Oscar W. Peterson (1887-1951)
Cadillac, MI, c. 1915
21 1/2 by 19 by 3/4 in.
An early plaque by this celebrated Midwestern carver depicting two peacocks in breeding plumage among flowering trees. The top and bottom edges are braced with original metal straps. Original paint with wear from handling and a slight bow.
Provenance: Private Collection, Midwest
Literature: Ronald J. Fritz, "Michigan's Master Carver: Oscar W. Peterson, 1887-1951," Boulder Junction, WI, 1987.
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