Hand carved wood snipe decoy / sculpture.
This feeding snipe is made of three kinds of wood, sugar pine for the body, basswood for the head, and an inletted and carved poplar dowel for bill strength.
Intended to be displayed indoors, also could be used for bird watching to attempt to attract snipe when in their natural, marshy habitat.
Painted in the finest artist’s oil colors.
Bird is lifesize, and measures approx 9.5″ long, 3.5″ wide, and, on the base, stands about 9″ tall.