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Whirligig, Policeman Wearing Bobby Helmet, Original Paint VINTAGE…American, Mid-20th Century



Traditional helmet associated with British police (and other countries) however they were worn by officers in NYC during the period of 1880 to 1912; other police forces including the Pennsylvania State Police and the Stockton, California department…and how about those keystone Cops! Constructed of pine and in fine condition, this vintage gig \stands at 19.5-inches; it is currently displayed of a 17.5-inch circular piece of wood in natural surface.



$445.00

1229-1




Carved and Painted Whirligig, Man Wearing Tin Hat,
Original Paint & Condition Upholstery Stuffing Hair,
Leather Ears, Tack Eyes, Carved Arms, Tin Paddles
American, Unknown Maker, Late 19th Century


Antique Whirligig, Man in Tin Hat, Late 19th Century, angle view

Carved in the round, perhaps a railroad conductor, fine original condition, 18.5”

$11,400

608-31


Antique Whirligig, Man in Tin Hat, Late 19th Century, facing right view
Antique Whirligig, Man in Tin Hat, Late 19th Century, with ruler for scale
Antique Whirligig, Man in Tin Hat, Late 19th Century, head detail



Whirligigs,
Carved and Painted Pair of Folk Art Stick Figures,
Goateed Men, Tin Hat
Anonymous, Cape Cod, Circa 1925


Antique Whirligigs, Pair of Figures, Paint Decorated, angle views

A pair of tall sculptures remaining in original condition, including arms and paddles; one figure missing tin hat, with all else fine.
(Dimensions: each 31.5” overall height)

$9,850

608-9


Antique Whirligigs, Pair of Figures, Paint Decorated, red figure entire view  Antique Whirligigs, Pair of Figures, Paint Decorated, green figure entire view
Antique Whirligigs, Pair of Figures, Paint Decorated, red figure detail
Antique Whirligigs, Pair of Figures, Paint Decorated, green figure detail



Whirligig, Man with Tin Hat, Original Condition and Surface History
American, 19th Century


Antique Whirligig, Man with Tin Hat, American, 19th Century, left angle view

(Overall H: 25.25")

$3,200

1111-21


Antique Whirligig, Man with Tin Hat, American, 19th Century, front view
Antique Whirligig, Man with Tin Hat, American, 19th Century, right angle view
Antique Whirligig, Man with Tin Hat, American, 19th Century, with ruler for scale
Antique Whirligig, Man with Tin Hat, American, 19th Century, head detail



Whirligig, Soldier in Chapeau de bras
with Red Dress Military Uniform
Continental


Antique Whirligig, Soldier in Dress Uniform, Paint Decorated, angle view  Antique Whirligig, Soldier in Dress Uniform, Paint Decorated, entire view

Losses to paint and paddles
Dimensions: Overall height including paddles 23-inches, figure only 17-inches tall.

$1,750

514-173


Antique Whirligig, Soldier in Dress Uniform, Paint Decorated, opposite angle view  Antique Whirligig, Soldier in Dress Uniform, Paint Decorated, face detail



Whirligig, Folk Art, Carved Men Wearing Caps, Leather Arms; Operating Cam
Anonymous, Circa 1900
The work, with carved fan within frame mounted on display stand


Antique Folk Art Whirligig with Two Men Wearing Caps, Circa 1900, angle view 1

(Very good condition; 19 by 18 by 13")

$1,385

1026-17


Antique Folk Art Whirligig with Two Men Wearing Caps, Circa 1900, angle view 2
Antique Folk Art Whirligig with Two Men Wearing Caps, Circa 1900, figure view 1
Antique Folk Art Whirligig with Two Men Wearing Caps, Circa 1900, figure view 2



Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




Dewy Boy Sailor Whirligig, Small, Carved and Painted, Possibly Nantucket - SOLD


Antique Small Dewy Boy Sailor Whirligig, Carved and Painted, angle view

(Paddles replaced; H: 8.5”, W: 6.5”)

1163-3 - SOLD




Whirligig, Brownie Policeman, Sand Textured Paint, Cast Redware Head
American, Possibly New York, Late 19th century
Carved, painted, nail buttons - SOLD


Antique Whirligig, Brownie Policeman, Possibly New York, Late 19th Century, right angle view

This whirligig appears to have been inspired by the "Brownie Cop", a character by author and illustrator Palmer Cox. (Overall condition is very good, tip of one shoe is missing, yet; doesn't distract; overall H: 22"; H: 16.25")

249-33 - SOLD




Sheet Iron Articulated Indian with Tomahawk and Tobacco Leaves
Unknown Maker and Age; but cool
Soft edges, brass rivets, light even surface rust, stamped pieces, embossed - SOLD


Antique Sheet Iron Indian, Articulated, entire view

(11.25 by 9")

1062-9 - SOLD




Whirligig, Folk Art, Man Wearing Hat Similar to Kepi, Square Nailed, Great Surface
19th Century (1860 to 1870ish)
Unknown Maker - SOLD


Antique Whirligig, Man Wearing Kepi Hat, 19th Century, right angle view

Competently carved, square nails secure armature, goateed man wearing kepi/ forage cap with leather brim reminiscent of Civil War era; carved and painted facial features.
(H on Stand: 19"; H: 11")

853-18 - SOLD




Man Standing in Boat Whirligig
Late 19th to Early 20th Century - SOLD

Antique Whirligig, Man in a Boat, Old Paint Remnants, left angle view Antique Whirligig, Man in a Boat, Old Paint Remnants, right angle view

Interesting form. Remnants of old greenish-blue paint. No arms. Measures 15-inches by 3-inches by 12-inches.

125-2 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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