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Autumn is the season when millions of birds fly from their summer breeding grounds to their wintering grounds in the south. Arctic terns, depicted in this composition, have one of the longest commutes of any animal on earth – from the Arctic Circle to the Antarctic Circle.

The Korean tray, a casting of 85% mica and graphite, was hand burnished but otherwise unfinished.

Mist rises from the base of a waterfall inside a miniature mountain island. A companion mountain island stands alongside; both have miniature planted at their bases. A flock of miniature white birds flies between the islands.
Polar Migration
24" x 15" x 19"