Lot 5    

Three Wooden Folk Carvings of Birds,
2008, Spring Fine & Decorative Arts, Mar 15th
American, late 19th and early 20th century. Lot includes a painted swan, 5.25" high; a goose, 7.5" high; and a painted bird toy which chirps when turned, 3.25" high.

Condition:  
Neck reglued on swan, tail reglued on bird toy.
Sold: $240.00
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