The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan and designed specifically for the car manufacturer by architect William Van Alen. With its 1,046 feet (319 m), and with its decorative jewel-like glass crown isn’t just symbol of NYC, but also is artwork of architecture recognisable worldwide.
This tallest brick building in the world, was also inspiration for Timothy Richards, who has more than 20 years experience in making models of architecture in plaster. His limited edition hand made miniature of the Chrysler Building is 34″ high by 7″ wide and 4″ deep, weighs approximately 13lbs. Presented on a 10” x 10” metal plate to give it stability, this luxury model is made of traditional construction materials such as plaster, etched brass, glass, lead, gold & silver leaf.
Since it’s the time of Christmas, the Timothy Richards Chrysler Building model is the perfect gift for any New Yorker or for some collector. Limited to only 480 pieces, this miniature is priced at £ 1,276 ($2,100). If you’re looking for similar gift, you can choose other miniature from a wide range of Timothy Richards handmade artworks, such as Lutyens Temple £2,553 ($4,115), Flatiron £13,276 ($21,403), The Pantheon £9,702 ($15,641), Villa Rotonda £53,800 ($86,736), Palais Royale £664 ($1,070), Houghton Hall £408 ($657). For more information visit www.timothyrichards.co.uk