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Folk Art Carved and Painted Wooden Soldier

Auction:
2482
Lot:
583
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Folk Art Carved and Painted Wooden Soldier, late 19th century, carved figure with blue-painted jacket, and trousers with red striping, leather straps on his shako hat, drum rims, and drum support strap, his jacket ornamented with brass tack buttons, mounted on a green-painted wooden base with chamfered edges, (minor imperfections), ht. 19 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Minor paint wear, base has a glued repair on crack, original drum sticks have been replaced with newly carved.

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