Very cool cork diorama with black laquer frame. Scerne is of a cliffside pagoda, trees and two white cranes. The black laquer frame features two rabbits ( one on each side) of the diorama. Maybe for those born in the year of the rabbit. Diorama is1 1/4" thick with a diameter of 6". Total length is 11" and it is 8 3/8" tall. Perfect condition as it was the day it was purchased. No loose pieces or anything. It has been kept in its original box, which comes with it.
Otto the sea otter limited edition copper sculpture, signed by the artist and dated 2000. About D'onjo; D'onjo is an internationally renowned artist-sculptor. Born in Chicago in 1949 and raised in Southern California, this remarkable artist, known for his work on endangered species, was introduced to sculpture at the age of eleven and put himself through school by selling his bronze works at weekend art shows...
This is a crudely made bust of a totem style head. Measures 3 3/4" tall ans solid bronze, weighing over 3 lbs. You can see hamer marks, chisel marks and where the metal was lopped from the top of his head and not finished. An interesting piece.
Wonderful limited edition villiage scene by Thomas Kinkade, issued by the Bradford Exchange 1999. This was the first issue in the series.This was limited to 295 casting days. This uses two AA batteries and gives off a soft glow of lights from the cottages when switched on. Measures 5 3/4" tall and 7" long. Original box and paperwork. NICE