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Folk Art Cowboy-form Scarecrow

Auction:
2786B
Lot:
318
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2786B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 01, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Folk Art Cowboy-form Scarecrow, America, early 20th century, painted face with mustache, brown cowboy hat, in a blue outfit, the free swinging legs hinged to the body below the waist with black shoes, the propeller arms pivoting on an iron shaft bolted through the body, all mounted on a custom metal stand, (imperfections), ht. 61 in.

Provenance: Northeast Auctions, "The Kahn Collection Part One," August 3, 2002, Lot 94.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Pin prick holes in face and upper body, light scratches, wear to edges, and age overall, iron bolt and leg hinges oxidized, old reinforments to feet.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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