Balinese Owl Bird prey Sculpture Parasite Mushroom Carved Statue Wood Bali art
The China-berry tree is a tree that grows in Indonesia. This type of tree host a natural fungus or mushroom that causes the wood to swell & burst to form these mushroom like growths. The branches die and fall off the living tree. The carvers then gather the oddly shaped branches from the forest floor, treat them to neutralize the fungus, and carve them into these imaginative works of art!
This beautiful hand carved Owl has been hand carved on the Island of Bali from gray hibiscus wood, & polished to a smooth finish. The Owl is mounted on a base formed from the china-berry branch, which creates the beautiful freeform shape like a mushroom. A fantastic addition to your home decor. Sure to look stunning where ever you choose to display this amazing and unique work of art.
Each carving is unique and each one will have a different mushroom formation, this is not a flaw, but a reflection of the natural and handcrafted origins of this unique product.
This comes apart for easy shipping, Very easy to reassemble when this arrives to you.