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Lot #59
DepartmentFolk Art
Sold For$3,300.00(hammer price)
 $3,960.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 14, 2019

Description

CARVED AND GILDED WOODEN SPREAD-WING EAGLE Second Half of the 19th Century
Perched upon a carved wooden base with 4" carved into front. Nicely detailed feather carvings, particularly on body, underside of wings and tail. Retains original iron supports for wings and body. Sizable hole drilled through wing support, body and base, possibly so it could be mounted on a pilothouse. Height 33.5". Wingspan 63.5". Approx. depth 30"."

Condition

Some restoration and chips along edges of wings. End of bill broken off, but original piece has been remounted. Some missing portions of wings where they attach to body.

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