Ladies of the Club
Lancaster County,PA., 21st Century
We are offering a contemporary carved and painted hen walking through the barnyard. The head sports a red crown with light yellow extending to the back feathers.The back feathers are carved in a raised position with red feathering and black tips.The tail joins the side feathers and ends in black. The wings on both sides are extended from the body and painted in red over black feathering. The eyes are black ,circled in red while the beak is yellow mustard. Yellow extends around the sides blending into a yellow-green-white feathered chest. The bird stands on a muted yellow-white-green pedestal. The legs and feet are black / yellow with the feet spayed over the pedestal. The carver belongs to an old order Mennonite Community in Lancaster County. His daughter paints all his carvings while his nieces paint panels and canvases. Each piece is made entirely by hand. Each artist is self taught capturing life on the farm into their works. This piece is in excellent condition. This piece is 10"h and 6" wide.
# DMD BH 13-02