Archive for the ‘Wood Carvings’ Category

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The Carved Wooden Profile of a Witch Wearing a Hat Decorated With Stars Juts Out From the Side of a House at the Entrance of an Alleyway Located Off Derby Street in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 30, 2018)

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A Wooden Uncle Sam Figure Seen Loitering on the Sidewalk on Court Street in Plymouth, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 26,  2019)

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An Anthropomorphic Pig Wearing a Bowtie and a Suit Jacket Seen Loitering Inside the Kiddieland Amusement Center at Salem Willows Park in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 15, 2018)

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A Rather Feminine-Looking Green Man (a Face Composed of or Surrounded by Foliage) Carved From a Small Tree Trunk in Bali Found in the Front Yard of The Yak Arts International Gallery in Orleans, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 17, 2018)

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A Small Bear Dangles a Large Fish From His Paw as He Stands on a Wooden Stump in Front of a Cottage on Old Island Path in Hampton NH (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 28, 2018)

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A Gilded Gold Wooden Eagle Perched Above the Entrance of the Millbury Branch of the U.S. Post Office Located at 119 Elm Street (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 16, 2015)

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Just One of Close to Two Dozen Small Woodcarvings of Saint Nil Sorsky (Usually Identified by his Hood, Beard, and Crutches Beneath His Arms) Displayed Together on a Wall at the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 17,  2017)

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A Polychromed Wooden Carving of a Red Fox Displayed on the Spacious Lawn of the Fox Ridge Resort in North Conway, NH (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 17,  2017)

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The Hookah-Smoking Caterpillar From “Alice in Wonderland” Lounges on the Cap of a Huge Mushroom in Front of Mr. Charlie’s Peace and Harmony Shop in Ossipee, NH  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 27,  2017)

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A Wooden Bear, Wearing a Hat and Reading a Book, Very Appropriately Sits Outside The Book Bear Book Store on West Main Street in West Brookfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 18,  2017)