Antique 19thc Brass Pr. Pigeons Wriggle Work Folk Art Scottish Hearth Ornaments
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Antique 19thc Brass Pr. Pigeons Wriggle Work Folk Art Scottish Hearth Ornaments:
sale is for this charming pair of 19th Century Folk Art Brass Pigeons.
Possibly Scottish, fireside/mantle ornaments,(acquired from Scotland).
Sheet brass decorated in Wriggle Work with lines and the feathers. Copper eye on cock.
Applied wings of copper and bell-metal, the contrasting metals add charm and character.
Details worn on the wings, more so the cock's.
Cock is 5ins tall and 6 ins from head to tail.
Hen 4 ins and 5 1/4 H to T.
They fit into slotted blocks of bell - metal, one is loose.
Makers initials GA on one bird.
Unusual FolkArt pair of pigeons,made with great artistry.
Early 19th Century.