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Flock of Birds (Set of 3) Wall Sculpture
All of the birds in the sets each have a riveted inverted "V" notched hanger on the back for hanging on a nail on a wall. In Haiti, the traditional art of converting oil drums into wall sculptures is a true mark of both man's imagination and his resourcefulness in the face of dire economic circumstances. Using 55-gallon oil drum cast offs, the artist first removes both ends of the drum, reserving those pieces for smaller sculptures. Next, he stuffs the drum with straw, igniting it to burn out any residues. When it has cooled, he slices it down on e side and pounds it into a flat four by six piece of metal "canvas". With a stick of chalk, the artist then draws his intended design onto the metal sheet. Finally, he applies a hammer and chisel to the task; cutting, shaping, and contouring the piece to its completion.
Dimensions (in):11" x 12"
Estimated ship Time 1-2 Weeks.
Handmade in Haiti
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