Carved “Happy Jack” Whirligig
Carved by Lincoln Ceely (1865-1950)
Nantucket, Massachusetts, ca. 1920-1930.
Carved and painted wood
Condition: Missing paddles, superb original paint, minor crazing.
The “Happy Jack” Sailor is wearing a blue cap with a ribbon, white neckerchief, blue shirt, red belt and white pants with carved indentations at neck and waistline. Ceely was a well known Nantucket cabinet and clockmaker who also painted and carved.
Dimensions: 13" h
Item ID: FA-SO 057