39 West Street Litchfield, CT 08759 , United States Call Seller 860.567.9693



$ 5,750
  • Description
    American, ca. 1910.
    Carved wood, copper tubing, painted cord, metal, and tin.
    Excellent ‘as found’ condition, losses wind-fan blades on high wheel, original painted surface, now oxidized.

    A rare and unusual carved patriotic figure of an Uncle Sam with clothing made of wrapped cord painted red, white, and blue was most likely a whirligig and a wonderful example of American vernacular art from the early 20th c.
  • More Information
    Period: 1900-1919
    Styles / Movements: Folk Art, Americana, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: FA-SO 149
    Incollect Reference #: 713013
  • Dimensions
    W. 15.5 in; H. 25 in; D. 10.75 in;
    W. 39.37 cm; H. 63.5 cm; D. 27.31 cm;
Message from Seller:

Jeffrey Tillou Antiques was established in 1992. The three story historic building located “on the green” in Litchfield, features an extensive inventory of Americana from the 18th and early 19th centuries. Here you will find an extraordinary collection of furniture, folk art, weathervanes, sculpture, Oriental carpets, and related decorative pieces as well as distinctive European furniture and original works of art.

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