George Stapf (1862-1958)
Lived/Active: Harrisburg and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Carved Patriotic Eagle with Spread Wings and American Flag.
Carved pine with gilt and polychrome paint.
Over-all in great condition, paint and gilt wear from weathering commensurate with age and use.
Probably missing shield originally clasped in talons.
Provenance: Collection of Charles and Olenka Santore.
These highly sought after carved eagles by George Stapf are increasingly hard to find in untouched condition. This eagle with the carved polychrome painted American flag is among the more desirable examples he made.
Dimensions: 21”h, 33 ½”w
Item ID: DA-SO 285