(common names include princess tree ,foxglove tree,
empress tree, or kiri)
Hollow Form 9" diameter x 11" tall
Total height with finial is 12-3/4"
Story behind the piece's name:
A man planted one of these trees
only to discover that it was a very invasive variety . . .
. . . and as the tree grew faster and faster,
the man was heard to lament
"Oh why, oh why, did I EVER plant that tree?!?!?!"
Laminated finial made with black limba and black veneer.