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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",
|1270||American Goldeneye Relief|
Carved and painted American goldeneye against painted winter scene on board. Marked "Made about 1935 Wendell Gilley" on back. Signed "Gilley on bottom front.
|1268||Flying Mallard Relief|
Painted board with miniature flying mallard attached. Inscribed on back "Given to J.E. Brown by Wendelll Gilley circ. 1936"; "Presented to the Gilley Museum July 1984."
Hanger on back. Unsigned, not dated
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.
Miniature; carved figure of bearded man with blue plaid scarf, white shirt, brown coat and trousers, wearing sou'wester; carved and painted detail, attached to square bottom base. Marked "by W.H. Gilley" on underside.
Miniature; carved figure of bearded man with pipe, wearing hat, red patterned scarf, light blue shirt, dark blue trousers, high block boots; attached to rectangular wooden base. Marked "by W.H. Gilley" on underside.
|1012||King Eider, Male|
Miniature; Flying, screw eye in body for hanging, one extra hole present beneath screw eye; painted eyes, carved feet, feather detail carved into wings and tail, King Eider beak marking absent, since front perspective _ not seen by the artist. Signed: "Gilley," on underside of upper wing; Marked "Addie Gilley," on underside of lower wing. Marked "King Eider Duck."
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.