10-28-200110-28-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBolton MA
2134
October 28, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Large Carved and Painted Pigeon Head Architectural Ornament

$1,725$1,500
Auction: Sale #2134 - 2134Location: BoltonDate / Time: October 28, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Large Carved and Painted Pigeon Head Architectural Ornament, Maine, early 19th century, hollow carved head, weathered white, gray, blue, brown, and green paint, (wear, joinery separation),ht. 21 1/2, wd. 20, dp. 25 in. Literature: Purportedly one of three pigeon heads mounted around the perimeter of the Pigeon Cove Inn, Nob, Maine. For a similar example, refer to Ricco, Roger and Frank Maresca, American Primitive, Alfred Knopf, New York Publishers, 1988, page 218-219.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Keywords

Maine, Painted Pigeon Head , hollow carved head , green paint, Architectural Ornament, Pigeon Cove Inn, Nob, Alfred Knopf, Frank Maresca, Roger Maresca