... Vintage Carved and Painted Wood Small Folk Art Bird on Swing Southeast – Giamer Antiques and Collectibles

Vintage Carved and Painted Wood Small Folk Art Bird on Swing Southeastern Pennsylvania

Description: A nice primitive folk art small carved solid wood sculpture in the form of a bird on a swing or perch. The body of the bird is maroon with the wings and the tail being a dark blue with yellow highlights. The bird's eyes and beak are painted on in yellow with the eyes having a dark center. The bird has wire legs which are tied to a round branch having a curved wire attached to both ends of the branch and with a loop on top. The body shows no detail except for a general shape of the wings. The piece is unsigned and undated. A nice primitive wood carving that is well done and worthy of a spot in your collection of primitive wood carvings. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: Unknown.

Origin: Purchased at an estate auction in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Size: The bird measures ~5" long and the swing is ~5" high by ~4 3/8" wide. The piece weighs a bit over 1 ounce.

Maker: Unknown.

Marks: Unmarked.

Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Truly a nice and interesting piece of folk art primitive Americana, which would make a great addition to your collection.

Condition: The carving is in excellent condition, with no breaks, cracks, losses, or repairs. It does have some minor scratches, a few minor dings to the surface, and some minor soiling. These however are minimal and are difficult to see. A beautiful piece to add to your collection. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty of the piece and for additional condition information.

 

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