Painted and carved wood, Red pine (by microanalysis)
Overall: 25 1/2 x 13 x 23 in. ( 64.8 x 33 x 58.4 cm )
Incised under scroll: "J. Bowers 1861".
Carved wooden eagle in striding position with wings drawn back, mounted on ornate scrolling base, with traces of gold paint on wings and body.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Possibly collection of Jonathan Bowers (1825-1894), Willow Dale Park, Lowell, Mass; probably purchased at auction by collector/dealer Max Williams, 1925; acquired by Elie Nadelman (1882-1946) prior to 1929; purchased by N-YHS 1937.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.