The wooden fish statues are in great condition. While it is hard to say for sure, it is quite obvious that the artist meant this pair to be a male and a female. The eyes have a little different look. The color of red on the male near the dorsal is actually on the underside of the female. One of the fish has a chip out of the base - see pictures. Sometimes this is from damage such as dropping. But, it can also come from the wood grain itself not allowing the section to hold - such as places that have knots. This certain chip is more likely from the carver. The place actually occurs at a line that was carved much like the other lines found near the bottom edge of the base.
Besides this, there are no chips, breaks, cracks, or repair marks on the statues as far as we can tell. They are absolutely gorgeous. The stain is between a light to medium tint. The colors are fresh and vibrant. The intricate details on these pieces are amazing.
The decorative possibilities for these pieces are many. They would make great bookends for a lighter book load. They would be perfect statues set together or in different locations in the same room. The pieces would also be a great enhancement to a display cabinet or shelf of collectibles. Wood carvings, in general, can be incorporated freely through the home as they can blend with many different themes. Also, their gorgeous colors allow them to work in either a bathroom suite or living area.
The collector will appreciate these pieces for their gorgeous colors and great condition. Also, the differences in detail on these statues point to the fact that the carver was most likely a seasoned artist.
The wooden fish carvings weigh approximately 3 pounds.
Each fish statue stands approximately 11 5/8” tall.
The carved wooden fish statues are approximately 7.5” wide from the tip of the dorsal to the tip of the tail fin.
Each wooden fish statue is approximately 2”- 2 3/8” thick.
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