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Name of work: SOLD-Greeting
Year made: 2007
Description: Hardshell gourd art basket embellished with pine needle coiling. Original art image of whooping crane dancing. Art images are wood-burned on gourd surface, colored with dye and acrylic paint and surface is sealed with clear acrylic finish. Rim is finished with pine needle coiling using Southern Longleaf pine needles. Basket colors include deep wine and golden brown. The Sunwave©® design features the natural color of the gourd surface. Handmade, signed and dated by nature artist, Vickie Henderson. Naturally occuring variations in gourd surface color adds uniqueness to the art design. This piece is dated 2007 when the woodburned design was created; coiling added in 2011. Measures 2 3/4 inches deep by 3 1/2 inches across. The endangered whooping crane was nearly extirpated by 1941 and the wild migrating population still hovers around 300. Cranes dance to express excitement, socialize and strengthen pair-bonding.
Dimensions: 2 3/4 " x 3 1/2 "
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Name of work: Sandhill Arrival
Year made: 2006
Description: Hardshell gourd art basket embellished with pine needle coiling. Original art image of two sandhill cranes arriving at a wetland staging area. Art images are wood-burned on gourd surface, colored with dye and acrylic paint and surface is sealed with clear acrylic finish. Rim is finished with pine needle coiling using Southern Longleaf pine needles. Basket colors include wine, gold and tan. The Sunwave©® design features the natural color of the gourd surface. Handmade, signed and dated by nature artist, Vickie Henderson. The natural color and texture of gourd surface adds uniqueness and variations in color. This piece is dated 2006 when the woodburned design was created. The inside of the basket is unfinished. Measures 2 3/4 inches deep by 3 1/2 inches across. The endangered whooping crane and sandhill cranes are the only crane species in North America. Northern nesting sandhill cranes migrate in flocks of family groups to southern wintering grounds each fall. They gather at wetlands along their migration route to feed and rest, providing a celebrated spectacle for wildife viewing.
Dimensions: 2 3/4 " x 3 1/2 "
Price: $75.00
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Name of work: Sandhills Landing - SOLD
Year made: 2006
Description: Hardshell gourd art basket embellished with pine needle coiling. Original art image of two sandhill cranes flying in for a landing. Art images are wood-burned on gourd surface, colored with dye and acrylic paint and surface is sealed with clear acrylic finish. Rim is finished with pine needle coiling using Southern Longleaf pine needles. Honey colored basket is decorated with a deep red band. The Sunwave©® design features the natural color of the gourd surface. Handmade, signed and dated by nature artist, Vickie Henderson. Naturally occuring blemishes on the gourd surface add uniqueness to the design. This piece is dated 2006. Measures 5 inches deep by 6 inches across. Northern nesting sandhill cranes migrate in flocks of family groups to southern wintering grounds each fall. They gather at wetlands along their migration route to feed and rest, providing a celebrated spectacle for wildife viewing.
Dimensions: 6" across x 5" deep
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Name of work: SOLD
Year made: 2005
Description: Handmade art basket created from hard shell gourd, Original art includes three endangered whooping cranes migrating. Art images are wood-burned on gourd surface, colored with dye and acrylic paint and sealed with clear acrylic finish. Basket rim is trimmed with pine needle coiling using Southern Longleaf pine needles. Basket colors include honey gold to green band with brown. Sunwave©® design features the natural color of gourd surface. Handmade in 2005, signed and dated by nature artist, Vickie Henderson. Naturally occuring cracks and blemishes appear on the gourd surface adding uniqueness to its design.
Dimensions: 8 " across x 5" deep
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Name of work: Happy Arrival
Year made: 2006
Description: Gourd art made from hard shell gourd. This gourd in its raw state was beautiful in texture and coloration. It is textured like finely weathered leather and has a rich patina. The art design features three rare whooping cranes coming in for a landing among Sunwaves©®. The Sunwave©® is the artist's original design that represents migration and the cycles of earth's seasons. Original art is wood-burned on the gourd surface, colored with dye and acrylic paint and sealed with a clear acrylic finish. Basket is trimmed with pine needle coiling using Southern Longleaf pine needles. Basket colors include brown and deep red. The Sunwaves©® feature the natural color of the gourd surface. Handmade, signed and dated by nature artist, Vickie Henderson. Made in 2006. The natural cracks, wrinkles and blemishes that adorn this gourd's surface give it a unique aged appearance.
Dimensions: 8 " wide x 5" deep
Price: $200.00
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