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
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.