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Four Carved Wooden Hand Whimsies

Auction:
2337
Lot:
115
Sold for:
$529$450

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

Four Carved Wooden Hand Whimsies, America, 19th century, one a bottle whimsey with a carved hand stopper, the interior fitted with a carved wooden niddy-noddy, the bottle with raised lettering on the bottom "E.G. CONVERSE DRUGGIST NEWPORT N.H.;" the second a carved fist with carved and incised wrist cuff, the third a carved hand with a pointing finger on an integral carved wooden base with old gold paint, the fourth a carved open hand with punch decorated cuff, (minor imperfections), ht. 5 3/4, 3 1/4, 4 5/8, 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

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gold paint, E.G. CONVERSE DRUGGIST , Polaroid 88 Polacolor ER 3-1/4 x 3-3/8'' Film, 80 ASA (623959)

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