What's your poison?
Two individually handbuilt birds in mixed media (epoxy clay) with verdigris and burnished bronze finish. The Warbler feeding the Cuckoo a cinnabar moth caterpillar. Both birds are perched on heather branches inserted into a polished 7 x 20cm Oak block.
Makers mark on the base.
Dimensions: 28cm high x 20cm wide x 12cm deep
(The cinnabar moth caterpillar which feeds on toxic ragwort is ordinarily poisonous to most birds. Remarkably the Cuckoo seems immune to such toxins - hence 'What's your Poison')