IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED HORNBEAM SCULPTURE OF A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER, PROBABLY SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, CIRCA 1870
IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED HORNBEAM SCULPTURE OF A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER, PROBABLY SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, CIRCA 1870
IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED HORNBEAM SCULPTURE OF A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER, PROBABLY SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, CIRCA 1870
IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED HORNBEAM SCULPTURE OF A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER, PROBABLY SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, CIRCA 1870
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IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED HORNBEAM SCULPTURE OF A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER, PROBABLY SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, CIRCA 1870

Estimate: 60,000 - 120,000 USD

IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED HORNBEAM SCULPTURE OF A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER, PROBABLY SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, CIRCA 1870

Estimate: 60,000 - 120,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

IMPORTANT CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED HORNBEAM SCULPTURE OF A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER, PROBABLY SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, CIRCA 1870


standing erect, resting a cane in his right hand, the stylized upper body with broad shoulders and pinched waist, dressed in relief carved Civil War clothing complete with carved epaulets, the head with relief carved facial hair detail and a carved beard and goatee, the whole standing on original base.


Height 36 in. by Width 9 in. by Depth 4 in.

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Provenance

Giampietro American Folk Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

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