such a powerful set of meanings for the person receiving it as a gift!

enso sculpture

About Victor

I am a stone carver with over 20 years of experience in stone-carving, restoration and abstract sculpture, working only with traditional chisel and mallet techniques. I accept a wide range of commissions, and deliver stone-carving courses here at my workshop on the Sheep’s Head peninsula in West Cork.
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