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Americana & International - Session One

Thu, Sep 30, 2021 09:00AM EDT
Lot 138

Wilhelm Schimmel spread winged eagle

Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000

Wilhelm Schimmel (Cumberland Valley, Pennsylvania 1817-1890), carved and painted spread winged eagle, retaining its original polychrome surface, 9" h., 13 1/4" w. Provenance: Estate of Dr. John A. Ferrara, Westfield, New Jersey.

Condition

Overall very good condition. Possibly some old putty added to wing joints. Chip to tip of one wing. A few small flakes to tips of talons. Old ink inscription on underside For Peggy Brock Mary H. Gibs.

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