LARGE CARVED PATROITIC PAINTED EAGLE
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 LARGE CARVED PATROITIC PAINTED EAGLE



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THIS EAGLE WAS FOUND IN BUCKSPORT,ME,C.1800. THIS FULL BODY EAGLE WAS LIKELY CARVED BY A SKILLED SHIP FIGUREHEAD CARVER. THE HEAD AND WINGS ARE APPLIED WITH SEVERAL ROSEHEAD NAILS.HE IS CLUTCHING A A DOCUMENT IN HIS TALLONS, POSSIBLY THE CONSTITUTION. PAINTED IN THE COLORS OF THE AMERICAN FLAG. PROBABLY PAINTED FOR THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF 1876; OVER THE ORIGINAL GILT. 54 1/2" X 33".    

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