VERY FINE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD SCULPTURE OF A DOMESTIC LADY WITH BROOM AND DUSTPAN, LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY
VERY FINE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD SCULPTURE OF A DOMESTIC LADY WITH BROOM AND DUSTPAN, LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY
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VERY FINE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD SCULPTURE OF A DOMESTIC LADY WITH BROOM AND DUSTPAN, LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

VERY FINE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD SCULPTURE OF A DOMESTIC LADY WITH BROOM AND DUSTPAN, LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

Lot Sold:43,750USD

Lot Details

Description

VERY FINE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED WOOD SCULPTURE OF A DOMESTIC LADY WITH BROOM AND DUSTPAN, LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY


appears to retain its original surface, inscribed Hand made by father on paper label affixed to bottom.


Height 12 ¾ in. by Width 5 ¼ in. by Depth 4 in.

Condition Report

In fine overall condition. Surface has overall light embedded dirt and aged varnish. Minor paint loss/wear to nose and areas of skirt and shoulder. Proper right hand holding broom has cracked thumb that was reattached. Proper left hand holding dustpan replaced and half of the dustpan broken and replaced.


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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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Cataloguing

Provenance

Allan Katz, Woodbridge, Connecticut.

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