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Item Details

Lot #745
DepartmentFolk Art
Sold For$4,250.00(hammer price)
 $5,015.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 29, 2014

Description

PAIR OF CARVED WOODEN ARTICULATED AFRICAN AMERICAN SCARECROW FIGURES Southern United States, Late 19th Century
Carved and painted facial features. Jointed at shoulders, elbows, hips, knees and ankles. Sans clothing. Height of male figure approx. 65.5 and female figure approx. 64".
Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments."

Condition

Some wear to paint. Some natural shrinkage and splitting to wood.
Wear to the top of the male's head.

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