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1942.1682 (RS115049)

Description

Wooden bird carvings positioned on springs on a tree-like cross-shaped stand. Painted red with gold spatters. One bird missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1874
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Probably Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carving
carvings (visual works)
Painted
painting (coating)
Sculpture
Whimsey
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14.5 x 15 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1682
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
57104

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