This is a fantastic Vintage Crocodile Folk Art Carving, likely carved from Cypress. This piece looks like a Mid-Century Florida Roadside Souvenir. This Animal Carving is covered in details, from the snout and eyes to all the scales down the back and tail.
Beautifully hand carved. The piece is signed on the bottom, but the writing is all very faint, and difficult to read, though it was carved by the same carver as the larger one, most likely in Mulberry, Florida about 30 miles outside Tampa.
Listing is for the Small Croc only, though at the time of listing I do have the larger version in the last photo....just in case you would like a couple, the larger one is 20.5" long, please inquire for availability if you are interested.
This piece is in excellent vintage condition, with a shellacked finish. Please Zoom photos to appreciate all the details, as well as to best understand overall condition.
Piece measures 1.75" tall x 2.75" wide at the back feet x 14.5" long.
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