AMERICAN CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD FOLK SCULPTURE OF A MAN WITH A TOP HAT, LATE 19TH CENTURY
AMERICAN CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD FOLK SCULPTURE OF A MAN WITH A TOP HAT, LATE 19TH CENTURY
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AMERICAN CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD FOLK SCULPTURE OF A MAN WITH A TOP HAT, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

AMERICAN CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD FOLK SCULPTURE OF A MAN WITH A TOP HAT, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:2,375USD

Lot Details

Description

AMERICAN CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD FOLK SCULPTURE OF A MAN WITH A TOP HAT, LATE 19TH CENTURY


Height 18 ¼ in. by Width 4 ¾ in. by Depth 3 in.

Condition Report

In fine condition with no apparent structural issues, cracks, or breaks. Numerous campaigns of historic paint, some varnish build-up on nose and under chin. Paint loss commensurate with age and handling.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Jeffrey Tillou Antiques, Litchfield, Connecticut.

Sculptural Fantasy: The Important American Folk Art Collection of Stephen and Petra Levin
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