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Carved and Painted Wood Figure of a Chickadee

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
633
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Carved and Painted Wood Figure of a Chickadee, Jess Blackstone (Peterborough, New Hampshire, 1909-1988), scratch-carved feathers, white breast, brown and black wings with gray highlights, mounted on a rock-form base, titled "ROBIN," numbered "463," and signed with "JB" monogram on underside of base, ht. 2 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-250

Occasional tiny spots of white paint on top.


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.

Keywords

Jess Blackstone, Chickadee, New Hampshire, Poecile

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