Hand Carved Wooden Iguana Folk Art
This wonderfully life size and life like hand carved wooden Iguana is a great piece of folk art. Carved from a light wood, with good attention to detail, it will make fantastic statement piece on ay table or side board. This piece of folk art is unsigned and of unknown origin making an unique and one of a kind piece of art. Small bits of damage would suggest that this is a vintage piece adding to its charm.
Iguana are a genus of herbivorous lizards native to tropical areas of Mexico, Central America, several islands in Polynesia such as Fiji and Tonga, and the Caribbean. The genus was first described in 1768 by Austrian naturalist Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti. Two species are included in the genus Iguana: the green iguana, which is widespread throughout its range and a popular pet, and the Lesser Antillean iguana, which is native to the Lesser Antilles and endangered due to habitat destruction.
Material – Wood
Colour – Beige
Features – In detail wooden carved Iguana sat on a piece of wood.
Height – Approx. 20 cm
Width – Approx. 28 cm
Length – Approx. 65 cm
Weight – 4.7 kg