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'Antarctic Motherhood'


'Antarctic Motherhood'


Antarctic Motherhood

Leaning downward, a mother penguin listens to the peeping chick that perches on her feet, protected from Antarctic ice. John Barrow conveys the bond of maternal love with this beautiful ishpingo wood sculpture. He stains the woods with colorful natural dyes.

  • This is a unique handcrafted piece. Woodgrain and/or colors may vary slightly
  • Ishpingo wood
  • All natural dyes
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 8.5" H x 4.5" W x 1.3" D

The artisan behind ...

“I am a perfectionist, so I prefer to look for the perfect wood type and take great care with each detail. I want to make something that is different than what you might usually see...."

John Barrow was born in London on September 22, 1934. After studying Engineering he traveled to Peru, in 1969, to work at a paper mill. His original contract was for eight weeks, but John ended up staying in Peru permanently...  read more


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