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TAKAHASHI Tufted Titmouse Bird Brooch Pin   Item No:16245  Hand Carved and Painted

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TAKAHASHI Hand Carved Wood Bird is also hand painted. Husband Yoneguma carved the birds and Kiyoka the wife painted the pins.

Skills needed for this precise and beautiful work was learned during World War II while they were in an intern camp.

The book "The Inspiring Story of TAKAHASHI Bird Pins" by Julia Carroll and Carol Takahashi has complete pictures and the moving story of the Taakahashi family.

You can also read the story online at http://www.takahashibirds.com/

This Bird pin is a Tufted Titmouse and the original card will be included. The book has this bird pictures on page 128. The coloring is Grey, Green, Black, Orange underbelly, Orange beak and Cream breast. Legs are twisted wire and they are wrapped around a twig branch.

Titmouse is signed K.T. and has the original card. This is a Takahashi Original Pin.
Condition is excellent and I do not normally use that in a description.

Bird measures 2 7/8 x 1 7/8 and can be seen on Page 128 of the book.

Clip is attached with small nails not screws.

TAKAHASHI Tufted Titmouse Bird Brooch Pin Item No:16245 Hand Carved and Painted

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1970s
  • Materials: Wood, Paint, Wire
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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