The wooden Cypress knee statue is in very good condition. These are extremely rare as they can no longer be cut off from Cypress trees because it endangers the life of the tree. The leaning form of this driftwood statue gives the impression of a majestic swan racing across the water just before it takes to flight. While it is hard to be for certain, the slightly reddish tone of the wood gives the impression that this solid piece of driftwood is some type of Cedar. The porous semi-flat base can stand either leaning forward or backward. While the base could be shaved to be perfectly flat, the area around the base is too incredibly gorgeous to sacrifice. The opposite end at the knob-like top is in the shape of a head with its beak pointed skyward. The backside of the base has a round swirl knot that gives way to dried coppery-brown water lines on one side and a beautifully-aged grayish-green patina on the other. The semi-smooth to smooth surface is covered with small bumps, turns, grooves, and distressed marks. Also, there are knotty spine-like steps running from the knee-like point on the back to up and over the head-shaped top. The distressed golden-brown tone of the raw wooden surface along with its grayish-green patina and coppery-brown lines enhance the technically raw appearance of this wooden driftwood statue into a natural minimalist masterpiece.
Please note that screen resolution and/or original lighting could cause the colors to appear lighter or darker than actual. Also, the ChapStick in the photos is not included in the listing as it was used for scale purposes only.
There are no breaks, rotten areas, bad odors, or repair places on this gorgeous wooden Cypress knee statue. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub marks on the statue - mainly in the form of spots of discoloration where the statue has come in contact with other surfaces. Also, there is a pencil-like darker mark near the top of the statue. In addition, there are small spots of white color on the statue.
The decorative possibilities for this gorgeous wooden Cypress knee statue are many. The entryway would be enhanced by the addition of this golden-brown natural driftwood treasure. Also, the open collectibles shelf would welcome this beautiful wooden abstract swan statue for its coppery brown accents and natural minimalist charm. In addition, the growing collection of natural and man-made wood carvings would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this incredibly rare wooden statue.
The collector will appreciate this gorgeous wooden Cypress knee statue for its very good condition, rich coppery-brown and grayish-green accents, natural minimalist charm, and beautiful overall appearance.
The wooden Cypress knee statue weighs 23.2 oz.
The wooden Cypress knee statue measures 15 13/16" tall x 6.25" wide across the base from outside to outside x 4" deep from outside to outside.
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Vintage Wooden Statue Driftwood Art Abstract Swan Gold Brown Cedar Wood Home Decor Entryway Decoration Natural Minimalism Raw Form
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