Desert Ironwood Landing Eagle
The sculpture may be small, but the bird it represents is mighty. With exceptional vision, strong muscular legs and powerful talons, the American Bald Eagle adult male can reach 40" in body length with a wingspan of 5' 11" to 7' 7".
The sculpture is hand carved in great detail from a solid piece of one of the most beautiful hardwoods in the world - what we know as Desert Ironwood (Olneya Tesota). The carving is so detailed, you can almost feel the intensity of his stare. The wood is gathered from naturally fallen trees and, through long hours of hand carving, sanding and polishing, the beautiful burl and distinctive grain inherent to Ironwood appears. Polish with a soft cloth and occasionally apply a light coat of neutral paste-type shoe wax. Measures 2-3/4" x 3-3/4"x 7" tall. Weighs approximately 11.2 oz. Each carving is unique, so size and weight will vary slightly. Hand carved in Mexico. Includes a Certificate of Authenticity.