Painted and carved wood
Overall: 25 1/2 x 13 x 23 in. ( 64.8 x 33 x 58.4 cm )
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
signature and date: Marked under scroll: "J. Bowers 1861".
J. Bowers is known to have placed a golden eagle on the "Constitution." Traces of gold may be found on this eagle and it is possible that this was once on the "Constitution."
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.