Maybe it's because I live in Jersey, and pass by fields of dairy cows every day. Whatever the reason, I find myself a bit obsessed with cows lately: their hulking forms and docile faces are oddly comforting.
This fantastic original carving by Larry Koosed captures everything that I love about bovines:
For those of you who like your carvings old and weathered, this early 20thC Flossie from Back N Time Antiques is just the ticket.
And finally, from Anne Charles Antiques, a painted cheese box that could easily represent a Jersey meadow:
Just mooovelous! (Sorry. I couldn't resist).