- Early carving of a calling
Herring Gull landing or preparing to take off on a driftwood
mount. This was a major reclamation project. Restoration to tip
of one wing feather, replacement of a part of one tail feather
and minor reinforcement of legs. Old losses to one foot. Paint
restoration to head and beak. Still a remarkably lifelike and
graceful piece with great detail. This is a large carving, approximately
14" long, but only half the size of an adult Herring Gull,
which is a very large seabird common along the Atlantic coast.
Carver unknown. Circa early 20th Century. Found in Massachusetts.
Multiple additional photos available upon request.
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