Flying Seagull

Small hardwood carving of a flying seagull with minor touch up to scrapes on wings and addition to an old metal piece that was extended below the breast to simulate feet. Half body with newer looking brass hanger on back which appears to be secured with square nails! We believe this is an early carving, probably dating to the early 20th century. Hard to tell whether the brownish areas on the head and flank is paint or simply dirt from handling, although it resisted cleaning. In either event, it provides a great effect. No losses or structural damage. 4 ¾" L x 5 ½" H. (CM-8)

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Flying Seagull   Flying Seagull

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