This is a Vintage Folk Art Bird Nest Sculpture, done by me Wil Shepherd Studio. This piece is titled "Life, would you like yours fried or scrambled?" . When I was 22 I started a Lamp Manufacturing Company, which I ran and developed for 15 years. We saved everything. This sculpture is made from snippets of lamp wire, which are each beaded on to a wire mesh frame.
This piece has hundreds of these tiny plastic wire snippets, each stitched on by hand using copper wire. The nest is made from toothpicks, and there is a delightful little German Tin Bird toy, overlooking the egg, engraved with the word Life.
Sculpture measures 13.5" tall x 10" at the widest point.
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