Medium: kauri, painted MDF base. Size: 22.75 x 6.25 x 10.5 inches. Uncatalogued A New Zealand endemic, the Karearea is a powerful, swift, medium-sized bird of prey with long-fingered wings, a long tail, a short hooked bill and long sharp talons. Primarily a bird of the forest and bush, loss of habitat by human encroachment has severely reduced its range and driven it out of settled areas into more remote regions.
Wood Sculpture, 'Dancing Couple' Whirling in joyous movement, a couple performs the tango. Wayan Rendah carves an invitation to join this elegant dance, sculpting the polished image from Balinese sugar wood.