Lot 105: Wilhelm Schimmel (Cumberland Valley, Pennsylvania 1817-1890), exuberantly carved and painted spread winged eagle retaining its original polychrome surface, 9 1/2'' h., 12 1/2'' w. Provenance: Private Chester County, Pennsylvania collection. Gesso in wing joints is old and probably original. Two 1/2" chips to bottoms of wing feathers. A little scuffing to talons.
Pook & Pook's Americana Auction October 2015
Saturday, 3rd October 2015
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