Approx. 1/3 life size; adult standing erect on driftwood base attached to oblong carved wooden base, head up, turned to right, beak open, tongue out; glass eyes, metal feet, carved, burned and painted detail. Signed "Gilley" on base. Marked " Golden Eagle made for Addie Gilley by Wendell Gilley 1980" on underside of base.
42 x 41 x 26cm; 2,700g
Gilley - Wendell Holmes Gilley (1904-1983), “Golden Eagle,” Wendell Gilley Museum, accessed October 30, 2020, https://wendellgilleymuseum.net/digitalarchive/items/show/150.Item 1146