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Bird sculpture

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Black and brown wooden sculpture of a bird standing on two legs, with it's beak pointing downward. The top exterior is covered with burnt engraved designs, the broad tail is shaded dark, and the body and neck are lightly shaded and separated by a dark band. The head is also lightly shaded and has burnt engraved eyes and nostrils. The sides are covered with curved parallel lines.

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