Soldier Whirligig      Soldier Whirligig   

Soldier Whirligig. Hand carved from wood with a tin bill on his hat. If he originally was painted it has all worn off from many years of weather exposure, but his kepi suggests that he was intended to represent a soldier from the Civil or Indian war period. Carved in the round and mounted on a custom iron stand. 13" tall (15" with stand). In very good structural condition with only a very minor old sliver off the side of the paddle on his right side and a small piece missing from his right paddle junction that does not affect function. There is an old water stain at his midriff which documents his many years of outdoor service. Circa probably late 19th or early 20th century. (CM-28)

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Soldier Whirligig   Soldier Whirligig

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