Cloud Theatre Mechanical Theatre
(20″W x 22″H x 5″D)
Cloud Theatre Mechanical Theatre was a good learning experiment in metal decoration. Besides applying the ornamental zinc Pennsylvania German influenced design with small brass escutcheon pins, I formed the curtains from stock 18 gauge galvanized metal.
It opens after pulling both of the weighted handles. The tops of the handles unscrew to access the hollow pulls which are filled with lead shot for weight. The metal curtains make a satisfying clanging sound when they hit their upward motion stops.