American Federal C.1800-1810 Hand Carved Wood American Eagles (2) For Sale
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American Federal C.1800-1810 Hand Carved Wood American Eagles (2):
EXQUISITE PAIR OF ANTIQUE WOOD CARVED BALD EAGLES WALL DECOR CIRCA 1800’s
overall fine condition, Wear commensurate with age. Richly conceived and beautifully executed they offer exceptional carved surface decoration with elaborate design composed of sculptural eagles. Constructed of wood and embellished with opulent painted gilded and carved decoration, it is further distinguished by their proportions and remarkable state of preservation. The motif of the Bald American Eagle provided a patriotic symbol of the American spirit!! Reaching back to European heraldry, the Eagle was first introduced by the Continental Congress in 1782, as the officially sanctioned emblem of the United States. It was applied as a decorative element on a great many objects used in the young nation, AMERICA!
These American treasures measure 24 1/2” tall and 17 1/2” wide. See all photos for best description
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