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You searched for: Date: 1970sType: Carving
Accession # Identifier Title Type Subject
  • 20.01.080
1322Evening Grosbeak, Male
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley '78" on oblong base ; underside of base marked "Evening Grosbeak #33"
  • 81.1.165
1159Wood Duck, Pair
  • Carving, Pair, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; male and female on driftwood piece attached to oblong carved wooden base, male standing, neck erect above crouched female with neck down; both with glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on left of base. Marked "Wood Duck by W.H. Gilley, 1970-71, made for Addie Gilley, Feb. 20, 1971, Birthday" on underside.
  • 20.01.062
1304Baldpate, Male
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Now known as American Wigeon ; marked "Baldpate '74, #28" on underside of base ; signed "Gilley" on left front 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.
  • 20.01.059
1301Bald Eagle
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley" on left side of driftwood base; marked "Hilda, Hulda Bragdon" on underside of base
  • 20.01.057
1299Canada Goose
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Flat bottomed, signed "Gilley" on underside
  • 20.01.056
1298Canvasback
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "by W. H. Gilley"
  • 20.01.048
1290Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "'by W. H. Gilley" and dated on underside of base
  • 20.01.047
1289Yellowlegs
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on driftwood base, standing with right foot raised. Underside of base marked "Yellowlegs 1972"
  • 81.1.145
1139Yellowlegs
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; adult on driftwood base, standing with right foot forward, head turned slightly to left; glass eyes, metal legs, carved and painted details. Stamped "Gilley" on body between legs. Signed "Gilley" on base, marked "Yellowlegs by W.H. Gilley, made for Addie Gilley, Aug 1972" 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.
  • 81.1.17
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."
  • 20.01.019
1260Common Tern, Pair
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Bottom of driftwood base marked "Made for Hilda + Hulda Bragdon, Xmas 1971." Signed "Gilley" on right front of base.
1258Mallard Drake
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Marked "Model made by Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Carved on a carving machine. Assembled + painted by Wendell Gilley." Has round label "1M" on bottom.
  • 20.01.012
1251Goldfinch
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Underside of base marked "Goldfinch by W.H. Gilley to Jeff Morrill" ; dated 1977.
  • 20.01.011
1250Goldfinch pair
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
One marked "Made for Hilda Bragdon by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base. The other marked "Made for Hulda Bragdon by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base. Both dated 1970.
  • 81.1.139
1135Rudy Turnstone, Pair
  • Carving, Pair, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; male and female on oblong, sand covered wooden base with two attached driftwood pieces, male standing on burned driftwood, head turned over left shoulder, facing front of composition, female on lower right, attached to oblong base, head to ground, tail up; both have glass eyes, metal legs, carved, burned and painted detail. Unsigned. Marked "Property of Addie Gilley, Ruddy Turnstone, 1975" on underside of base.
  • 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)'."
  • 20.01.008
1247Saw-whet Owl
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley" and dated '71 on underside of base. Appears to have been dated '72 originally and changed to '71
  • 81.1.115
1120White-winged Scoter
  • Carving, Decoy, Life-size
  • Birds
Description:
Life size; swimming, flat bottom adult, neck partially down, turned left; glass eyes, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on underside of tail. Textured surface.
  • 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. Also called upland sandpiper Companion piece no. 81.1.97
  • 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, two 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]
  • 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.
  • 81.1.24
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."