EXCEPTIONAL CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SCULPTURE OF A HUNTSMAN AND LOYAL HOUND, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1860
EXCEPTIONAL CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SCULPTURE OF A HUNTSMAN AND LOYAL HOUND, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1860
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EXCEPTIONAL CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SCULPTURE OF A HUNTSMAN AND LOYAL HOUND, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1860

Estimate: 25,000 - 50,000 USD

EXCEPTIONAL CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SCULPTURE OF A HUNTSMAN AND LOYAL HOUND, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1860

Estimate: 25,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot Sold:23,750USD

Lot Details

Description

EXCEPTIONAL CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED SCULPTURE OF A HUNTSMAN AND LOYAL HOUND, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1860


Height 19 in. by Width 9 ½ in. by Depth 7 in.

Condition Report

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Mrs. Ernst Behrend, Greenwich, Connecticut

Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, Glen Head, New York;

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Prints: with property from the estate of Alastair Bradley Martin, including works from the Guennol collection, October 6, 2010, sale 2343, lot 9.

Literature

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guennol Collection, Vol. 2, (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982), pp. 275-277;

Lita Solis-Cohen, "The Martin Mystique: Americana at Christie's," Maine Antique Digest, December 2010, 2-C.

Catalogue Note

A related hunting group is illustrated in Jean Lipman, American Folk Art in Wood, Metal and Stone, (New York, Dover, 1948), p. 142, pl. 155.

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