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  • 80.1.13
1001Black Duck
  • Carving
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature flying black duck; upper wing wired for hanging; no legs, marked underside of right wing: “Addie Gilley,” underside of left wing: “Black duck, Gilley.” Carved and painted detail of plumage; partially faded; hole where lower wing joins body. Early 10 birds.
  • 81.1.137
1133Bald Eagle Plaque
  • Carving
  • Birds
Description:
Decorative eagle looking upwards, wings out stretched horizontally, left talon in relief clutching shield, back has two screws and a hinge attaching banner to wing, screw eye for hanging at top and lower right. Painted in red, white and blue, with flag pole and banner reading "Dum Vivimus Viviamus." Marked "Addie Gilley," stamped "Wendell H. Giley, Southwest Harbor, Maine."
  • 81.1.22
1009Bluebird
  • Carving
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; perched on twig, mounted on carved oblong base; glass eyes, upright posture, head turned slightly to left. Signed “Gilley ’76” on rear end of base. Some blue paint on base; underside marked “11;” phillips head screw attaching base to twig.
  • 80.1.21
1018Great Gray Owl
  • Carving, 1/10 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
1/10 life size; perched on driftwood "limb mounted" on carved wooden base, owl's head turned over left shoulder; glass eyes, painted detail. Signed "Gilley," on top of stamp, marked "Addie Gilley," on underside of base.
  • 81.1.92
1099Mallard Drake
  • Carving, 1/2 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/2 life size; stands up semi erect, head turned to left; metal feet, carved and painted detail. Marked "Addie Gilley" on underside.
  • 81.1.140
1136Great Blue Heron with Trout
  • Carving, 1/2 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Half size; adult standing on driftwood attached to round carved wooden base, left leg bent, neck erect, beak closed around carved, painted trout; glass eyes, metal legs, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on left of base.
  • 81.1.90
1097Red-shouldered Hawk
  • Carving, 1/2 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/2 life size; mounted on driftwood piece attached to oblong carved wooden base, perched in hunting posture; glass eyes, metal feet, carved burned and painted detail. Marked, dated and signed "Red-shouldered Hawk, carved 1975, painted 1978, by W.H Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.109
1114Green Heron
  • Carving, 1/2 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/2 life size; adult on driftwood base, standing, neck down, beak horizontal, facing forward; glass eyes, metal legs, carved and burned detail. Signed "Gilley" on base.
  • 81.1.42
1051Screech Owl
  • Carving, 1/2 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/2 life size adult bird; perched facing full forward on natural wood mounted on carved wooden base, front toes protruding from body, ear tufts semi-erect, screw visible on underside of limb, extra screw hole in base adjacent to existing screw attaching limb to base; glass eyes. Signed "Gilley '73" on right front of base. Marked "Addie Gilley, Screeched Owl, grey phase, 1973" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.152
1146Golden Eagle
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/3 life size; adult standing erect on driftwood base attached to oblong carved wooden base, head up, turned to right, beak open, tongue out; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on base. Marked " Golden Eagle made for Addie Gilley by Wendell Gilley 1980" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.75
1083Ring-necked Pheasant, Male
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/3 life size; perched on driftwood base, stands erect, tail horizontal; glass eyes, painted detail, wire legs and feet. Smeared signature on right side of base, "Gilley." Marked and dated "Ring-necked Pheasant by W. Gilley, 1973, Addie" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.113
1118Double-crested Cormorant
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/3 life size; adult on driftwood base, standing upright, mouth agape, head turned to left, crests erect; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley 74" on base. Marked "made for Addie Gilley, 1974, Double Crested Cormorant by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.3.7
1174Great Horned Owl
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/3 life size; adult on driftwood base, head turned to right, ear tufts erect, 3 toes forward and 1 back; glass eyes, metal feet, carved and painted detail. Signed "Gilley 1960" on lower left of base.
  • 81.1.96
1103Common Loon
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Mounted on driftwood base; standing, wings down, head lowered and cocked to right in "quizzical" expression; glass eyes, metal feet, painted and carved detail. Signed on base "Gillley". Underside of base marked: "This is one of a limited edition of only two of this model made, W.G. Common "Loon" by W.H. Gilley, 1973, property of Addie Gilley."
  • 81.1.66
1074Green-winged Teal
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/3 life size; adult on natural burl base, head turned slightly to right, hunched back, squatting; burned and painted detail, feet lead. Signed and dated "Gilley '74" on right of base. Marked "Green-winged teal by W.H. Gilley for Addie Gilley, 1974" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.133
1130Bald Eagle
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/3 life size; standing head down, beak agape, tongue visible, wings out stretched, tail down; decorative eagle, painted gold. Marked "Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.167
1161Osprey with Mackerel
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/3 life size; osprey on driftwood piece attached to oblong carved wooden base, wings upraised, head down, beak open; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Marked "made for Addie Gilley, driftwood gift of Mrs. David Rockefeller, Osprey by Wendell Gilley, 1971" on underside of base. Separate companion Mackerel: glass eyes, carved and painted detail.
  • 81.1.95
1102Mallard Drake
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/3 life size; mounted on driftwood base, standing semi-erect, head turned right; glass eyes, metal feet, carved and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on left of base.
  • 81.1.173
1165Pintail, Group
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/3 life size; three adult pintails on driftwood base, two males, one female, male on right, standing erect, male in center squat, female on far left, preening right wing; glass eyes, cast metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Marked "property of Addie Gilley, 1970" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.38
1047Semipalmated Plover
  • Carving, 1/4 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/4 life size; mounted on pitted driftwood base, facing forward, standing with one leg raised; glass eyes, wire legs and feet, painted adult plumage. Signed, dated and marked "Semipalmated Plover by W.H. Gilley, 1965, Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.31
1029Pileated Woodpecker
  • Carving, 1/4 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
1/4 life size; perched on driftwood mounted on carved wooden base, toes inaccurate: three front one rear instead of two and two; glass eyes, painted wired feet, painted detail. Signed lower right of natural wood: "Gilley." Underside of base marked: "Addie Gilley, Pileated Woodpecker, 1970, W.H. Gilley."
  • 81.1.122
1127Brown Pelican
  • Carving, 1/4 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/4 life size; adult on shaped wooden "pier" attached to circular, flat wooden base, standing, facing forward, head and beak vertical; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "by Wendell Gilley," marked "Addie Gilley, Xmas 1975" on underside of base. Companion piece no. 81.1.21.
  • 81.1.108
1113Canada Goose
  • Carving, 1/4 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/4 life size; Adult mounted on driftwood base, standing upright, body horizontal, neck erect, head turned slightly left; glass eyes, metal feet, carved and painted detail. Unsigned. Paint cracked at top of right leg.
  • 81.1.37
1035Ruddy Turnstone
  • Carving, 1/4 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
About 1/4 life size; mounted on natural wood base, erect posture facing forward; black pinhead eyes, wired legs and feet, painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on side of base, underside of base marked "Ruddy Turnstone, W.H. Gilley, Addie Gilley."
  • 80.1.10
1045Wilson's Plover
  • Carving, 1/4 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/4 life size; mounted on driftwood, upright posture, right leg slightly lifted; glass eyes, carved feet, painted adult plumage. Signed and dated "1965, Wilson Plover by W.H. Gilley." Marked "Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.73
1081Osprey with Flounder
  • Carving, 1/4 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/4 life size; perched on driftwood base, carved flounder under left talon, bird is hunched over prey, beak partially open; glass eyes, cast talons, painted, burned and carved detail, flounder unpainted. Unsigned.
  • 81.1.121
1126Brown Pelican
  • Carving, 1/4 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/4 life size; adult on shaped wooden "pier" attached to round, flat wooden base, standing, head raised, two fish hanging out of bill; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on front of base, stamped "Wendell H. Gilley, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679" on underside of base. Marked "Addie Gilley, xmas 1975."
  • 80.1.17
1014Barn Owl
  • Carving, 1/5 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
1/5 life size; on natural wooden base, hunched over as if watching for prey, toes positioned, 3 point back instead of natural 2:2; glass eyes, painted and carved detail. Signed: "Gilley '76" on right of base. Underside marked "Barn Owl by W.H. Gilley, Addie Gilley 1976."
  • 81.1.141
1137Canada Goose
  • Carving, 1/5 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/5 life size adult on driftwood base, neck bent down, scratching head with right foot; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley '71" on left of base.
  • 81.1.74
1082Cormorant
  • Carving, 1/5 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/5 life size; mounted on driftwood base, standing on toes, wings outstretched; glass eyes, lead feet, painted and carved detailed. Signed "Gilley" on front of base. Marked "Made for Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.82
1089Wild Turkey
  • Carving, 1/5 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/5 life size; mounted on driftwood base, standing erect on right foot, left foot raised; glass eyes, bristle "beard", metal legs and feet, painted and carved detail. Signed on base, underside of base dated 1974, marked "Addie, Wild Turkey."
  • 81.1.83
1090Wild Turkey, Male
  • Carving, 1/5 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/5 life size; mounted on driftwood base, walking pose, left leg forward, attached by middle toe, right leg behind, attached by left toe; glass eyes, wire feet, carved and painted detail. Signed and dated "Gilley '74" on right side of base, marked "Wild Turkey by W.H. Gilley, 1974, Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.36
1034Short-eared Owl
  • Carving, 1/5 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
1/5 Life size; perched on natural wood, incorrect toes (3 front, 1 back,) head turned over left shoulder; glass eyes, 3-D feet, painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on right side of base, underside of base marked "Addie Birthday 1972."
  • 81.1.117
1122Brown Pelican
  • Carving, 1/5 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 1/5 life size; adult on driftwood stump attached to carved oblong base, standing on toes, wings raised over head, head turned slightly to right; glass eyes, carved, burned and painted detail. Unsigned.
  • 81.1.53
1062Tree Sparrow
  • Carving, 2/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 2/3 life size; semi-erect posture, facing forward, tail horizontal; glass eyes, wire legs set in smooth mound base, painted feet. Signed and marked "Addie Gilley, Tree Sparrow by W.H Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 80.1.50
1059White-throated Sparrow
  • Carving, 2/3 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. 2/3 life size; mounted on smooth mound base, horizontal stance facing forward; glass eyes, painted detail, wire legs set into base, painted feet. Signed and marked "White-throated Sparrow by W.H. Gilley, Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.91
1098Screech Owl
  • Carving, 3/4 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
3/4 Life size; perched on driftwood piece attached to carved wooden base, head turned right, _ toes of left foot exposed, three toes of right foot exposed, ear tufts laid back; glass eyes, metal toe nails, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley '75" on left of base, marked "Screech Owl 3/4 life size, 1975, by W.H. Gilley, prepared for Addie Gilley" on underside of base. Gray phase. Screw head visible on underside of base. [show more]
  • 80.1.18
1015Saw-whet Owl
  • Carving, 3/4 Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
3/4 life size; outstretched wings, alighting on driftwood limb mounted on carved oblong base, Phillips head screw in base, toes 3:1; glass eyes, carved and painted plumage detail. Signed: "Gilley '72" on lower right side of base. Underside marked: "Addie Gilley."
  • 81.3.6
1173Downy Woodpecker
  • Carving, Almost Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Almost life size; male on driftwood "tree" attached to oblong sand-covered wooden base; glass eyes, wire feet, carved and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on side of driftwood. Felt bottom.
  • 81.1.142
1185Scaled or Blue Quail, Hen
  • Carving, Almost Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Hen standing on slice of driftwood, right foot forward, facing downward, crest erect, glass eyes, painted, carved, burned detail, metal legs and feet, signed on base, "Gilley '73," underside of base stamped "Wendell Gilley, Southwest Harbor, Maine, 04679, 'Scaled or Blue Quail (Hen)'."
  • 81.1.116
1121Wood Duck, Male
  • Carving, Decoy, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; swimming, flat bottom adult, head turned to left, crest down; glass eyes, burned and painted detail. Marked "Wood Duck made for Addie Gilley, Christmas 1970, by W.H. Gilley."
  • 81.1.104
1109White-winged Scoter
  • Carving, Decoy, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life-size; Swimming, flat bottomed adult, head erect, facing inward; Glass eyed, smooth surface with some carved and painted decorative detail, several piece hollow construction. Signed and dated "W. Gilley, 1968" on underside. Some scratched and stray paint.
  • 81.1.114
1119Green-winged Teal
  • Carving, Decoy, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. life size; swimming adult, flat bottom, neck erect, head turned slightly left; glass eyes; burned and painted detail. Unsigned.
  • 81.1.71
1079Yellowlegs
  • Carving, Decoy, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; working/decorative decoy - disassembles into four pieces: beak, head, body and leg/base - body hollow, hinged on bottom, closes on back with hasp, head and beak can be enclosed in body; glass eyes, painted detail, single dowel leg set in driftwood base. Signed "Gilley '69" on rear of base. Marked "Only two made, property of Addie Gilley" on underside of base. A copy of a decoy pattern, one of two ever made by W.H. Gilley. [show more]
  • 81.1.87
1094Cinnamon Teal
  • Carving, Decoy, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size decoy; Swimming Teal, flat bottom, neck erect/back, facing forward; glass eyes, carved and painted detail. Marked, signed and dated "Made for Addie Gilley, Cinnamon Teal by W.H. Gilley, 1970" on underside.
  • 81.1.60
1068Whistling Swan
  • Carving, Decoy, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; "swimming" swan, neck erect, facing forward; painted and carved detail. Stamped "Wendell H. Gilley, Southwest Harbor, Maine, 04679, male Whistling Swan made for Addie Gilley by (writing smeared.) Only swimming swan made by W.H. Gilley.
  • 81.1.67
1075American Goldfinch, Male
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Approx. Life size; adult male, glass eyes, painted plumage detail, wire legs set into green mound base. Marked "Goldfinch by W.H Gilley, Addie Gilley." on underside of base.
  • 81.1.78
1086Bob-white Quail, Male
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; mounted on carved mound base, standing erect, facing forward; glass eyes, wire legs, sheet metal feet, carved and painted detail. Unmarked.
  • 81.1.86
1093Blue-winged Teal, Male
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; drake mounted on burned driftwood base, head turned left, beak down; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley '74" on left side of base, marked "Blue-winged Teal by W.G. Gilley, 1974, made for Addie Gilley" on udnerside of base.
  • 81.1.99
1105Evening Grosbeak, Male
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size male; mounted on driftwood branch attached to carved oblong wooden base, body tilted downward; glass eyes, metal legs, carved, burned and painted detail. Unsigned. Marked "Addie Gilley, 1978" on underside.
  • 81.1.107
1112Green Heron
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life-size; Adult bird on driftwood base, standing hunched over as if fishing; Glass eyes, metal legs, painted, carved, burned details. Signed "Gilley '76" on underside of base. Marked "Green Heron by Wendell Gilley, 1976."
  • 81.1.157
1151Woodcock
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult, crouched, no base; glass eyes, metal feet, mainly painted detail. Stamped "W.H. Gilley" on underside between feet.
  • 81.1.170
1164Bald Eagle
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on driftwood piece attached to oblong carved wooden base, head turned slightly left, wings upraised, beak slightly open; glass eyes, metal toe nails, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley '76" on base. Marked "Bald Eagle by Wendell Gilley, SW Harbor, ME, 1976" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.65
1073Killdeer
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on driftwood base, body horizontal, head erect, facing forward, right foot raised with only middle toe touching base; glass eyes, carved, burned and painted feather detail, wire legs and feet. Signed "Gilley" on right of base. Marked and dates "Killdeer, Addie Gilley, 1975" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.89
1096Atlantic Puffin
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; mounted on wood covered with sand simulating rock, erect posture, head turned slightly right; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Marked, dated and signed "Property of Addie Gilley, Xmas 1977, made by Wendell Gilley, 1977" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.120
1125Ruffed Grouse, Male
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult male on driftwood base, standing, tail slightly raised, feathers spread, head turned slightly left, carved, burned and painted detail; glass eyes, metal feet. Marked "Ruffed Grouse by W.H. Gilley, 1973, property of Addie Gilley, Southwest Harbor, Maine" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.148
1142Screech Owl
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size adult, gray phase, alighting on driftwood perch attached to oblong, carved wooden base, wings outstretched; glass eyes, metal toenails, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed and marked "Screech Owl made for Addie Gilley, 1978, by Wendell Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.149
1143Long Billed Curlew
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on driftwood base, squatting, tail up, neck arched back; glass eyes, metal legs, carved, burned and painted detail, beak made from naturally curved piece of ash. Bird was originally made standing erect, then changed - two holes where old legs were placed behind present pair. Unsigned.
  • 81.1.54
1065White-throated Sparrow
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; mounted on driftwood base, head and tail erect; glass eyes, wire legs, painted detail. Signed, dated and marked "White-throated Sparrow by W.H. Gilley, 1974 for Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.57
1066Dark-eyed Junco
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; mounted on driftwood base, horizontal stance; glass eyes, wire legs and feet, painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on right of base. Marked "Junco, Addie Gilley, 1970" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.63
1071Black-capped Chickadee
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; clinging to twig in characteristic upside-down position, twig screwed to shaped wooden base; pinhead eyes, wire legs and feet, detail in color and relief; Signed "Gilley '73." Marked "Chickadee for Addie Gilley, 1973" on underside.
  • 81.1.70
1078Saw-whet Owl
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult perched on driftwood piece set into shaped wooden base, body in profile with head turned over right shoulder to "front" of piece; glass eyes, wire toes, four first toes protruding, painted plumage detail. Signed "Gilley '75" on right front of base. Marked and dated "Addie Gilley, Saw-whet owl by W.H. Gilley, 1975" on underside of base, which also has artist stamp. Considered Gilley's best Saw-whet Owl by artist. [show more]
  • 81.1.84
1091Long-tailed Duck, Male
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; swimming; flat bottom, tail up, head turned slightly left; glass eyes, carved and painted detail. Signed, dated and marked: "Oldsquaw (male) 1970, made for Addie Gilley by W.H. Gilley" on underside. Companion piece no. 81.1.85
  • 81.1.106
1111Green-winged Teal
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size drake; standing on driftwood base, head erect, turned to left; Glass eyes, metal feet, carved , burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on left rear of base. Marked "For Addie Gilley, Green -winged Teal by W.H. Gilley, 1974" on underside of base. Stamped "W.H. Gilley" between legs.
  • 81.1.112
1117Willet
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on driftwood base, standing, right foot forward, beak agape, wings outspread, tail erect; glass eyes, metal legs, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on base. Marked "Made for Addie Gilley, 1974, by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.156
1150Woodcock
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult standing upright on driftwood base, beak down; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on base. Marked "Woodcock, Gilley" on underside.
  • 81.1.166
1160Wild Turkey
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on burl base, standing on right leg, left leg raised, slips into and out of base on bolt ; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed on belly, Wild Turkey by Wendell Gilley, 1972. Marked "by W.H. Gilley, made for Addie Gilley, 1972" on side of base.
  • 80.1.25
1022Bluebird
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; mounted on pear-shaped carved wooden base, perched sideways on branch, head turned forward; glass eyes. Signed "Gilley '76" on lower right. Underside marked: "Blue Bird by W.H Gilley 1976, 15."
  • 81.1.62
1070Black-capped Chickadee
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; perched sideways on twig, mounted on carved wooden base, beak open; glass eyes, wire legs and feet. Signed "Gilley" on right front of base as well as underside of base. Marked "Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.69
1077Woodcock
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult nestled on natural wood base, head pulled down, beak pointing downward, toes protruding; glass eyes, wire toes, painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on base. Marked and dated "Woodcock, 1971, Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.88
1095Robin, Male
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; perched on green, oblong, wooden mound base, erect posture, facing forward; glass eyes, wire feet and legs, painted and burned detail. Marked, dated and signed "Robin, made for Addie Gilley, 1978, by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.118
1123Belted Kingfisher, Male
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on driftwood attached to carved oblong base, perched upright, head turned slightly left; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Marked, dated, signed "Kingfisher, made for Addie Gilley, 1973, by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.164
1158Barn Owl
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult perched sidelong on driftwood piece attached to oblong carved wooden base, toes three front one back, head turned to right shoulder; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley '76" on base. Marked "Barn Owl made for Addie Gilley, 1976, by Wendell Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.168
1162Great Horned Owl
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on driftwood piece attached to oblong carved wooden base; head turned to left, wings upraised, tail spread, talons clutching driftwood; glass eyes, metal toenails, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley 1977" on base.
  • 81.1.144
1186Sparrowhawk or Kestrel
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size adult male on driftwood piece mounted on oblong carved wooden base ; head turned over left shoulder, glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail, signed, dated on base "Gilley '77." Underside of base marked "Sparrow Hawk or Kestrel, Made for Addie Gilley, Wendell Gilley, 1977." Yellow paint on glass eyes, two screw heads visible on underside of base.
  • 81.1.24
1021Bluebird
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; perched on twig, mounted on carved wooden oblong base, downward stand; glass eyes, black paint worn off on head, back, and sides. Signed: "Gilley '76" on right side of base. Underside numbered "5."
  • 81.1.27
1025Bluebird
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; horizontal stand, perched with one foot in crotch of twig, one up on branch, twig mounted in oblong mound, carved wooden base. Signed "Gilley '76" on lower right of base, underside marked: "Bluebird by Wendell Gilley, 1976, 7."
  • 81.1.61
1069Wren
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; perched on twig screwed onto carved wood base, head and tail erect; glass eyes, painted feather detail, wired by feet. Signed "Gilley '79" on left of base. Marked "Addie Gilley birthday, 1979: on underside of base.
  • 81.1.68
1076Woodcock
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on driftwood base, semi upright, beak pointed downward; glass eyes, painted detail, wire legs and feet. Unsigned, undated.
  • 81.1.85
1092Oldsquaw Hen
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; swimming, flat bottom; glass eyes, primer coat of paint only. Unsigned. Companion piece no. 81.1.84.
  • 81.1.98
1104Upland Plover
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; mounted on driftwood base, standing erect, right leg raised, head turned left; glass eyes, metal legs, carved, burned and painted detail. Marked, dated and signed "for Addie Gilley, Upland Plover by W.H. Giley, 1974" on underside of base. Companion piece no. 81.1.97
  • 81.1.100
1106Saw-whet Owl
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size adult; mounted on driftwood stump attached to carved oblong wooden base, perched upright, three toes of each foot protruding; glass eyes - somewhat marred, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed and dated "Gilley '76" on rear of driftwood.
  • 81.1.123
1128Clapper Rail
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on burnt driftwood base, attached to base by left foot, standing, right leg slightly raised, hood turned slightly left; glass eyes, metal legs, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley '76" on left of base, marked "Gilley, Clapper Rail" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.169
1163Bald Eagle with Flounder
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on driftwood base, wings upraised, head turned left, beak agape; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley '71" on base. Marked made by Wendell Gilley, 1971, value $5,000, Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 80.1.1
1036Mallard Drake
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; head and body one piece, legs set into round, black base, feet painted, semi-detailed. Marked on underside of base: "Mallard, W.H. Gilley, First Bird, Made 1930, Addie Gilley." First bird carving by Wendell H. Gilley.
  • 80.1.5
1040Atlantic Puffin
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; mounted on carved, black mound base; glass eyes, painted plumage and feet. Marked "Addie Gilley, Puffin by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 80.1.9
1044Canada Goose
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; mounted on driftwood base, standing up, neck drawn back, head turned slightly to left; carved feet, painted adult plumage details. Signed and dated "Gilley '72" on lower right side. Marked "Addie Gilley" on underside.
  • 81.1.11
1046Black Duck
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; mounted on carved, oblong, grey wood base, upright posture, head turned slightly left; glass eyes, carved feet, painted plumage. Signed "Gilley '59" on side of base. Marked and dated "Addie Gilley, Black Duck, 4/22/'59" on underside.
  • 81.1.56
1064Bald Eagle
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; mounted on driftwood base, erect posture, head turned right; glass eyes, metal feet, adult plumage. Signed and dated "Gilley '73" on right side of base. Marked "Addie Gilley" on underside of base. One of only three eagle miniatures.
  • 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.
  • 81.3.5
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.
  • 81.1.33
1031Wood Duck
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; mature male, upright posture facing forward, 3-D feet on triangular natural wood base; glass eyes, breeding plumage, painted detail. Signed on side: "Gilley." Underside of base marked "1966. Addie Gilley."
  • 81.1.34
1032American Goldeneye
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; mounted on oblong smooth wood base, upright posture facing forward; glass eyes, metal legs and feet. Signed on side of base: "Gilley." Underside of base marked: "Addie Gilley, Am. Goldeneye."
  • 80.1.4
1039Turkey, Male
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; standing, face forward, legs set into carved, grey mound base; glass eyes, paint brush bristle "beard"; wattle detail carved in; painted plumage and feet. Marked "Addie Gilley, Turkey by W.H Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 80.1.6
1041Mallard Drake
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; standing, head turned right, mounted on grey mound base; glass eyes, painted plumage, carved feet, carved detail of tail and feathers. Signed "Gilley, 1960," marked "Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.40
1049Pink Flamingo
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; standing with right foot on driftwood base, left leg half raised, neck curved downward; painted eyes and detail. Signed and dated "Gilley 1967" on right side of base. Marked "Addie Gilley" on underside.
  • 81.1.41
1050Spoonbill
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; standing in upright-horizontal forward posture, beak pointing downward on curled driftwood base; carved and painted eyes, wire legs, painted plumage. Signed "Gilley" on right side of base, marked and dated "Addie Gilley, Feb 20 1968" on underside of base.
  • 81.1.48
1057Canvasback Drake
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; mounted on grey mound base, hunched over, beak pointing to ground; painted eyes and feet, wire legs set into base. Marked "Copy of bird made by A.C. Crowell" and "Addie Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 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.
  • 81.1.135
1183Herring Gulls
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
3 miniature adults on driftwood base ; far left gull taking flight on toes, wings raised, beak agape; middle gull standing, wing partially raised, partially folded; right side gull standing, wings folded ; all with painted details, metal feet ; signed on side of base: "Gilley",