Wilhelm Schimmel (Cumberland Valley, Pennsylvania 1817-1890)
, carved and painted spread winged eagle, retaining its original polychrome decoration and remaining in excellent original condition, 8 3/8" h., 15 1/2" w. Provenance: Robert Burkhardt, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; A prominent Montgomery County, Pennsylvania collector.
Minor touch-up to gesso where wings meet body. Otherwise in very good condition. No other apparent damages or repairs.