Malachite Sunbird

Chris Bladen Malachite Sunbird

Sunbird | Birds

Malachite Sunbird Bronze Sculpture

Cossypha Caffra

In breading season male malachite sunbirds develop an unbelievable metallic hue of greens and blues. Something that is exceedingly difficult to re-produce in bronze. They are so much fun to watch, and I had as much fun sculpting this bronze sunbird on a sugarbush protea flower.

Title: Malachite Sunbird

Edition: 15

Size: 17 x 12 x 15cm

Base: Patinated Bronze

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