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Woodpecker and Robin Carving

Description

Hand-carved robin and woodpecker attached to a rough base by brads; handcut nails for eyes; woodpecker has an attached head.

Details

Maker
Hunt, Frank (Maker)
Date
1850-1900
Inscriptions
On a jelly label at the botton is written: ""Carved by/Frank Hunt/Salisbury,/Mass.""
Location of origin
Salisbury, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birds
Carved
Carving
carving (processes)
carvings (visual works)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 x 12 3/4 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.763
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11218

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