2008 Hand Carved Polychrome Painted Hanging Wooden Primitive Red Bird Perched on Branch By Daniel and Donna Strawser
Description: A hanging hand carved wood and polychrome painted American Folk Art figure. The carving shows a red colored bird with pink wings and wire legs perched on a branch emanating from the trunk of a tree. The piece has a loop on top to be hung from on a wall as a decorative accent. The bird is red with white eyes and a yellow beak. Its wings are pink and its tail is decorated with black and yellow lines. It is standing on a small branch with wore legs which are wrapped around it. The carving shows minimum details with mainly the general shape of the bird and the wings being outlined. A very well made piece of folk art that is a nicely done piece of American Folk Art to add to your Americana Collection. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Origin: Although originally from Robesonia, Lancaster County, Daniel Strawser lives in Maine with his wife Donna.
Size: Once hung on the wall the piece would extend outwards for about 4 1/2". The bird itself is ~6" long, with the back trunk being ~3" by ~2 %25/8". The piece weighs about 4 ounces.
Maker: Daniel and Donna Strawser.
Marks: Marked in black coloring on the back "D + D S 2008 PA". Normally Dan carves the pieces while Donna paints them.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Truly a nice and colorful piece of Americana, which would make a worthy addition to your collection.
Condition: The carving is in excellent condition, with no breaks, cracks, losses, or repairs. It does have minor scratches and minimal loss to the paint if any. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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