Hand-Carved Gilt Wood Perched American Eagle

Presented is a hand-carved and hand-gilded wooden eagle figure. The eagle is American made and dates to the mid-19th century.

The eagle is presented with spread wings and a cocked head, looking left. The eagle's talons grip a cluster of rocks; the rocks also serve as a base for the sculpture.

This 19th century eagle comes from a private Nashville, Tennessee collection of antique Americana.


This eagle is in very good condition. Eagle has had recent conservation and restoration to stabilize the right wing, in-painting in two areas on the eagle's body and one top left wing, and fill and in-painting on end of tail feather.

Eagle Dimensions: 15 1/2" H x 29" W x 8" D.

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