I was very satisfied got it for a gift for my wife and she was extremely satisfied.
- Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. It appeared handcarved as advertised
- How accurate was the sizing? Good
Wow...I was really disappointed with this purchase. Not recommended at all. The quality of this statue was VERY poor and did not look at all like the one pictured on Overstock. It was poorly constructed, the wood was cheap and the "varnish" looked like cheap black shoe polish (and wasn't even applied evenly - there were patches of cheap wood showing through all over!) Returned it.
- Did the color match the color displayed onsite? No
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very poor. (See review.)
I loved the picture of this Sankofa Bird Statue and I really expected to like it. However, it did not meet my expectations. The workmanship was poor, the stain was sloppily applied, and the varnish felt sticky and smelled bad. Some of the black stain came off on my hands! I expected the carving to be a bit primitive due to being hand-crafted, but it was poorly finished. I am returning it.
This bird statue was a Christmas gift for my father who is very hard to please. I usually save him for last on my list. When I was shopping on Overstock during the holidays I went to Worldstock. When I saw that statue, I knew it was for him....and I was right! First he started laughing because of the "oddness" of the piece. Then he kept turning it around repeating, "I absolutely LOVE this!" It was the perfect gift for the "hard to buy for person" who seems to have everything.
I ordered two of these and they came within 4 days. One was a Xmas gift and one was for myself. The one that I kept for myself had some minor defects in the staining of the bird. Somehow the stain(which looked like shoepolish) was on various parts of the bird's neck and body. Someone could have been neater and wiped it off before sending it out to you guys. ANYWAY I still kept it as the history is so much more then that minor blemise.