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Pair of black and brown wooden bird sculptures covered with pyrographic designs

1992.0089.0051

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Pair of black and brown wooden bird sculptures covered with pyrographic designs

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A pair of black and brown wooden bird sculptures covered with pyrographic designs. On one, the eyes, nostrils and mouth are burnt onto the head which is turned at a sharp angle to the right, the back of the head, neck and broad tail are covered with thin parallel lines, and the legs are covered with light shading. On the other, the head is turned slightly to its right, the eyes, nostrils and mouth are burnt engraved, and the back of the head, neck, back and broad tail are covered with thick ended thin lines which are parallel lengthways. The legs are covered with small overlapping arcs.

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