Shadfly Folk Art Gallery and Antiques

 Phaeton” By Noted Oshawa Artist Gordon Law


PhilShadfly Folk Art Gallery and Antiques is located in Port Dover, Ontario
  1. – “Phaeton” by noted Oshawa artist Gordon Law. (b. 1914)  Gordon Law is the son of Ivan Law. He has whittled all of his life and is well known for his carvings of sleighs, barns and the animals that went with them. He worked at General Motors for twenty-five years in the machine shop.  Gordon took several painting courses but was more successful in expressing himself through his carving. After he retired he spent a lot of time reading Greek and Roman Mythology. In 1981 he started his mythological series. He wrote about twenty poems and illustrated them by carving figures and building equipment to match the poems. This piece is in excellent condition and is signed and dated 1993 on the bottom.  15”w, 8”d, 9 ½”t.