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  • 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
  • 89.3.3
1283Mourning Dove
  • Carving, 1/2 Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Resting bird, head slightly tucked, bill downwards, tail swept up and wing tips cropped; minimal carved detail, incised wings ; glass eyes, metal legs and feet with talons clutching downward on driftwood burl base. Signed "Gilley" on top of base, lower left; no date on piece but approximately 1948.
  • 20.01.128
1461Red Knot
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Underside of base marked "Knot by W. H. Gilley approx 1946."
  • 81.1.58
1257Yellowlegs
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Miniature adult; glass eyes, wire legs set into smooth round base with painted feet; body horizontal, head semi-erect, facing forward; underside of base marked/signed "Addie Gilley, by W. H. Gilley." Elmer Crowell copy