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Miniature Great Blue Herons, Wendell Gilley (1904-1983)

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Miniature Great Blue Herons, Wendell Gilley (1904-1983)
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Description
Miniature Great Blue Herons
Wendell Gilley (1904-1983)
Southwest Harbor, ME, 1960
18 in. tall, 13 in. long

This decorative carving depicts two herons standing on a driftwood base. The top of the base is signed and dated by the maker. This lot includes the carver's struck ink stamp and a hardbound copy of the carver's book, "Bird Carving: A Guide to a Fascinating Hobby" displaying a closely related heron carving on the front dust jacket and frontispiece.
Original paint with light wear and possible restoration to neck of lower bird.
Condition
Please email condition report requests to colin@copleyart.com. Any condition statement given is a courtesy to customers, Copley will not be held responsible for any errors or omissions. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition.
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Miniature Great Blue Herons, Wendell Gilley (1904-1983)

Estimate $100 - $10,000
Jul 14, 2022
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Starting Price $50
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0004: Miniature Great Blue Herons, Wendell Gilley (1904-1983)

Sold for $8,500
46 Bids
Est. $100 - $10,000Starting Price $50
The Sporting Sale 2022, Day 1
Jul 14, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Buyer's Premium 23%

Lot 0004 Details

Description
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Miniature Great Blue Herons
Wendell Gilley (1904-1983)
Southwest Harbor, ME, 1960
18 in. tall, 13 in. long

This decorative carving depicts two herons standing on a driftwood base. The top of the base is signed and dated by the maker. This lot includes the carver's struck ink stamp and a hardbound copy of the carver's book, "Bird Carving: A Guide to a Fascinating Hobby" displaying a closely related heron carving on the front dust jacket and frontispiece.
Original paint with light wear and possible restoration to neck of lower bird.
Condition
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Please email condition report requests to colin@copleyart.com. Any condition statement given is a courtesy to customers, Copley will not be held responsible for any errors or omissions. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition.

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