Caroline Mercer Original Sculpture - 'Old Man of the Sea'
Old Man of the Sea
hand built stoneware
44 x 25 x 16 cm
A stranger came to visit and we talked about the sea, actually we talked a lot about fish. He reminded me of the Old Man of the Sea. He sees all the colours and shapes of the world in the sea, in a fish; every fish. All his senses comealive. His eyes glow. He knows the strength and the gentility of the sea. He knows it is bigger than us and that it has a lot of secrets. It's not worth trying to conquer or train it.