New York, Park Avenue
15 - 19 January 1999
A CARVED SLEEPING BIRD
Possibly American, 20th century
The full-bodied form with articulated closed eyes, beak and feathers depicted with its head turned back sleeping in its wing, the underside hollowed
6in. high, 13in. wide, 5in. deep
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