This stunning piece stands 5 inches high. The impressive detail work can be seen in the close-up photos. The base is of red cedar, the bird is of tupelo and the vine is steel and brass.
It is in a private colletion. It was completed in January 2007.
This beautiful duo is found abundantly in the Eastern U.S. They do not migrate and inhabit woodland edges, stream-side thickets and suburban gardens.
This one-half sized pair is made of tupelo. The vines are of steel and brass, and the leaves are of copper. The base is a distinctive maple burl as seen in one of the views below. The piece is 6″ high and and is in a private collection.
This pair of cardinal lovebirds was created as a wedding gift for Jim’s son and daughter-in-law.
It received an Honorable Mention at Concours Quebecois d’Sculpture Oiseaux in 2003.