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    Posted 9 years ago

    sarahoff
    (279 items)

    My family has collected many lovely wood carvings through the years, many of which are unsigned or salvaged from buildings and furniture. I know its almost impossible to identify most of them, but it doesn't hurt to try. The carvings of the greyhound and fox I feel are possibly from the 1920s. The two lion carvings are salvaged wood out of a home. I have to say the fox is my personal favorite. Most examples of wood carved foxes depict them as fierce looking, he has a sweet serene look of basking in the sun:)

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    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 9 years ago
      sara these are just beautiful!!!!
    2. sarahoff sarahoff, 9 years ago
      Thank you Sean and Picker:)
    3. sarahoff sarahoff, 9 years ago
      Thank you Jayhow and bratjdd for the love:)
    4. sarahoff sarahoff, 9 years ago
      Thank you donnaj and blunderbus for the love:)
    5. sarahoff sarahoff, 9 years ago
      Thank you mike joe and moonstone for the love:)
    6. sarahoff sarahoff, 9 years ago
      thanks bratjdd:)
    7. sarahoff sarahoff, 9 years ago
      Thank you Tom:)
    8. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 7 years ago
      Oh wow, it just keeps getting better! I love all of these, the lion and fox are fantastic but the greyhound took my breath away.

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