Rare Painted World War I "Doughboy" Whirligig, America, first quarter 20th century, the standing figure in uniform with paddles painted with stars and stripes, mounted on a pine platform, ht. 30 1/4 in.
Provenance: Skinner, American Furniture & Decorative Arts, February 2005, Lot 380, to a private Massachusetts collection.
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