Carved and Painted Deer Head
American, possibly Maine, late 19th c.
Carved wood, paint decorated with antlers.
Original paint, one minor repair to one ear (original).
Provenance: Mayer Collection, New York.
A wonderful whimsical deer head with an elongated neck and refined face mounted with three-point antlers, perhaps a trophy carved by the hunter. A fabulous piece of American folk art with an exceptional surface.
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Dimensions: 26" h x 10" w x 17½" d (furthest points)
Item ID: FA-SO 094