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Pair of Whirligigs (SOLD)

Pair of Whirligigs (SOLD)


It is hard to explain the configuration of the leather head pieces of these figures or the Chaplinesque mustache of the male figure but pairs of whirligigs are rare to find.


Dimensions: Ht. 23" & 20"
Date / Circa: 1st. qt. 20th. c.
Maker / Origin: Found in New York State
Medium: Carved pine, leather, cloth tape and tin with an early painted finish.
Miscellaneous: Provenance: Collection of Janet and Joseph Shein, Philadelphia. Originally found by Frank Gaglio.

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