OUTSTANDING AND RARE BLACK-TAILED GODWIT by William Gibian, Onacock, VA. An elegant carving in excellent original paint and condition. Fine detailed carved and painted feather work overall. Raised crossed wing tips and relief-carved wings. Head turned just slightly left. Mounted on custom legs atop a carvedbase. GIBIAN carved on rear body near tail. Maker’s business card affixed to base.
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OUTSTANDING AND RARE BLACK-TAILED GODWIT by William