A bit of a s-t-r-e-t-c-h
, but what topic does not need a little s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g
now & again?
... William Ricketts (1898–1993) was an Australian potter and sculptor of the arts and crafts movement ... the power of his vision of a modern Australia that embraces Aboriginal spirituality and respect for the natural world was his general message throughout his artworks ...
If I understand correctly, this is a clay statue of the remains of a tree, after a forest fire, that was then carved into a statue.
Edited to add: Anybody else notice the unusual deckling on this card? Not the usual continuous rouletting.