Carved Eagle with Swept-Back Wings Perched on a Rock with Shield

American, probably coastal New England, early 19th c.
Carved giltwood with polychrome paint
Over-all in excellent condition, some shrinkage cracks and wear commensurate with age.
Provenance: Private Collection of Charles and Olenka Santore, Philadelphia, PA
A wonderful early example of a carved spread-winged eagle retaining an untouched surface and highlighted with the eagle perches on a rock with a painted patriotic shield.

Dealer Jeffrey Tillou Antiques
Measurements 17”h, 12 ¼”w, 20”d
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Price $9,500
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