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These Art Gallery - Sculpture Wood - Animal Collection Birds are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.

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Alebrije sculpture, 'Happy Hummingbird' (Mexico)

"The hummingbird symbolizes happiness and good luck in this alebrije," say Zeny and Reyna of this original sculpture. Blossoming on a copal tree trunk, a ravishing pink bloom welcomes a diligent hummingbird in a hand-painted sculpture. Please note: t more...

Cedar and pine sculpture, 'Daddy Toucan' (Peru)
Now $47.96 - retail $59.95

By Roberto Nuñez, this whimsical sculpture depicts an abstract bird. The big daddy toucan perches on a slender rod that serves as neck and legs. more...

Coconut shell sculpture, 'Bird of Paradise' (Indonesia)

Putra Suteja removes the husk from a coconut shell and polishes the piece to a sheen. He then carves an exotic bird in realistic detail to perforate the shell. The sculpture stands on an albesia wood base. more...

Ishpingo statuette, 'Owl Philosophies' (Peru)

Symbolizing wisdom and knowledge, an owl philosophizes on life. He is designed by John Barrow and carved by hand from ishpingo wood with superb mastery, creating the illusion of a three-dimensional puzzle. more...

Ishpingo statuette, 'Wise Owl' (Peru)

Symbolizing wisdom and knowledge, an owl poses with handsome elegance. Designed by John Barrow, its feathers are detailed with spectacular mastery in a statuette that is carved by hand from ishpingo wood. more...

Mate gourd sculptures, 'Red Herons' (set of 3) (Peru)

The natural shape of dried mate gourds are transformed into whimsical sculptures. Engraved and painted by hand, three long-necked birds boast aliso wood feet and beaks. Emilio Hurtado creates the trio, carrying on one of the oldest craft traditions i more...

Pinewood sculpture, 'Guatemala Toucan' (Guatemala)

Wearing sleek black, orange and yellow feathers, a tropical toucan alights on a tree trunk. Armando Petzey depicts the beautiful bird as a hand painted pinewood sculpture with oak wood wings. The bird thrives in the Peten region of Guatemala. The win more...

Pinewood sculpture, 'Perky Parrot' (Guatemala)

A perky green parrot chatters engagingly. Armando Petzey depicts the beautiful bird as a hand painted pinewood sculpture with oak wood wings. Guatemala is working to keep this beautiful bird safe in its natural habitat. The wings and avocado wood per more...

Pinewood sculpture, 'Quetzal Bird' (Guatemala)

A colorful inhabitant of the tropical rainforest, the quetzal is captivating. Armando Petzey depicts the beautiful bird as a hand painted pinewood sculpture with oak wood wings. Prized by the Maya for its long, beautiful tail feathers, the quetzal is more...

Pinewood sculpture, 'Scarlet Macaw' (Guatemala)

A colorful inhabitant of the tropical rainforest, the scarlet macaw is captivating. Armando Petzey depicts the beautiful bird as a hand painted pinewood sculpture with oak wood wings. The endangered bird species is protected in Guatemala. The wings a more...

Pinewood sculpture, 'Tropical Hummingbird' (Guatemala)

Pausing briefly in its busy flight, a tropical hummingbird perches on a branch. Armando Petzey depicts the beautiful bird as a hand painted pinewood sculpture with oak wood wings. The wings and avocado wood perch are detachable. more...

Wood sculpture, 'Atat Bird' (Indonesia)

Resting on an upturned corn stalk, the atat bird casts a measured glance to secure its trophy. Detailed feathers and crest evidence its exotic lineage as well as Wayan Rendah's superior carving skills. Rendah hand-carves this piece from local sono wo more...

Wood sculpture, 'California Brown Pelican' (Indonesia)

A hungry pelican scans the water for fish. Carved by hand, this is a faithful portrait of the California brown pelican that inhabits the Pacific coast. Its pale head and red pouch identify the species. Nengah Sudarsana creates this beautiful and real more...

Wood sculpture, 'Eagle Rules the Sky' (Indonesia)

Keen eyes scan the horizon from an aerial vantage point. Carving the powerful contours from suar wood, Nyoman Karsa depicts an eagle. He realistically sculpts the intelligent gaze, soft feathers and sharp beak in a powerful statuette. more...

Wood sculpture, 'Female Swan' (Peru)

Exquisitely lovely, a female swan preens colorful feathers as she glides on an unseen lake. John Barrow designs the elegant sculpture, which is hand carved by skilled Peruvian artisans. more...

Wood sculpture, 'Flying Eagle' (Indonesia)

An eagle dives furiously in pursuit of its prey, talons poised to snare a fish from the water in Wayan Rendah's dramatic hand-carved hibiscus wood statuette. Representing wood carving in its highest expression, Rendah brilliantly captures the intensi more...

Wood sculpture, 'Golden Pheasant' (Peru)

One of the most beautiful of all pheasant species, the golden pheasant comes to life as a sculpture. John Barrow designs the elegant figurine, which is hand carved by skilled Peruvian artisans. more...

Wood sculpture, 'Hooded Merganser Duck' (Indonesia)

Paddling silently in a cool lake, the hooded merganser duck looks for small fish and crustaceans. Its crest at the back of the head distinguishes the aquatic bird; this can be expanded or contracted. Nengah Sudarsana carves a realistic portrait of th more...

Wood sculpture, 'Majestic Eagle' (Peru)

The eagle is queen of the Andes, sovereign in her avian world. John Barrow captures each feather of the mighty bird with this beautiful wood sculpture. more...

Wood sculpture, 'Male Bufflehead Duck' (Indonesia)

The white wedge on the back of his head distinguishes the male bufflehead duck. Small and quick, this beautiful bird breeds in forest lakes and bogs in Alaska and western Canada. Nengah Sudarsana depicts the creature in albesia wood, first sculpting more...

Wood sculpture, 'Noble Cendrawasih' (Indonesia)

The noble Cendrawasih bird inspires this magnificent sculpture by Wayan Agus Satya Putra. He carves the sculpture by hand from palmwood and gives it an aged finish. In the village of Raja Ampat there is a legend that claims the Cendrawasih is the inc more...

Wood sculpture, 'Peruvian Pelican' (Peru)

A frequent sight on Peru's Pacific coast, the pelican comes to life as a sculpture. John Barrow designs the realistic figurine, which is hand carved by skilled Peruvian artisans. more...

Wood statuette, 'Crested Owl' (Indonesia)

Largely nocturnal, the owl stares with wide eyes that see in the dark. Wayan Rendah sculpts the feathered hunter in exquisite detail. Strong toes and sharp talons grasp tall branches and seize its prey when the crested owl swoops earthward on powerfu more...

Wood statuette, 'Male Common Loon' (Indonesia)

Also known as the great northern diver, the common loon is almost wholly aquatic and can swim long distances underwater. Its haunting cry is magical. Nengah Sudarsana depicts a handsome male in albesia wood, first sculpting the figure, then meticulou more...

Wood statuette, 'Mother Hawk' (Indonesia)

Proud and beautiful a hawk stands guard over her tiny hatchling. Wayan Rendah carves an image of powerful beauty, where the mother protects her young from predators. Suar wood lends its warm grain to a compelling and realistic nature sculpture. more...

Wood statuette, 'Owls in an Elephant Tree' (India)

Owls perch in the treetop while elephants roam beneath the broad branches. Suresh and Devender Garg presents the wide-eyed birds in exquisite detail. Carved from kadam wood, the owls' bodies are crafted in classic jali, or openwork, with a tiny owlet more...

Wood statuette, 'Peacock Freedom' (India)

Perched on a topiary tree, a peacock enjoys the freedom of his palace garden. The bird and companions are sculpted from a single block of kadam wood. This astonishing statuette from Suresh and Devender Garg features an adult peacock with a smaller bi more...

Wood statuette, 'Posing Pintail Duck' (Indonesia)

A wary species, the pintail duck can migrate thousands of miles every year. Nengah Sudarsana sculpts this beautiful bird from Balinese albesia wood, capturing its natural elegance. Painted by hand, the colors are applied in three luminous layers for more...

Wood statuette, 'Virginia Cardinal' (Indonesia)

An elegant bird of rich crimson plumage, the Virginia cardinal serenades nature with its unique song. Nengah Sudarsana captures the bird's natural poise as he carves it from albesia wood and paints it by hand with acrylics. Expertly achieving a remar more...



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