Whirligig, Hessian Soldier, Original Surface History, Square Nailed
Pine, sheet iron, polychrome
Some losses and minor imperfections; dry oxidized surface (H: 24")
Whirligig, Hessian Soldier, Original paint
19th Century - SOLD
Dimensions: 30.25" overall H, 18.5" figure H, 12" W.
203-216 - SOLD
Whirligig, Soldier in Chapeau de bras
with Red Dress Military Uniform
Losses to paint and paddles
Dimensions: Overall height including paddles 23-inches, figure only 17-inches tall.
Whirligigs, Carved and Painted
Pair of Goateed Men
Late 19th Century
A pair of tall sculptures remaining in original condition; one figure missing tin hat, with all else fine. Dimensions: each 31.5" overall H.
Crop Duster Whirligig
Wood, iron and paint...
As depicted, the articulated man smoking pipe wears a large hat with tin brim; as he pumps for water his other arm/hand holding cup moved up and down. The gig is mounted on directions that measure 17 by 14-inches; the figure measuring 17 by 10-inches may be removed for display. In good condition with as expected surface losses and minor "in-use" imperfections that do not compromise the aesthetic.
Large Animated Whirligig
Washerwoman and Rocking Baby
Powered by a twelve blade fan is the rotating cam; the washerwoman at work as the baby rocks within a shoofly; four other animated figures and rudder with cutout elephant. Constructed of copper, iron and sheet iron; traces or original paint. (Length: 48-inches; height: 21-inches.)
Man Standing in Boat Whirligig
Interesting form. Remnants of old greenish-blue paint. No arms. Measures 15-inches by 3-inches by 12-inches.
125-2 - SOLD
Late 19th to Early 20th Century - SOLD