It is in brown, yellow and black colors and extremely well done by what we would categorize as an accomplished carver. Unfortunately, we are not familiar with the name of the carver, but in all honesty, this is one of the best bird carvings we have encountered in a life time of collecting and dealing in bird carvings. This small carving (3 1/2 long) shows a great deal of details which indicate the ability of the carver to work on miniatures with great accuracy. The original owner had a written note and included a copy of it with the piece which summarized the fact that it was acquired in 1947 in Kyoto Japan. We are including this copy of the note with the item.
Just a wonderful and extremely well-done piece of Japanese folk art to add to your Collection of bird carvings. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description. Size: The bird itself measures 3 1/2" long with the piece being 4 1/4" in total height and the 1 5/8" by 1 1/4".
The piece weighs about 1.5 ounces. Marks: Signed in black coloring on the stump in Japanese Characters. Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Truly a nice and very well done miniature bird carving, which would make a worthy addition to your collection of bird carvings.
Condition: The carving is in excellent condition, with no breaks, cracks, losses, or repairs. A great piece to add to your collection of miniature bird wood carvings. Please see photos for additional condition information. We guarantee the authenticity, description and condition of the items we sell. Note, packages going overseas can take as long as 3 to 4 weeks to reach their destination, so please be patient and allow sufficient time for your item to reach you.Failure to follow these simple terms will be construed as your desire not to complete the sale. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures". The seller is "giamer" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.