VERY RARE ODD FELLOWS CARVED AND PAINTED CEREMONIAL HEART-IN-HAND STAFF, FLORIDA, CIRCA 1890
VERY RARE ODD FELLOWS CARVED AND PAINTED CEREMONIAL HEART-IN-HAND STAFF, FLORIDA, CIRCA 1890
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VERY RARE ODD FELLOWS CARVED AND PAINTED CEREMONIAL HEART-IN-HAND STAFF, FLORIDA, CIRCA 1890

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

VERY RARE ODD FELLOWS CARVED AND PAINTED CEREMONIAL HEART-IN-HAND STAFF, FLORIDA, CIRCA 1890

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

Lot Sold:5,250USD

Lot Details

Description

VERY RARE ODD FELLOWS CARVED AND PAINTED CEREMONIAL HEART-IN-HAND STAFF, FLORIDA, CIRCA 1890


depicts an African-American hand with a relief carved heart.


Length 48 in.

Condition Report

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Giampietro American Folk Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

Literature

Frank Maresca and Roger Ricco, American Vernacular: New Discoveries in Folk, Self-Taught, and Outsider Sculpture, (New York: Bulfinch Press, 2002), p. 177.

Catalogue Note

This apparently unique staff was found in an African-american Odd Fellows lodge hall in Florida.

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