AMERICAN CARVED AND PAINTED NOAH'S ARK WITH ANIMALS, 23 TOTAL PIECES, the ark with ramp to upper level and two ramps into lower level, on casters, along with 11 pairs of animals including porcupines, pelicans, hippos, lions, tigers, and elephants. All with original painted surfaces. Said to have been made by William Hargreaves, a cabinet and coffin maker from England after he immigrated to the United States. Circa 1930. 22" HOA, 30" LOA. Provenance: Property of a Virginia collector.
Excellent condition, one pelican with repair.