Folk Art, Whirligig - Antique Associated At West Townsend

Folk Art, Whirligig

Folk Art, Whirligig

Wind turns propeller and crankshaft causing the man to seemingly work hard cranking shaft. Vertical framing blooks [wood] display original sage green paint; gentleman’s body painted red; head/face painted black… his remining hair looks to be rubber. The maker incorporated early auto parts and used beads and pinheads for coat buttons, eyes, and nose… mouth is carved.

Item Date: 1900-1930'ish

Measurement: Height: 20" measured on 4" block of wood; width: 19"; depth: 9.75"

Material: Iron, sheet iron and wood

Item Condition: Very good

Price: $1,575

SKU 710-64

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