Woodpecker and Robin Carving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-11218

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

carvings (visual works)
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Wood
Carved
Painted
Birds
Carving

Inscription

On a jelly label at the botton is written: ""Carved by/Frank Hunt/Salisbury,/Mass.""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Hunt, Frank (Maker)

Location of Origin

Salisbury, MA, USA

Dimensions

6 x 12 3/4 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.763

Places

Massachusetts (United States)