OUTSTANDING COLLECTION OF TWENTY-THREE WHIMSICAL MECHANICAL CARVINGS, 19TH CENTURY
OUTSTANDING COLLECTION OF TWENTY-THREE WHIMSICAL MECHANICAL CARVINGS, 19TH CENTURY
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OUTSTANDING COLLECTION OF TWENTY-THREE WHIMSICAL MECHANICAL CARVINGS, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 10,000 USD

OUTSTANDING COLLECTION OF TWENTY-THREE WHIMSICAL MECHANICAL CARVINGS, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 10,000 USD

Lot Sold:16,250USD

Lot Details

Description

OUTSTANDING COLLECTION OF TWENTY-THREE WHIMSICAL MECHANICAL CARVINGS, 19TH CENTURY


Overall Height 60 ½ in. by Width 64 in. by Depth 41 in.

Condition Report

In overall fine condition. Figures are not all currently connected and move and and some leather straps and ropes replaced in back. From top to bottom: two missing figures on top shelf, woman with broken hand and men in boat with replaced on second tier shelf, man ringing bell tower with replaced twine on third tier shelf, seated man in middle with stump missing tool on fourth tier shelf, men at table missing drinking glasses on fifth tier shelf.


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In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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Saleroom Notice

Please note the provenance in the printed catalogue is incorrect. The correct provenance for this lot is Gemini Antiques, Oldwick, New Jersey.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Gemini Antiques, Oldwick, New Jersey

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