Overall: 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 15.9 x 8.9 x 6 cm )
Carved wooden parrot with folded wings and straight, cylindrical legs; body with flecks of black, red and yellow paint; wings with blue, red and yellow vertical bands; green base.
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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.
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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