Lot 5056: CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD WHIRLIGIG OF A SOLDIER WEARING A RED COAT AND A GREEN HAT, PROBABLY LATE 19TH CENTURY |
January 21, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: painted wood
Thickly applied paint with an alligatored surface, the proper left shoulder joint has a twine-wrapped repair, the proper right shoulder joint is cracked.
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Dimensions: Height of figure 21 1/2 in.
Literature: Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo, "Beyond Tradition: A Folk Art Collection in New Hampshire," Antiques & Fine Art, vol. VII, issue 2, Summer/Autumn 2006, p. 138.