These animals were mostly made as presents for friends and family. I borrowed
them back for a show at the Crafts Council gallery in 1979 called Press View.
DRAGON LIGHT, 1978
FISH BOX, 1977
PENGUIN SODA SIPHON, 1977
When tipped forward, its wings spread, its mouth opens and then soda suirts out.
DUCK JEWELLERY CASE, 1976
BOAR SAFE, 1978
The tusks are the dials of the combination lock - only when they are rotated to the right
position will the head open. To stop anyone carrying the whole animal off, I put a
microswitch in one of its legs and loud alarm inside, powered by a car battery. Somehow
the battery spilt and there's been a hole in Simon's carpet ever since.