Contemporary carving of Rhinoceros Hornbill, a large arboreal hornbill, can be found in lowland and montane, tropical and subtropical climates and in mountain rainforests of Borneo.
Highly regarded, an important species to the Dayak people, even considered as their cultural symbol. Known as the Bird Commanders, the hornbills are protecting them from any evil spirits that might harm their people. On top of that, the Dayaks also believe that the Bird Commanders has the ability to deliver messages to the their ancestors. Meanwhile, some provinces and states in the island of Borneo has adopted this bird as their mascot and Sarawak for instance has declared Rhinoceros Hornbill as their National Bird.
Beautiful piece to have on any shelf in any part of your lovely home as a decorative sculpture. Fumigation/Treatment of the wood certificate will be included as your copy for your receiving purposes.
Length 46.5cm (From The Bill to The End of Tail)
Width 10cm (Left To Right Wings)
Weight 0.4kg (Excluding Packing)