Two Eagle Shelves

Pair of hand carved black walnut Victorian wall shelves.  They have a shaped incised frame and feature a full carved eagle.  These are attributed to the famous Kittery Maine carver John Haley Bellamy.  He is best known for his depiction of eagles.  Information can be found at this link:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Haley_Bellamy.   An exquisite pair of Victorian carvings!  

Circa:  1860.    Dimensions:   7″ H   x   8 3/4″ W   x   4 1/4″ D.   Condition:   Good original finish with a rich patina.  One has a chip out of the tip of the eagles wing on the right side (see photo).   Price:  $1350 for the pair.DSC_0122 DSC_0127 DSC_0125 DSC_0124