Whimsey

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850-1874

GUSN

GUSN-57104

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

carvings (visual works)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Sculpture
Carving
Whimsey
Painted
Whimsey

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

14.5 x 15 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1682

Places

Probably Pennsylvania (United States)
Probably