Fantail – Piwakawaka
Carving: Fantail pair
Location: Private collection.
THE CARVING: A pair of fantails. Carved from matai that used to be a door step from an old villa. Eyes are onyx, legs cast metal and painted with artist acrylics.
Set upon found wood.
THE BIRD: Endemic to New Zealand. Fantails are found on all islands though not in tussock lands and alpine areas.
Life size. Wall mounted. Approximately 700mm high x 500mm wide x 540mm out from wall.