The vintage bird collection, designed by Jim Mullan, was inspired by his fascination with birds and antique objects. The crows were used as hunting decoys in the 30’s and 40’s and the smaller birds were carved in the 1950’s. The original decoys were passed on to Jim in 1991 turned into an eclectic, one of a kind piece of art. The original inventory of birds was depleted in 2009. The birds are now carved faithfully referencing the originals. Birds are hand painted and finished with the addition of a variety of vintage pieces. The unusual relics such as croquet balls, binoculars and old toys give each inspiring bird his own personality. Objects that were cast aside as useless are used in to demonstrate the fragile balance between nature and industry.
This bird on wheels height including bird is 4.5" tall. Bird itself is about 5.25" from beak to tail, and about 2" across the back. 2" across the wheels. Rather than using words to describe the piece, I took a bazillion photos. You receive the bird pictured.
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Birds are shipped double boxed and insured for $15. Signature is required on delivery unless you specifically request otherwise. In the happy event you purchase more than one item during a visit, we will credit your card the difference between what our cart automatically charges per item, and the actual combined shipping, assuming everything will travel safely together. Credit applied after checkout once package is prepared. Ships to Canada for $40. Difference charged after checkout.