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  • 20.01.078
1320Canada Goose
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley '56" on left side of driftwood base
  • 20.01.077
1319Canada Goose
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley '56" on side of base
  • 20.01.070
1312Great Blue Heron Pair
  • Carving, Pair
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley" on oblong base
  • 20.01.035
1276Bald Eagle with Fish
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley '59" on driftwood base.
  • 20.01.032
1273Laughing Gull
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley, '59" on driftwood base. Hook for hanging on back.
  • 20.01.007
1246Spotted sandpiper
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley" on bottom of driftwood base
  • 20.01.003
1235Mallard Drake Box
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Marked "Made for Hilda and Hulda Bragdon" on bottom of box. Signed "Made by Wendell Gilley" and dated.
1232Wendell H. Gilley holding Official Seal of the State of Maine, 1955
  • Image, Photograph
  • Carvings
  • People
Description:
Wendell Gilley holding the carving of the Maine state seal he carved for the Northeast Harbor Public Library
  • 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.
  • 81.1.73
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.
  • 81.3.5
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.
  • 81.1.105
1110Black Capped Chickadee, Pair
  • Carving, Pair, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Two life-sized chickadees on a driftwood base, one hanging upside down on branch, one standing on bottom left of base; both have pin head eyes, wire legs, painted details. Signed and dated "Gilley '59" on left side of base. Bottom of base covered with grey felt.
  • 81.3.8
1175Great Blue Heron, Pair
  • Carving, Pair, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniatures; two adults on driftwood base, left heron stands with neck erect, right heron bent over; both with glass eyes, wire legs, metal crest feathers, carved and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on right front of base.
  • 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.
  • 81.1.136
1132Bald Eagle Plaque
  • Carving, Mobil
  • Birds
Description:
Decorative flying eagle; clutching flagpole in left talon with attached banner:. "E Pluribus Unum" carved and painted decorative detail. Attached hanging wire. Signed "Wendell Gilley," marked "Addie Gilley" on back.
  • 81.3.1
1168Black Capped Chickadee, Pair
  • Carving, Pair, Almost Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Almost life size; two chickadees on driftwood, both standing upright, left chickadee has head down; both with glass eyes, metal legs and feet, carved and painted detail. Signed "Gilley '58" on rear of base.
  • 81.1.32
1030Canada Goose
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
Description:
Miniature; 3-D feet, mounted on round, smooth wooden base, erect posture, faces forward; pinhead eyes, painted detail. Underside signed, dated, marked: "Gilley, '59. Addie Gilley."
  • 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.