This is a Handmade Sailor Whirligig fashioned after Antique Whirligig from the 1800's. Each one is hand carved and painted one - at - a time. The Whirligig is antiqued to give it a vintage look. The body is carved from recycled vintage cedar shake shingle - the whale is carved from recycled pine.
Each Whirligig is signed - dated - and numbered by the artist.
This Whirligig measures 3.5 inches wide x 5 inches tall (not counting the base and the oars). The whale the sailor is on measures 11.5 inches wide x 3.5 inches high. The base is a section froman old turned bed post still retains original paint.