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Carved Poplar Figure of a Black Man

Auction:
2255
Lot:
397
Sold for:
$705$600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Carved Poplar Figure of a Black Man, Virginia, mid-19th century purportedly a slave made figure, depicting a striding black man with a walking stick carved of one piece of wood, ht. 10 1/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Virginia, Crimes against humanity, Ethics, Labor, Populus, Slavery, Walking stick

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