Funky and Folky Little Bird Carving  

Funky and folky little bird carving. We suspect that it was intended to be a duck, but it could also be a sitting quail or grouse. Has relief carved folded wings, cross hatched breast and incised mouth and eyes. Paint has been daubed on. The intent of the maker was obviously to create a comedic caricature, as Wilhelm Schimmel did in his carvings. He, or she, clearly succeeded. We believe that this carving was made in Pennsylvania and dates to the late 19th century. 8"L x 7"H x 4"W. (CQ-15)

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Funky and Folky Little Bird Carving    Funky and Folky Little Bird Carving

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