2009 Dan & Donna Strawser Wall Hanging Painted Carved Wood Perched Tan Bird
Description: A hanging hand carved wood and polychrome painted American Folk Art figure. The carving shows a tan colored bird with green 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 tan or maybe orangish-brown with white eyes and a yellow beak. Its wings are green with some red, white, yellow, and black accents. Its tail is decorated with black, white and red shapes. It is standing on a small branch with wire 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 Main with his wife Donna.
Size: Once hung on the wall the piece would extend outwards for about 5 1/2". The bird itself is ~6 3/4" long, with the back trunk being ~2 1/2" by ~2". The piece weighs about 3 ounces.
Maker: Daniel and Donna Strawser.
Marks: Marked in black coloring on the back "D + D STRAWSER 2009". 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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