Carved and painted dolphin, signed: 'C. Voorhees' and bearing Voorhees mark, American, circa 1955. The dolphin carving has excellent detail.  The dolphin's mouth is painted red and the upper body black with a speckled surface.  The under body is white with a brown wash.  The dolphin has a glass eye. (FA-1011) 
Note:  Most of the Voorhees whales were made for the Nantucket market in the 1950's. 
Condition:  Chip repair to upper fluke.
Dimensions: Length 18 inches; Height 6 1/2 inches.