History of Wine, Beringer, St. Helena, 1987-1988


“Her hands were always creating. The best artists, that’s how they are.” — Piero Mussi, Foundryman

Asawa with Baker’s Clay model of History of Wine, 1988.
Photo by Allen Nomura. Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

 

Asawa sanding the wood and plaster pattern in her studio, 1988. Photo by Chris Hardy, Courtesy SF Examiner. Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

 

The bronze bas-relief amphora is part of the gardens at Beringer Winery, 1988.
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The Beringer mansion, with Ruth and Albert sitting on the bench beneath the oak tree. Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

 

Piero Mussi from Artworks Foundry and Ruth discussing the fountain on Piero’s truck. Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

 

Piero soldering two sections at the foundry. Artwork © 2021 RAL, Inc.

 

Ruth at the installation of the fountain at the winery.
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