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Gentle Animals of the Stable, 3-figure set | Willow Tree

Gentle Animals of the Stable for The Christmas Story

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  • Two white lamb figurines next to grey donkey figurine with white blanket on its back
  • White donkey figurine laying down next to two white sheep figurines
  • Two white sheep figurines in between white donkey figurine laid out
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Gentle Animals of the Stable for The Christmas Story

$87.50

About this Piece

These three animals specifically fit the larger-scale presence of The Christmas Story and Sanctuary. “I wanted these animals to have a calming, yet very stoic, elegant presence — by their gestures, their stance, the turn of their heads. I experimented with color and texture to give them a softness. I was interested in transforming a hard surface by carving and carving into it until it looked wooly or furry, or in the case of the donkey, had the clothlike surface of a blanket.” --Susan Lordi

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Product Details

  • Three animals (donkey, standing sheep, lying down sheep) Tallest is 5.5”h
  • Figures of gray donkey lying down with cream blanket on back, two cream-colored curly wool sheep, one lying down and one standing, with dark faces, ears and feet
  • Packaging box includes enclosure card for gift-giving
  • Dust with soft cloth or soft brush. Avoid water or cleaning solvents

Willow Tree® by Susan Lordi

Susan Lordi's artistic process is rather intuitive; she "sketches" in clay as she conceives, sculpts and carves each piece, always with a focus on gesture that speaks to the universal. By stripping down the essence of emotion to pure form, she opens the interpretation of each piece to the giver and the receiver. This one-of-a-kind approach to product creation makes her pieces truly individual... her hand, and her unique perspective, is evident in each sculpture.

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