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  • 81.1.101
1184Mallard Drake Box
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
2 pieces. Miniature swimming adult with carved and painted detail attached to lid of varnished pine box. Underside of box marked "Made by W.H. Gilley, Southwest Harbor, Maine". Lid has screw head visible in center of underside.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 81.1.44
1053Great Horned Owl
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; perched on driftwood "stump" mounted on carved wooden base, head turned over left shoulder, body and ear-tufts erect, toes in correct formation on stump; glass eyes, painted plumage detail; muted colors. Marked "Gt. Horned Owl by W.H. Gilley, Addie Giley" on underside. Brass screw and extra hole visible under base.
  • 81.1.5
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.
  • 81.1.29
1027Ruffed Grouse, Male
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature male in display; head turned towards left, left foot forward on pear-shaped smooth wooden base; glass eyes, wire legs, highly detailed plumage; multi-piece. Signed and marked under base: "Gilley, 1946, Ruffed Grouse, Addie Gilley."
  • 81.1.46
1055Snowy Owl
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; perched on natural wormy driftwood "stump" on carved, white-painted base, facing forward, head turned slightly right; glass eyes, 3-D feet, painted adult plumage. Signed, dated and marked "Arctic Owl by W.H. Gilley, 1946, Addie 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.
  • 81.1.53
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.
  • 81.1.35
1033Woodcock
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; adult bird, upright posture facing forward; painted plumage and feet, wire legs set into smooth mound wood base. Signed: "Woodcock, by W.H Gilley," on underside of base; marked: "Addie Gilley."
  • 80.1.2
1037Bob White 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.
  • 80.1.3
1038Ring-necked Pheasant, Male
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; legs set into carved, grey mound base; glass eyes, painted feet and detail. Marked "Addie Gilley, Pheasant by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base.
  • 80.1.7
1042Bob White, Pair
  • Carving, Pair, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniatures; mounted on carved, oblong, brown mound base, male stands upright on "log" attached to main base and has carved feet, female stands on main base, head down as if herding young, legs set into base, painted feet; glass eyes, painted plumage. Signed and dated "7/16/45, Bob White by W.H. Gilley," "Addies Gilley" 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.