This is a remarkably detailed wood sculpture by a talented wood artist named Salve, about whom we know little. The human face, either male or female, seems to be emerging fully formed from the wood, elegant, graceful and impressive. The face is smooth, the live edge is of course not as polished by design…clearly the artist was informed by the wood itself as to what this person would be, which is even more evident when you see the other Salve carved wooden bust we have on offer as well. Both are signed by the artist, this one in 1966.
Solid wood, quite substantial.
17” H x 6” D x 3.5” W
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