Vintage pocket watch and clock parts, rescued red gum, copper nails.

Fizzy is the much lived four legged companion of Peter, who entrusted me with the task of creating a piece in his honour.

Armed with some photos of Fizzy, (who turns twelve on Monday) I tried to capture his essence in watch parts, with a watch jewel eye, powerful shoulder cog and his ear and leg only having the “fast” part of the adjustment scale.

The stand is a vintage clock frame, mounted on red gum, designed to look a little like an altar at which our canine friends are worshipped. The watch case which frames Fizzy is antique hall marked sterling silver from Birmingham, England and dates to 1885.