Antique Indigenous Hand Carved Large Hardstone Sculpture of TOUCANS

This stunning Large Figurine of two Toucan birds is 12 inches tall by 7 inches wide and 5 inches thick The carving has absoluely fantastic detail and is in a hardstone that almost has a chalky feel and appearance You can see the white inner of the carving underneath and even the chisel/tool marks of the artist . The intricate detail that has been applied by the Artist (unsigned) is truly lifelike from the feathers to the facial features. There are scrape marks (see photos) where you can see the white. dates to 1930s -1950s and from Native Central or Southern Americas and carved most likely by Indigenous people of the area. Haardstone was used in especially larger carvings in churches and places of interest , certainly in Brazil. And farther north the Inuits certainly used the materiel in their carvings A striking piece.

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ConditionSee Main Description
Region of OriginLatin American
ProductCarved Figures
Primary MaterialHardstone
Original/ ReproOriginal

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