Large Carved White-painted and Polychrome Decorated Four-tier Whirligig
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
- Date / Time :
- February 27, 2016 10:00AM
Large Carved White-painted and Polychrome Decorated Four-tier Whirligig, Eugene C. Smith, Ohio, c. 1958, composed of twelve sheet iron pinwheels fixed to axles which animate dozens of figures, animals, and objects, constructed in four tiers embellished with applied scalloping, all mounted on a white-painted iron post, (imperfections), overall ht. 59, wd. 22, dp. 19 in.
a few elements do not appear to operate, paint losses primarily to one pinwheel, some elements loose and in need of reattachment.
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