Galleries : Undying Tales : UT 9 - Red Crowned Crane

 


ORIGINALS:

RED CROWNED CRANE - 6.5x6.5 inches $185.00 (SOLD)
Red Crowned Crane I - 4.5x7 inches $85.00 (SOLD)
Red Crowned Crane II - 4.5x7 inches $125.00 (SOLD)
Dance Partners - 6.5x6.5 inches $175.00 (SOLD)


Status: Loss of habitat has led to endangered status of these birds, as well as most crane species.

Highlighted species: Grus japonensis

Range: Japan, Russia, Korea, China

Across Asia, it is a symbol of luck, longevity, and peace. In Chinese, they are called "Fairy-crane" or "crane of the immortals", for the are Taoist stories of mortals who attain immortality and are transformed into or carried off by cranes.

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Size: 6 x 6 inches
Medium: Ink
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