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Posted 2 years ago

ho2cultcha
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This is a beautifully carved, inlaid, and pieced loon made with ebony, rosewood, and who knows what other kinds of exotic wood?! i love it more each day i have it in front of me! no signature. any info appreciated.

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  1. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 2 years ago
    Gorgeous !
  2. Nicefice, 2 years ago
    Beautiful piece!
    I'm partial to Loons as it's my official state bird (MN) :)
  3. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
    Very beautiful and tactile!
  4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    thanks nuts, Nice, and Efes!
  5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    any ideas about who made this little guy?
  6. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 years ago
    I love the colors-so nice!!
  7. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    thanks Mrstyndall!
  8. Tlynnie1942 Tlynnie1942, 1 year ago
    Oh my goodness, that is just Gorgeous.
  9. truthordare truthordare, 22 days ago
    Beautiful wood decorative piece, I would love it too, the quality, design and workmanship is great. Just a detail, as a Canadian, the loon is one of our symbols, on the 1 dollar value coin, we call it 'the loonie'.

    http://www.currentcast.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Common_Loon.jpg

    The beak is much longer and ends in a point compared to this figurine. Probably the artist's rendition of a brown female mallard duck.

    https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/parody/images/b/b7/Female_mallard_duck_by_endaewen-d5r84af.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20151126180410

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