We love all things Hawksmoor, his churches are national treasures and none more so than the spectacular Christ Church in London's Spitalfields. Standing at 62m this imposing building dominates the local area. With fantastic geometry one can't help but marvel at this wonderful structure - to us it shouts "London".
Christ Church was completed in 1729, it was one of 50 new churches commissioned by Parliament to provide places of worship to rapidly expanding areas of the city. Hawksmoor's budget was £7,000 however the project went wildly over budget and ended up costing £40,000. Despite being well loved the church fell into disrepair and came close to being demolished in the 1950's. Thankfully the "Hawksmoor Committee" formed and save it.
Our model is of the front facade including central spire. It comes complete with a glass dome.
Each of our architectural sculptures is handmade in our studio in Sussex, England. They are made of strong plaster that has a reassuring weight and smooth, cool feel. Stylish ornaments, gifts or presents that are handmade in Britain and look fabulous on a desk, shelf or wall.
Address: Commercial St, London, E1 6LY, England
Limited issue: 30 pieces only
We all want the world to be a better place. We are trying to do our bit. We reuse, recycle and use less where we can. We search out sustainable local suppliers. We sponsor grassroots sports for the local youth, donating both money and time. We sponsor local environmental projects. We know we can do more but we're making a start!
We hand make all of our models. Chisel & Mouse is the combination of an artisan’s approach (the chisel) with modern innovation and transformative technologies (the mouse).
By capturing life and its big ideas in miniature, the brand celebrates the beauty of our industrialised world.
I was in Florence one month ago !The model is absolutely amazing and reminds me of everything I saw in this incredible city
Model received safe and sound. Another superb one!
Chisel and Mouse are one of the most innovate and interesting companies to emerge in the last few years. The models are superb, intricately detailed, and a joy to have. I’m on my 7th, with an 8th on the way. For those with a love of architectural models, made with a real love of the craft, and delivered with a highly professional service, these pieces are second only having to the real thing.
I got the models and they are awesome!!!!. The product, wrapping and service delivery were excellent. Thank you so much.
Just opened my birthday present. A fantastic replica of Broadcasting House by G.Val Myer and I couldn't be more delighted. My partner tells me the company were super helpful. The sculpture is a perfect replica of substantial weight and quality build. It will be taking up residency in my Radio Museum in Watchet as the only 3 dimensional representation of this iconic building.Its just perfect! Thank you Chisel and Mouse.
The models are amazing. I am ordering another 4.
As always what a beautiful piece and speedy delivery.
Received our order and we are super happy with it, so much so we have just placed another order for two more cityscapes! Hoping to purchase another 3 for a total of 6 to make an impactful wall feature. Thank you all for an amazing piece of sculptural art.
Absolutely fantastic! Purchased two items, both beautifully packed. Stunning workmanship. Many many thanks. I will certainly be keeping an eye on future projects.
I have received my model safely.I have to say I am impressed with everything. The packing, the service,the comms, and especially the model which is exquisite and surpassesmy expectations. I'm glad I found you.Many thanks