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  • 2007.01.01
1302Common Loon
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley" on right side of base ; circa 1950's
  • 21.01.01
1526Canada Geese
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Pair of Canada geese on driftwood base ; "McInnes" written on underside of base ; stamped "1950"
  • 21.01.02
1525Canada Geese
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Pair of Canada geese on driftwood base ; Signed "W.H. Gilley" on underside ; no date apparent.
  • 21.01.03
1524Ring-necked Pheasant
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Slightly larger than miniature; male ; signed and dated "Gilley '57" on front top corner of driftwood base
  • 96.2.13
1235Mallard Drake Box
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Six-board pine box, lap-joined and nailed, with clear acrylic finish ; rounded-edge lift cover, carved underneath to set in box cavity. Five-inch long mallard is screw-mounted lengthwise in the center of cover ; has two curled lead-strip tail-curls, glass eyes. Marked "Made for Hilda and Hulda Bragdon" on underside of box. Signed "Made by Wendell Gilley" and dated 1950 (in a circle).
  • 96.2.10
1287Great Blue Heron
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Figure permanently mounted on round footed base, intended to be covered with a glass dome. Top of base is a 3/4 inch diameter inner-ground of fine sand. Heron has cast lead legs and feet, lead-strip crest feathers, glass eyes. Signed "Gilley" on side of driftwood "stump" below left side of bird ; no date.
  • 96.2.4, 96.2.5
1250Goldfinch pair
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
One marked "Made for Hilda Bragdon by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base. The other marked "Made for Hulda Bragdon by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base. Both dated 1970.
  • 96.2.7
1301Bald Eagle
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Adult bald eagle, approximately one-sixth life-size, sitting upright on small driftwood knot ; lead feet with talons realistically gripping the base ; undercut wing tips crossed over carved tail ; Signed "Gilley" on left side of driftwood base; marked "Hilda, Hulda Bragdon, Xmas 1973" on underside of base
  • 96.2.6
1249Goldfinch
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Adult male goldfinch in summer plumage sitting on real branch ; "Gilley" signature on front topside of base almost completely faded ; additionally underside bears jackknife rubber stamp Gilley mark ; underside of base marked "Wedding gift to Joe + Anne Bragdon from Wendell H. Gilley + Addie" ; dated Oct, 4, 1981.
  • 94.1.1
1316Little Blue Herons
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Juvenile standing with wings raised on branch, adult standing on base ; signed "Gilley" on right rear corner of base ; no date
  • 81.2.2
1167Semipalmated Plover
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; bird on driftwood base; glass eyes, metal legs and feet, carved and painted detail. Stamped "W.H. Gilley, Southwest Harbor" on underside of base.
  • 81.2.1
1166Yellowlegs
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; bird on driftwood base; glass eyes, metal legs and feet, carved and painted detail. Stamped "W.H. Gilley, Southwest Harbor," marked "Yellow legs" on underside of base.
  • 89.3.4
1501Roadrunner
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Adult male roadrunner in a typical "striding" position, head outstretched with slightly dropped wings. Minimal carved detail, more developed painted detail. Glass eyes, wire legs, metal feet. Mounted on oval pine base, gouge-carved and painted. Marked on underside of base in ballpoint pen: "Road Runner"; signed "Gilley" on lower edge of top of base. No date
  • 89.3.2
1288Herring Gull on Red Buoy
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Gull in adult plumage, head erect and straight ahead, wing tips balanced high over tail, feet braced on a navigational buoy called a red nun. Glass eyes, wire legs and metal feet. Buoy painted with white Arabic numeral "4". Carved oval pine base, gouge-carved and painted to resemble sea water. No date visible.
  • 89.4.2
1334Herring Gull
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Herring gull in adult plumage, standing at ease on wire legs, feet painted onto the base. Signed "by W. H. Gilley" on underside of base
  • 89.4.1
1294Herring Gull
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Herring gull in adult plumage, taking off from a smooth burl driftwood base ; carved with minimum of detail; outside wing edges notched to suggest feathers; painted eyes, bill, legs and feet. W.H.G. marked on underside of base ; no date on piece but probably from the 1940s
  • 81.6.1
1243Black-backed Gull
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley" on base. No date
  • 81.3.5
1172Common Loon
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; adult standing on driftwood base, neck bent, head turned left; glass eyes, metal feet, carved and painted detail. Signed on right of base. Partial felt bottom.
  • 81.3.9
1462Snowy Egret
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Miniature adult on driftwood base stands erect, neck [?] back, head up, glass eyes, metal legs, feet, and crest feathers, painted details. Signed on lower right of base "Gilley."
  • 81.3.2
1169Ruffed Grouse
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; adult male perched on yellow birch base, head erect, tail spread; glass eyes, metal feet, carved and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on lower left of base.
  • 81.3.3
1170Cormorant
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; adult standing on driftwood base, head turned over right shoulder; glass eyes, metal feet, carved and painted detail. Signed "Gilley '60" on base.
  • 81.3.4
1171Belted Kingfisher
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; adult male on driftwood base attached to oblong carved wooden base; glass eyes, metal feet. Signed "Gilley" on lower left of driftwood. Underside of base felt lined.
  • 81.3.12
1179Osprey
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; adult well-mounted on driftwood base, similar to piece no. 81.3.11, perched on right side spur, head down and turned slightly left, wings raised, tail spread; glass eyes, metal feet. Has loop for hanging. Can be removed from base. Signed on lower left of driftwood.
  • 81.3.11
1178Osprey
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; well mounted on right side of driftwood piece, head down and turned slightly left, wings raised, tail spread; glass eyes, lead feet, carved and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on lower left of driftwood. Has loop for hanging.
  • 81.1.2
1037Bobwhite Quail, Male
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; legs set into carved, brown mound base; glass eyes, painted feet and detail. Marked "Addie Gilley, Bob White by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base.