Owl Folk Sculpture

Owls hold a special place in the animal kingdom. This owl carving captures the mystery of the wide eyed night creature with it's enigmatic head that looks down on it's realm. Carved from a single piece of wood the wings are built up and textured with sawdust and glue with staining to the wood. The unusual eyes are inset painted shells and the right eye is pierced. Found in Texas. Mounted over a wood base.
18 x 6 x 5 inches