Bat on a Branch

This charming hanging sculpture formed in the likeness of a gracious bat.
created by

Chris Crooks

$40.00

Chris Crooks created by

Chris Crooks

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Hanging Out

Keep creativity on your radar and in view with this charming hanging sculpture formed in the likeness of a gracious bat. Handcrafted in Tucson by artist Chris Crooks, this eye-catching design is perfect for greeting Halloween trick-or-treaters or scaring up the conversation year round. Age-accelerated steel gives the bat a bright ruddy rust patina, offering a rustic finishing touch for your outdoor décor. Handmade in Tucson, Arizona.



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Made in Arizona

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Chris Crooks

created by

Chris Crooks

location

Arizona

“I started out from my garage. As the business grew, and my wife’s and neighbors' patience stretched, it was time to move to an industrial space. There I can bang and grind at all hours of the night. It's 1,000 square feet of pure metalworking nirvana.”

Chris Crooks has taken a somewhat winding road to get to where is now—creating imaginative lawn sculptures inspired by the southwest landscape he calls home. After graduating from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, Chris worked in advertising, then ran a printing business with his wife, while painting during his free time.



It was when the couple moved to Tucson for a change of scenery that Chris collaborated with a metal art manufacturer and fell in love with the art form. Eventually, he began designing and making his first metal sculpture collection from his studio nestled in the foothills of the Santa Rita mountains, just outside Tucson.

“I always wanted to make a living doing something genuinely enjoyable,” he says. “To get up in the morning raring to go, and never having enough time to do everything you want to do.”

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
16 gauge mild steel
Measurements
Bat: 10.5" H; Branch: 11" L; Mount: 10.25" H x 1.6" W
Care
No special care needed however, patina will darken over time. If attaching to finished wood work, or masonry that is exposed to the weather, the piece should be sprayed with exterior sealer to avoid rust stains.
Notes
Ready to mount.
Item ID
24024

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsBat on a Branch
 
4.8

(based on 59 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (54)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (49)
  • Easy to secure (44)
  • Visible at A distance (43)
  • Weather proof (39)
  • Unique (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Back yard (37)
  • Porch (37)
  • Front yard (32)
  • Garden (32)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (34), Budget shopper (10), High-end shopper (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (30), No (22)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (19), Christmas or hanukkah (13), Birthday (10)

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5.0

Great gift.

By 

from New Mexico

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods Bat on a Branch:

My sister loved the bat. She has a vacant bat house in her back yard and now has this nice bat to hang near it! She did open the wings wider as I had read on another comment & liked the look better!

 
5.0

Super fun!

By 

from Denver, CO

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Secure
  • Visible At A Distance
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back Yard
    • Front Yard
    • Garden
    • Porch

    Comments about UncommonGoods Bat on a Branch:

    For their new house.

     
    5.0

    Batty for bats

    By 

    from New Orleans

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Back Yard
      • Garden
      • Porch

      Comments about UncommonGoods Bat on a Branch:

      We renovated our home last year and added a much needed back porch. We spend a lot of time outdoors both around our house and around Louisiana. We wish we had more bats around to eat all of our mosquitoes. The sculpture is very subtle yet makes a statement that we are bat-friendly. Hopefully the mosquitoes will get the hint.

       
      4.0

      Very satisfied with bat on a branch

      By 

      from Santa Clarita, Ca

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Secure
      • Visible At A Distance

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about UncommonGoods Bat on a Branch:

          None

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Cool Looking .. Well Made .. Unique

          By 

          from Hatboro PA

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Secure
          • Visible At A Distance
          • Weather Resistant

          Cons

          • wings look better spread open slightly more

          Best Uses

          • Porch

          Comments about UncommonGoods Bat on a Branch:

          Hung on porch posts.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Other
           
          5.0

          I haven't stopped smiling since it arrived...awesome!

          By 

          from Chicago

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Secure
          • Visible At A Distance
          • Weather Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Back Yard
            • Front Yard
            • Garden
            • Porch

            Comments about UncommonGoods Bat on a Branch:

            Already purchased a 2nd one for my son's family...the kids loved it.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Other
             
            5.0

            Metal Bat

            By 

            from Greeley, CO

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Visible At A Distance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Back Yard
              • Garden
              • Porch

              Comments about UncommonGoods Bat on a Branch:

              Nice product

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Birthday
               
              5.0

              BATTY FOR MY BAT

              By 

              from Cleveland OH

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Secure
              • Visible At A Distance
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Back Yard
                • Front Yard
                • Garden
                • Inside House
                • Porch

                Comments about UncommonGoods Bat on a Branch:

                Love this item; hanging in my home in a doorway. Love bats! This is made with exceptional quality.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love Love Love this bat!!!

                By 

                from Allenspark, Colorado

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Secure
                • Unique!
                • Visible At A Distance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • In home
                  • Porch

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Bat on a Branch:

                  I adore bats and have this hanging from the ceiling in my bedroom. Such a unique piece. Absolutely love it!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Other
                   
                  5.0

                  Very Happy Customer!

                  By 

                  from Myrtle beach sc

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Easy To Secure
                  • Visible At A Distance
                  • Weather Resistant

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Back Yard
                    • Front Yard
                    • Garden
                    • Porch

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Bat on a Branch:

                    Surprised how heavy and well made this piece is! For my mom for xmas and I know she is going to LOVE her new bat!! If your thinking about buying, DO IT!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Christmas or Hanukkah

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