Lot 1058
Vollis Simpson, (NC, 1919-2013) Whirligig
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Found metal objects and cut sheet metal in the form of a duck with applied paint decoration, unsigned, two part form.

HOA 54.5 in.

Celebrated Wilson County outsider artist with permanent works in the North Carolina Museum of Art, the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore and the American Folk Art Museum in Manhattan. His first windmill was produced to power a washing machine while serving in the Pacific during WWII, made from parts of a B-29 bomber. The city of Wilson recently constructed a Whirligig Park featuring the works of Vollis.

Outdoor use; some paint loss; minimal rusting.

$400 - 600