Woodcarving (parrot)

Title:
Woodcarving (parrot)
Date: 
1850-1890
Bibliography: 
Black, Mary C., "Make believe and make do: American children's toys," Antiques, December 1962, pp. 620-623. Christensen, Erwin O., Early American Wood Carving. Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1952, pp. 104-105. Christensen, Erwin O., The Index of American Design. New York, Macmillan, 1950, pp. 135-137. Flower, Milton E., "Wilhelm Schimmel and Aaron Mountz wood carvers," [exhibition catalog], Williamsburg, Va. : Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, 1965. Lichten, Frances, Folk Art of Rural Pennsylvania. New York, C. Scribner's sons; London, C. Scribner's sons, ltd., 1946. p. 115. Robacker, Earl F., "Pennsylvania German Wood Carvings," Antiques, June 1946, pp. 369-371.
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 3 in. ( 21 x 11.4 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Carved wooden parrot with body painted cream color with black, red and yellow spots; wings with black, red and yellow stripes; yellow legs and feet; tall oval base is painted green and has holes drilled in it for insertion of pegs carved in various shapes and painted green, yellow and red.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
INV.7959
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group