(0802) RHEOSTATIC – $1,300 NZD (SOLD)
We then When we first saw this large, rusty, cast iron “thing” we had no idea what it was. Turns out it’s an industrial GE ‘Rheostat’–a variable resistor, which was used to control the flow of electric current by manually increasing or decreasing the resistance. We liked the mix of rust and original paint, so we left it and just cleaned and clear coated it for preservation. We then wrapped the top and sides with re-purposed leather from an old jacket. Adding the more modern quartz clock as the centrepiece and a few stainless-steel embellishments finished it off.
Dimensions: 43cm (w) x 51cm (h) x 19cm (w)
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