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Male Cardinal on Dogwood

$135.00

The vivid red color of the male cardinal comes from carotenoid pigments found in red fruits. Eating scarlet-hued berries helps male cardinals form brighter red feathers. The flashy color boosts the bird’s ability to attract a mate and his nesting territory.

This cardinal wall sculpture is crafted using pulverized glass fused onto solid copper for a sleek and saturated final texture, and shows off the delicate form and rich, vibrant red coloring of the male cardinal. 

Known for their work with glass enamel on copper, Bovano of Cheshire is world-renowned for their stunning wildlife and nature wall sculptures that blend modern, skilled craftsmanship with natural inspiration.

Measures approximately 5" wide x 7" tall x 1" deep.

Details

  • Work of art handmade by skilled artisans
  • Vitreous enamel fused to copper
  • 1600 degree kiln fired
  • Conceived, designed and manufactured in Cheshire, Connecticut  since 1952
  • Measures approximately 5" wide x 7" tall x 1" deep
  • All dimensions are approximate due to the hand crafting of the item

About Bovano of Cheshire

Bovano of Cheshire is a renowned wildlife and nature enameled copper sculpture company founded in 1952 by artist Jim Bower. Bower began what became his lifelong trade by blending metalworking and sculpture using a unique process of fusing powdered glass to copper.

Over the years the family has grown their selection into an array of stunning wall and desktop sculptures featuring birds, sea creatures, flowers, and botanical elements. To this day, each Bovano sculpture is crafted from start to finish by skilled artisans in Cheshire, Connecticut.