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Wall Clock

John Tibbott (qbfox)

Morning Mr Magpie

by John Tibbott
DESCRIPTION

Available in natural wood, black or white frames, our 10" diameter unique Wall Clocks feature a high-impact plexiglass crystal face and a backside hook for easy hanging. Choose black or white hands to match your wall clock frame and art design choice. Clock sits 1.75" deep and requires 1 AA battery (not included).

ABOUT THE ART

The second in my "inspired by Radiohead" series. Magpies are considered unlucky in some cultures, British especially. Superstitious people say you should salute a single magpie, other say "Good Morning Mr Magpie". Magpies are also said to be home breakers and thieves. Often breaking open eggs in other nests, and stealing shiny things.

A bird that has to be addressed Mr, must be seen as a gentleman of sorts. So I wanted to give this an old-fashioned needlecraft feel, the Magpie is depicted as some sort of well-to-do villain.




David Finley commented on October 8, 2012 1:21pm
That's one swell looking magpie. I love the concept and the piece. Well done!
EbiEmporium commented on October 8, 2012 8:56pm
Nice job~
Megstuff commented on October 9, 2012 9:23am
Wonderful!