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Folk Art Carved Whirligig
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A carved and painted folk art whirligig in the form of a policeman or bobby, with painted tin nose and remnants of original blue and silver paint; ht. 18 in.

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Gig with weathered surface, on a newer base
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