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Chaffinch miniature

Chaffinch miniature

£25.00

Small miniature chaffinch perched on wooden base

All carvings are original and this carving has now been sold. Please use the Contact Us link to request a similar carving.

  • Height: 7 cm
  • Width: 5 cm

Each painted piece is carved by hand. A pyrograph tool is then used to give texture to feathers. Finally the piece is carefully painted with acrylic watercolour.

The chaffinch is the UK's second commonest breeding bird, and is arguably the most colourful of the UK's finches. Its patterned plumage helps it to blend in when feeding on the ground and it becomes most obvious when it flies, revealing a flash of white on the wings and white outer tail feathers.

 

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