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Birds sculpture

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Black brown wooden sculpture which consists of four small birds standing on a platform. The top exterior of the four birds have burnt engraved designs whereas the multi-curved platform is plain. Two birds are in the middle of the platform, and the remaining two birds are facing outwards with their backs to the centre. Designs on three of the birds consist of overlapping and concentric arcs. The fourth bird is covered with concentric arcs and curved lines.

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