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.



Dealer Jeffrey Tillou Antiques
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Artist/Maker
Measurements 13" h
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://www.tillouantiques.com
Price 1,700
Contact Jeffrey Tillou, 860-567-9693 or  jeffrey@tillouantiques.com

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