RARE SET OF SIX CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD PENGUIN TENPINS WITH TWO BALLS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
RARE SET OF SIX CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD PENGUIN TENPINS WITH TWO BALLS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
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RARE SET OF SIX CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD PENGUIN TENPINS WITH TWO BALLS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 USD

RARE SET OF SIX CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD PENGUIN TENPINS WITH TWO BALLS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 USD

Lot Sold:4,750USD

Lot Details

Description

RARE SET OF SIX CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD PENGUIN TENPINS WITH TWO BALLS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY


Height 12 ¼ in.

Condition Report

In overall fine condition. Crack in head of one of the pins and scuff marks commensurate with age and use. Bowling balls of a slightly later date.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Northeast Auctions, Manchester, New Hampshire, A Product Of Passion: The American Folk Art Collection of Helen & Steven Kellogg, August 06, 2011, lot 713.

Literature

Wendy Lavitt, Animals in American Folk Art, (New York: Knopf, 1990), p. 172.

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