Tony Mayo has an enviable International reputation for Innovative and exciting sculpture meticulously crafted from exotic and unusual materials collected during excursions to ninety-four (94) countries to date.
Sculpture: 'Jonah and the Great Fish (Wooden Whale Jonah statuette)' by Tony Mayo
Jonah&the Whale statue, Jonah being Swallowed by the Whale Unique sculpture for sale by the Brilliant Tony Mayo, who writes.... "Whale sculpted from Basswood grown on Vancouver Island, Canada and coated with nine applications of hand polished Varathane. Whale teeth sculpted from the roots of Arctic Fox Teeth found in the local dump near Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, Canada. Jonah sculpted from antique Hippopotamus Tooth. Base is an unusually large and rare piece of Native Copper found on the surface near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada."
Weight includes beautiful custom plate glass protective display case (not shown). Completely hand made, no power tools used. 2,000 hours to completion. Whale is carved under the lip, under the tongue, deep down the throat, undercut double eyelids. Jonah is the size of your little finger and perfectly proportioned. Jonah contains every muscle, tendon and joint. Minute eyes with undercut eyelids and tiny pupils. The pupils and nostrils are so small most people can’t see them without the aid of a magnifying glass.
37 x 34.5 x 34.5 cm (height x width x depth)
approx: 1 ft 2 4/7 in x 1 ft 1 3/5 in x 1 ft 1 3/5 in It is a statuette sculpture
only 1 created
Basswood, arctic fox teeth, hippo tooth, native copper
Jonah and the Great Fish (Wooden Whale Jonah statuette)
Hand polished varathane
Indoors only (finish and/or material and/or size may be unsuitable for the garden)
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