Parish Clerk - Lukkari for SSKK 2003 - Oiva Toikka Birds Finland
The Parish Clerk is the annual bird for SSKK in 2003. Design by professor Oiva Toikka. The bird is hand blown in the legendary Nuutajärvi glass village.
You find the bird on page 145 in the book "Birds by Toikka".
Individual A has deep purple breast, B is light purple. Both birds have a bronze lustered back and a head of blue-gray glass. On the last picture B swims together with the smaller one of our Smews. These birds have very similar heads of exactly the same blue-grey color. Size: A: 210mm x 88mm B: 220mm x 90mm Signature: O.Toikka Nuutajärvi SSKK 2003 Condition: A: Very good B: Excellent