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Ippodo Gallery

Sho Kishino
Bird
2019
H72 x W34.5 x D23 cm
H28 1/2 x W13 3/4 x D9 ¼ in
Driftwood pine, Mt. Fuji Japanese cedar, Oriental persimmon, Copper plate sourced from Daitokuji Temple, Nara
B21413

$7,000 USD

Delicate and precise carving on the bird’s beak and feet accentuate natural twists in the wood to give this sculpture a lifelike quality. Kishino’s bird looks out from atop a tall gnarled pirch as if waiting for the right moment to take flight.