VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE FIGURES OF PUNCH AND JUDY, RICHARD GILBERT OAKES (1827-1916), JOLIET CITY, WILL CO., ILLINOIS, CIRCA 1875-85
VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE FIGURES OF PUNCH AND JUDY, RICHARD GILBERT OAKES (1827-1916), JOLIET CITY, WILL CO., ILLINOIS, CIRCA 1875-85
VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE FIGURES OF PUNCH AND JUDY, RICHARD GILBERT OAKES (1827-1916), JOLIET CITY, WILL CO., ILLINOIS, CIRCA 1875-85
VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE FIGURES OF PUNCH AND JUDY, RICHARD GILBERT OAKES (1827-1916), JOLIET CITY, WILL CO., ILLINOIS, CIRCA 1875-85
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VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE FIGURES OF PUNCH AND JUDY, RICHARD GILBERT OAKES (1827-1916), JOLIET CITY, WILL CO., ILLINOIS, CIRCA 1875-85

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE FIGURES OF PUNCH AND JUDY, RICHARD GILBERT OAKES (1827-1916), JOLIET CITY, WILL CO., ILLINOIS, CIRCA 1875-85

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

Lot Sold:15,000USD

Lot Details

Description

VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE FIGURES OF PUNCH AND JUDY, RICHARD GILBERT OAKES (1827-1916), JOLIET CITY, WILL CO., ILLINOIS, CIRCA 1875-85


Height 22 ½ in. by Width 8 in.

Condition Report

In fine overall condition. Both figures with aged varnish. Punch with scattered flaking paint loss to coat and proper left leg. Restoration to Judy's nose and lacking cane shaft.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

William Brewer;

Allan Katz, Woodbridge, Connecticut.

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