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Item Details

Lot #1442
DepartmentWood
Sold For$650.00(hammer price)
 $767.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedAugust 18, 2015

Description

BELLAMY-STYLE CARVED AND PAINTED WOODEN EAGLE BY WILLIAM A. LIBBEY 20th Century
Of coastal Maine. Painted red, white and blue, with banner above head: Don't Give Up the Ship!". Signed on reverse "W.A. Libbey". Height 10". Width 27.5".
Note: William A. Libbey of Rockland, Maine, learned wood carving from his father, master carver Peter Libbey. William's production is limited to the winter when he takes a break from his primary career as a Maine lobsterman."

Condition

Good condition.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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